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WPT launches Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Facebook application

TAGs: Facebook application, WPT

Worth her Waite in gold

Worth her Waite in gold

The bond between online gambling and social networking is growing ever stronger following the emergence of a free-to-play version of the World Poker Tour’s WPT Texas Hold ‘Em Poker game on Facebook. It’s a cunning way to tap into a massive younger audience, who will be lured in by highly-customizable avatars and, of course, a honey of a Facebook hostess by the name of Alison Waite. Now I’m all for playing poker wherever you want but it’s interesting to see how they’ve got away with this one. It’s not gambling, see, coz it’s free to play. But you can win prizes, like poker chips or a 7-night VIP poker trip for two on the Mexican Riviera, where you end up playing poker, and playing for a prize pool of $200,000… Read more.

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