888poker.fr is Live in France

Oct 19, 2010, 08:15 ET from 888.com

GIBRALTAR, October 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- 888poker is proud to announce its newest addition to the brand, 888poker.fr (http://www.888poker.fr) in France.

The new 888poker.fr (http://www.888poker.fr) offers a suite of games, multiple tournaments and customized poker solution for France poker players. In celebration of the new 888poker.fr (http://www.888poker.fr) site, 888poker has officially signed an endorsement contract with French model, actress and very successful poker player, Claire Renaut. Claire brings a real face to the new 888poker.fr (http://www.888poker.fr) brand and will be a integral part of our efforts to connect directly with poker players in France. As part of Claire's new endorsement deal with 888poker.fr (http://www.888poker.fr), she will be offering herself up as a bounty in her twice monthly, Claire Renaut Bounty Tournament. 888poker.fr ( http://www.888poker.fr) players can join the twice monthly, Sunday tournament for a small EUR8 Euro buy-in. Prizes for the tournament include a EUR1000 guaranteed prize pool and a EUR200 bounty award for the player who busts out Claire Renaut.

In addition to the Claire Renaut endorsement deal and bounty tournaments, 888poker.fr (http://www.888poker.fr) will also be offering several other promotions to its players, including:

    - Sign on Bonus - 100% up to 888EUR on you first deposit
    - Activation Freeroll - Monday 21:00 FR time. EUR500. Members
      whose documents are approved by Thursday 23:59 will be eligible to play
      in this tournament.
    - EUR50 daily Freeroll
    - Daily EUR1000 guaranteed. ,Mon - Sun
    - EUR2000 guaranteed, Saturdays
    - EUR3000 guaranteed, Sundays
    - EUR250 Raked Hands Freeroll (Mon - Sat) -players who reach 100
      raked hands get entry
    - EUR1,000 Raked Hands Freeroll (Mon-Sat)-players who reach 400
      raked hands you get entry
    - Magic Hands - every 1000 four of a kind 8s hand dealt, the
      players at the 1000 hand table will receive EUR300. 50% to the winner
      and 50% to the rest of the table.

888poker is excited to offer a new poker product to France with http://www.888poker.fr and will strive to provide players in France a safe and entertaining poker experience.

For more information about 888poker.fr (http://www.888poker.fr) and upcoming features and promotions, please go to http://www.888poker.fr.

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