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March 17, 2015, London, UK (Press Release) – US college basketball betting picks up this week at Intertops Sportsbook as the race for the national title gets underway in earnest. The best teams in the US are battling it out in regional tournaments to find the prestigious Final Four who will be heading to Indianapolis. Kentucky, Duke, Wisconsin and Villanova have been handed the top seeds, but anything and everything is possible as March Madness begins. Intertops Sportsbook gets you into the game with extensive NCAAB odds and several March Madness exciting offers.
“At 34-0 for the season Kentucky is obviously the best in the country and quite possibly the best college basketball team we’ve seen in many years,” observed Intertops’ sportsbook manager. “Outside of the top four, early wagering would indicate that Notre Dame and Gonzaga could be teams to watch.”
Intertops Sportsbook offers hot odds on every matchup, but also celebrates the NCAA Men’s College Basketball Championship with a bonus, free bet and its annual bracket contest.
Intertops will pay $25,000 for a perfect bracket – 63 correct picks. Since entries can only be accepted up to the start of the second round games on March 19th, players don’t have long to make their selections.
“One way or another we’re paying out on this one,” said Intertops Sportsbook manager. Even if no one picks a perfect bracket, we’ll divide the $25K between the 25 players with the most correct picks.”
$100 March Madness Free Bet -- Everyone wagering $1,000 or more on the NCAA Men's Division 1 Basketball Championship tournament by the end of the regional tournaments on March 29th can claim a $100 Hoops Free Bet from Monday, March 30th.
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Intertops offers complete NCAAB odds on the First, Second and Third Rounds (March 17 – 21), the Regionals (March 26-28) the National Semifinals (April 4th) and the ultimate NCAAB Championship (April 6th). College basketball odds are listed under the Basketball tab at Intertops Sportsbook.
Intertops Sportsbook is trusted by sports fans all over the world. It took the first ever online sports bet in 1996, and offers pre-match and live odds on thousands of sporting events all year round including NFL, NBA, European soccer and all four tennis majors.
March 10, 2015 -- St. Johns, Antigua (Press Release) – Intertops Casino players are jumping into spring with $210,000 in Spring Awakening casino bonuses. 300 players will get $30,000 in casino bonuses each week until April 27th and, as spring slowly turns to summer, there’ll be a $1000 Grand Prize draw.
Intertops Casino gives rewards points based on playing and wagering. Every Monday players get bonuses up to $500 each based on their points. Contest details are posted at https://casino.intertops.eu/en/promotions where players can check their current ranking any time.
All players that rank in the top twenty of each week's final scoreboard are eligible to win the $1000 Grand Prize awarded April 28th.
Every week, 50 players that play Monday to Wednesday will receive Thursday bonuses up to $150.
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February 3, 2015 -- St. Johns, Antigua (Press Release) – As Cupid works his magic this spring, Intertops Casino is spreading a little love of its own. During the “Love is in the Air” event they’ll give away $150,000 in casino bonuses. Every week 300 players will receive $30,000 in casino bonuses. Every week the top 20 will be entered in a $1000 Grand Prize Draw at the end of the promotion.
Whenever they play any of the hundreds of games at Intertops Casino, players earn points. They’re ranked by their points on an online scoreboard and every week the top 300 players get bonuses up to $500 each.
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Everyone that makes it to the top 20 any week during the event will be entered in a draw for the Love is in the Air $1000 Cash Grand Prize on March 10th.
“The more you play, the more points you’ll earn, and the bigger your prize could be each week!” reminds Intertops Casino’s manager.
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29 January 2015, London, UK (Press Release) -- With just days to go until Super Bowl XLIX, the matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots is almost too close to call. However as Sunday's showpiece draws closer, Intertops Sportsbook is seeing plenty of action on many of its varied prop markets.
The Patriots are currently a one-point favorite going into the biggest single sporting event of 2015, and bettors are backing tight end Rob Gronkowski to add to his two postseason touchdowns so far. ‘Gronk’ is -143 to score a touchdown at any time in the Super Bowl and +650 to score the first.
