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by Card Player News Team |  Published: Sep 17, 2010


Harrah’s Now Offering Free Online Poker to U.S. Residents Site Will Award World Series of Poker Seats and Vegas Trips By Stephen A. Murphy As the 2010 World Series of Poker began airing on ESPN this summer, Harrah’s began its PR rollout to publicize its newest online venture — a free poker site for American players. Harrah’s advertised its new project in print-media outlets such as USA Today, and in commercials during the WSOP broadcasts. It’s official — Harrah’s and the World Series of Poker are in the American online-poker market. But for now, no money is exchanging hands. The completely free website allows U.S. residents to compete for play chips at the moment, but WSOP Communications Director Seth Palansky said that significant prizes, like a seat in the 2011 World Series of Poker or exclusive trips to Harrah’s properties in Las Vegas, will be unveiled in the near future. ...

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