We are proud to announce that we have partnered with WPTDeepStacks™ to add two more events to the 2019 WPTDeepStacks Europe schedule. These two new stops will be in Malta and Portugal.
As part of the deal, we will partner with WPTDeepStacks for three years, during which time we will act as co-sponsor for these events. Also, we will host online qualifiers where players can win seats to the specified series.
First Up 888poker WPTDeepStacks Malta
Up first will be the 888poker WPTDeepStacks Malta series, which will take place at the Casino Malta from 8th through 14th of April. The WPTDeepStacks Main Event will be held from 11th through 14th of April.
The flagship Main Event will have a €1,000 buy-in and carries a guarantee of €200,000. Players will be able to satellite into this event on the 888poker.com website.
Next Up 888poker WPTDeepStacks Portugal
Next up on the tour will be WPTDeepStacks Portugal, kicking off in September. This time around, we’re headed for the Casino Solverde Vilamoura. The event features a €1,200 buy-in Main Event with €250,000 guaranteed. Dates for this festival are 2nd through 8th of September.
The prestigious Main Event will take place from 5th through 8th of September. Once again, players will have the chance to earn their seat to the event on 888poker.com.
WPTDeepStacks & 888poker – Taking Back the Game
With this new partnership, players have a lot to look forward to in the upcoming months.
Guy Cohen, 888 Holdings’ Senior Vice President of B2C, commented, “We are very excited to extend our relationship with the World Poker Tour by sponsoring an additional two events in Malta and Portugal. At 888poker, we strive to create a product that offers an engaging experience to all poker players, and we are looking forward to launching our poker product in Portugal soon.”
Hermance Blum, WPT VP Europe and Angelica Hael, VP of Global Tour Management for the World Poker Tour also had this to say –
“WPTDeepStacks Europe looks forward to partnering with 888poker for our events over the next three years starting with WPTDeepStacks Malta and WPTDeepStacks Portugal,” Hermance Blum, WPT VP Europe, said. “WPT has no doubt the addition of 888poker will greatly increase visibility at WPTDeepStacks locations across Europe.”
Angelica Hael, VP of Global Tour Management for the World Poker Tour, added, “888poker is one of the global leaders in creating positive experiences for players, and the World Poker Tour is excited to work with the great team at 888poker at our upcoming events.”
We’re also excited to be working with one of the longest-running and most respected poker tours!