The World Poker Tour, in partnership with 888poker, has today announced a new WPTDeepStacks online series, consisting of 28 events and over $3m in prize money. The event's centerpiece is set to be a $1,050 buy-in main event, featuring an impressive $1m guaranteed prize pool.
"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," said Angelica Hael, WPT Vice President, Global Tour Management.
The event is set begin on November 28, with buy-ins that range from $55 to $5,200, and prize money reaching $3m.
"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 the feel of the live circuit on the mobile or laptop and gives a shot of poker glory to casual and professional players alike," added Amit Berkovich, Head of 888poker.
The matches will be broadcast globally for viewers to watch, beginning with the opening event final table on November 29.
This end of year festival marks the second time in 2021 that 888poker has hosted a WPT event. 888’s previous outing drew 1,087 contestants with the biggest winner raking in $233,705.
"This will be another fabulous festival for 888poker and WPT," said Dominik Nitsche, 888poker brand ambassador and WPT champion.
"The beauty of events like this is that they provide 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."