Shane Warne leads Team 888poker to the Tables at the Aussie Millions Main Event!

Jan 29, 2013, 01:12 ET from

GIBRALTAR, January 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

The 2013 Aussie Millions Main Event at Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia is well on its way with 2 day 1's completed. Today is the final day 1 and also the day that Team 888poker will play.

This year Team 888poker welcomes several online Qualifiers to play alongside the 888poker Ambassador Team which includes; Team Captain and Cricket Legend, Shane Warne; 2012 WSOP ME final table millionaires, Jesse Sylvia, Jake Balsiger and Russell Thomas and 2011 WSOP November Niner, Sam Holden.

The accumulative cash wins and overall experience of this year's ambassadors is the strongest in 888poker's history. It is hopeful that the Aussie Millions 2013 Main Event final table will see at least one 888poker player, if not more. Jake Balsiger is already leading the pack with a strong 2nd place, $71,000 finish in Event 6, $1,150 NL Hold'em/rebuy.

Team Captain, Shane Warne commented," I'm looking forward to playing this year's main event with Team 888poker and I hope this year will be my year."

Follow @888poker and the ambassadors twitter accounts for chip updates, bust outs, etc.

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

About 888poker: 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 Community.

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