The 48th edition of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) to take place in Las Vegas is scheduled to begin on May 30 and continue until July 17.
This year 888poker is offering players a chance not only to earn a seat to events in the tournament series but also to pocket higher rewards if they qualify for the Main Event via the online poker site and earn the first place win.
The WSOP past-year track record shows that the grand trophey for the Main Event has been between $7 million and $10 million.
The new Supersize ME promotion of 888poker gives players access to satellites for as little as one cent. Contestants who win the $1,050 Qualifier earn a $12,500 package to the Main Event of the WSOP, covering the $10,000 buy-in, $1,200 in travel and expenses, as well as five-night accommodation at the Vdara Hotel Las Vegas.
In 2016, Fernando Pons qualified for the Main Event through 888poker and ranked 9th, earning $1 million.