Play Against Oscar Winning Poker Faces at 888.com

Posted at 18:53 2009-03-12
888.com are offering you with an opportunity to join the ‘A’ list celebrities at the Cannes Film Festival on 19th May, joining the likes of Oscar winners Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, and the chance to win an amazing beach house worth $250,000.
The Cannes Charity Poker event, sponsored by 888.com, will coincide with the Cannes Film Festival and is being held to raise money for Ben Affleck’s and Matt Damon’s charities – “Not On Our Watch” in aid of the children in the Darfur region, and “One Voice For Freedom” the children’s anti slavery charity.
The charity event will be a privately run affair and 60 seats will have been carefully allocated by the organisers in an attempt to attract only the very top ‘A’ list celebrities in addition to the richest donators from around the World.
The winner of the event will walk away with a $250,000 beach house in Durban, South Africa!! They (winner plus guest) will also stay three nights at a five star hotel in Cannes with all flights, transfers and dinner at the World famous Palme d’Or all thrown into this amazing once in a lifetime prize.
888.com has secured one highly sought after place in this event, as the official gaming partners of the Cannes Charity Poker Event. Customers can win that place by playing at 888poker over the coming weeks.
To win an entry into the freeroll event, simply download 888Poker and earn 1200 points from March 1st to May 6th. Once you have achieved this then you’ll receive entry into the freeroll poker tournament on May 9th. For those who may have not have joined 888Poker until a little later into the promotion, you have an additional opportunity to win a spot into the freeroll via a $150 buy-in tournament on May 7th.  
The Cannes Charity Poker Event Final will be a black tie occasion that promises to be one of THE events of the two week Cannes Film Festival and the lucky 888.com winner will have a chance of winning that $250,000 beach house, but also has the opportunity to mix with some of the biggest celebrities on the planet and to rub shoulders with the World’s cinematic glitterati.
888Poker Cannes Celebrity Event Satellite Tournament (for members who do not meet the 1200 FPP criteria)
Date: Thursday, May 7th at 20:00 GMT
Buy-in: $150 + $10
Chips: 3000
Blinds: 15 minutes
Level Up: $20K Structure
Prize: The top 3 get a seat to the ‘Cannes’ Celebrity Event Qualifier on May 9th at 19:00 GMT
888Poker ‘Cannes’ Celebrity Event Qualifier:
Date: Saturday, May 9 at 19:00 GMT
Buy-in: Free
Chips: 5000
Blinds: 15 minutes
Level Up structure: $20K structure

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