A recent announcement confirmed that 888 Poker will become the latest primary sponsor of the World Series of Poker (WSOP).

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The WSOP, which is considered to be the biggest live poker tournaments in the world, is held in Las Vegas annually. Poker players consider the WSOP to be one of the most exciting ways to boost their bankrolls, and the best online poker rooms in the industry give their customers an opportunity to win prize packages to WSOP events.

According to the latest sponsorship deal signed, 888 Poker will sponsor the two WSOP tournament series held annually in Las Vegas along with the WSOP Asian Pacific, a recently launched WSOP event, and the WSOP TV shows in Europe.

Speaking about the sponsorship deal, 888 Poker Director Gareth Edwards said, “Partnering with the largest live tournament series, WSOP, is an exciting opportunity for 888 Poker and its players. As a leading online poker site, we strive to give our players the best poker experience. Our sponsorship with WSOP definitely achieves that.”

According to the terms of this deal, 888 Poker will become the official provider of live video streaming for key events in both the WSOP series to be held in Las Vegas. The online poker room also gains the benefit of providing seats to WSOP events through special promotions such as qualifier tournaments.

Poker players interested in live video streaming of WSOP events must visit 888poker.tv when the WSOP tournament is being held.

888 Poker is one of the online gambling brands belonging to 888 Holdings Plc, a prestigious online gambling site. The online poker room happens to be very popular among online poker players all over the world. 888 Poker is home to irresistible giveaways and lucrative tournaments, which include special qualifier satellites giving players several opportunities to win free entries to the WSOP Europe Main Event. These satellite qualifiers are held at 888 Poker throughout the year. 888 Poker offers a wide range of popular online poker variants such as Omaha, Texas Hold’em, and Stud. Players can choose from attractive cash games and online poker tournaments, many of which are freerolls.

Recently, 888 Holdings got into a partnership deal with Caesars Interactive Entertainment and applied for an online poker license in Nevada. The company is one of the 20 companies that received an interactive gambling license in Nevada. 888 Holdings has announced that it will launch WSOP Online Poker in Nevada by the end of this summer.