WPTDeepStacks™ Announces Partnership with 888poker, 2019 Events in Malta and Portugal

Feb 11, 2019

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Los Angeles, CA (February 11, 2019) – WPTDeepStacks™ today announced a partnership with 888poker to add two more events to the 2019 WPTDeepStacks Europe schedule in Malta and Portugal. The deal with 888poker is a three-year partnership, in which 888poker will co-sponsor events and provide the events with online qualifiers.

888poker WPTDeepStacks Malta will take place at Casino Malta from April 8-14, with the WPTDeepStacks Main Event going from April 11-14. The Main Event has a €1,000 buy-in and carries a guarantee of €200,000. 888poker is hosting satellites for the event on 888poker.com.

In September, WPTDeepStacks travels to Portugal and Casino Solverde Vilamoura for 888poker WPTDeepStacks Portugal. This event features a €1,100 buy-in and a €250,000 guarantee. The festival dates are September 2-8, with the Main Event set to take place from September 5-8.
Players can earn their seat to the event on 888poker.com.

WPTDeepStacks took its most recent trip to Portugal last September, when Jimmy Livramento defeated a field of 224 entries to win €50,000.

“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.”

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.”

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