Seattle's main threat will likely come from Marshawn Lynch, the -167 favorite with Intertops Sportsbook in the ‘Anytime Touchdown’ market and +550 to get into the end zone first. The man known as ‘Beast Mode’ recorded an NFL-leading 17 regular season touchdowns compared to Gronkowski's 12, and the Seahawks running back is -125 to score a touchdown before Gronkowski in Sunday’s game.
"As is often the case with a game between two evenly-matched sides, we have seen a lot of interest in our prop markets, especially the touchdown scorer markets," Intertops' Sportsbook Manager said.
"With nearly 100 different markets for pre-match betting, and many more live betting options, we're sure our members will be able to find what they are looking for ahead of this year's Super Bowl."
Intertops Sportsbook is offering a free matched bet of up to $100 for customers who take advantage of its live betting markets during the Super Bowl. The sum of the first live bet placed can be claimed regardless of whether it wins or loses. Members can also win themselves a trip to next year's Super Bowl 50 just by wagering on Sunday's game! Terms and conditions for all promotions can be found at www.intertops.eu.
Since being founded in 1983, Intertops Sportsbook has remained popular and trusted by sports fans from all over the world. It took the first ever online sports bet in 1996, and offers pre-match and live odds on thousands of sporting events all year round including NFL, NBA, European soccer and all four tennis majors.
22 January 2015, London, UK (Press Release) -- The eyes of the world are on the University of Phoenix Stadium with Super Bowl XLIX just around the corner, and to add to the enjoyment Intertops Sportsbook is offering its members from all over the world a chance to win a trip to the 50th edition of the biggest game on the sporting calendar in 2016.
Super Bowl 50 might be a year away, but anyone who wagers on this year's game will give themselves a chance of winning a pair of tickets to the 2016 edition at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. The prize includes flights, tickets and hotel accommodation, and full details can be found at www.intertops.eu.
Intertops Sportsbook is also offering a 20% deposit bonus up to $100, to get everyone into the Super Bowl spirit. Customers who make a deposit before kickoff at 6:30 pm ET on February 1st will see a 20% bonus credited to their account, up to a maximum of $100 (terms and conditions apply).
Reigning champions the Seattle Seahawks are currently a 1.5-point underdog after the New England Patriots impressed with a 45-7 victory over Indianapolis in the AFC Championship Game, but plenty is possible before the big game comes around.
"When it comes to Super Bowl Sunday, nothing beats being there, especially when it involves two talented and evenly-matched teams like this year," said Intertops' Sportsbook Manager.
"Next year brings up the big five-o, and we can be sure that something special will be in store to mark the occasion."
Intertops was the first sportsbook to take an online bet in 1996, and remains the most trusted site among players from across the globe. Intertops offers in-play and pre-match odds on thousands of sporting events, across NFL, NBA, tennis, golf and more.
January 15, 2015 -- St. Johns, Antigua (Press Release) – For as little as the €2.20 entry fee to an online satellite, one Intertops Poker player could find themselves competing in the Kings of Tallinn tournament in Estonia next month. The Intertops KoT Final January 24th will award a €3000 prize package that includes buy in to the Kings of Tallinn Main Event.
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Daily, January 14th – January 23rd 14:00 / 16:00 / 18:00 CET
1 ticket for the Kings of Tallinn Final awarded
Daily January 14th – January 23rd 20:00 CET
Intertops KoT Final
€3000 Kings of Tallinn prize package
Sunday, January 24th 18:00 CET
The €3000 KoT package includes 4 nights in the four star Radisson Blu Hotel, €1,300 Buy-In to the Kings of Tallinn Main Event and cash for the trip.
Kings of Tallinn Main Event
February 18th to 22nd
Radisson Blu Hotel Tallinn, Estonia
The Estonian poker festival promises to be a highlight of the Baltic poker circuit. Teresa Nousiainen, one of the most renowned names in European tournament poker, has been confirmed as the Director. With more than €600,000 cashed in live tournaments, and Estonia’s largest single tournament prize record (€470,000 for 4th place at this year’s PCA main event) #1 Estonian poker player Madis Müür has registered his team.
