PartyPoker.com, the world’s fastest growing online poker room, recently announced the first 29 semi-finalists in the ˇ°PartyPoker.com Million IIˇ± tournament. More than 700 players from all over the world competed in the first semi-final round held August 1-5 at PartyPoker.com for a chance at earning one of the limited finalist spots aboard a luxury Caribbean cruise and to win a share of the estimated $1.5 million prize pool.

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic ©¤ (September 27, 2002) ©¤ PartyPoker.com, the world’s fastest growing online poker room, recently announced the first 29 semi-finalists in the ˇ°PartyPoker.com Million IIˇ± tournament. More than 700 players from all over the world competed in the first semi-final round held August 1-5 at PartyPoker.com for a chance at earning one of the limited finalist spots aboard a luxury Caribbean cruise and to win a share of the estimated $1.5 million prize pool.

Online qualifying finalists will join many of the world’s top poker players, as well as other paid entrants, March 1¨C 8, 2003 for the ˇ°PartyPoker.com Million IIˇ± tournament aboard the Holland America MS Zaandam cruise ship. As an official Togel Hari Ini World Poker Tour event, the PartyPoker.com Million II tournament will be televised at a date and time to be announced later.

ˇ°The PartyPoker.com Million II is sure to be one of the most exciting stops on the World Poker Tour,ˇ± said Mike Sexton, world-renowned poker champion and PartyPoker.com Host. ˇ°The excitement and enthusiasm we have received from players at every skill level has truly been amazing!ˇ±

PartyPoker.com will hold two more semi-final qualifying events on November 21-24 and January 30 – February 2, 2003. Semi-final round winners receive a package valued at $7,200 that includes a week-long cruise for two valued at $2,200 and a $5,000 buy-in for one player into the ˇ°PartyPoker.com Million IIˇ± tournament finals.

About PartyPoker.com Million Tournaments

The PartyPoker.com Million tournament series was created as the flagship tournament for PartyPoker.com with the direct assistance of professional poker players and industry advisors. The PartyPoker.com Million I was the first online-based multi-player poker tournament to offer a guaranteed first-place prize of $1,000,000, which was won by Kathy Liebert in March 2002. (Please visit http://www.partypoker.com/ppm1results.htm for details.) The ˇ°PartyPoker.com Million IIˇ± – with its estimated total prize pool of $1.5 million — is the first online-affiliated tournament invited to become an official event on the World Poker Tour. For more information, please visit http://www.partypoker.com/ppmillion2.htm.

About PartyPoker.com

Launched in August 2001, PartyPoker.com is the world’s premiere destination for online, multi-player poker and is fully licensed and regulated by the Kahnawake Gaming Commission, Quebec, Canada. PartyPoker.com offers an assortment of live classic poker games including Texas Hold `Em, Omaha Hi/Low, and Seven Card Stud, all powered by a unique and completely random shuffling algorithm, ensuring PartyPoker.com’s integrity in hosting fair and honest poker games. Please visit http://www.partypoker.com for more information.