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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."
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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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Intertops Poker ‘Kings of Tallinn’ Online Satellite Tournament Schedule
3 tickets for the Step 2 to be won
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.
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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.”
Last Chance at Caribbean Poker Tour Tournament Trip 25 Sep, 2014
September 24, 2014 -- St. Johns, Antigua (Press Release) – Online poker tournament players Intertops Poker get one more chance this weekend to win a Caribbean Poker Tour trip. The winner of the Caribbean Poker Tour Tournament on Sunday will get a $2700 prize package that includes CPT St Maarten buy-in, all inclusive resort accommodation and travel expense money. The winner of an earlier CPT satellite tournament will be joining Sunday’s winner.
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Sunday, September 28, 2014
7:00 pm EST
“It’s a beautiful island and the resort is first class. CPT got a great group of players together last year and it’s shaping up to be another amazing event,” said Intertops’ poker manager.
“There’s a busy tournament schedule but still plenty of time to enjoy the beaches and bars!”
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The Caribbean Poker Tour Main Event (buy in $1000 + $100) is November 1 & 2. This is the second year that the Caribbean Poker Tour has brought players to the West Indies a few days before the WPT Caribbean tournament, also in St Maarten. The complete schedule of CPT satellites and main events is at https://poker.intertops.eu/en/promotions/tournaments.
September 3, 2014 -- St. Johns, Antigua (Press Release) – As Americans cheer the beginning of another NFL season this week, Intertops Casino is bringing a little football fever to the casino with its $150,000 Football Kickoff casino bonuses event. Every week hundreds of players will win thousands of dollars, qualifying for huge casino bonuses just by playing any of the top-tier casino’s amazing games.
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Every week until October 6th, 300 players at the top of the Scoreboard will win bonuses up to $500 each. Everyone that answers the Football Kickoff trivia question correctly is entered in an extra draw – fifty players will win $50 Trivia Bonuses on September 23rd. That’s in addition to the 50 players that will win free bonuses every Thursday. And finally, everyone that makes it to the Scoreboard during the Football Kickoff event will be entered in the $1000 Extra Point Cash Bonus Draw on October 7th.
Current player rankings, contest details and lots of American football trivia are available at the Casino's promotions page.
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August 27, 2014, London, UK (Press Release) -- The NFL season returns next week, and as fans around the world stock up on beer and hotdogs, Intertops Sportsbook is celebrating the occasion with a 20% kickoff bonus and $500 free bet.
The 2014 season opens on September 4th when the Seattle Seahawks host the Green Bay Packers, following the start of the college football season this week. The world's first online sportsbook will be offering attractive odds and prop bets for every NFL and NCAA game, right the way through to Super Bowl XLIX in February.
There are also a wide range of season specials, such as bets on MVP and 'Name the Finalists', as Intertops prepares to offer some of the broadest NFL coverage out there.
Defending Super Bowl champions Seattle enter this campaign as +550 favorites to go back-to-back. Intertops Sportsbook expects the hosts to start with a win over Green Bay, with the money line at -5.
The visitors will be out to improve on last year, when they went 8-7-1 in the regular season but lost out to the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Wild Card Playoff Game.
"The Seahawks dominated last year's Super Bowl, and we expect them to be in the mix once again this year," said Intertops' sportsbook manager. "Green Bay shouldn't cause their opponents too many problems in theory, but the NFL can always throw up surprises."
To celebrate the start of the 2014 season, Intertops is offering a special 20% kickoff bonus up to $100 for anyone who makes a deposit by 10:20 ET on September 8th. Members can also qualify for a huge $500 free bet on NFL by wagering $5,000 or more on the NFL regular season at minimum odds of -200.
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August 19, 2014 -- St. Johns, Antigua (Press Release) – Intertops Poker, marquis site on the Revolution Poker Network, offer online poker players the ultimate poker getaway. Beginning tomorrow, the online poker room will be hosting Caribbean Poker Tour Satellites where the champion wins a $2500 prize package sending them to compete in the The Caribbean Poker Tour Main Event in St Maarten in November.
The three-step online tournament series begins August 20th with eight $2+$0.20 tournaments every day, each awarding three tickets to Step 2. Step 2 tournaments ($10+$1) begin August 21, each awarding a ticket to the $50+$5 Final Sunday, September 14th. The winner of that tournament gets a $2500 CPT prize package including $1100 Main Event buy-in, four nights all-inclusive casino-resort accommodation and travel expenses.
Once again, poker players from around the world will gather on the beautiful island of St Maarten for the Caribbean Poker Tour, October 30 until November 8. The CPT Main Event (buy in $1000 + $100) is November 1 & 2, just prior to the WPT Caribbean tournament that begins the next day in St Maarten.
Intertops Caribbean Poker Tour Satellites
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3 tickets for Step 2 guaranteed
Daily August 20th – September 13th 2014
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CPT Step 2 $10+$1
1 ticket for the Final guaranteed
Daily August 21st – September 14th 2014
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CPT Final $50+$5
$2,500 Caribbean Poker Tour Prize Package S
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