Monday, October 26, 2009

Maximus Rewards As 'The Gladiator" Returns To PartyPoker

**Coverage of the triple stack World Open V starts on Wednesday 28th October/Thursday 29th October at 12.10am on Five in the UK. Heat one features Ian Frazer, Andy Ward, James Akenhead, Luke ‘FullFlush’ Schwartz, Yevgeniy Timoshenko, Jason Adams, Christian Schafer and Jorg Muller. Jesse May is joined in the commentary box by Phil Laak. The action is presented by Kara Scott.**


Gibraltar – 26th October 2009 – is pleased to announce details of its next wide ranging promotion as ‘The Gladiator’ returns! For one month the online poker room becomes the colosseum!

From the 1st – 30th November players who hit the daily minimum target of 10 PartyPoints for just five days claim the much-deserved reward of an entry into a $5,000 freeroll. The more days a players earns points on, the bigger the prize will be – there’s up to $3,000 cash to be won. has also added a massive incentive for the most dedicated players. Earn 1,000 points every day for the full 30 days and a player secures a seat at next year’s Aussie Millions worth AUD$10,500. The first prize at the main event in Melbourne is estimated to be in the region of AUD$2 million.

A spokesman said:” The Gladiator is back and is stronger than ever before. In this colosseum you don’t have to worry about lions - just sharks, donkeys and fish! This promotion isn’t all about maximus PartyPoints, it is about spreading play over a period of time for maximus rewards! It is simple and offers great value and we encourage players to challenge themselves and take a closer look.”

A player doesn’t even have to earn points on consecutive days to be in with a shot at the colossal prizes: will just count up the number of days targets have been made during the promotion. For example, earn 10 points for 10 days, take five days off and then earn 10 points on 10 more days of the promotion and will award the prize for earning 10 points on 20 days. Players can keep updated on how many points picked up so far in ‘The Gladiator’ by checking their PartyAccount. Points are not removed from player accounts following the promotion – they all count towards Palladium Lounge targets.

The Million Dollar Hand at finishes at 23.59 on October 30th. So far there has been 65,652 pairs, 7,446 two pair, 3,328 three of a kind, 625 straights, 398 flushes, 240 full houses, 34 four of a kind and 4 straight flushes. Full details of the promo can be found at

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