Card Player Media Named the Official Media Partner of Caesars Palace Classic

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Card Player Media will provide live chip counts, photos, player blogs, and video from the Caesars Palace Classic.

Card Player Media announces that it has been named the official media partner for the Caesars Palace Classic. As the official media partner, Card Player will provide live chip counts, photos, player blogs, and video from the main event.

The main event is a $10,000 tournament beginning on Oct. 22nd. The winner of the main event will receive a guaranteed prize of 1 million dollars and a custom-designed Caesars Palace Classic trophy. In addition, the winner will receive a one-of-a-kind watch that is currently being designed specifically for this event.

"Caesars Palace is bringing an incredible tournament to Vegas and we are pleased to be the exclusive media partner for the event," stated Jeff Shulman, Card Player Media COO. "As the most trusted name in tournament reporting, Card Player Media will provide top-notch tournament reporting from this event."

The inaugural Caesars Palace Classic event is a $550 no-limit hold'em tournament. It kicks off at noon on Oct. 12, with buy-in and registration beginning on October 11 for all events. The inaugural series also consist of 13 other events, including Limit Hold'em tournaments, an Omaha-Eight or Better tournament, Pot Limit Omaha tournament and a Ladies Event.

"We are excited to debut the highly anticipated Caesars Palace Classic and are proud to have Card Player as our media partner," said Jim Pedulla, Caesars Palace poker room manager. "The winner of the main event will be guaranteed a one million dollar prize along with the Caesars Palace Classic trophy and a one-of-a-kind watch that was created exclusively for this occasion. It is our goal to make this the classiest tournament in town year after year, and with Card Player's continued support, this event will surely be a success."

About Card Player Media:
Card Player Media is the leading media resource for poker enthusiasts of every level, interest, and ability. The company is the publisher of Card Player magazine, the world's largest poker publication, and Card Player Europe. Card Player magazine, published biweekly since 1988, is the only poker publication to be audited by the Audit Bureau of Circulation. With its global partners, Card Player Media also publishes Card Player Brazil, Card Player Italia, Card Player France, Card
Player Finland, Card Player Germany, Card Player Hungary, Card Player Russia, Card Player Spain, and Card Player Norway.

Card Player Media owns and operates the leading poker information portal on the Internet, CardPlayer.com. The site provides visitors with live tournament reporting, multimedia content, up-to-the minute-poker news, a comprehensive backlog of its magazine content, and free applications to improve one's game. Card Player TV, an innovative multimedia suite that provides poker fans with daily programming, was added in 2007 to further enhance Card Player Media's content offerings.

About Caesars Palace
Caesars Palace is the world's best known resort-casino, celebrating the glory that was Greece and the grandeur that was Rome, in an 85-acre destination location that sets the standard for entertainment, dining and luxury. Reigning at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, Caesars Palace ranks among the world's top luxury resorts known for their originality and beauty and features 3,340 hotel guest rooms and suites, 24 unique restaurants and cafes, 4.5-acre Garden of the Gods pools and gardens, the 50,000 square foot Qua Baths & Spa and 240,000 square feet of premium meeting and convention space. The 4,100-seat Colosseum spotlights renowned headliner entertainers such as Celine Dion, Elton John and Jerry Seinfeld, and sits just steps away from celebrity chef restaurants and the acclaimed Forum Shops at Caesars. For more information, visit caesarspalace.com or call (702) 731-7110 or (800) 634-6001. Journalists can download information and photos at media.harrahs.com.

For media information, contact:

Lara Miller
Director of Public Relations
Card Player Media
Lara.miller(@)cardplayer.com

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