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The World Poker Association Kicks off the 2008 WSOP

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The World Poker Association launched a new website with more content for members and visitors alike.

Included in the new content at is an exciting announcement! The WPA will be the first group to cross the threshold as they kick things off with the “WPA Superb Satellite Tournament” for its members. The game is No Limit Texas Hold-Em and it will take place on May 29th at the Rio All Suites Hotel. Officially, they are breaking down the doors one day before the official opening of the 2008 World Series of Poker. The prize pool from this event is expected to produce multiple seats into the Main Event.

Participation in the SST is for WPA members only, so this is yet another reason to head over to the website and sign up. Benefits include a new user-friendly webpage, member’s only exclusive access to the World Poker Association’s Member’s Newsletter, and time sensitive news flashes to keep you up to date on the all of the latest and greatest poker news.

In addition to brand new content and a bold color scheme, the WPA website is user-friendly and easy to navigate. If you like what you see, you can click on “tell a friend” which makes it a breeze to spread the word!

From the website, “The WPA acts as the voice of tournament poker players and tournament poker leaders who support the highest ethical standards in poker competition around the world.”

The goal was to build sound and ethical standards into the poker business. WPA founder, Jesse Jones brought life to this organization when he started it and the association has been growing ever since. The association’s membership is at 1,400 people in 28 countries and is expected to continue in its success.

You can’t go wrong by joining this elite group of poker players. The association is strong, the goals are concrete and the benefits are huge!

Of course, the added bonus is that if you sign up soon, you can not only boast that you are a World Poker Association member, but you will also get the chance to rub elbows with other association members and some of the biggest pros in the poker industry when you play in the opening satellite at the 2008 WSOP!

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