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Microgaming and Unibet Announce Maria Poker

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Jun/18/2009
Maria Poker

Microgaming (www.microgaming.com), the world's largest provider of online gaming software today announced it will power Maria Poker, Unibet's newest brand which launched online today at www.mariapoker.com.

Maria Poker offers a uniquely feminine edge to gaming as the sister site to Maria Bingo, a highly successful bingo portal acquired by Unibet in 2007.

Petter Nylander, CEO of Unibet and Maria Poker said: "We are excited to launch Poker on the Maria brand, which is possibly the strongest female brand in Northern Europe. By implementing Microgaming's platform on Maria Poker we can ensure that the products we offer are the most innovative and captivating, and well suited to the fun and feminine ethos of our newest gaming portal."

Maria Poker appeals to all levels of player and is particularly suitable for beginners as it features an online poker school, specifically designed to guide novice players through their initial gaming experience on Maria Poker.  With quick tips, visual aids, step-by-step tutorials of the basic game plays, libraries and improvement techniques, they can soon learn how to hit their winning streak.

Microgaming's new Flash Poker software will power the Maria Poker site, featuring an innovative no-lobby interface.  All game selection is available directly from the poker table so that once the player has made their selection, they are seated within seconds.

Microgaming's CEO Roger Raatgever says: "It is a fantastic testament to our experience that Unibet has continued to trust in Microgaming's software platform for the launch of its latest venture.  There is currently a boom period of female participation in gaming, so it is certain that Maria Poker is set to become an exciting portal in all countries."

Additional features available through Maria Poker include a wide range of freerolls, guaranteed daily tournaments and turbo tables for quick players. Maria Poker also offers a standard sign up bonus, player bonuses from €50 to €500 without a minimum deposit and VIP loyalty points for regular players. 

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