Everest Poker Announces Sponsorship of BLAPO London Amateur Poker Organisation

The online poker room is sponsoring BLAPO, an organisation designed to help amateur players in the London area develop and improve their poker skills. Everest Poker will also host a series of freeroll online poker tournaments with a $200 prize.

Montreal, QC (PRWEB) May 11, 2007 — Everest Poker (www.everestpoker.com) today announced its May sponsorship of the BLAPO London Amateur Poker Organisation. The online poker room will sponsor Texas holdem events held in the greater London area and offer all BLAPO members the chance to play in a BLAPO Members and Friends $200 online freeroll poker tournament every Sunday at 20:00 GMT (21:00 UK Time).

“Poker’s growing very rapidly in the UK,” said Jonathan May, Everest Poker property manager. “We wanted to work with BLAPO to foster a grassroots movement and give players the chance to compete for real money.”

BLAPO runs six live poker events across London during the week including games at the Warwick in SW1 every Sunday, two Monday night tournaments at The Master Gunner in Moorgate and Bar Room Bar in Wanstead, and a warm-up game and tournament the Spinnaker in London every Tuesday. BLAPO also occasionally hosts poker games for its members on other nights. These games are free for all interested players and more information can be found at http://blapo.co.uk/.

“BLAPO members and their friends can participate in a freeroll tournament with $200 prize just by downloading our software,” added May. “It takes just a few moments to set up an account with Everest Poker and the variety of games we offer gives even beginners the chance to compete fairly. That’s why we’re very enthusiastic about working with BLAPO – their poker evenings give new players time to learn about the game with no risk.”

Everest Poker’s sponsorship of the BLAPO events began on April 28th and will run for the next several months. For more information about Everest Poker and to play poker free online, download the free Everest Poker software from www.everestpoker.com/dload.

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