SpadeClub Awards Four World Series Main Event Seats, Combined Value of More Than $48,000

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SpadeClub sponsors Exclusive members for the Word Series of Poker* each receiving a $12,000 prize package.

SpadeClub, a subscription-based poker community, awarded the final two players of June 1 and June 29 World Series $40,000 Giveaway tournaments with a $12,000 prize package to the World Series of Poker* main event, meaning four players walked away with seats.

SpadeClub Exclusive members Charles "labatomy" Goodwin, Ken "Handbone" Meyer, David "dkhunky" Kim, and Michael "fugetaboutit" Pontorno received a $10,000 buy-in to the main event, plus $2,000 for travel expenses from SpadeClub. These four Exclusive members will be participating in the 2008 World Series of Poker* in Las Vegas, NV at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino.

SpadeClub's four World Series $40,000 Giveaway champions will represent the entire SpadeClub community at the 2008 WSOP*. SpadeClub will then host a freeroll poker tournament for the SpadeClub community with a growing prize pool based on how well the players perform at the main event. Players who make it to the final table of the event will be offered a player contract from SpadeClub valued up to $250,000 per year for 10 years. Members will track their SpadeClub champions by utilizing SpadeClub's community features, which will include a dedicated blog tracking the champions' success during this summer's most prestigious poker event.

SpadeClub provides poker enthusiasts of every skill level a chance to win their share of more than $100,000 and play in 2,500 poker tournaments every month for only $19.99 per month**. SpadeClub's unique features, which include creating a player profile, utilizing tools and tips to improve poker play, and the ability to socialize with other SpadeClub members, offer a new risk-free approach to online poker.

About SpadeClub:
SpadeClub provides a new online poker experience that combines competitive poker play with the ability to win cash prizes and develop poker skills in a social networking environment for poker enthusiasts of every level. SpadeClub is powered by Card Player Media, the leading poker media resource, with more than 20 years of service in the poker industry, and publisher of Card Player and Card Player Poker+Sport. All products of Card Player Media, including SpadeClub, are U.S. owned and operated.

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Lisa Anderson
Brittany Giacoletto
Card Player Media
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*World Series of Poker and WSOP are trademarks of Harrah's License Company, LLC ("Harrah's"). Harrah's does not sponsor or endorse, and is not associated or affiliated with, SpadeClub or its products, services, promotions or tournaments.
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