October 09, 2007 11:28 ET Wants Players to Bring Home the Canadian Bacon, eh!

Exclusive deposit bonus for Canadian players

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 9, 2007) -

Attention: Lifestyle, Gaming, Entertainment editors, one of the largest online poker sites in the world, is celebrating the 30-year high in the value of the Canadian dollar currently trading above par against the American greenback, with an attractive deposit bonus available exclusively to Canadian players.

Both new and existing Canadian players have the opportunity to rake in bonuses by simply taking advantage of the variety of payment options available to them on the site. From now until November 30, members depositing money through Moneybookers will receive a bonus of 200 per cent, up to $1,000, while those opting for other payment methods will receive a deposit bonus of 150 per cent, up to $750. Both bonuses are good for 60 days from the date they are issued.

" has enjoyed a strong history in Canada with several players going on to become some of the best in the family," said Karin Klein, bwin spokesperson for "Being able to offer our Canadian friends this attractive bonus is our way of saying thanks to the many very skilled Canadian poker players."

To redeem this bonus, players will need to collect the required points within 60 days of the deposit. Ten player points are required for every dollar players wish to redeem (for example, a bonus of $30 equals to 300 player points). Each bonus must be completed individually and cannot be used for two bonuses simultaneously.

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About is a proprietary brand of the bwin Group, which has 11 million registered customers (including 7 million "play money" customers) in over 20 core target markets. Operating under international and regional licenses in countries like Gibraltar, Kahnawake (Canada), Germany, Italy, Mexico, Argentina and Austria, the bwin Group is the number one address for sports betting, games and entertainment via digital distribution channels. The Group offers sports betting, poker, casino games, soft and skill games, as well as audio and video streams on top sporting events such as the German Bundesliga. The parent company bwin Interactive Entertainment AG has been listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange since March 2000 (ID code "BWIN", Reuters ID code "BWIN.VI"). Further information about the Company can be found on its investor relations website at

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