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Poker Freeroll News August 2007

Special free gift only for readers of Poker Freeroll Update!

Here's something a little bit different for you. I was contacted by a guy called Graeme Willis who is promoting "The Chip Trick Guide", a very well put together instructional guide on how to do tricks with poker chips. The book is fully illustrated throughout and is very easy to follow.

It normally sells for $24.95 but Graeme has very kindly offered to let you download it and keep it for FREE.

This is a limited time offer so if you want a copy of this book, I'd suggest you do it now as it is protected by a password which could be changed at any time. All the instructions are on the download page but the only one you really need is to click the link beside the flag of your choice, USA or UK.

This offer has now expired, sorry

If you have any problems with the download, please contact the email at the bottom of the download page and not me as it's not my book and unfortunately I can only see what you can - so you need to contact the Chip Trick Guide guys if you have a problem.


Bet 365 has a great $1000 "New Player" freeroll poker tournament for first time depositors. To be eligible to enter, all you need to do is sign up for Bet 365 Poker and make a minimum deposit of only $10. 


This is the lowest real money deposit you'll find anywhere on the internet, and as I always tell you, although you are depositing money with Bet 365's cashier, the money always remains YOURS.

This is a very important point for people who want to make the transition from having a free account up to a real money account. If you put money into your account it is yours to do what you want with; play real money tournaments or sit n gos, leave the money there or even withdraw it again. 

It is entirely up to you.

Almost all - if not all - poker rooms need you to have a real money account enabled before you can withdraw any winnings from your freeroll poker tournaments. You're going to need a real money account anyway - there's no point in playing freerolls if you can't withdraw any winnings!

The Bet 365 New Player freeroll takes place on Wednesdays and is due to finish on 30th September 2007.

Register with bet365poker and, as a new customer, you can earn up to $500 in free chips.

Simply open an account, purchase at least $10 in poker chips and start playing at the bet365poker tables. For every 100 Qualifying Raked Hands you play, bet365poker will pay you a $5 bonus up to a maximum of $500.

It’s a great time to sign up with bet365poker and enjoy this fantastic opening bonus. Our poker software is incredibly user-friendly and we now have over $3.5 million in guaranteed prize money every month, along with over $130k in freerolls.

Click Here to download Bet365 Poker

Sports Betting at Bet 365

If you enjoy playing poker (and I think we all do!) there's a fair chance you will be interested in other sports as well. Bet 365 offer betting on a whole range of sports and have some very interesting offers on the go at the moment.

Being a UK site, the emphasis is on football (soccer to Americans) and horse racing. Currently they are offering the following specials:-
Football: Full refund on any correct score finishing in a 0-0 draw.
Horse Racing: Best price guarantee on all races. Bet 365 will pay out on the starting price in any winning race if it is better than the price you took.
Casino: 100% Instant Match Bonus on your first chip purchase, up to a maximum of $100.

Bet 365 Casino

As well as a great poker site, Bet 365 has a well established casino for those of you who might be interested in a spot of blackjack or roulette for a change. There is a full range of casino games and slots available at the site, which is a long established and trusted place to bet.

Bet 365 Games

As well as all of that (as if that wasn't enough!), there are now some great online instant games. These include Keno, Hi-Lo and the very popular Hi-Lo Gambler. You can launch any of these games instantly, directly from the Bet365's website so you can get straight down to the excitement, instantly.

Click Here for Sports Betting, Casino and Instant Games at Bet 365


If you play at CanBet poker, or if you've registered as a player there, you'll need to make sure that you have downloaded the latest version of the software. It should say microgaming on it in small letters.

I got caught out as I was trying to access the old version (which you might remember as being very similar in look to Poker Room's client) and I kept seeing freerolls with only two or three registered players in them. They were being canceled due to lack of numbers and it was confusing me as to why.

I got in touch with Canbet and they told me there was a new version of the client which was now being run by Microgaming. If you still have the old version of the software installed, please use the link below to download the new version of Canbet.

If you aren't already playing at Canbet, why not! 

It's a good site and there are freerolls to suit all games. The good news about the new microgaming poker client is that it brings an even better selection of freerolls with it (which I've updated in the timetable below).


Sometimes I get emails from subscribers who are confused about their options for depositing and withdrawing money from their account. Each poker room has different rules and uses different payment processors, but if you have any questions that are stopping you from taking your poker on to the next level and playing for real money, I will be happy to help out.

