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Monday, February 1, 2010

February 1, 2010 Monday Giveaway Roundup (ALL LISTED GIVEAWAYS CLOSED)

I'm a little late getting to this, as it's been a pretty busy day and I'm just winding down, but here is a list of some of the great blog giveaways going on around the web.  If you enter and win, come back and let me know so I can give you a Woot!

There is a lot of variety in this list, so there should be something for everyone!

If you like cash, Sprint is sponsoring a series of giveaways for a $200 Visa Card through the Blog Her website!  These giveaways run through February 9, 2010 and there are a number of ways to get additional entries!

Here are the bloggers that are participating in this series:

Beyond Just Mom

Cheeky Monkey


Child Wild Reviews

Fabulous at 50

Hot Reviews

Multi Minding Mom

Tuppence Reviews

Reviews from the Trenches of Parenting



As if THOSE weren't enough Visa fabulousness for you, V8 Fusion is ALSO sponsoring a series of giveaways through Blog Her for a $100 Visa gift card!  These giveaways also all run through 2/9/2010 with ways to get additional entries.
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Poker Stars WBCOOP tally


So for those who don't want to go through the replays of my participation in this blogger tournament, here is a recap:

There were seven tournaments.  I was able to play in four of them (although I was having problems opening up the software for one, so by the time I came in, I was seriously short-stacked and unable to get into the running, so maybe I should say I played in 3 1/2 of them!)

In tournament 3 (the one I came into short-stacked), I placed about 918th out of about 1800 runners - no money.

In tournament 4, I was able to place 2nd and win a $215 SCOOP tournament ticket.  SCOOP is a tournament series that Poker Stars runs around March/April.

In tournament 5, which was 8-game, I kept up purty good for a while, then fell flat and ended the game at about 618th out of about 1700 players (I may be wrong on that, it may have been 1400, I don't remember). No money for me.

In tournament 7, the Main Event, I placed at 110th for a SCOOP tournament $22 ticket.

So 50% placement in big tourneys; not too bad.  Wish I could do that ALL of the time!

Anyway, Poker Stars is one of the oldest, longest-running online poker sites.  They have a sterling reputation and I've never had a problem cashing out there.  You can play for free or for real cash money.   If you'd like to sign up to play, go to their website at http://www.pokerstars.com and download the software.  Start playing and winning!

If you'd like to use me as a referral, you can.  My name on Poker Stars is jewelknits.  If you don't want to use me as a referral, that's OK too :)  Actually, it's been so long since I downloaded the software, I'm not even sure that there's a space for referrals, and since I'm not an affiliate, I likely wouldn't get any credit for a referral, but, hey!  ya never know!

Wish me luck in the SCOOP tourneys coming up!
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