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bet365 are pleased to announce that they will are running online poker tournaments to qualify for a place at the UK National Poker Championships, run by Genting Stanley Casinos. The championships take place at Circus casino in Manchester, Mint Casino Southend and Circus Casino Nottingham in the UK and will run from March 26th to March 30th 2008.

The online qualifying tournaments at bet365 started on February 13th and will run through to March 18th. Players can enter into the online satellite tournaments at bet365 from as little as $1.20 (around 60p) and the winners of the main online event will win a package worth $3,000 to the land based championships. This excellent value package includes buy-in to a £100 no limit holdem freezeout tournament, buy-in of £500 to the main tournament, 5 nights accomodation and around £500 in spending money.

Martin Willis, Poker Manager at bet365, is expecting a good response to the tournaments. "bet365 are synonymous with providing value to our customers and thats what these tournaments are about. We're giving our players a chance to play poker at great venues around the UK and Europe for a very small outlay."

As well as running qualifying tournaments to the National Poker Championships, bet365 are also running qualifiers to other events across Europe including the Irish Open. This is in addition to the other juicy promotions currently on offer in the poker room at bet365 including double merit point giveaways, reload bonuses, beat the pro bounty tournaments, their outstanding Leaderboard competition, Omaha raked hand races, the $2 million guaranteed tournament and $10,000,000 in guaranteed prize pools every month.

About bet365

bet365 are one of the world's leading online gambling groups with over 1.5 million customers in 140 different countries. The Group employs over 700 people and is the UK's 32nd largest private company. The company’s casino, games and poker operations are licensed and regulated by the government of Gibraltar.

bet365 takes responsible gambling very seriously and customers are provided with a range of options to assist them to gamble responsibly.

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