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The Best of Online Poker Between Christmas and New Years

Xmas Poker

It may be the season to be jolly, but it’s also a great time to play poker. The week between Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve is always a busy time at the poker tables, because nobody is at work and everybody is stuck in the house most of the time.

Thankfully the poker world has not come to the same complete stand still and its actually a fantastic time to get onto the online baize. Here is our pick of some of the best things to do during the holiday season limbo week.

Go for a Free $50 Spin Up on PokerNews & PartyPoker

Thousands of happy Club PokerNews players have already done it, now is a great time for you to make the most of our exclusive Free $50 No Deposit Bonus with PartyPoker. You literally do not have to deposit any cash or give your bank details to get your free $50 and what’s more, you will also get a free month at PokerNews Strategy on top of the money!

Just follow our Party Poker Free $50 Walkthrough Guide to get in on the action.

Qualify for the PokerNews $15,000 Sunday Million/$2,000 NAPT Tournaments on PokerStars

It’s the final events in two of PokerNews’ marquee promotions on PokerStars next month, our $15,000 Sunday Million Freeroll and $2,000 NAPT Tournament They may be in January, but in order to get in on the action you need to download Pokerstars via PokerNews now and meet the low points targets by New Year’s Eve.

Qualify for the Aussie Millions

The first major live tournament of 2011 takes place next month at the Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia. It is one of the most heavily satellited tournaments in the world outside of the World Series of Poker and now is the time to win your seat for cheap online.

Check out our comprehensive guide to Aussie Millions Satellites for a package that suits you.

Boxing Day $1,000,000 Turbo Takedown

Over on Pokerstars they are ending 2011 with a $1 million excuse to spend your FPPs. For just 3,000 FPPs you can compete for a $1 million prize pool and an Audi TT. Add to that $100 bounties on Team Pokerstars Pros and you have one potentially fun tournament on your hands this boxing day.
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Book a Seat to Win Santas Sack

All you have to do is make a deposit of €30 to book your seat in the exclusive €5,000 Super Santa Giveaway Tournament on Unibet Poker. This gain you entry into an exclusive tournament on January 6, where you can win a bag of goodies that includes Football weekend in Barcelona, Apple iMac, Apple iPad, Sony LCD TV and more The 9 runners up will also receive a €200 Santa boxes filled with poker goodies.
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Ladbrokes Poker Winner Wonderland

Taking place between December 26 and January 2nd, this week long points race will see the winner take down a luxury VIP Vegas trip for 2 which includes show tickets, accommodation, travel and Venetian deep stack tickets. On top of this, every day there will be a freeroll with prizes such as Mopeds, trips to Lapland, HD TVs, laptops, iPads and more.
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PKR Christmas Cracker

Starting from December 23 - January 2, PKR have $238,000 in guaranteed daily tournaments over a variety od disciplines and stakes. Play in any of these events and you will get entry into the Santas Grotto Freeroll on January 9, which has 40” LCD TV’s, iPads and Nintendo Wiis amongst the prizes. For every one you play we will add 500 more chips to your Santa’s Grotto starting stack
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Play in Exclusive PokerNews Freerolls

We have three exclusive freerolls during the festive limbo week that you can qualify for and play in:
Titan Poker $1,500 Freeroll: December 27 19:35 GMT
Download Titan Poker, use bonus code POKERNEWS and earn 100 Points before the start of the tournament to play.
Lock Poker $2,500 Freeroll: December 28 21:05 GMT
Download Lock Poker, use bonus code PNEWS1000 and earn 25 points before the start of the tournament.
Mansion Poker $1,200 Freeroll: December 29 19:35 GMT
Download Mansion Poker, use bonuse code PN500 and earn 25 points before the start of the tournament.

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