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888 Hosts $3 Million Guaranteed World Poker Crown

$1 Million First Prize for Largest Ever Tournament on

Print-icon today announced its $3 million-guaranteed World Poker Crown tournament, taking place on Apr. 26, 2008. The eventWPC will see the winner pocket a cool $1 million — one of the largest ever prizes in online poker history.

The company described the World Poker Crown as a “new breed” of event that starts online and then sees the last eight players move the final table offline in a 16th-century castle in Peralada, Spain, from May. 6-10, where play will be filmed for broadcast on Sky Sports, Das Vierte (Germany), Tele 5 (Spain), and Fox Sports (LatAm).

Online qualifiers for the event are exclusive to and start tomorrow, Feb. 20, and continue to April 26. Players can also buy in directly to the online final for $1,000+$50, or they can look out for details of our exclusive freerolls on, which start on Mar. 17.

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