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Gibraltar, Gibraltar, 2006/08/27 - 888.com, the world’s premiere online casino and poker room, recently announced the UK Open 2006 poker tournament.
The UK poker open 2006 is where the world's best poker pros and 888.com's online qualifiers battle for their share of the
$500,000 prize pool. The 888.com UK open has become one of the most sought after tournaments in Europe since the first UK open in 2004.
The 888.com UK open will begin on September 25th through October 8th and will take place in Maidstone, UK. The event will be broadcast every weekday at 11 PM on Challenge TV.
Mike Herea, Promotions Department Manager for 888.com, said that the event will be a great chance for players to take part in a major tournament.
“In the UK open our online poker players will have the opportunity to play real live high-class poker, meet great poker pros and take part in one of the most high action tournaments in Europe,” Herea said.
For more information on 888.com’s UK Open 2006 poker tournament visit: (888-uk-open.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.