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  • PokerStars Announces New Live Poker Tour

    Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009 by t2admin

Online poker giant, PokerStars, is the host and creator of several popular live poker tournaments and tours. This is one reason they are the most popular poker room on the internet. The list is long of live poker tours the website hosts including the European Poker Tour, Russian Poker Tour and the Australia New Zealand Poker Tour. PokerStars recently announced a new poker tour to be added to the list, the Italian Poker Tour.

Poker Stars Donwload will kick off the new tournament on June 1st and it will continue for six days. The first round of play of the Italian Poker Tour will take place San Remo with additional events coming later in the year.

PokerStars created the Italian Poker Tour by working with their own poker pro, Luca Pagano, and Federpoker. The events have been well thought out and the final table of each Italian Poker Tour event will be aired on Italia 1 on PokerMania for fans to enjoy.

PokerStars gave away a good deal of San Remo packages this past weekend so online players could enjoy a trip to San Remo to participate this week. The satellites were held for as little as €5 or 100 Frequent Player Points. This week PokerStars will be holding €250 buy-in live satellites in San Remo which will take place through Thursday. Each will begin at 9:00pm local time. Players can buy-in directly to the Italian Poker Tour for €2,200.

PokerStars distributed a press release online which featured comments from Fabio Angeli Bufalini the Italian Country Manager for Pokerstars. He stated: “PokerStars is really happy with the developments in live and online poker in Italy. The great success has been registered on the PokerStars. It website and the record breaking turnout for the San Remo leg of the PokerStars Season 5 EPT makes us hopeful that the PokerStars Italian Poker Tour will arouse huge interest in Italy and all over Europe.”

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