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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....

Island Breeze casino cruise ship gets flowing
April 5th, 2014

Casino cruise ship launches with $3 million makeover Island Breeze executives hope the gambling winds blow favorably. Owners of the refurbished ship, which sails out of the Port of Palm Beach, launched a soft opening March 15 but are now ready to go full-sail.

Abandoned casino ship to be auctioned off Friday in Charleston
April 3rd, 2014

John McDermott/Staff The MV Diamond Royale, also known as MV Sun Cruz VII, had no visible markings on its hull Thursday while tied up to a pier at the former Navy base in North Charleston.

Datelines: A variety of events in East Contra Costa
March 25th, 2014

Spring Into Oakley: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 22, Civic Center Park, Main Street and Norcross, Oakley. Parade begins at 11 a.m. Kids decorate bikes, scooters and wagons for a bike parade beginning at 11: Kids zone with crafts, games, face painting, tattoos.

Mendocino Coast Calendar
April 17th, 2014

Government Meetings Most agencies post agendas on their websites at least 72 hours before meetings. - Fort Bragg Public Works and Facilities Committee, Thursday, April 17, 9:30 a.

Mendocino Coast Calendar of Events
April 17th, 2014

Government Meetings Most agencies post agendas on their websites at least 72 hours before meetings. - Fort Bragg Public Works and Facilities Committee, Thursday, April 17, 9:30 a.

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