888poker Launches GSP Welcome Week and NEW TV Commercial Featuring GSP

Aug 28, 2012, 12:32 ET from 888poker.com

GIBRALTAR, August 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Online poker leader, 888poker, is proud to announce the launch of the new 888poker TV commercial featuring Canadian superstar Georges St-Pierre, also known as "GSP". To celebrate GSP's new commercial, 888poker is launching the GSP Welcome Week promotion.  Play GSP live at his first PokerCam appearance!

GSP's Welcome Week runs from 27 Aug - 01 Sep 2012, with an additional Live GSP PokerCam appearance on 09 Sep 2012. The promotion will offer Canadian players the chance to win their share of $25,000, as well as exclusive MMA (mixed martial arts) and 888poker branded merchandise.

The major highlights of the promotion include; a LIVE PokerCam appearance from GSP himself in the $3000 GSP PokerCam Fight on 09 Sep (players will get the chance to play poker face-to-face with GSP via webcam) and the massive $10,000 GSP GIANT Freeroll on 01 Sep.

Players can win a seat in the $10,000 Freeroll in a number of ways including via $3,000 Freeroll, $1,000 Knock-out and $1,000 Team tournaments. Plus, players can win seats in a special GSP Quiz in the 888poker lobby or by depositing with a GSP promotion code.

New players will also receive 888poker's renowned free $8 offer upon registration - no deposit required.

To find out more about this release or 888.com and its house of brands, contact Marketing and PR Director Jennifer Von Strohe Huxley at Jennifer.huxley@888holdings.com .

About Georges St-Pierre:

Georges St- Pierre, who is best acknowledged as a MMA world champion, is an official global brand ambassador for 888.com and its house of brands.

GSP has built a dedicated fan base over the years through his exceptional sporting career that comprises of 22 wins, the all-time most consecutive welterweight title defenses and two MMA World Champion titles.

About 888poker:

888poker.com is the fastest growing online poker brand in the industry, hosting thousands of poker enthusiasts the world over at any given time. With over 5 million registered members, 888poker continues to offer the best consumer experience. 888poker strives to provide quality entertainment by providing a safe, fun and secure poker environment. 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.

For more details go to: http://www.888poker.com.

SOURCE 888poker.com