June 19, 2012 05:50 ET

Online Sports Content Hub Launched

Online Betting Exchange Launches New Site With World Series of Poker Pools Plus Exclusive Content From Jesse May, Ray Parlour And More

LONDON, ENGLAND--(Marketwire - June 19, 2012) -

Editors Note: There is an image accompanying this press release. today announces the launch of, a content hub for sports bettors of every level. is also the home of the free to play Matchbook Pools, where thousands of dollars in cash prizes are awarded every month. Track your picks and prove to the community that you know something when it comes to sports betting, and win cash prizes doing it! New pools launch each week.

To celebrate the launch of the site Matchbook Media has launched its first pool centered around the World Series of Poker.

The special WSOP One Drop Pool sees a $5,000 prize pool on offer for the best handicapper of the $1 million buy-in Big One for One Drop World Series of Poker event in Las Vegas beginning July 1.

Twelve match ups have been put into the pools and all entrants have to do is pick which side they fancy to last longer in the tournament!

From the Battle of Europe with Sam Trickett facing Tobias Reinkemeier, to the Battle of the Billionaires featuring Guy Laliberte versus Andy Beal, the Matchbook Pools are the perfect accompaniment to sweating the game and you can play for free and be in with a chance of winning the $1,000 first prize.

This month also sees the launch of a $5,000 WSOP Survivor pool, where entrants pick their favourite poker players each day to survive or bust in the World Series of Poker main event. Pick right, and you will be the WSOP Survivor.

Matchbook Media is also a new home to a stable of top writers and bettors, with regular selections and exclusive columns from Peter Nordsted, James Eastham, Anthony Leaver, Pauly Maguire, Jesse May, and Bryan Nicholson.

The site has also partnered with former Arsenal and England international football legend Ray Parlour who has been acting as an ambassador for for the duration of the Euro 2012. Parlour will be making his picks and writing a blog throughout the competition exclusively on

Plus, MatchbookMedia is the content home for all the news and videos of Team Matchbook, the poker team that includes some of the top poker talent in the UK like Sam Trickett, Roberto Romanello, James Akenhead, Martins Adeniya and JP Kelly.

Visit for further details.

About Matchbook is a betting exchange which has been in operation since 2004. In early 2011, Matchbook came under new ownership which brought financial backing and human resources which has given it the ability to realize its phenomenal global potential. Matchbook's liquid markets and low commissions offer all punters a competitive advantage over betting with a regular bookmaker or other betting exchange alternatives. is licensed by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission.

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