ISLE OF MAN -- PokerStars, the world's largest online poker site, has come to the rescue of over 180,000 poker players after the online poker site BugsysClub ceased trading.
launched in 2003, was created by a group of private investors. The site attracted thousands of players but unfortunately failed to gain a sufficiently large enough customer base to continue operating in such a highly competitive market.
PokerStars.com and BugsysClub have forged a deal which sees PokerStars.com taking on all BugsysClub player accounts, thus ensuring that no BugsysClub players lose their funds.
Brian Baker, CEO of BugsysClub, said: "We are saddened by the events that have lead to the closing down of the BugsysClub card room. However, we are delighted that PokerStars, the world's largest online poker site has come forward to continue taking care of our players personally."
BugsysClub players are being invited to transfer their balances to PokerStars. PokerStars will also be hosting a series of freeroll tournaments for BugsysClub players to welcome them to the PokerStars community
|PokerStars.com is a fun, safe place to play poker with people from around the world for real or play money. The site offer the most popular poker games such as Texas Hold'em, Omaha and Stud. Real money limits range from $0.01/0.02 to $100/$200. PokerStars is an official member of the World Poker Tour, and the title sponsor of the European Poker Tour (EPT) and the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure. In the fall, PokerStars hosts the world's largest online tournament, the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP).|
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