Empire Poker Adds Two New Poker Tournament Freerolls

has announced that Empire Poker is now offering two additional $500 freeroll tournaments each and every day.

(PRWEB) February 16, 2005 -- After years of holding two $500 daily free tournaments, Empire Poker has doubled their free poker output by adding two additional free entry tournaments each with a $500 prize pool. Daily poker freerolls website http://www.nlfreeroll.com announced that the new tournaments launched February 1st, and have been running smoothly.

These free poker tournaments, known as freerolls, have become more and more popular with online players, and have proven to be one of the most effective ways for online poker rooms to get people to try out their product. In the past year the online poker community has witnessed the arrival of free daily tournaments with pay-outs as high as $1000 to $3000 prize pools for weekly free tournaments. The biggest freeroll to date was a $100,000 freeroll held in Decemeber 2004.

Empire Poker shares traffic with internet poker giant Party Poker, together playing host to up to 75,000 online poker players on 10,000 tables every day. By expanding their free tournament offering, Empire is partaking in the recent promotional trend among online poker rooms of offering bigger bonuses and other free cash incentives such as free tournaments with large prize pools.

According to the free poker tournament schedule at http://www.nlfreeroll.com , the $500 Empire freeroll tournaments run every day at 12 am, 3 am, 3 pm, and 7 pm Eastern time.

The popularity of poker continues to explode online and offline, thanks mostly to ESPN's broadcasts of the World Series of Poker and the Travel Channel's World Poker Tour. Even celebrities such as Ben Affleck, Leonardo Dicaprio and Tobey Macguire have taken up poker recently. Poker freerolls have also gained in popularity as unknown internet qualifiers Greg Raymer and Chris Moneymaker have won the 2004 and 2003 World Series of Poker Championships.

With thousands of new players pouring onto the internet to play poker every day, the various online poker rooms have gotten very serious in their competition for new customers. This has lead to what the popularity of web sites like http://www.nlfreeroll.com .

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