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Two Winners in two Weeks Scoop $70,000 on iPoker’s Rio Jackpot

October 29, 2010

DOUGLAS, Isle of Man, October 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ –
Playtech’s iPoker network, the largest B2B network in the world, has given
away $70,000 in less than a fortnight, to the winning players of their Rio
Jackpot promotion.

The Rio Jackpot Sit ‘N Go tournament has been running continuously for
the past six years, and has already given away over $6.5 million. With an
initial prize fund of $25,000, the jackpot increases by $10,000 every week,
until someone wins six consecutive Rio Jackpot Sit ‘N Go tournaments, and
scoops the grand prize.

This month saw one lucky Betfred player secure a $45,000 prize in five
and a half hours of great play, and only eight days later, a player on Paddy
Power
won a further $25,000.

Describing his winning moment, the $45,000-winning player said: ‘It was
an absolutely marvelous scene! I invited five friends over and we just
partied all night! I felt very satisfied that it was possible after missing
the Rio Jackpot a couple of times before. I will be trying the Rio Jackpot
again and also Fort Knox [another iPoker promotion] which is actually my
preferred Sit ‘N Go.’

This unique and lucrative tournament will now reset at the starting prize
fund, giving players plenty more chances to win a fantastic $25,000 or more.

About iPoker

Playtech’s poker network iPoker has over 35,000 concurrent players at
peak time, making it the largest poker network in the world. With a strong
presence in Europe, iPoker is the network of choice for the major European
gaming brands looking for record levels of liquidity. With a vast array of
lucrative, expertly managed promotions, iPoker is the home of the European
Championship of Online Poker (ECOOP). The network’s successful Italian
counterpart, iPoker.it, has the region’s top gaming operators on board and
fully complies with the prescriptions for online gaming outlined by Italy’s
regulatory body, the AAMS. http://www.ipoker.com

    Contact:
    Mr.Mor Weizer , Chief Executive Officer
    Phone: + 44-1624645999
    Email: info@playtech.com

SOURCE Playtech


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