PPA Unveils Enhanced Website, Membership Benefits
Announces Drawing for Seat at World Series of Poker Main Event
Washington, DC (May 19, 2008)
– The Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassrootsadvocacy organization, today released a slate of new membership benefits as well as a new andenhanced website, both of which are designed to provide the over one million PPA members withgreater benefits of membership. As part of the launch, PPA is holding a drawing for a fully paid$10,000 buy-in for a seat at the Main Event at the World Series of Poker.“The PPA has entered into the top tier of advocacy organizations, and we have only our members tothank. As such, we are constantly looking for ways to increase the value of a PPA membership,” saidformer Senator Alfonse D’Amato, chairman of the PPA. “I am excited about the opportunities our newwebsite and enhanced membership benefits offer to our members as we continue the fight to protect poker players’ rights.”The new PPA website is designed to provide a more interactive and user friendly experience to PPAmembers. With enhanced forums and individual blogs written by each of PPA’s State Directors,members will be able to communicate with each other and find out the latest poker news in their state.This will also be a great resource for PPA’s State Directors as they organize members on the ground intheir state to take action in support of poker.The many benefits of full PPA membership – including access to all information, resources and toolson the PPA website and use of PPA’s Litigation Support Network – are also expanding. Members willnow have the right to vote for the at large member of the PPA board of directors and receive a customcollector’s edition PPA poker chip.PPA is also pleased to partner with OneBigPlanet to provide full PPA members with enrollment in anonline royalty rewards program. This program will offer PPA members discounts of up to 70 percenton purchases from select online merchants.As an added bonus, every new, dues-paying member that signs up to join PPA before June 10, 2008and who makes one purchase through OneBigPlanet will be automatically enrolled in the WSOPcontest*. For more information on the contest, please visit:http://www.pokerplayersalliance.org/wsop2008/.For more information or to join PPA, please visitwww.pokerplayersalliance.org.
The Poker Players Alliance is a nonprofit membership organization comprised of poker players andenthusiasts from around the United States who have joined together to speak with one voice to promotethe game and to protect poker players' rights.