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May 01, 2012 06:40 ET

Card Player Poker Tour Launched

Card Player Media and Ken Lambert, Jr. Team Up For New Live Poker Tournament Series

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA--(Marketwire - May 1, 2012) - Card Player Media today announces its new live poker tournament series, the Card Player Poker Tour (CPPT).

The poker series is designed to be tailor-made according to each property's needs. The CPPT will work with each host casino to fully customize a tournament series, and, if needed, supply all the necessary floor staffing and dealers to make the event a success.

The CPPT will also work closely with the host property and media to promote their event, with each series receiving extensive media coverage. Each main event final table will be filmed and broadcast live on CardPlayer.com.

Executive Tournament Consultant Ken Lambert Jr. said of the CPPT: "All of our casino partners will benefit from us sharing our success and experience, by generating higher revenues and increased awareness of their properties."

The first confirmed stop on the CPPT is at Choctaw Casino Resort, Durant, Oklahoma, from July 26 to August 05, 2012. The 22-event Series features no-limit hold'em, limit Omaha eight-or-better, and pot-limit Omaha. The guaranteed prize pools range from $15,000 to $500,000, with buy-ins from $170 + $30, to two $1,000 + 80 championships events.

More details of the Card Player Poker Tour will be announced in the near future.

About Card Player Media:

Card Player Media is the leader in poker news in both online and offline formats. It publishes Card Player and Card Player Europe magazines and operates CardPlayer.com.

About Ken Lambert, Jr:

Ken Lambert, Jr. is the Executive Tournament Consultant for the Card Player Poker Tour. He has decades of experience with tournament poker, and was the first person ever to run WSOP events outside of Las Vegas.

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