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Carbon Poker get on board with huge PokerNews Cup Australia Freerolls!

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Following the launch of the 2008 PokerNews Cup Australia, PokerNews is proud to announce that Carbon Poker have come on board to host five massive freerolls to this much anticipated event.

The 2008 PokerNews Cup Australia will be returning to the floor of the Crown Poker Room in the Southern Hemisphere's largest and most exclusive casino – Crown Casino, Melbourne. Dates are set at October 12-20 with the tournament featuring eight exciting back-to-back events. The anticipated $2,200 Main Event will kick off on Friday October 17 and will feature a guaranteed $250,000 first prize. Last year's Main Event Champion took home a massive $300,000 – his generous share in over $1.5 Million prizes given away throughout the tournament.

Want to witness this event first hand? Carbon Poker provide the best solution for you by hosting five $5,000 PokerNews Cup Australia Freerolls.

Each $5,000 PokerNews Cup Australia Package will feature:

Entry to the $2,200 Main Event

Six nights accommodation at the luxurious Crown Promenade Hotel

$1,500 cash for travel

An exclusive invite to the Team PokerNews Player Party

A PokerNews player merchandise pack

To enter, download Carbon Poker through PokerNews, sign up for a new account and make a minimum deposit. Players are required to earn 500 Comp Points within the specified qualification periods to qualify. Qualified players will receive a ticket (after qualification closes) which must be used to register for the freeroll.

Freeroll dates and qualification periods as follows:

Thursday July 24 (Earn 500 Comp Points from July 10-23)

Thursday August 7 (Earn 500 Comp Points from July 24-August 6)

Thursday August 21 (Earn 500 Comp Points from August 7-20)

Thursday September 4 (Earn 500 Comp Points from August 21-September 3)

Thursday September 18 (Earn 500 Comp Points from September 4-17)

All freerolls begin at 18:30 EST/19:30 EDT.

Existing Carbon Poker account holders are permitted to compete but you must have originally signed up through PokerNews and fulfilled all other conditions of entry.

The coming months will see us add even more freerolls to the PokerNews Cup Australia, so keep checking back regularly.

Don't wait – sign up to Carbon Poker through PokerNews today for your chance to grace the felt at this coveted event!

Ed Note: Carbon Poker accepts US players and also offers PokerNews players an exclusive first deposit bonus of 200% up to $1,000.

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