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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....

John Varisco, owner of Johnny’s Pizzeria
November 23rd, 2014

John Varisco, known to friends and family as the “pioneer of pizzerias” and the operator of Johnny’s Pizzeria, died in his Cheektowaga home after a short illness. He was 87.

Century Casinos announces additional Cruise Ship Casino
November 5th, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Century Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market: CNTY) announced today that the company amended its concession agreement with TUI Cruises to include Mein Schiff 4.

Island Breeze gaming ship delays return to service
October 31st, 2014

The Island Breeze II day casino gaming ship is delaying its return again.

The Beast Of Brazil: A Savage Trip To The Dark Heart Of The World Cup
November 3rd, 2014

This feature appears in the new issue of Howler , an independent magazine about soccer produced in the United States. You can order a copy here. Read more...

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