888 powers WSOP online launch in Michigan
888 is pleased to announce that the World Series of Poker Online (WSOP® Online) has launched in Michigan. 888’s world-class products are now available across six states in the US.
Famed as the world’s most prestigious and longest-running poker series, WSOP® has awarded $3.5 billion in prize monies since its launch in 1970. In 2021, WSOP’s tournament attracted 127,075 entrants from 40 different counties and awarded more than $237 million in prize money.
WSOP® Online is powered by 888’s proprietary next-generation poker platform which combines 888’s product-leadership principles and its innovation expertise, and is built on extensive ongoing research and feedback from its customers. It has rich graphics and animations, a crisp and clean user interface, and enhanced functionality to offer a complete experience for players. For players of all levels in Michigan, WSOP will be launching bracelet events and weekly tournaments on WSOP® Online.
John Atkinson, US Business Development Director at 888, commented: “We are delighted to support WSOP® with its eagerly anticipated launch in Michigan, bringing the world’s most renowned poker brand to players in the Great Lake State. This is not only another important milestone for WSOP® but a key moment for 888, providing an opportunity to introduce our newest poker platform to more players across North America while strengthening our relationship with our long-term partner Caesars Interactive Entertainment. We look forward to working with our partners and regulators in extending the 888-powered interstate poker network to additional states over the coming months.”