PokerNews and Duplicate Poker Host Six $12,500 World Series Freerolls

February 04, 2008 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
PokerNews ( in conjunction with Duplicate Poker ( are pleased to announce six $12,500 WSOP Freerolls, the first of which begins Sunday February 17 at 19:05 EST. That’s a total of $75,000 in WSOP freerolls and the best part is - it’s all exclusive to PokerNews players.

With Event 1 kicking off on May 30, the 39th Annual World Series of Poker is set to offer over a month of nonstop poker action. Hosted by the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, the world’s ultimate poker championship will see a bevy of international poker professionals and novices grace the field in over 55 different events.

PokerNews and Duplicate Poker are giving you the chance to be there for next to nothing. Each $12,500 World Series Freeroll winner will receive entry into the $10,000 Main Event, plus $2,500 cash for travel and accommodation. Winners are also guaranteed membership to Team PokerNews, access to exclusive merchandise and entry into the Team PokerNews Welcome Party.

To be eligible, simply download Duplicate Poker from the links on PokerNews and register a new account. After making a minimum $50 deposit, players must earn 100 bonus points (or compete in $100 worth of tournaments) in the thirty days prior to the freeroll, in order to receive automatic registration to this Duplicate Poker $12,500 World Series Freeroll. Remember, all requirements must be fulfilled at least 24 hours prior to the start of every freeroll. If you are already a Duplicate Poker player and have signed up through PokerNews, you are still welcome to compete in the freerolls provided you have met all other requirements.

The five remaining freerolls are scheduled to commence;
Sunday March 16 at 19:05 EST
Sunday April 13 at 20:05 EDT
Saturday May 3 at 20:05 EDT
Sunday June 1 at 20:05 EDT
Saturday June 14 at 20:05 EDT

Requirements remain the same with qualification closing 24 hours prior to each freeroll.
Don’t miss out – download Duplicate Poker through PokerNews and you could be on your way to fulfilling your World Series of Poker dream today!

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PokerNews Ltd incorporates which is considered to be the independent online poker authority, having been picked by Forbes as "Best of Web" for the Poker category. PokerNews features daily news, reviews of the major poker rooms, special bonuses and freerolls, and is available in over 30 different languages. PokerNews has recently branched out into tournament reporting and was named as the exclusive live update and chip count provider for the 2007 and 2008 World Series of Poker, as well as being the official media partner of the Aussie Millions.