Celebrity Challenge from 888 Poker

Celebrity Challenge from 888 Poker

Wednesday, 26 October 2011

888 Poker has revealed details of a new series of Celebrity Challenge tournaments where online players can pit their poker wits against Ashes winning cricketers, a Champions League winning footballer, TV presenters, a 2011 WSOP bracelet winner and a November Niner.

The seven Celebrity Challenges run throughout November and coincide with the launch of 888 Poker's new software which enables players to set up private Pokercam tables. The action gets under way on Wednesday 2 November with England cricketer Jimmy Anderson in the bounty seat. Next up is former Real Madrid goalkeeper Santiago Canizares followed by 2011 WSOP bracelet winner Tyler Bonkowski, Soccer AM host and former Poker Million runner up Helen Chamberlain, November Niner Sam Holden, Aussie cricket legend Shane Warne and Sky Sports presenter Charlotte Jackson.

The full schedule, complete with prize pools and bounties is as follows:

Wed 2 Nov 8.00pm Jimmy Anderson / “Janderson9? $100.00 $2,000
Wed 9 Nov 7.00pm Santiago Canizares / “Canizares888? $100.00 $3,000
Wed 16 Nov 1.00am Tyler Bonkowski / “Bonkman5? $100.00 $1,000
Thu 17 Nov 8.00pm Helen Chamberlain / “HellsBellsy” $100.00 $1,000
Fri 18 Nov 8.00pm Sam Holden / “Sam_Holden” $100.00 $2,000
Fri 25 Nov 9.00pm Shane Warne / “Warne888? $100.00 $3,000
Tue 29 Nov 7.00pm Charlotte Jackson / “Charlottejac” $100.00 $1,000

Join the celebs at the 888 Poker tables with a free £5 cash bonus (no deposit necessary). Sign up here.

Tags: 888 Poker, Celebrity Challenge, Shane Warne, Jimmy Anderson, Santiago Canizares, Helen Chamberlain, Sam Holden, Charlotte Jackson