Dublin (PRWEB) March 17, 2008
Card Player Media is proud to announce its official media partnership with Paddy Power Poker for the €3 million guaranteed Irish Open 2008.
The partnership, now in its second year, expands this year to see CardPlayer.com and CardPlayerEurope.com distribute the official Paddy Power Poker Irish Open 2008 live reporting feed of the event to poker fans across Europe and the U.S.
Card Player Poker + Sports will also be the only magazine at the event, given away free to players and spectators, and will provide extensive coverage of the tournament in the June 2008 issue (out mid-May).
Jeff Shulman, chief executive officer of Card Player Media said of the partnership, "We've always recognised the importance of Irish poker in the context of the game in Europe and the Paddy Power Poker Irish Open is the tournament with the richest history in Europe. Players just love this tournament because of its unique atmosphere and that's why we love covering it -- there's always a ton of great stories and action to report on so be sure to check in with us for what promises to be a world class tournament."
About Card Player Media
Card Player Media was recently named as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S., expanding by almost 450 percent since 2003. The company is the publisher of Card Player magazine, the world's largest poker publication celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and Card Player Poker + Sports in Europe.
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, and Card Player Spain.
For further information please contact Brendan Murray at brendan.murra y@ pokermediaconsulting.com or on 00 353 86 305 7469.