$2 Million London Poker Tournament Announced. - Saturday 12th of March 2005

Last month one of the Internet's quickest growing online poker rooms, World Poker Exchange, announced that it will host the London Open Poker Tournament in August at the Old Billingsgate Market, a London landmark. The land-based poker tournament will run from the 3rd to 6th August and will be co-sponsored by FHM Magazine (UK) and leading men's entertainment channel, The Bravo Channel. The tournament is expected to attract well-known offline and online poker players and celebrities from all over the world. It will be filmed for a TV poker special, called 'The World Poker Exchange London Open', which will document the ups and downs of 10 FHM entrants as they do battle for the $2 million prize pool. Says Haden Ware, CEO of World Poker Exchange, 'We are confident that the interest generated by our upcoming tournament amongst amongst poker players and fans alike, will boost World Poker Exchange's online rankings as well as further help make online poker one of the fastest growing Internet activities.'

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