Throughout November, 888 Poker have been hosting “Celebrity Challenges” on their poker site, and in next Thursday´s $2,000 guaranteed tournament, the bounty is on WSOP Main Event Final Tabler – Sam Holden.
Sam Holden, who picked the wrong moment to shove all his chips into the centre of the Final Table with A♠ J♠ against Ben Lamb´s A♥ K♣, is hosting the $0.88 buy-in tournament at 8.00pm on Thursday 24th, and there is a $100.00 bounty on his head if you manage to knock him out of the game.
Learn, Chat and Play With the Pros
The tournament is being played on one of 888 Poker´s innovative PokerCam tables, so if you have a webcam attached to your computer, you can chat with Sam Holden, learn firsthand what his WSOP experience was like, and then dump him out of the tournament for a $100.00 bonus. If you miss the bounty on Sam, there are other celebrities lined up before the end of the promotion to have a crack at. Shane Warne hosts a $3,000 guaranteed tournament on Friday 25th November at 9.00pm (GMT), while Sky News sports presenter – Charlotte Jackson – is the target on Tuesday 29th November in another $1,000 guaranteed tournament. Buy-ins for all events is just $0.88!
New 888 Poker+ Freerolls and More!
To encourage more players to get involved on the PokerCam tables, 888 Poker have introduced weekly $3,000 freeroll tournaments which players can qualify for by earning 10 status points on two separate days in a week (Wednesday to Tuesday). The 888 Poker+ freeroll game is played on Saturday evenings at 8.02pm, but is one of only a number of freerolls recently introduced by 888 Poker.
Win an England Rugby Shirt at 888 Poker
On Saturday 19th November at 3.00pm, 888 Poker are celebrating their sponsorship of the England rugby team by giving away a signed Four Nations England rugby shirt in a freeroll event (for which the password is a rather unimaginative 888 rugby) plus there is a new freeroll every month for players who take part in the “My.888Poker” community pages. These freerolls are in addition to the $50,000 in free online poker tournaments played each month on 888 Poker.
What Else is Happening at 888 Poker
Qualification is at an advanced stage for the 2012 Aussie Millions (12th-30th January) and also the WPT Dublin (5th – 8th January). Those who do not want to leave the UK can qualify for one of 888 Poker´s “Superstack” live poker tournaments, played alternatively in London or Birmingham, or register directly through the site for the APAT UK Open Championships which are being played on the 3rd and 4th December at the G Casino in Manchester.