Daniel Negreanu to Speak at Bodog.com Poker & Sports Marketing Conference

28 June 2005

COSTA RICA -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Bodog.com is extremely excited to announce that poker superstar Daniel Negreanu has been confirmed as a special guest speaker at the 2005 Bodog.com Poker & Sports Marketing Conference set for July 6 and 7, 2005 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

"A true ambassador of the game, Daniel Negreanu is without question the most engaging personality in professional poker," said Bodog.com Founder and CEO Calvin Ayre. "The chance to learn from such an accomplished player will be a huge thrill for all attendees."

Coming off of the overwhelming success of the 2004 Bodog.com Conference, which featured legendary NFL quarterback Joe Montana as a guest speaker, Bodog.com is once again leading the industry, bringing together the industry's top minds and influencers for the 2005 Bodog.com Poker & Sports Marketing Conference. In addition to Daniel Negreanu, other guest speakers include sports luminaries Mike Ditka and Reggie Jackson, World Series of Poker Tournament Director Matt Savage, PokerRoyalty.com's Brian Balsbaugh, Kelley O'Hara of the Bicycle Casíno, Peter Gold of VegasInsider.com, Charles Moore of Betcorp Limited, Bluff Magazine publisher Eric Morris and Oddjack.com blogger A.J. Daulerio, plus many mo re.

"In continuing with our tradition of providing attendees with a once-in-a-lifetime chance to meet legendary figures, Bodog.com is proud to have Daniel Negreanu on hand for this year's conference," said Calvin Ayre. "Talk about a poker fan's dream come true!"

An entire day of the conference will be dedicated to poker marketing, during which time Negreanu and other poker influentials will talk about how poker is creating opportunities for everyone involved. This will be a unique opportunity for handicapping sites and sports marketers in particular to learn how they can increase their business by driving their online community to play poker.

Bodog.com, located in San Jose, Costa Rica, is federally licensed by the Costa Rican and UK governments. One of the pioneers in the field, Bodog.com is the top ranked US facing online gamblíng brand, with highest site traffic amongst US gaming web sites according to Hitwise. Bodog.com Poker & Sports Marketing Conference, www.bodogconference.com, will take place in Las Vegas July 6 & 7, 2005, attracting the leaders of the online gamblíng industry.

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