888poker certainly didn’t hold anything back or spare any expenses when organizing the Shane Warne Poker Classic. This is more than apparent when considering that the poker tournament will be held at the 5-Star Grove Hotel & Spa in Hertfordshire, UK. Set on 300 acres of beautiful land, the Grove Hotel once served as an estate for British noblemen and is prime lodging for the wealthy and elite today.
In addition to the swanky location for this tourney, cricket legend Shane Warne will host and play in the event. The Aussie is one of the greatest cricket bowlers of all-time, and has also played in a fair amount of poker tournaments.
Assuming you’re interested in this tournament, keep in mind that 888poker are currently giving away $1,750 prize packages to the Shane Warne Poker Classic. Below you can see what each package covers:
- One night stay at the Grove Hotel & Spa with breakfast included
- Access to spa facilities
- 3-course lunch with wine
- Drink vouchers during tournament
- Meet Shane Warne and other celebrities at the tourney
- Autographed mini-bat and cricket ball from Warne
- 888poker merchandise
As you can see, these prize packages definitely promise to offer players a very memorable experience. Those who are hoping to win their way to the Shane Warne Poker Classic should check out the satellites that 888 are running from now until April 9th. Here is a quick look at all of the satellites and qualifiers:
- $0.25 + $0.05 R&A Step 1 Satellite – Runs daily every two hours, players can win a $7.70 Step 2 ticket.
- $7 + $0.70 Step 2 Satellite – Happens daily at 18:30 or 20:30 GMT, players can win a $42 Step 3 seat.
- $38 + $4 Step 3 Satellite – Takes place every two days at 18:30 and 20:30 GMT, players can earn a $190 ticket to the Qualifier.
- $175 + $25 Shane Warne Poker Classic Qualifier – Runs every Sunday at 20:05 GMT, one $1,750 Shane Warne Poker Classic prize package is guaranteed.
With satellites as low as $0.30, anybody can take a shot at winning one of the package deals. And if you’ve got a large bankroll, the $190 Qualifier offers a realistic chance of winning a fabulous poker package.