I am in contact with all of the affiliate managers for the poker sites featured here and if I can't answer the question I will get an answer for you, just email me at: ian AT love-texas-holdem.com 


Carbon Poker is fast becoming the number one site on the net for MEGA poker freerolls. The latest offering is called the Super Seat Freeroll and is worth a fantastic $50,000 in prizes. These will consist of five tournament seats at some of the biggest poker games on the circuit including:

1st Prize - $15,000 Aussie Millions pack 

2nd - 5th Prizes - $7,500 Asia Pacific Poker Tour pack 

6th - 10th Prizes - Cash and Merchandise

Qualification is through Carbon Poker's Daily Super Seat Satellites, running right now. To get a place in these satellites, you can do one of the following:

-- Make a first real money deposit using the code "FIRSTSUPER" (you'll also get a 200% bonus up to $500!)

-- If you're already a real money player, reload with the code "SUPERSEAT" (75% bonus up to $400).

-- Earn 400 comp points in the previous 24 hours

The best 10 in each of these Daily Super Seat Satellites get a place in the Super Seat Giveaway. You can enter as often as you want and times are as follows:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 18:30 
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 13:30 

Satellites run until 29th September.


Are you interested in the trip of a lifetime? The Grand Final of the WPT Spanish Championship takes place at the Casino 
Barcelona in Spain on Saturday 11th September and you could be there!

I am just back from holiday in the Barcelona region, including a trip to Barcelona itself and I can tell you it is absolutely 
breathtaking. You cannot fail to have a great time here in one of the world's truly great cities. Barcelona has something for 
everyone whether you are interested in the vast depth of culture, art and architecture, the throbbing nightlife, the laidback 
cafes and bars or even the three miles of glorious Mediterranean beaches.

OK I'm starting to sound like a cheesy tourist guide but it is one of the very best places I've ever been to and I can't 
recommend it highly enough. And the weather is very nice too!

Carbon Poker has a direct buy-in tournament where you can win a trip to this amazing event for $250 + $25, which is a bit 
pricey for most of you, but you can qualify via their daily satellites.


I've been playing a few of the freerolls at Tropical Poker recently - (just so that I can bring you the lowdown on the site!). OK here's what I've found. It's quite a good site to play on if you like regular freerolls with a low number of players (200 max but not all tournaments are full) and don't mind playing for lower prize money ($25). It's a risk-reward decision that you need to take, do you risk a lot of your time in a freeroll with 2000, 5000 or even 12000 players for the chance of a share of $1000, or do you play a lot of smaller freerolls at Tropical Poker with a lot less competition and a much better chance of winning - but with lower prize money. 

It's a decision that only you can make.

You can time it so that you are playing poker freerolls at Tropical Poker almost constantly through the day as there is a new game starting every two hours.

Here's a tip for signing up for the Tropical Poker freerolls. I tried signing up from the main lobby using the Register button but I kept getting an error saying I didn't have sufficient funds to play the freeroll. But if you click on the Open Lobby button for the tournament, you can sign up there instead. It seems to just be a blip in their software but it's maybe a reason why the freerolls don't always fill up.


Full Tilt Poker has a tournament for only the strongest, most dedicated poker players who can last and last. If that sounds like you, you might to take a look at the  Iron Man Challenge.

By playing regularly you can work towards achieving one of the four levels -  Bronze, Silver, Gold, and of course Iron Man. This gives you the chance of playing in one of the four Iron Man Freerolls taking place every month.

Freeroll tournament winners then compete in a four player Sit & Go game for a prize of $5000. And there's more! The winner of the Sit & Go then gets to play heads-up against three different Full Tilt Poker pro poker players for $100K!

Not to be missed.

Hey I know you guys like your poker on the cheap, but this might be enough to tempt even the most tightly fastened wallet into cracking open a little bit.

Full Tilt Poker are running their biggest EVER multi-table tournament on August 19th with a prize pot of an incredible $2 million. It's part of Full Tilt's FTOPS V series, you can win your way to the Main Event via satellites which cost from as little as $2 + $0.25 to enter!

So if you haven't already done so, get over to Full Tilt Poker and deposit some real money in your account. There are several payment options so you're bound to find one to suit you. Here's the current wat's you can deposit money at Full Tilt:
Visa, Mastercard, Neteller (Doesn't accept players from USA), Paysafe, Moneybookers, ePassporte, Click2Pay and Cash Transfer.

All of the above have $50 minimum deposits, but again I stress to you that it is YOUR money, you can enter the tournament satellites or play a couple of hands and just take it back out again if you want to.

It's your choice.

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