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  • 888 Poker Wins at eGR Awards and Collaborates with GGE

    Sunday, December 11th, 2011 by Nadia

One of the largest online gaming sites in the world, 888 Poker, won the coveted ‘Poker Operator of the Year’ award at the eGaming Review (eGR) Operator Awards. The 7th annual EGR ceremony was held in London. 888poker has always been dedicated to product innovation and ensuring customer experiences.

About 888poker

The site offers its customers a variety of gaming experiences ranging from casino games to sports betting. Its poker room is one of the most popular sites in the online poker world. The company operates in 22 languages in 176 countries around the globe. It is regulated and licensed by the Gibraltar Government.

Annually, 888 Poker has reported an increase in players who are active on the site by 122 percent. In 2011, 888 Poker launched a beginners lobby with an easy, single click interface. The lobby features beautiful graphics which includes tutorial videos on the games, tips on how to use the tools, 3D games, tournaments for teams, private games (on special social platforms) and webcam technology at the poker tables.

eGaming Review Operator Awards

The eGR Awards were created to reward the operators with the best performances in the online gaming industry each year. This year, 888 Poker was nominated for a few awards. Some of these were: Casino Operator of the Year, Affiliate Program of the Year, Innovation in Gaming, Poker Operator of the Year, Operator of the Year and Marketing Campaign of the Year.

According to the 888 Poker spokesperson, winning an eGR award is a great honor, showcasing the wonderful year that the poker site has had. The company stated that it is committed to enhancing player experience by giving customers what they want in a poker room.

888 Poker Partners with GGE

888 Poker is taking big steps in the online poker industry. It recently announced that it has entered a venture with Global Gaming Events (GGE). The collaboration will result in four events that will be held between December (2011) and January (2012).

The first event is a $500 Freeroll that will be conducted on the 17th of December, 2011. The next event will be a $2000 Guaranteed event that has a $5 buy-in and a $0.50 registration fee. The event is scheduled for December 18th, 2011. The third event will be conducted in January. The event will be another $500 Freeroll, held on January 21st. The last event is a Guaranteed $2000 event with a $5 buy-in and a $0.50 registration fee. It will be held on the 22nd of January.

To participate in any of these events, players are required to register before-hand at the official GGE website. The registration is free, and players who fail to register cannot participate.

According to the Jason Rosenberg, the President of GGE, 888 is a big brand that is recognized by players, therefore the partnership is bound to work well. He went on to say that players comprehend value and the great cash prizes as well as the caliber of the events offer exciting opportunities for players.




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