CEREUS Poker Rooms Fundraisers Benefit Colon Cancer Charity

April 8, 2010 (CAP PR Wire) — Last month, UB.com and AbsolutePoker.com of the CEREUS Network introduced “Second Sundays,” a series of online fundraisers benefiting national charities. This month’s $10 buy-in Second Sundays event takes place April 11th at 1PM EST. UB.com and AbsolutePoker.com will match the total funds raised by players with all proceeds benefiting the Sharon Osbourne Colon Cancer Program at Cedars-Sinai. All participants qualify for prizes just for entering, while raising needed funds and awareness for this important cause.

This weekend’s Second Sundays charity poker tournament payouts include five entries to the CEREUS Network’s $200,000 Guaranteed tournament, cash and swag. The winner also receives a Rockwell Time limited edition stainless steel “Pink” sports watch designed in support of cancer causes and research. Players not qualifying for Second Sundays top prizes are automatically entered into the next day’s second-chance bonus freeroll featuring $1,075 in additional tournament entries.

Register now for April’s Second Sunday event by logging onto UB.com or AbsolutePoker.com and look for the event in the tournament lobby titled “Sharon Osbourne Cancer F. Holdem.”

The Sharon Osbourne Colon Cancer Program, part of the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai, was established by the straight-shooting entertainment personality Sharon Osbourne following her own battle with colon cancer. The program works to improve the lives of patients and their loved ones by providing at-home help, childcare, transportation, access to support groups, and patient care services offered within the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

“People still want to support worthy causes during tough economic times, though they may only be able to offer a few dollars,” said Second Sundays’ brainchild and UB Cardroom consultant Annie Duke. “With Second Sundays, the outlay is a fixed affordable $10 and players can prove they’ve got heart while enjoying the game they love.”

UB and AbsolutePoker’s Second Sunday fundraiser tournaments will be hosted online across the CEREUS Network on the second Sunday every month, with each one benefiting a different worthwhile charity.

For more information on Second Sundays visit http://www.ub.com/poker-promotion/second-sunday/, or http://www.absolutepoker.com/promotions/second-sundays/.

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Absolute Poker is part of the CEREUS poker network and is dedicated to providing players from around the world with an online poker game experience that is second to none. Players worldwide can access Absolute Poker online 24-hours a day, 7 days a week from any PC or Mac and experience the best multi-player game online poker has to offer. Absolute Poker is committed to remaining the most trusted and best online poker experience, created by poker players for poker players.

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