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PKR Casino releases new 3D games - March 2012

LONDON, England - (PRESS RELEASE) - PKR Casino today launched an exciting new update that will allow its 4.5m registered users to experience the thrill of casino gaming with the launch of full 3D versions of multiplayer Blackjack, Caribbean Stud™ and Casino Hold’em.

Following on from the recent launch of 3D single player Blackjack to the casino games suite, new multiplayer 3D Blackjack allows up to 6 seats per table to be played at any one time against the dealer. Also released today is a 3D version of PKR’s Caribbean Stud™ Poker which has already enjoyed great success in its mini-game format on the site. The final addition to the 3D games lobby comes in the shape of 3D Casino Hold’em - a fixed odds game based on the popular poker game variant which is available in single player mode.

Leon Walters, PKR Chief Operating Officer said: “PKR has always been about making realistic, immersive and engaging games that put players at the heart of the action. We’re delighted to be able to launch three new casino games that do just that, and we’re confident that they’ll prove to be hugely popular additions to our suite of games.”

PKR’s latest release also includes eleven new male and female avatar hairstyles, nine new emotes as well as improvements to customer support with Virtual Agent “Anna” now integrated into live person chat, who will be able to answer any customer questions immediately.

Walters about the poker software update: “We've also added synchronised tournament breaks with this release which is just a taste of the new features we're release in the coming months that are very much focused on our core poker audience.”

 

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Iron-Man and friends join PKRCasino - 14th January 2011

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PKRCasino is part of PKR Limited, a leading online gaming operator which also brought PKR, the world's leading online poker room, to the market.

PKRCasino is licensed and regulated by The Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC). The AGCC is one of only two jurisdictions to be included on the UK government's 'white list' of approved sites. PKRCasino is committed to fairness and integrity.

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PKR Poker Sponsors Mixed Martial Arts Promoter BAMMA

The past couple of weeks has seen numerous sponsorship deals happening with several high-profile online poker websites, however the latest sponsorship deal doesn’t involve any professional players. European 3D poker site PKR.com have announced that they are teaming up with BAMMA (The British Association of Mixed Martial Arts) to be their new sponsor for the 2011 season.

BAMMA is the promoter for UK Martial Arts and has been putting on live events as well as televised events in the UK since 27th of June 2009. If you are familiar with Martial Arts you may recognise some of the high-profile fights who fight for BAMMA such as Alex ‘Reidernator’ Reid, Tom ‘Kong’ Watson, and Bob ‘The Beast’ Sapp.

Online the subject of the sponsorship deal, Erika Schwartz Poole who is the PKR.com marketing manager had this to say:

"It is with great pleasure that we announce our official partnership with BAMMA. Mixed Martial Arts is becoming hugely popular and we are very much looking forward to working with them throughout the coming year."

Meanwhile Liam Fisher who is the Vice President of Business Development for BAMMA had this to say:

"2011 is a very exciting year for MMA in the UK and to partner with such an innovative and high profile company such as PKR is a true testament as to how much this business has to offer its partners."

Poker players at PKR.com will be hoping the sponsorship deal will mean prizes rewarding seats to BAMMA events which would be something different for players who want a fun night out. Also, if you don’t currently have an account at PKR.com you will be delighted to hear that all new players will receive a 100% up to $800 bonus.

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JC TRAN WINS FOR PKR!
01 December 2008


WSOP hero takes down Premier League III in style...


JC Tran bested a field of 13 top professionals to emerge victorious in the third PartyPoker Premier League. Adorning PKR clothing for the event, Tran battled his way through an amazing series of heats to reach the final table with the chip lead and take down the top prize of $300,000.

Now in its third year, Tran claimed the Premier League title on his debut at the coveted tournament, defeating Tony G in a heated clash after over an hour of intense Heads Up action. His record of 1-1-2-2-1-4 from six earlier heats gave him a deserved chip lead as he moved onto a final table filled to the brim with superstar talent, including the likes of Juha Helppi, Tom Dwan, Roland De Wolfe and reigning WSOP Champion Peter Eastgate.

