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Paradise Poker
Overview

Paradise Poker offers exceptional graphics, sounds, distinct features and
plenty of action. Play live poker online where their world class graphic artists
have made the Paradise Poker experience one of the best on the Internet.
From the beautiful lobby montage to the elegant table setting, Paradise
Poker players feel like they are actually sitting in a live, online, five star poker
paradise.

Poker players from all over the world come to play at Paradise Poker in a
multiplayer poker environment 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

What kind of action are you looking for? How about non-stop, 24 hour poker
action against real people from around the world! Over 7000 players are
logged in during peak times. Whatever your game, you're sure to find a table
open at Paradise Poker.


Current Promotions

2006 World Series of Poker

The dance. The big Kahuna. Going to the show. Call it whatever you want,
the 2006 World Series of Poker $10k buy-in Main Event is one of the largest,
most prestigious tournaments in the poker world. Last year's winner took
home more than $7 million. This year's prize pool figures to be even bigger!

Paradise Poker wants to get you into this once in a lifetime event. That's
why they're giving away over $1,000,000 in free World Series of Poker prize
packages. Each WSOP prize pack will be worth over $12,000 and will include
a seat into the Main Event (July 28th, 2006) where you could walk away a
multi-millionaire.

Paradise Poker is has both Cash and Players Point satellites running daily.
Play in a $12 WSOP satellite (sat-WSOP) or use 1000 player points to enter a
Paradise Players Club WSOP event where the winner takes home a prize
pack. Paradise Poker has awarded their players with over 68 seats into the
2006 WSOP Main Event so far.

Don't miss your chance to go to Vegas to play in the biggest poker event of
the year…for FREE. Sounds great in Paradise doesn't it?  

The Paradise Poker Million Dollar Freeroll

Paradise Poker is proud to introduce the world’s only Million Dollar
Tournament that’s absolutely free to enter! Don’t miss your chance to walk
away $1,000,000 richer in this premier poker tournament only at Paradise
Poker. Win a seat into the main event through a daily heat and you could find
yourself playing poker for a Million Dollars.

If becoming a millionaire wasn’t enough, then listen to this. The final 10
players will be sent on an all-expense paid, luxury vacation to a mystery
tropical destination where they will play out the final table in a live face-to-
face format. Truly Paradise!

The next date for the Paradise Poker Million Dollar Freerol 3  has been set for
Saturday, July 22nd, 2006. Like the 2 previous Million Dollar freerolls, the
winner will walk away with $1,000,000. Plus, they'll be giving away over
$150,000 in prizes for the Top 500 main event finalists. No strings attached.

Here's everything you'll need to know:

Players must win their seat into the main event through one of their free
daily heats.

Check the active tournament details page, linked off of the Million Freeroll
home page for specific satellite dates. Each heat will be titled "FreeMillion"
and will be FREE to enter. You can find these tournaments listed under the
Million Tab in the Paradise Poker Tournament Lobby.

The 3 daily "FreeMillion" Heats will start at the times posted below and will
award seats as listed:

4pm ET = Top 6 players advance to $1,000,000 main event
9pm ET = Top 9 players advance to $1,000,000 main event
1am ET = Top 15 players advance to $1,000,000 main event
*9pm, 2am, 6am London time
Tournament registration is open 2 hours prior to the posted tournament start
time. Register early to ensure yourself a seat.

Players can enter any Heat they wish and as many as they wish. Each Heat
can accept a maximum of 5,000 players. Players are only eligible to win 1
seat into the $1,000,000 main event. The ParadisePoker Million Dollar Freeroll
is open to anyone that has a real money account (no deposit necessary for
your first Heat attempt).

One free heat attempt is permitted per player. For subsequent heat attempts
a player must deposit cash and play online to collect "Million Points". Once
you have collected 100 points you will receive a message stating that you are
again eligible to enter another heat of Million Dollar Freeroll.

$80,000 Guaranteed Tournament

Paradise Poker has announced that they will be having $80,000 Guaranteed
tournaments EVERY NIGHT at 9pm EDT (6pm PDT)!  These tournaments will
have the excitement of re-buys and add-ons, allowing you to buy back in if
you get unlucky early in the tournament! For a simple $30 buy-in, you will be
playing for a pool of at least $80,000. That is serious cash for only a $30 buy-
in!
Join Paradise Poker every night at 9 pm EDT at their new multi-table
tournaments with a chance to win big money in Paradise! They look forward
to seeing you there.

$150,000 Guaranteed Tournament

Paradise Poker offers a $150,000 guaranteed tournament EVERY SUNDAY at
5pm EDT (9pm GMT). For a $300 buy-in, you will be playing for a pool of at
least $150,000 with the winner taking home over $20,000.

Satellites into this main event will be running all day every day. Multi-table
satellites can be found on the Satellite tab in the tournament lobby while
Single table satellites are located under the Mini-Tourney tab. Don't miss your
chance to win your $300 seat for as little as $10.

Play at Paradise Poker every Sunday at 5pm EDT for your chance to win big
money in Paradise!