The last Intertops Poker player to win his way to a big live tournament, ScubaSt3ve, is playing on a cruise ship in the Caribbean this week. As he wrote in the Living the Dream poker blog, what works for him is being really observant, playing tight until he can read his opponent, then be really aggressive when it looks like players will fold.
Anyone (over 18) any where can register for Intertops Caribbean Poker Tour Satellite Tournaments under the Tournaments tab at Intertops Poker.
December 16, 2014 -- St. Johns, Antigua (Press Release) – Intertops Casino is giving away nearly a quarter million dollars in its Polar Expedition casino bonuses event this winter. Every week until February 2, 2015, hundreds of players will receive a total of $30,000 in casino bonuses.
Intertops Casino players earn points whenever they play. They’re ranked by their points on an online scoreboard. Every week, the top 20 players each get a $500 bonus and another ten get $300. Every week, a total of 300 players get bonuses.
Everyone that makes it to the top 20 any week during the event will be entered in a draw for the Arctic Jackpot $1000 cash prize at the end of the expedition.
And every Thursday, 50 more players win bonuses up to $150 each just for playing early in the week, Monday to Wednesday.
Intertops Casino offers hundreds of games from Realtime Gaming, but this time of year the most popular are Christmas slots like the new The Naughty List and the ever-popular Rudolph series Rudolph’s Revenge, Return of the Rudolph, Santa Strikes Back and The Elf Wars.
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25 November 2014, London, UK (Press Release) -- With the NFL preparing for a busy Thanksgiving schedule, Intertops Sportsbook is marking the occasion with a host of different Turkey Day offers for its loyal players, including the chance to pocket free bets.
There is a no-juice line available on game-day when the Detroit Lions host the Chicago Bears in their annual Thanksgiving home game. Jim Caldwell's side is a seven-point favorite to bounce back from the weekend's reverse against New England against a Bears outfit that has lost its last two road games.
The other traditional Thanksgiving hosts, the Dallas Cowboys, left it late this time last year to edge past the Oakland Raiders. This time out they welcome the Philadelphia Eagles in a crunch game at the summit of NFC East, with both teams entering the match-up with an 8-3 record, and the Cowboys are three-point favorites to edge ahead of their divisional rivals.
Whoever wins on Thursday will take a big step towards finishing top of the division, and Intertops is offering an attractive stake-back deal: If either team leads at half-time, but fails to close out the game, a stake-back of up to $100 will be available on losing bets from the '1st Half Spread' market for this duel.
Rounding off the day's action is a battle between two sides struggling to repeat last season's form, as reigning Super Bowl champions Seattle Seahawks are at risk of falling to third spot in NFC West. They take on a 49ers team that joined them in the playoffs last year, but currently holds an identical 7-4 record and is a one-point favorite, trailing surprise division leader Arizona despite the Cardinals falling to Seattle at the weekend.
The second of Intertops Sportsbook's losing stake-back offers comes in this game. Russell Wilson and Colin Kaepernick are among the most exciting quarterbacks around, and both know how to get into the endzone themselves. Up to $100 will be refunded on losing "1st Touchdown Scorer" bets for this game if either scores a rushing TD on Thursday.
In addition to all the game-specific offers, Intertops Sportsbook is offering players the chance to win themselves a tasty prize by taking part in a prediction contest on Facebook. Players must correctly post all three NFL Thanksgiving winners on the online sportsbook's Facebook page and wager on the action to be in the draw for more $100 free bets.
Intertops was the first sportsbook to take a sports bet online in 1996, and has been the most trusted site for players around the world ever since. It offers pre-match and live betting on all the biggest sporting events of the year, across a variety of sports including NFL, NBA, tennis and golf.
