For a sixth consecutive year the London-listed gaming operator 888 Holdings will be the sponsor of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) sponsor continuing the two parts collaboration which started back in 2015. According to the agreement 888poker maintains the exclusive right to host online satellite qualifiers on online WSOP-themed promos.
888poker will again be the only operator that offers players from outside the US the opportunity to qualify to the WSOP finals through its online platform. At the same time 888poker will organize multi-step satellite tournaments, with buy-ins starting from 1 cent.
888 Holdings senior VP of B2C Guy Cohen commented: “We are very excited to be sponsoring the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas for the sixth year running. We’re proud to be longstanding partners of WSOP, the biggest and most popular poker series in the world, as part of our commitment to make poker more accessible and exciting for our customers who will be able to qualify to the biggest poker event of the year directly from 888poker’s online platform.”
The world’s most prestigious poker series WSOP is expected to host a record number of players at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas and will start on 26 May. Last year’s event saw a record 187,298 entries, creating a 50-year high of more than $293m in prize money.Follow us on