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Absolute Poker Passes Milestone

13 March 2006

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica – (PRESS RELEASE) -- Absolute Poker, the fourth largest online poker website in the world, announced today that it has passed the 300 million mark for the number of poker hands dealt on their website since the company's inception in 2003. Known for its passion for poker, Absolute Poker also recently released a number of technology updates aimed at improving the performance of the site and giving players more ways to customize their experience on the site with table 'skins'.

"We're one of the fastest growing poker sites on the web today and we're really excited about dealing over 300 million hands to our players," said Mike Edwards, marketing manager for Absolute Poker. "We're pretty passionate about ensuring our players have the best possible experience when they're playing online at so we've recently given them the option to easily customize their tables and we've also made some back-end technical improvements."

Choose from over 100 Absolute Poker Table Skins Players can now either create their own table skins or download from over 100 ready-to-go table skins from Absolute Poker's website (players can see the selection of skins available at Absolute Poker's ready to-go-skins fall into the following categories:

* Felt, carpet and seat variations: you decide what style the poker room is by choosing from a variety of modern or traditional tables, chairs or carpet.

* Teams, schools and associations: celebrate your alma mater, surround yourself with US Army or Navy regalia or pick your favorite sports team logo to highlight during your game.

* Landscapes: picture yourself playing in the Sahara desert, underwater or in the forest -- a variety of exciting landscapes to choose from.

* Themed tables: you choose the theme or style and we'll fill in the details. Want to play poker on the moon? How about choosing an adventurer or pirate theme from over 75 different options.

Or Create Your Own ...

Absolute Poker has made it easy for players who want to be creative to make their own customized table skins using their own designs or photographs. If you're handy with image editing software then you're ready to go.

Once players have chosen the look that they want, they can change their table skins with a simple click of their mouse. Upon entering the online poker room, players need only right-click with their mouse to choose whether to download a new skin, select from a list of stored skins or manage the ones they already have saved.

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