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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....

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January 13th, 2015

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Carnival Corporation Launches Shipboard Mobile Gaming Solution For Mid-Cruise Wagering Powered By Scientific Games
January 23rd, 2015

MIAMI and NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest travel and leisure company, is using the award-winning iGaming Mobile Platform from Scientific Games to offer its adult guests the ability to wager on their mobile devices throughout its ships while in international waters. The game offerings available on Carnival's Mobile Casino include a host of ...

Gaming N ews
January 23rd, 2015

MIAMI and NEW YORK -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest travel and leisure company, is using the award-winning iGaming Mobile Platform from Scientific Games to offer its adult guests the ability to wager on their mobile devices throughout its ships while in international waters.

Carnival Corporation launches mobile gaming solution powered by Scientific Games
January 23rd, 2015

MIAMI and NEW YORK -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest travel and leisure company, is using the award-winning iGaming Mobile Platform from Scientific Games to offer its adult guests the ability to wager on their mobile devices throughout its ships while in international waters.

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January 20th, 2015

Kevin Trudeau, the undisputed “infomercial king,” is one of the most successful TV pitchmen of all time. He's also a New York Times best-selling author and a motivational speaker with legions of devoted fans. In March 2013, he was sentenced to a decade behind bars, earning a new designation: inmate No. 18046036. Following is the wild story behind his epic rise and fall. *  *  * If you've never ...

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