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Thursday, 02 July 2009 14:01

All Africa Poker to use multiple online platforms for live WSOP Vegas updates

 
{pp}Piggs Peak, home of All Africa Poker is taking its team of 32 Southern African poker players to participate in the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas this month. For the first time, local poker fans will be able to follow the tournament developments through All Africa Poker’s online multi-channel social media marketing strategy.

To record the sights and sounds of Vegas, Team All Africa Poker will be accompanied by Michael Collet Production’s, who will interview and follow the team as well as celebrity poker players and poker legends taking part in the 40TH World Series of Poker Main Event. Popular Sports Presenter Neil Andrews will anchor the footage with special appearances by All Africa Poker’s Perfect Pair, spokespeople Danny K and Lee Ann Liebenberg. They will be armed with small portable cams to capture unscripted, spontaneous WSOP moments to add excitement and an alternative point of view to the poker action.

With the huge growth in social media and the popularity of poker, it was the obvious next step to include the online fan base into the All Africa Poker community using multiple platforms that cater to different individual preferences and requirements. Fans will also be able to comment and share their views quickly and easily through any of the channels. In addition to video clips, daily blog updates and photos will be filtered through All Africa Poker’s online social media channels. Local fans can keep up to date by reading the blog updates on the All Africa Poker website, following 'All Africa Poker' on Twitter http://twitter.com/AllAfricaPoker and becoming an 'All Africa' Poker fan on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/pages/All-Africa/92458393423

Contact information:
For additional information please contact:
Victoria Webb
Piggs Peak Casino, Home of All Africa Poker
011 407-8700 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Distributed on behalf of Piggs Peak Casino, home of All Africa Poker by:
Tracy Hyams
TDH Communications
083 414 8656 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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