GIBRALTAR, January 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Leading online poker room 888poker has announced a cash game leaderboard initiative for January. Named "The Big Bang", the event promises a $50,000 "prize explosion" including tangible items like iPad Minis, Xbox 360s, PS4s and PS Vitas. In addition, hundreds of runners-up will win cash prizes.
There are local leaderboard events where players can climb the ranks and qualify for the international grand finale. For the full leaderboard details, click here.
To participate, registered players at 888poker earn Leaderboard Points by playing at cash games. Points are accumulated for winning a hand Post Flop or getting to Showdown. The higher a player's hand ranking, the more points he or she earns.
The 888poker Big Bang Cash Leaderboards will run for a month, starting January 6th, 2014.
888poker.com is the fastest growing online poker brand in the industry, hosting thousands of poker enthusiasts the world over at any given time. Holding second position in global online poker liquidity, according to pokerscout.com, 888poker has over 5 million registered members and continues to offer the best consumer experience. Named Best Poker Operator of the Year 2013 by EGR, 888poker is synonymous with quality entertainment and a secure gaming experience. Customers play on state-of-the-art software with 3D, PokerCam and Teams features. As part of the 888poker experience, players also enjoy an 888poker Rewards Program, 888poker Online Shop and access to My.888poker.com Community.