888poker has announced that they have received exclusive sponsorship rights to the prestigious European Poker Tour and the MILLIONS tournament poker series. This move, which has long-standing sponsors of the World Series of Poker, the WSOP Europe, the Super High Roller Bowl, the Poker Masters and the US. Poker Open strengthens 888poker’s position as the world’s leading sponsor of live poker events.
Under the extensive contract, which has been reportedly in the making for months, each upcoming MILLIONS and EPT tournament festival will be expanded to a buy-in rake-free event worth € 888. Some more details of the deal are certainly well received by the players:
- All events on schedule at the aforementioned festivals will now feature 8-handed play from Day 1.
- An 88-second shot clock will also be utilized, with players receiving 8 time bank extensions apiece.
For all planned events of the above festivals, starting with day 1, 8 hands will be played. An 88 second shotgun will also be used, with players receiving 8 time extensions each.
The stream will be hosted on the channels of all PokerStars and partypoker team professionals and the 888poker Ambassador.
The live commentary on the Twitch Poker stream will be made available by Poker Central Uncle Ron at PokerGO Studios in Las Vegas.
When Dorony was thinking about future plans for the 888poker, he was a bit nervous and played his cards near the waistcoat, but he let go of this interesting treat: “Ever since getting this position, my goal has been our brand Sponsor number 1 for everything related to poker. My team and I really want to win a Global Poker Award. We may also sponsor this event from PokerStars. ”