Friday, October 19, 2007

Online Poker Room Recruiting 10 Poker Pros

The online poker room, Everest Poker, is seeking 10 new Poker Pros to represent their online poker room for 1 year in 8 major poker events. It seems Everest Poker doesn't just want skilled poker players - they're looking for that something extra!

The online poker room is currently holding qualifiers to narrow the list of potential Team Everest pros down to the top 20 competitors. Having proven their elite poker skills at that point, Everest Poker will then interview each of the top 20 poker players, cutting the field down to 10 exceptional players.

These 10 lucky poker pros will each receive a $100,000 contract with Everest Poker that will allow them entry to 8 major poker tournaments.

According to Everest Poker, while skills are definitely required, it is not enough. The online poker room is looking for players with integrity, personality and a true passion for the game.

Qualifiers have already begun as of this month, October 2007. Final auditions of the top 20 competitors are scheduled for March, 2008. The winners will receive the following poker event entries/prize package.

  • European Poker Tour Season 4 Grand Final ($13,000 buy-in)
  • World Series of Poker Main Event ($10,000 buy-in)
  • Two World Series of Poker Side Events (2 x $2,500 buy-in)
  • Two World Poker Tour Season 7 events (2 x $15,000 buy-in)
  • Two European Poker Tour Season 5 events (2 x $10,500 buy-in)
  • Plus $21,000 in cash for expenses
Total prize package value: $100,000!

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Bodog Poker To Launch Improved Software

Bodog Poker has announced the upcoming release of their new software platform, said to include a host of enhancements and improvements from the previous platform. The popular online poker site has launched the poker software into the beta testing phase, distributing it to poker experts for feedback on the new system.

The image above offers online poker enthusiasts a sneak peak into the new sleek, stylish design of Bodog Poker.

Below is a list of all the new features soon to be found in the Bodog Poker Lobby, as well as a few more changes said to be coming to the poker software platform by early 2008.

  • Resizing of Player Avatar, Dealer Button and Font Size in player dashboard.
  • Improvements to side panel.
  • Additional 'Hot Keys' (keyboard commands)
  • Full player name display
  • Chip stack count on roll over