For six consecutive years, one of the biggest online poker operators 888poker will be the official sponsor of the biggest poker tournament series, the World Series of Poker or simply the WSOP. The truth is that one of the leading online poker operators 888poker has a rich, long-running relationship with the World Series of Poker and it offers poker fans an amazing opportunity to compete in major WSOP tournaments by participating in online qualifications.
Formerly known as Pacific Poker, 888poker is a leading, international online poker network and cardroom which has been going strong since 2002. The poker network is owned and operated by 888 Holdings owns several gaming websites and brands besides its 888poker including 888sport, 888casino and a number of popular bingo brands. 888 Holdings was founded twenty-three years ago in 1997.
The 888poker Game and Tournament Offering
Today, the 888poker website includes loads of different poker variations for all poker fans such as High and Low Omaha, Texas Hold’em as well as Seven Card Stud Poker alongside tournament games and popular Sit & Go. All of the brand’s poker products are available across all major gaming platforms including Apple and Android devices, PCs and laptops.
It is worth mentioning that 888poker was the very first online poker operator to introduce webcam poker tables which allow 888poker members to enjoy better socializing when playing their favorite poker games. Back in July of 2013, 888poker also launches its poker mobile app which marked the company’s expansion across the growing mobile gaming market. the brand also offers an excellent loyalty program and all members of the 888poker Club gain access to daily free tournaments, great cash prizes, and other perks.
In addition to being the official sponsor or the WSOP since 2014, 888poker also hosts the iconic 888poker Live poker event which has been held across several cities for years. Besides, 888poker also organizes online legend branded as the XL Championships Series which includes XL Blizzard, XL Eclipse and XL Inferno. Back in November of 2017, the World Poker Tour and 888poker entered into a business partnership which enabled all 888poker players to qualify for the World Poker Tour DeepStacks which at the time was held in Berlin.
The World Series of Poker 2020 Details
The upcoming 2020 World Series of Poker event will be held at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino which is a hotel and casino located close to the Las Vegas Strip. The venue is managed by Caesars Entertainment and owned by Eric Birnbaum. The Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino was the very first all-suite luxurious resort to open its doors in this area. The World Series of Poker will kick off on the 26th of May.
It was already revealed that PokerGo and ESPN together will broadcast footage from the WSOP events so that interested fans can keep up with all of the actions. When it comes to 888poker and its involvement in the series, the company which owns the poker brand will offer its members who are not located within the United States the great opportunity to qualify for the WSOP 2020 Main Event online.
Additionally, 888poker will be offering loads of other options including special campaigns and promotions while satellite tournaments are also included on the menu. Some of these options are already offered by the operator while the majority of special promotions by 888poker will continue until the 14th of June.