February 23, 2012 09:00 ET

PKR Launches

Next-Gen Poker Room Welcomes Italian Players to

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Feb. 23, 2012) - Italian poker players can now experience PKR's unique and award winning online poker software in a fully licensed and regulated environment at

This month heralds the launch of online poker room, a site available only to Italian poker players. Hosted by, winner of Gambling Online Magazine's recent Best Poker Software award, will bring PKR's trademark next-gen gameplay to the Italian market. The site is the product of many months of work at PKR's London base, having earned its Italian licence to offer online poker in the recently regulated country. will offer a range of real money cash games, Sit & Go's and multi table tournaments in addition to a variety of free poker practice tables. The multi table tournament offering includes daily freerolls and real money events such as the PKR Open, mirroring some of the most popular tournaments on PKR itself.

On registering for, Italian former players will be able to retain their previous username, PKR Points balance and Club PKR loyalty level, while also being able to take advantage of a first deposit bonus promotion.

Malcolm Graham, CEO at PKR said, "We're delighted to be able to welcome Italian players to The Italian poker market represents an exciting opportunity for PKR and we hope that players from all over Italy enjoy the unique PKR experience."

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PKR is a revolutionary new concept in online poker that has changed the way the game is played. Featuring stunning real-time 3D graphics and a uniquely engaging and immersive gaming system, PKR brings an unparalleled and previously unseen level of realism to online poker. Developed by some of the brightest stars in the video games and poker industries, PKR continues to be the most innovative poker room in the world.

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