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Complete missions at bet365 to receive daily rewards up to 28th February. Play 10 cash game hands on premium tables to win an all in shootout freeroll ticket or play 300 hands on speed tables to win entry to a 15,000 euro freeroll in the week beginning 15th to 21st February or play 30 cash game hands on premium tables for premium steps and earn yourself step 2: 1.10 Euro buy-in in the final week of the promotion. All in all there's 100,000 Euros in total on offer. Full Tilt are not attracting as many players as the Winning Poker Network according to PokerScout, the poker traffic monitoring company. February 1st 2016 was the day the WPN had 1,444 players and Full Tilt only had 1,249 players. David Baazov, CEO of Amaya, has made an offer to purchase Amaya. Amaya made a press release as follows "Amaya Inc. (NASDAQ: AYA; TSX: AYA) confirmed today that it has received a non-binding indication from its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, David Baazov, that he intends to make an all-cash proposal to acquire Amaya at a price currently estimated by Mr. Baazov to be C$21.00 per common share. The board of directors of Amaya has established a special committee of independent directors to review any proposal that may be forthcoming, as well as other alternatives that may become available to Amaya. Amaya's Lead Independent Director, Dave Gadhia, will chair the special committee." The WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open was won by Chris Leong. After beating a field of 1171 opponents, he managed to take down the first prize of $816,246. He also wins a place in the WPT Tournament of Champions. After 10 years of going it alone, PKR are moving to the Microgaming Poker Network at the end of February. This wil bring many benefits to the players at PKR including a better reward scheme, an extra casino called PKR Vegas, access to bigger tournament prizes to name but a few. PKR's announcement on their website reads "With poker, casino, new loyalty schemes and a website fit for the 21st century, we're bringing you the PKR you deserve this February. You better make space for us... Stand by for more news next week!"
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