World Series of Poker Online expands into Michigan

21 April 2022
(PRESS RELEASE) -- 888, one of the world’s leading online betting and gaming companies, 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 U.S.

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.”