February 17, 2012 01:00 ET

PKR Wins Best Poker Software Award

Next-Generation Online Poker Room Tops Reader's Pool

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Feb. 17, 2012) - For the second time, PKR ( picked up the Best Poker Software award at the 2012 Readers' Choice Award. The winner of the award is chosen by members of the public, the only such award in the online poker industry.

Now in their 11th year, Gambling Online Magazine is one of the most established names in the business, and their awards have long been considered the benchmark for achievement in the industry.

Simon Prodger, PKR Marketing Director about the award: "We're absolutely thrilled about this prestigious award. It means a lot for PKR to be voted by the poker playing public as the Best Poker Software and we would like to thank all Gambling Online Magazine readers for choosing us."

Founded in 2004 by entrepreneur Jez San OBE, PKR is headquartered in Camden, London and now employs over 150 staff. The company was ranked top of the 2010 Sunday Times Tech Track 100 and No. 4 in 2011 UK Deloitte Technology Fast 50.

In the gaming industry, PKR has won numerous awards including Poker Operator of the Year at the 2010 E-Gaming Review Awards as well as Online Poker Operator of the Year at both the 2010 and 2011 International Gaming Awards.

About PKR (

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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