Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Lucy Porter to Host British Poker Awards at Poker in the Park This Week

The British Poker Awards will be hosted by stand-up comedian Lucy Porter and will include a charity auction to raise money for Peace and Sport ( Among the items to go under Lucy’s hammer will be Barcelona and Arsenal shirts signed by the teams. The public is welcome to participate in the auction.

The British Poker Awards kicks off at 3pm on the main stage at Poker in the Park on 3rd September. The awards honour the movers and shakers on the British poker scene in a year when UK players have dominated on the international circuit. Winners are decided by members of the public and there are still a couple of days left to have your say. Visit to vote.

Lucy Porter is amongst the most sought after comedy performers in the UK. As well as an accomplished stand-up comedian with three sell-out UK tours behind her, she is a regular face on TV and radio panel shows, including Have I Got News for You, Mock the Week and Argumental. She also starred in the critically acclaimed, box-office record-breaking run of One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest in Edinburgh and London’s West End, alongside Christian Slater.

Peace and Sport was founded in 2007 by pentathlon Olympic medallist and world champion Joel Bouzou and works for sustainable peace throughout the world. It promotes the practice of structured sport and sporting values to educate young generations and help foster social stability, reconciliation and dialogue between communities. Peace and Sport intervenes in areas made vulnerable by extreme poverty, recent conflict or lack of social cohesion.

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Grande Vegas Casino Players Finding Surprise Bonuses in Their Casino Message Center this Month

Grande Vegas Casino Players Have Surprise Bonuses Waiting in Their Casino Message CenterIf you play casino games at Grande Vegas Casino -- you have mail! The popular online casino will be sending news about special offers such as no-deposit bonuses, cash-back bonuses, add-on tournaments and extra deposit bonuses three times in September. They haven't said when the messages will be sent though, and there will be no email or any other notification, so players would be wise to check their Message Center regularly.

“The special bonuses will be no surprise for our players since they’re used to getting lots of casino bonuses -- and we’ve told them there will be more this month,” said casino manager Robert Miller. “However, WHEN we send the messages will be a complete surprise, so we encourage everyone to keep an eye on their casino Message Center!”

The Message Center surprise bonuses begin September 6th. Since players will have only 24 hours to redeem them, it’s important to check frequently so as not to miss out on any free cash. As a sample of even bigger surprises to come, Miller sent a message to players today about a surprise bonus valid for one week. (Standard wagering requirements apply and are detailed on the casino’s website.)

Grande Vegas Casino offers more than 300 casino games including slots, blackjack and roulette. It launched its newest online slot machine earlier this month. “Glitz & Glamour” is a 5 reel, 25 pay line slot machine with a decadent “old Hollywood” theme. Players can earn up to 30 free games giving them lots of extra game-time. offers some of the biggest progressive jackpots available online including Jackpot Pinatas which is currently over $1.7 million. Aztec’s Millions is over $1.2 million and the Midlife Crisis/Shopping Spree has topped $1.1 million. Even Cleopatra’s Gold has a jackpot of over a quarter million.

Details of Grande Vegas’ Message Center bonuses and many other special offers are available on Promotions tab at