The Conquest of Paradise Island

The Conquest Has Begun…Pack your swimsuit. Pack your snorkel. But leave
your computer behind! This May Paradise Poker has fun, sun, and cash to be
won! Put your Player ID aside, and join them in Paradise for their first LIVE
poker tournament.

The Conquest of Paradise Island is a No Limit Hold'em tournament presented
by ParadisePoker that will play LIVE at the beautiful Atlantis Resort, May 9th,
2006, in where else, but Paradise Island. Get set to put a face to your online
poker rivals and enjoy the thrill of live action.

Paradise Poker is giving you three daily chances to win a Conquest of
Paradise Island prize package, valued at over $8000. Each one of the daily
Conquest qualifiers guarantees at least one Conquest of Paradise Island
poker prize package! Whether rebuys & add-ons are your game, or if you're
master of the short-hand, they've got a qualifier for you. Check under the
Events tab for the next Conquest qualifier that can take you to Paradise.

First Purchase Bonus

Paradise Poker is pleased to give a 25% Deposit BONUS to every new player
on their first purchase! Four easy steps:

Download the FREE software.
Open your Paradise Poker account.
Use bonus code FIRST25 when purchasing.
Buy chips and receive a 25% deposit BONUS on your first purchase.

Poker Games Offered

Paradise Poker offers one of the biggest selections of poker games on the
Internet. Games include:

Texas Hold'em (No Limit, Pot Limit and Limit)
Omaha (No Limit, Pot Limit and Limit)
Omaha Hi-Lo (No Limit, Pot Limit and Limit)
7 Card Stud (Limit only)
7 Card Stud Hi-Low (Limit only)
5 Card Stud (Limit only)
5 Card Draw (Limit only)
Crazy Pineapple (Limit only)
Notes: Crazy Pineapple is an exciting variation of Hold'em. The major
differences are the three pocket cards and the requirement that one pocket
card must be discarded after the flop.

Limits and Rake

Limits at Paradise Poker range from $.02/$.04 to $40/80 for Limit games and
$.01/$.02 to $2.50/$5.00 for No Limit games.

Paradise Poker enforces a "No flop - No drop" policy. Pots are not raked in
Hold'em, Omaha, or Omaha Hi-Lo unless the flop is seen. The rake at
Paradise Poker is in line with the competition. Caps on the rakes are similar
to that of other sites, and in line with industry standard.

Deposit Options

Paradise Poker offers the following options for deposits:

Visa
Mastercard
FirePay
FirePay Express Fund
NetTeller
Switch/Maestro (UK players)

Frequent Player Points

The Paradise Players Club allows all of their frequent players to earn valuable
points. You automatically accumulate Players Club points by playing in raked
cash games, multi-table tournaments, Sit n Go's and Blackjack.

Earning points is easy - Simply play in your favorite cash game or real money
tournament and you’ll earn points. The higher the stakes you play the faster
you'll earn points. Try out their blackjack and you'll earn points even faster.

Points for Cash and Seats - Redeem your points to win cash and free buy-ins
into live tournaments including: The Conquest of Paradise Island, The
Paradise Masters, WPT and The World Series of Poker.

Check your Players Club point balance by visiting your Cashier Screen. The
more you play, the more your Players Club points balance will grow.

Software and Playability

Paradise Poker is a long established poker room, recently taken over by UK
stock market listed Sporting Bet PLC. As you would expect from such a large
organization, the software runs very smoothly without any pauses or
problems. Tables, lobby and cashier are easy to view and navigate even for
newcomers to online poker.

Once you Download Paradise Poker, you will be impressed. Graphically,
Paradise Poker is a very smooth looking poker room, the lobby has a very
good feel about it and the tables have a nice balance of cute looking graphics
but serious game play. There is a good range of poker games, including
Omaha and Seven Card Stud, and both are offered in standard and Hi-Lo
variations. Texas Hold'em is of course the most popular variation here.
Players from all stakes levels will find the action they desire at Paradise
Poker. Players stats and notes are also available for the more serious poker
player.

Features

Playing Stats - Paradise Poker makes it easy to analyze your game with
detailed playing statistics.
Player Notes - It's often a good idea to make notes on your opponents so
when you face them in future you'll be aware of their playing style. Paradise
Poker has an excellent note taking facility that many will find useful.
Poker Coach - New players will love this feature. A video library on the
website, hosted by well known journalist and poker player Victoria Coren,
details the basics of poker and playing poker online at Paradise. There is also
access to poker tips, tells, and articles from Paradise Poker Champions.
Blackjack - Paradise Poker now has a Blackjack table available through the
poker room. Great news if you love the popular casino game.
Play multiple games at the same time - Multiple game action allows players to
play three tables at a time. While you have folded at one table, you could be
raising at another multi-player or heads up table... talk about live non-stop
action!

Customer Service

Highly improved since the take over by Sporting Bet. Fast response if support
is needed and a good web site FAQ page to answer a number of regular
queries.
Paradise Poker is there to offer players support whenever they need it, in
many different forms. If you download and install the Paradise Poker
software on your computer you can also access their online Help through the
Lobby screen once you've logged in.

Paradise Poker features great software, fantastic promotions and a Free
Million Dollar Tournament. Download Paradise Poker today to receive your
First Purchase Bonus.
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