888poker hosts WPT for second time in 2021 for new WPTDeepStacks

By Isabella Aslam

The World Poker Tour and 888poker have announced a partnership for a new WPTDeepStacks online series featuring over $3m in guaranteed prize pools and 28 events, with the highlight being the $1,050 buy-in main event. 

The festival will commence on 28 November with a $200,000 guarantee on the $525 buy-in opening event. Satellites for all events begin at $0.01, with buy-ins ranging from $55 for the mini main event, all the way up to $5,200 for the Super High Roller. With 10 starting flights, players will have the opportunity to win $1m from the prize pool. 

Angelica Hael, WPT Vice President, Global Tour Management, commented on the partnership, saying: "The World Poker Tour is excited to partner with 888poker again to give players around the globe the opportunity to take down a WPTDeepStacks title."

On 29 November, fans worldwide can tune in and watch online final tables from six of the events. Dominik Nitsche, 888poker Brand Ambassador and WPT champion, said: "This will be another fabulous festival for 888poker and WPT. The beauty of events like this is that they provide a genuine opportunity for casual players to win big starting from one-cent buy-ins, all from the comfort of their own home.

“With an increasing number of online poker players emerging over the last year, I'm looking forward to witnessing the exhilarating action and the next WPTDS champion emerge."

In 2021, this will be the second time that 888poker has hosted a WPT event. Amit Berkovich, Head of 888poker expressed his gratitude, saying: "We're delighted to partner with WPT to launch another WPTDeepStacks series.

"Responding to the ever-changing needs of our players, the festival provides the prestige and feel of the live circuit on the mobile or laptop and gives a shot of poker glory to casual and professional players alike.”

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