Online poker players from the Great White North are being given a shot at earning a share of $25,000 in cash courtesy of mixed martial artist Georges St Pierre.
Wednesday 29th August 2012
In celebration of signing French-Canadian mixed martial artist Georges St Pierre as a global brand ambassador, online poker site 888Poker has launched a new promotion offering Canadian players the chance to win a share of $25,000 in cash.
Quebec native St Pierre is the current Welterweight Champion for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) with a professional record of 22 wins for only two defeats and the special campaign at 888Poker, which is running from now until September 1, will additionally offer players a shot at bagging exclusive mixed martial arts merchandise.
Major highlights of the GSP Welcome Week promotion will include a live appearance from the 30-year-old himself in the $3,000 GSP PokerCam Fight on September 9 with players set to be given a chance to face St Pierre via webcam along with the $10,000 GSP Giant Freeroll on September 1.
â€śPlayers can win a seat in the $10,000 GSP Giant Freeroll in a number of ways including via a $3,000 freeroll, $1,000 knock-out and $1,000 team tournaments,â€ť read a statement from Gibraltar-licensed 888Poker.
â€śPlus, players can win seats in a special GSP Quiz in the 888Poker lobby or by depositing with a GSP promotion code. New players will also receive 888Poker's renowned free eight-dollar offer upon registration with no deposit required.â€ť