Nov 05, 2013
Play in Shane Warne's "Poker Paradise" with 888 Poker
By RTR Dennis
While playing in big online poker tournaments is always fun, sometimes it's nice to get off the laptop and play live poker in a really cool place. Such is the idea behind the Shane Warne Poker Classic, which is held on March 8th, 2014 at the 5-star Grove Hotel & Spa in Hertfordshire, UK.
For centuries, this 300-acre manor served as a home to Britain's wealthy and elite. And now, it's a beautiful countryside resort that also hosts one of the world's most unique poker tournaments. 888poker want to send as many players as possible to this tourney through $1,250 prize packages. Each package covers a number of perks, including the following:
- 1 night (Mar. 8th) at the 5-star Grove Hotel & Golf Club
- $200 for travel expenses (paid into 888poker account)
- $250 seat in Shane Warne Poker Classic poker tournament on Mar. 8th
- Breakfast, buffet dinner and drink vouchers
- Meet cricket legend Shane Warne and his celebrity buddies
- Receive an autographed Shane Warne mini-bat and cricket ball
- 888poker merchandise
888poker have loaded a lot into each $1,250 prize package. And if you're interested in trying to win one of these packages, you can do so through the satellites that are currently running. This being said, let's take a quick look at the available satellites:
Step 1 - Runs daily every four hours, $0.25 +$0.05 buy-in, rebuys and add-ons, winners collect a $15 Step 2 ticket.
Step 2 - Runs daily at 18:35 GMT, $13.50+1.50 buy-in, winners earn a $135 Qualifier seat.
Qualifier - Takes place every Sunday at 20:05 GMT, $125+10 buy-in, winners earn a $1,250 prize package to the Shane Warne Poker Classic on March 8th.
Shane Warne Poker Classic satellites run from now until February 9th, 2014, so make sure to try and win your prize package before then!