5524 Reasons to Thank Irish Poker Professional Padraig Parkinson

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$5524 Padraig Freeroll Tournament Registration Now Open Exclusively at POKERTRILLION.com.

I made some very conservative lay downs in the early stages of the main event because in the back of my mind I wanted to do my best for the homeless kids in Dublin

Irish Poker professional and TV poker commentator, Padraig Parkinson, today announced that registration for his very own '$5524 Padraig Online Freeroll' tournament is now open exclusively at POKERTRILLION.com.

POKERTRILLION.com agreed to donate $1 for every player Parkinson outlasted in the 2008 WSOP $10,000 World Championship Main Event, and as an extra incentive they agreed to donate the same amount to the next 'Simon Poker Day' charity poker tournament which Parkinson has had a big involvement in and is in aid of the homeless in Dublin.

Parkinson commented, "I made some very conservative lay downs in the early stages of the main event because in the back of my mind I wanted to do my best for the homeless kids in Dublin", Parkinson continued, "I gave it my best shot but I'm afraid I ended up being quite a way off becoming one of the lucky November nine'.

To play in the '$5524 Padraig Freeroll' on Sunday 20th July at 20.30 GMT simply visit POKERTRILLION.com and contribute just $1 in rake. This game is open to all players, whether they be old or new visitors to POKERTRILLION.com.

All players playing at POKERTRILLION.com receive the maximum of 30% rakeback, and unlike at every other online poker site players can request any funds accrued via rakeback when they want it! Other promotions include, upto a 50% discount into Live major poker events, a €2500 new players freeroll and in partnership with their network provider hundreds of thousands of tournament guarantees each month.

NOTES TO EDITORS:

About POKERTRILLION.com

POKERTRILLION.com launched in 2007 to high acclaim. The team behind POKERTRILLION.com are well known personalities within the Poker industry.

Andy Pyrah (Chief Executive Officer): Andy Pyrah learnt his trade under the close guidance Matchroom Sport Chairman, Barry Hearn, where he spent four years and was described in the best selling poker publication, Card Player Europe, as Hearn's 'able lieutenant'. During the four years in which Andy worked at Matchroom Sport he worked and managed a number of different roles within televised sport, most notably heading up the poker division in which expanded from one televised event a year to eight televised events a year during his stay. Away from poker Andy helped to develop the PGA EuroPro Tour Golf, the Budweiser UK Open Darts, and organised darts' first ever pay per view Sky Box Office event between Phil 'The Power' Taylor and Andy 'The Viking' Fordham. Andy was also contracted to Harrahs Entertainment/London Clubs International to organise the hugely successful inaugural World Series of Poker Europe Presented by Betfair.com.

Colin Hawker (Marketing Manager): Known by many in the online poker world as 'kingcole', Colins knowledge of the Boss Media network is second to none. He founded the internets largest multi room poker league, The Great Poker League in 2006 which straight from the off set the standard for poker leagues all over the world.

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