(PRWEB) May 6, 2008 – The 888.com World Poker Crown final table is all set to take place at Peralada Castle in Spain on Thursday, May 8. The $3 million guaranteed tournament, 888.com’s biggest poker event to date, will be broadcasted live at http://www.worldpokercrown.com/
During the live webcast, Pacific Poker members will have the chance to play in special restricted tournaments to win one of four World Series of Poker* packages, worth $17,000 each. To be eligible to win one of these great prizes, players need to visit the 888.com World Poker Crown website before the web cast starts and guess who will take it!
The ten finalists of the 888.com World Poker Crown battled their way through a field of over 2200 players online, to secure their seats in the offline final. The winner will take home a massive $1 million first prize, but all players are guaranteed at least $22,500 (the 10th place payout).
The ten lucky players that are battling it out for the 888.com World Poker Crown are:
Jack Hinchey from Canada (349,000 in chips)
Michael Lawson from Canada (207,000)
Bart Wetsteijn from the Netherlands (139,000)
Piotr Skiba from Poland (102,000)
Pini Roberto from Italy (85,000)
Mark Rossler from Germany (58,000)
Mark Castonguay from Canada (52,000)
Arjan van Bavel from the Netherlands (41,000)
Michael Leah from Canada (40,000)
Gijsbert van Doesburg from the Netherlands (38,000)
Further details about the 10 finalists are online at http://www.worldpokercrown.com/
In addition to the live webcast, the tournament’s highlights will also be broadcasted on Sky Sports 2 on May 12 at 9:30PM BST, as well as other channels around the world at a later date. The live web cast will begin when there are 8 players remaining (about 14:30 BST).
888 are also offering a market on the 888.com World Poker Crown at www.888sport.com . Bettors have the option of backing their favourite to win, choosing the survivor in last longer match ups and picking the country of origin for the winner.
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