There will be five teams from different countries each will have a captain, wing man and an online qualifier from 888poker.
Team captains are 888poker ambassadors: Chris Moorman (UK), Bruno Politano (Brazil), Parker Talbot (Canada), Sofia Lövgren (Sweden) and Dominik Nitsche (Germany).
888poker are once again the only poker site that is an official sponsor of the World Series of Poker.
888poker 8-Team – 2017 WSOP Main Event
888poker have made up five teams from different countries (Brazil, Canada, Germany, Sweden & UK) to represent the brand in the 2017 WSOP Main Event.
Each of the five teams will have a captain, wing man and an online qualifier who has qualified online at 888poker.
As an extra prize the Team which performs the best in the 2017 World Series of Poker Main Event will earn a 2018 WSOP Main Event prize package for the online qualifier of that team.
888poker Supersize Main Event Promotion
888poker are running a promotion for all Main Event qualifiers that won a prize package online and continues on to win the 2017 WSOP Main Event. The online poker site will add extra cash to their winnings to make sure they are guaranteed a first place prize of at least $10 million.
Team Captain: Chris Moorman
Wing Man: William Kassouf – professional poker player
Chris Moorman is head of Team UK with $14 million earned in both live and online poker games. Moorman is joined by wing man William Kassouf the UK professional poker player.
Team Captain: Bruno Politano
888 Poker Ambassador Bruno Politano is a 2014 WSOP November Niner winning $947,172 for his 7th place finish in the Main Event.
Team Captain: Parker Talbot aKa TonkaaaaP
Wing Man: Griffin Benger – 2016 WSOP November Nine
The newest member to Team 888 is Parker “TonkaaaaP” Talbot who is a dedicated poker video streamer on Twitch and also works with David Tuchman on commentary at live poker events.
Team Captain: Sofia Lövgren – 888poker ambassador
Wing Man: Martin Jacobson – 2014 WSOP Main Event winner.
Swedish 888poker ambassador, Sofia Lövgren is joined by wing man Martin Jacobson to represent 8-Team Sweden in the 2017 WSOP Main Event.
Team Captain: Dominik Nitsche
Dominik Nitsche is a three-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner earning over six million in live poker tournaments and is the 888poker Ambassador for Germany.