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Poker on the high-seas or showdown in paradise - Take a poker cruise

As the popularity of poker continues to grow, so does the quest for new and more exciting places to play the famed game. Texas Hold'em tournaments especially draw large interest. Cruiseships have become a part of nearly every other industry, so why not poker? And as we shall see there are plenty of tournaments on cruise ships. If not you certainly will be able to find a game in the ship's casino.

A few popular cruise venues for poker players

Classic Poker Cruises - Offering poker tournaments on ships - They have a fully staffed poker room on the ships which features, Omaha, 7 Card Stud and Texas Hold'em. You can win a $10,000 seat in the World Poker Championship or a future poker cruise. Definetly fun for the entire family if some don't gamble, plenty of regular cruise excursions, etc. to take part in.

World Poker Showdown - Slightly more serious poker, but still a very fun relaxed even for the non-gambler. $2,500 - World Poker Showdown cruises have had people like Chris Moneymaker and Greg Raymer. Tournaments can range from $100 buy-ins to $2,500 (the championship event for the cruise)

Ladbrokes - Ladbrokes also puts on a poker cruise. Poker Cruise III in fact will set sail on January the 25th, 2008. It sails from New York to Puerto Rico to St. Thomas to the Dominican Republic and Labadee, an exclusive private beach. As for poker on the ship, there is a $2,500 main tournament and a ladies $10,000 freeroll tourney! -- There will be lots of other cash games and STT’s to take part in.

Poker Cruises in the news....

Victory Casino Cruises Launches Play it Forward
September 16th, 2014

A Special Cruise on September 19th to Benefit the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation (PRWeb September 16, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/09/prweb12169643.htm

Gambling on the High Seas
August 30th, 2014

At last count there were at least 140 cruise ships around the world offering casino gambling. The cruise ship industry uses casino gaming as an added amenity for their customers, but casinos are not designed as the primary reason for a cruise.

Really? 10 unexpected cruise activities
September 15th, 2014

If you haven't taken a cruise lately -- or ever -- you'll be surprised to find some intriguing new offerings at sea. Indoor skydiving, anyone?

Really? 10 things you would never expect to do on a cruise ship
September 10th, 2014

(CNN) — If you’re one of the nearly 20% of Americans who have taken a cruise, you probably already know that these giant pleasure boats have Formula One simulators, herb gardens, skating rinks, Coach stores and stages featuring sketch comedy from Chicago-born Second City. Not since the old playground taunt “my dad’s better than your […]

10 things you would never expect to do on a cruise ship
September 10th, 2014

If you’re one of the nearly 20 percent of Americans who have taken a cruise, you probably already know that these giant pleasure boats have Formula One simulators, herb gardens, skating rinks, Coach stores and stages featuring sketch comedy from Chicago-born Second City. Not since the old playground taunt “my dad’s better than your dad” have we […]

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