UK Poker Player Poker News PKR Social scheduled for Düsseldorf, Germany

PKR Social scheduled for Düsseldorf, Germany

Posted by David Cowell on April 06, 2011 at 12:15 GMT

pkr pokerPlayers at popular 3-D online poker spot PKR.com will be packing their bags and heading off to Düsseldorf, Germany, early next month for the PKR Germany Social. Taking place on the 7th and 8th of May, PKR is also generously subsidising half the costs of the trip, meaning the it will cost only €45 per person to go.

The price includes 5 hours of exclusive PKR Paintball, a dinner buffet, freeroll poker, open evening bar, accommodation and breakfast. With only 45 spots available, places are sure to fill up fast, and so players should e-mail pokerevents@pkr.com immediately if they wish to be considered for a place. Reservations will be confirmed by the 15th of April.

The aim of the event, according to German PKR Marketing and CRM Executive Marc Reiner, is to integrate the UK and German PKR fan bases with a series of social festivities. Both the UK and German player numbers have grown steadily in the past few years, and PKR is now ranked as one of the top online poker rooms in the world.“It’s really time to get to get involved with the players on a personal level” said Reiner “put some faces to the nicknames.” The meeting will give poker players from different countries a chance to share the banter on and off the felt.

Founded by Jez San and launched in 2006, PKR has gone on to foster a global following of over 2.4 million users. They offer a unique 3-D gaming experience, with players able to customise their in-game avatars to a level of detail not available anywhere else. The characters also incorporate body language, expressions, chip tricks and poker tells in order to make the online gaming experience as realistic as possible. The graphics are probably the finest of any online poker room available online and the site was awarded “Hotshot operator of the year” in 2008 by gaming magazine eGaming Review. As well as their fantastic online success, the website holds annual in-person tournaments in London. For the present, however, the site remains closed to US players.

With paintballing, dinner, great social events and the chance to win some fantastic PKR prizes in the poker freeroll game, sign up for the Düsseldorf PKR social today.