Earlier this month the charity Poker for The Homeless raised a fabulous €14,755 through its annual fundraising poker event at the The Jackpot Club, Dublin. These live poker tournaments raise funds for the Capuchin Day Centre in Dublin which feeds the homeless and the poor. This year, Nicky Power came first place yet again, making him the first double champion of Poker For The Homeless. His winnings totaled €1300.
Poker is the game that loves to give. If you're new to the game, the bigger online casinos have plenty of ways to help you get started.
The Ladbrokes Poker outfit comes complete with an online Poker School: a series of online tutorials to help you get to grips with poker. From How To Play to Bankroll Management, they have it covered. Then once you're ready to give it a shot, there is the 200% Ladbrokes' Welcome Bonus to make you feel at home: To claim your bonus all you have to do is register with Ladbrokes, place your first deposit of at least £5/ €10 and receive 200% of the deposit value back. Simply start playing to activate the bonus.
You've 60 days after registering to claim your 200% Welcome Bonus and the maximum possible bonus value is £800/€1,000.
A great way to improve your game is with William Hill who offer new players the chance to practice online poker for free on their New Player Events:
New Player Events at William Hill:
William Hill are now offering freerolls, tournaments and Sit n' Go's designed especially for new players. This is your chance to practice daily, at no expense and what is more, you stand a chance to win a a cash prize! The New Player Welcome Freerolls take place daily at 11am and 7.30pm. They each have a guaranteed prizepool of $25. The New Player Sit n' Go's are ongoing and come with $50 winner-takes-all prize, guaranteed. William Hill define new players as someone who has registered themselves with William Hill within the last 90 days.