Poker room and dating site partner up

29 October 2008

LONDON, England -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Singles wanting to make a love match now have Lady Luck on their side. Online poker room and dating website have today announced a partnership to create a series of online and face-to-face poker nights especially for singles, starting this November.

The singles poker nights will kick off with a special poker party for and members to meet, mingle and learn to play. The launch bash will be held on Thursday 6 November at London's coolest new bar, The Hoxton Pony, 104-108 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3AH.

Entry to the singles poker event is free; just register in advance at After registering, those who want to swot up on the game and impress potential partners can get some practice in at . At the live poker party, experienced dealers will be on hand to teach or remind guests the art of the game - so everyone can sit down at the table and work on their moves.

Following the event, people can continue to improve their poker skills and meet other fun loving people online through a series of weekly singles poker nights at Aptly named 'Lovestruck Evenings,' the specifically created online singles nights will kick off on 17th November at 8pm, with a free to enter tournament, followed by three additional low buy-in tournaments. Players will have to be registered with both PKR and Lovestruck to play and will receive a special password to enter. is a revolutionary new poker website that uses real-time 3D graphics to bring an unprecedented level of realism to the game. The site has seen dramatic growth with two million members registered since inception just two years ago. PKR has a hugely active online community of users and has seen several love matches resulting in three known weddings. is a unique dating site that matches single professionals to others who work close by. Urban singles all over the UK and beyond meet for quick coffee, lunch or after-work dates to see if they 'click'.

PKR Marketing Director, Simon Prodger says, "Poker is a very social game and we know our players actively chat both in the game and on our forums. We've seen romance bloom on PKR and so partnering with a site like Lovestruck that caters to young, outgoing professionals is perfect for us."

Lovestruck Managing Director, Brett Harding, says "We're always looking at innovative ways to bring our time-strapped Members together. By forming an alliance with PKR, we'll be providing a quality poker experience that we know our discerning single professionals will appreciate."

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