December 19, 2011 08:11 ET

PKR Unveils Full Stocking of Christmas Goodies

Electronics, Poker Gifts and MTT Tickets Giveaway

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Dec. 18, 2011) - Next-gen online poker room PKR has unveiled its Christmas promotional offering, which includes a festive tournament schedule, loyalty points Happy Hours and an exclusive Forum Invitational event.

Xmas Cracker festival

The Xmas Cracker tournament series, which begins on Thursday, 22 December with a $11 buy-in 'Turkey Triple Chance' event, features 12 unique daily poker tournaments across a variety of stakes from $4 to $25. PKR players who participate in any Xmas Cracker event will also be invited to a second-chance lottery freeroll the following day. Gifts on offer in the lottery freerolls in include iPads, TVs, Ray-Ban sunglasses and a variety of games consoles.

Xmas Happy Hour

During Xmas Happy Hours, between 17:00 - 18:00 GMT each day from Thursday, 22 December to Monday, 02 January, Sit & Go and ring game fans will receive double PKR Points. PKR Points can be spent in the PKR Shop, on tournament entries or to improve the design of their personalised avatar.

Forum Invitational Xmas Freeroll

Since its launch in 2006, PKR has earned a reputation for its community centred around a multilingual forum. On Tuesday, 27 December, forum participants will be rewarded with a $1,000 Forum Invitational Xmas Freeroll involving a number of Team PKR Pro and PKR staff bounties. Players fortunate enough to eliminate a bounty will win a bottle of Dom Perignon champagne. In addition to the $1,000 prize pool and bounty prizes, the winner of the Forum Invitational will receive a Flip camcorder, with the runner-up winning an iPod Nano. Any PKR player to have posted on the PKR Forum before Thursday, 22 December will be invited to the exclusive event.

Half Price promotion in January

In addition to the Xmas promotions, PKR players can also take advantage of the January sales with the return of the Half Price weekend promotion. During Sunday, 1 January and Monday, 2 January, buy-ins across eight tournaments will be reduced by 50%, enabling a wider audience to participate in some of PKR's most popular events.

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