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Gibraltar, Gibraltar, 2006/08/29 - Pacific Poker, the industry-leading online poker gaming site, has paired up with poker pro Padraig Parkinson to bring players all the action from the most anticipated poker event of the year – the 2006 WSOP.
888.com’s Pacific Poker has already sent 41 finalists to join the action at the annual 2006 WSOP (worldseriesofpoker.com) in Las Vegas. Now, courtesy of Pacific Poker, everyone can experience the WSOP from the comfort of their personal computers with live updates and weekly email recaps of all the events.
Video question and answer sessions with Padraig Parkinson will be broadcast live from the Rio All Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Players can even find a play-by-play breakdown of the games in Padraig’s bi-weekly blog updates on the 888.com site.
Mike Herea, Promotions Department Manager for 888.com, said Pacific Poker’s mission was to bring the action-packed intensity of the World Series of Poker to players all across the globe.
“Can’t make it to the WSOP in Las Vegas this year? 888.com is bringing you the next best thing,” Herea said. “You can experience the ‘SuperBowl’ of poker events from anywhere in the world thanks to PacificPoker.com.”
888.com is the world’s No.1 online casino and poker room. They have in excess of 20 million members worldwide who enjoy an online gaming experience like no other.
Founded in 1996, 888.com offers two market leading products “Casino-on-Net” the worlds No.1 online casino offering all the thrills of the big games in Vegas from your pc and “Pacific Poker” where you can enjoy the excitement of competing against your friends and fellow members in any of the poker rooms. Both games are available to play in real money and practice mode.
Their goal is to provide quality entertainment to people who enjoy gambling, by giving them the opportunity to do so in a safe, fun, fair, regulated and secure environment.
Their clients are their greatest assets; therefore they make an immense effort to establish customer delight building relationships through service, honesty, advice and trust with each and every member.
888.com operates under a license granted by the Government of Gibraltar for the purposes of operating an online casino and poker room. 888.com has adopted the code of conduct of the Interactive Gaming Council (IGC), of which it is a Member.
888.com is operated by Cassava Enterprises (Gibraltar) Ltd. A registered company incorporated and located in Gibraltar (company registration number 83961). The company has other offices around the world and employs over 750 full time employees.
This year 888.com was the proud recipient of Best Online Casino and Best Online Operator of the Year at the eGaming Awards 2005. 888.com was also voted ‘Best online casino 2005’ by Inside Edge magazine. The Inside Edge Award was voted for by over 50,000 readers, and is the first of its kind for the online gaming industry.
A leader in Online Gaming since 1996, 888.com is constantly recognized for its commitment to an uncompromising gaming experience. 888.com was a founding member of eCOGRA, a non profit organization based in the United Kingdom which ensures that approved online casinos are properly and transparently monitored to provide player protection, fair gaming and responsible conduct.