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888 Poker Tournament for Australian Wildfire Victims

Published by on February 20, 2009

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We applaud the initiative made by 888 Poker to hold an online poker tournament, where all the fees will go into a relief fund made especially to help the victims of the Australian wildfire.

888 Poker is an online gambling company that is publicly traded, and during the last couple of years they have developed their online gambling business a lot in Australia.
Right now the death toll of the Australia wildfire reached 200. The Australian authorities have taken serious precaution measures so that this number will not grow any further. They are doing their best to keep the citizens safe. The local newspapers are saying that right now the fires are under control, and everything will be back to normal soon, but the victims will still need a lot of help since more than 1800 houses were destroyed during the wildfire.

The online poker tournament that is going to help the victims of the wildfire is called: Bushfire Relief Charity Tournament. This will take place on February 22nd at 8.30pm (AEDT time). All the buy ins will be donated to the relief fund. In case you are a poker fan you should definitely take part of this online poker tournament, because you will have the opportunity to help people that are really in need. Also in the same time you will have the opportunity to win some great prizes that are offered by 888 Poker.

The buy in for this online poker tournament will be just $30 and the first prize will be $500, the 2nd and 3rd will be $300 and $200. In case you qualify as the 4th to 10th you will have the opportunity to get a free entry to the New Zealand Poker Championship Sunday Qualifier that is worth $120. The prizes might not be something extraordinary but you will have the opportunity to play your favorite game and help people in need in the same time.

For even more details just visit 888 Poker.

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