888Poker continue their expansion in 2016 and this time they have their eyes locked on the World Series of Poker, the most important tournament in the world. It's going to bring together the best players out there and it is a great honor for any poker room to sponsor this event. That's why it was refreshing for its customers when the news broke out that they will be the ones promoting this competition in 2016.
The terms of the sponsorship are mutually beneficial, with the online poker room enjoying a great deal of exposure when the series begins. Las Vegas will turn into a raging volcano in June and the complete schedule has already been revealed, which makes it very exciting. Another important thing for those who enjoy playing poker over the Internet are attracted by the perspective of playing in a brick-and-mortar casino, is that 888Poker will run all the online satellites.
This is the best way of securing a place at the live tables without paying the buy-in out-of-pocket, so it comes as no surprise that enthusiasm is at high levels. There will be many opportunities starting on March 1 and until the end of May, so time is definitely on the players' side. Last year, there were plenty of poker players who secured a place at the WSOP after playing satellites from the comfort of their home and some made a deep run in various tournament.
Given the fact that the buy-in for the satellites starts at a handful of dollars, even those who have tiny bankrolls have a decent chance at playing among professionals this summer. 888 players are invited to check out the list of upcoming tournaments and one that meets their bankrolls and expectations. This is the first time that the poker room sponsors this tournament, but if it proves to be a successful deal, it is only fair to assume that they will return in 2017.
For the time being, poker fans should check out the list below and find the best satellite for them:
Step 1 to WSOP, 888Live & Major Tournaments $0.01 One Step 2 seat for every $0.10 in the prize pool
Step 2 to WSOP, 888Live & Major Tournaments $0.10 One Step 3 seat for every $1 in the prize pool
Step 3 to WSOP, 888Live & Major Tournaments $1 One Step 4 seat for every $5 in the prize pool
Step 4 to WSOP, 888Live & Major Tournaments $5 One Step 5 seat for every $30 in the prize pool
Step 5 to WSOP, 888Live & Major Tournaments $30 One Step 6 seat for every $160 in the prize pool
Step 6 to WSOP Main Event $160 One WSOP 2016 ME Qualifier seat for every $1,050 in the prize pool
WSOP Las Vegas 2016 Main Event Qualifier $1,050 One $12,500 WSOP Main Event package guaranteed, more added per additional $12,500 in the prize pool