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Ladbrokes Poker and Microgaming Poker Network Merge

Ladbrokes Poker and the Microgaming Poker Network have merged to offer poker players better value and an enriched gaming experience, cited as being the “new era of Ladbrokes poker.” The merge will mean that you can play against many more players at all stakes, with more choice and an excellent qualification schedule for offline Ladbrokes poker events.

Currently there are a number of special promotions open to Ladbrokes players, including the Ladbrokes Poker Million Dollar Poker Rake Race where a million dollars is paid out each month to be shared among the 3,000 players, with the monthly winner receiving $20,000 for themselves. In addition, in celebration of the merger, there will be daily $10,000 ‘joining-forces’ tournaments beginning on the February 10 and running for seven consecutive days.

Also in March players will be given the opportunity to live the ‘Vegas Dream’ and win packages in $10 qualifiers for a $25,000 super satellite taking place on March 8. Players will also notice changes in the format of the poker software used by Ladbrokes, with the ability to select lobby styles to suit your style.

Edward Ihre, MD of Ladbrokes Poker said: "The heart and soul of Ladbrokes Poker will remain - with some necessary enhancements to boost its vitality."

And Roger Raatgever, CEO, Microgaming comments of the merger, "We are delighted to welcome Ladbrokes to the Microgaming Poker Network, access to the network will allow new and existing Ladbrokes players access to a far wider range of compelling table action, and fun filled game play."

Kayley Almond
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