PKR tops UK charts


PKR tops UK charts - 9th May 2008
(Credit: PKR)


London, May 9, 2008 – Online poker room, PKR.com has been named a Hitwise Number 1 Award Winner for the first quarter of 2008.

Clocking up the most UK visits within the Hitwise Gambling – Poker category, PKR.com finished ahead of all other major players like Ladbrokes Poker, VC Poker and William Hill Poker. This impressive achievement marks the latest in a series of milestones reached by the world’s fastest growing poker room.

Hitwise, the leading online competitive intelligence service, provides insight into the interactions between 8.4 million internet users and over 1 million websites (across 160 industries) in the UK. Based on the market share of visits among all UK websites, PKR.com came 1st in the Hitwise Gambling-Poker sector, leapfrogging all major competitors.

PKR.com Marketing Director, Simon Prodger said, “We are extremely pleased with this award. We have seen some phenomenal growth and it’s not slowing up. We have never accepted US players so to achieve the top ranking in the UK is fantastic.”

The award caps an incredible start to 2008 for the next gen poker room.

• In February, PKR.com hit the 1.5 million user mark.

• The end of February saw PKR.com climb to 17th on pokerscout.com’s online poker real money gaming report, leapfrogging established sites such as Betfair and Ladbrokes.

With its unique 3D software, infinitely customisable characters and unique take on online poker, PKR.com looks certain to continue its remarkable growth in the coming months.

(Please note the Hitwise Top 10 Programme is limited to UK specific websites, visited by UK based users only).

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