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This series is truly for the sharks and the guppies. has teamed up with online match-maker Lavalife in a Thursday night tournament for people looking for a little love.

The Lavalife Party Poker Challenge is a 12-week freeroll open to Lavalife members and has a $25,000 prize pool. The top 20 players from each week will play in the championship tournament June 9. The top prize in that tourney is an all-expenses-paid vacation for two to Club Med Turkoise in the Turks & Caicos Islands worth $5,500.

A 50-inch plasma screen TV, an X-Box 360, iPods, and gift certificates will also be given away. But poker is just an excuse. Lavalife hopes the singles will take advantage of's chat abilities and flirt away.

"Online dating and poker are both extremely popular today - the Lavalife Party Poker Challenge tournament was a natural fit to offer Lavalife members a unique, fun way to mix and mingle," said Lori Miller, Lavalife's singles and dating expert.

The tournament runs every Thursday at 9:30 p.m. EST from now until June 1. Players must open a free Lavalife account to register for the tournament.