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Fox Poker Club to Host English Poker Open 2012

13 June 2012

Fox Poker Club is proud to announce that it will be hosting the prestigious English Poker Open in September. Established in 2009, the EPO is one of Europe's newest and most exciting annual poker tournaments, celebrating England as one of the world’s top live poker locations. The event, sponsored by RakeTheRake, returns to London where it previously attracted 200+ players with a prizepool in excess of $1 million dollars. This year, the world's finest poker players will gather at the Fox Poker Club in the heart of London's West End from September 18th - 21st.

The reigning champion is Germany's Fabian Quoss with the top finishing Englishman, Matthew Frankland having to settle for a third place finish in 2010. Also in the money were poker superstars Liv Boeree and Phil Laak finishing 12th and 18th respectively.

Simon Tomsett, London Poker Manager for Genting Casinos said: "We know that the English Poker Open and Fox Poker Club are a perfect partnership, bringing such an exciting tournament to the West End's only venue dedicated to poker is a great opportunity for everyone.  We are looking forward to repeating the success of the EPO this year when all eyes are on our nation's capital. We will to continue to build the reputation of the country as a real player in the international poker scene."

RakeTheRake Marketing Director, Amanda Georgeson commented: "RakeTheRake is delighted to be sponsoring The English Poker Open once again, especially in a year when London is truly on the world’s sporting agenda. Working with The Fox Poker Club provides The English Poker Open with a bespoke poker venue in the heart of London,offering players and their guests an unrivalled live poker experience and the chance to sample the very best of our capital city, day and night.”

To register for a seat, players should contact the Fox Poker Club by emailing cashier@foxpokerclub.com, or by calling the club on +442074943020.

The EPO is sponsored by RakeTheRake.com - poker cashback, win or lose.

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