October 6, 2014 -- St. Johns, Antigua (Press Release) – The second of two winners of Caribbean Poker Tour satellites hosted by Intertops Poker says no matter how good you are, luck is always a factor in winning a poker tournament. Simon “Sim79” from Quebec, Canada won the final Caribbean Poker Tour satellite tournament hosted by the popular poker room. He and an earlier online tournament winner won $2700 prize packages that will take them to an all-inclusive luxury resort in St Maarten to compete in the Caribbean Poker Tour Main Event.
Both players will share stories, photos and videos of their experience on a personal poker blog, Living the Dream . In his first blog entry today, Simon says he was a little surprised he ended up winning the online tournament.
“I don't think I played my best poker. It started up kinda bad, I lost some good pots that forced me to re-buy (which I don't usually do, but it was definitely worth it that time with such a prize to win). The re-buy helped me double-up and enter the Final Table mid-stacker which is good for such a bad start.”
“I won two draws that paid me a lot at the end that put me right back to 3rd and then 2nd with only 3 players left. I might have overpaid some draws when I was low stacker there was no second prize -- I had to try to hit something. It was do or die.”
“I always say that a bad player can win with luck but that a good player can't win without luck. There’s always a luck factor. A lot of players play more aggressively when they can still re-buy. But this tournament was so fast there wasn't much time to figure my opponents’ playing habits. My advice to tournament players is tighten your play when you have less chips (playing less flop), but play aggressively when you go for it. Don't let yourself go below 8xBB+SB or 8 turns (or 4-5 turns if it's turbo). If you do, spare the most chips you can to maximize your all-in.”
“I play mostly online. When I first played live with friends I was a stone-type player. Playing online has pushed me to fold more on the flop since I’m less attached to my hand. Minimize my investment and maximize my gain. I don't plan on quitting my job or anything. I just have fun. I’m pretty excited to be playing in the Caribbean Poker Tournament! ”
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The Caribbean Poker Tour Main Event (buy in $1000 + $100) will be played November 1-2, right before the WPT Caribbean Tournament which will also be in St Maarten.
October 1, 2014 -- St. Johns, Antigua (Press Release) – Two winners of Caribbean Poker Tour satellites hosted by Intertops Poker are preparing for an amazing tournament trip to St Maartens next month. “Grandma Mary” won his $2700 prize package in an online satellite in August. “Sim79” from Quebec, Canada just won his trip last Sunday.
Grandma Mary and Sim79 will be sharing their adventures in the Caribbean by posting stories, pics and videos to a new blog.
“This isn't 2007 anymore. Tournaments are hard now,” Grandma Mary, 30, said in his opening blog post today. “But I think I’ll do well in St Maartens. Playing live the same style that I do online has been successful because people make so many mistakes live. If I could multi table live poker, I’d have a lot more money in my pocket than I do now!”
The Caribbean Poker Tour Main Event (buy in $1000 + $100), November 1-2, will bring poker players from around the world together a few days before the WPT Caribbean Tournament. Schedule of CPT satellites and main events: https://poker.intertops.eu/en/promotions/tournaments.
Grandma Mary recalls the online tournament where he won the all-inclusive luxury tournament trip: “I didn't play scared. In a top heavy tournament like this you have to be able to make some plays and grind out all the small edges you can. It was up and down for me. A few times I got overly aggressive but I always picked up hands when I needed them.”
“It was when we were three handed and I had a slight chip lead that I realized I might win. I was short stacked coming into the final table so I obviously ran really well.”
He thought his competition at the online satellite tournament was fairly soft.
“Most players were either too nitty or too aggressive. There were a few decent MTT regulars in the tournament but it was a Sunday so I figured most of them were playing lots of tables and probably weren't paying much attention to this one. This allowed me to open a lot more on their blinds and fold some big hands to them as well.”
“One thing I’ve I learned is the biggest thing is to understand bankroll management. Make sure you have a minimum of 100 buy-ins, preferably 200 – 300.”
“The guys who are doing really good at poker are putting in the hours. Michael Jordan didn't become the best basketball player by sitting around, he practiced every day and that's what all poker players need to do too.”
“Poker has always been fun for me. The money is nice, but I love competing. I’d like to win a WSOPC ring event. If things go right, I could see moving to Costa Rica to grind full time.”