JC Tran is the first professional poker player to represent PKR.com and the superb win comes just three days after Tran took to the virtual felt with fellow APT ambassadors Nam Le, Chino Rheem and Quinn Do in a special Pro Bounty Tournament held on the next-gen site. The event attracted 1,130 runners – the largest ever field for a PKR.com bounty tournament – all vying for the chance to play against the ‘Poker Pack’ and for a shot at a $5k APT Manila package.

Satellites to the APT Manila are rolling right now on PKR.com with the chance to qualify for as little as $2.56.

 

'Poker Pack' draw the crowds at PKR
28 November 2008


PKR has never seen a night like it as 1,130 entrants took their chance to play against the ‘Poker Pack’ in an exclusive APT Pro Bounty tournament. With hundreds more railing and following a live Q&A on the PKR.com forums, the tournament proved the most popular cash buy-in tournament ever to run on PKR.
Of the four pros, David “Chino” Rheem lasted longest, finishing in a highly creditable 486th place after wreaking havoc at the tables, leaving many players in his wake JC Tran exited in 524th while Quinn DO took 564th place. Nam Le was crippled early when his two-pair ran into a set. He couldn’t recover and departed first of the bounties, in 839th place. In addition to the unbeatable poker story, each player who knocked out one of the superstars of poker also bagged a free shot at a $5k package to renew rivalries against the ‘Poker Pack’ in the APT Manila event.

With his solid performance, Rheem claimed bragging rights over his three friends, not to mention a $500 last-longer to spice things up. After his early bath, Nam leapt onto a 41 Heads Up Phase Sit & Go, to the astonishment of one (un)lucky player. Despite millions in earnings, a packed and supportive rail and years of experience at the top, Nam failed to overcome the PKR player’s resilience and accepted defeat after several minutes!

The Pro Bounty tournament was eventually won by Redshape who scooped $4,972 and a shot at the APT Manila seat. Each player was accurately represented in the game via the FaceGen™ application (see attached screenshots).

Simon Prodger, Marketing Director, PKR said: “We’ve never seen a response to a tournament like it, and it shows just how much respect PKR players have for these four players. It’s been an honour to host them on the PKR.com site and we look forward to sending a strong PKR team to team up with them again at the APT Manila.”

Satellites to the APT Manila are running 24/7 at PKR.com. Players may qualify for as little as $2.56.

JC Tran, Nam Le and Quinn Do are official Ambassadors for the Asian Poker Tour.

PKR announce best bounty ever!
25 November 2008

PKR are offering its 2.25 million players the chance of a lifetime this Thursday night as poker legends JC Tran, Nam Le, David ‘Chino’ Rheem and Quinn Do take to the virtual felt in a special $10k guaranteed Asian Poker Tour Pro Bounty.
The $22 buy-in event will take place at 20:00 GMT on Thursday 27th November. As well as offering all players a chance to scoop a share of the $10k prize pool, players who eliminate Nam, Chino or Quinn will find themselves with a free shot at winning a $5k package to play in the APT Manila (worth $270).

JC Tran is the #1 ranked player in the ESPN-Bluff power rankings with over $6.8m in career tournament winnings.

He is one of a select few to have scooped both a World Series bracelet and a World Poker Tour title. Over the past five years, JC has recorded a staggering 23 WSOP cashes (including seven final tables) and 11 WPT cashes (with five final tables).

David ‘Chino’ Rheem was one of the November Nine who made the historic 2008 Main Event final table. A fearless high stakes poker pro and one of the most compelling characters in the game, Chino won $1.7m for his seventh place finish together with several million more fans.

Nam Le is one of the hottest tournament players on the circuit, reaching final tables in some of the biggest events around. An LA Poker Classic fourth (behind Ivey and friend Quinn Do), a Macau High Roller victory and recent WPT Festa al Lago second have netted Nam more than $1.8 million this year alone.

WSOP bracelet winner Quinn Do reached his first WPT final table earlier this year, exiting honourably in second place for $909K behind Phil Ivey in the LA Poker Classic. A third in the recent Macau High Rollers event won by friend Nam Le increased the profile of this silent but deadly destroyer.

Not only will players be able to rail the stars and ask questions, PKR will also be opening a special forum Q&A during the event to provide another opportunity for players to ask questions of their heroes.

JC Tran, Nam Le and Quinn Do are official Ambassadors of the Asian Poker Tour (www.asianpt.com).

 

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