Empire Online Sponsors the Great Canadian Poker Tournament

Thursday, 21 July 2005

Empire Online, a provider of marketing services to the online gaming industry, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a strategic partnership with The Great Canadian Poker Tournament, a wholly owned subsidiary of Extreme Poker Ltd, a NASDAQ

Empire Online, a provider of marketing services to the online gaming industry, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a strategic partnership with The Great Canadian Poker Tournament, a wholly owned subsidiary of Extreme Poker Ltd, a NASDAQ listed company.
The Great Canadian Poker Tournament will be broadcast on television over an 11 week series with episodes 12 and 13 concluding with a grand finale tournament, the winner of which will take home US$150,000 in prize money.
'One of our strategic goals is to launch our global roll out program in Canada. Poker in Canada is dramatically rising and we believe that the Great Canadian Poker tournament will help us to penetrate this market. We are negotiating with some of the national TV stations in Canada in order to get maximum penetration,' Avner Yassur Marketing Director of Empire Online said.



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