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SYS-CON Events Announces First Ever "AJAXWorld Poker Tournament" – Powered by Kaazing

Prizes include a Wii console & games, iPod, iPod Nanos and iPod Shuffles

SYS-CON Events is proud to announce the first ever 'AJAXWorld Poker Tournament' - Powered by Kaazing - making AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 West in Santa Clara in September the world's first AJAX conference to offer its delegates the chance to play for great prizes in a real-time poker tournament: using a state-of-the-art AJAX-powered solution with no downloads and no browser plug-ins required, in true AJAX style. 

The tournament will be played in real-time and powered by the industry's most advanced real-time Web 2.0 technology for Java EE, namely Enterprise Comet.

Everyone registered for the conference can participate for free, whether amateur or expertly-skilled. The poker tournament is No Limit Texas Hold'em, and the tournament will be open during the Expo Floor hours until completion at 12:00PM Wednesday, September 26th (Day 3).*

There will be several opportunities to win prizes. There will be Daily Winners and there is one Grand Prize Winner. The Daily Winners will be announced the following day at 12.45PM at the Kaazing booth. The Grand Prize, 2nd place, and 3rd place winners will be announced just before the closing "Power Panel" on the last day of the conference.

Prizes include a Wii console + games, iPod, iPod Nanos and iPod Shuffles. All AJAXWorld Poker Tournament prizes are sponsored by Kaazing.

*Participating delegates are expected to have a laptop with a modem browser in order to join the game. Details regarding game sign-up will be provided shortly.

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