Chris Eubank Jr named 888poker Cultural Ambassador

888Online poker destination kicks off its 20th anniversary with the appointment of former two-time IBO super middleweight world champion Chris Eubank Jr as a cultural ambassador.

To celebrate this event, 888poker will be hosting various events throughout the year, including a series of player-focused events with Chris Eubank Jr, who has played in high stakes poker games around the world and also has made an appearance in PokerGo’s high stakes poker series. – Poker after dark.

Amit Berkovich, vice-president and head of poker at 888, commented: “I am happy to welcome Chris to the 888poker family as a Cultural Ambassador. The authenticity, integrity and enthusiasm it brings, whether in the ring or at the poker table, is a perfect fit with our values ​​and a perfect fit with our brand. This is a fantastic partnership and an exciting kick-off for our 20e anniversary year.

“Like Chris, over the past two decades 888poker has firmly established itself as one of the best in the world through our commitment to constant improvement in order to provide our players with the highest level of entertainment.

“As we look ahead, we have a lot of plans to support the continued evolution of the 888poker brand, which will allow us to continue to provide fun, creative and exciting experiences for players around the world. ”

Eubank Jr, who beat Marcus Morrison and Wanik Awdijan until 2021, is expected to kick off his 2022 campaign in a nationwide clash against Liam Williams in February.

“Poker is one of the biggest passions in my life so I am delighted to be associated with 888poker,” said Eubank Jr. “For me the beauty of poker is in its community and 888poker does a fantastic job to make poker more fun and less tiring for players of all skill levels with its user-friendly platform.

“I am delighted to officially launch the partnership in the coming months and look forward to meeting the 888poker community at the tables.”

To date, 888poker has hosted over 15 million players, dealt over 25 billion hands and awarded over $ 6 billion in tournament prizes worldwide.