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Published: 7th October 2013 Written by Online Poker Tournaments
Updated: 11th December 2023

shane warne poker classicThe 888poker Shane Warne Poker Classic is a new live poker tournament scheduled for the 8th March 2014 at the Grove Hotel & Spa, UK.

Players can qualify for the live event by playing online poker satellite tournaments on 888poker where there are 100 prize packages worth $1,250 to be won.

There are only three ways to get to the live tournament, daily satellites, weekly qualifier or by purchasing a Shane Warne Poker Classic prize package directly from the lobby.

Shane Warne is a 888poker ambassador, meet and play poker against the legendary Australian ex-cricketer in this exclusive live poker experience.

Shane Warne Poker Classic

888poker have added a new live poker event to their tournament schedule the Shane Warne Poker Classic, the event is limited to 100 players who can can qualify online at 888poker.

This event is probably best suited for European and UK poker players because the prize packages only offers $200 for travel costs.

Shane Warne Poker Classic
Date: 8th March 2014
Buy-in: $250
Venue: Grove Hotel & Spa – Hertfordshire, UK

Shane Warne will invite some celebrity friends to play the event so winners will get to mingle with celebrities at this exclusive 888 poker event.

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Shane Warne Poker Classic Prize Package

Players can win prize packages to the Shane Warne Poker Classic live poker tournament worth $1,250 which consists of the following:

  • Accommodation at the Grove Hotel & Golf Club
  • Cash for travel – $200
  • Shane Warne Poker Classic buy-in – $250
  • Hotel vouchers for Dinner & drinks
  • Meet and greet with Shane Warne plus Autographed cricket bat and ball
  • 888 Poker gear

How to Qualify

  1. Daily satellites run every four hours, qualify from as little as 30¢
  2. Weekly qualifier takes place on Sundays with prize packages to be won
  3. Purchase the complete prize package in the lobby for $1,250

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See the satellites and qualifiers below for your route to the Shane Warne Poker Classic:

Shane Warne Poker Classic Step 1
Date: Daily
Time: Every 4 hours
Buy-in: $0.25 +$0.05 R&A
Prizes: Entry to Shane Warne Poker Classic Step 2 for every $15 in prize pool

Shane Warne Poker Classic Step 2
Date: Daily
Time: 18:15 GMT
Buy-in: $13.50+$1.50
Prizes: Entry to Shane Warne Poker Classic Qualifier for every $135 in prize pool.

Shane Warne Poker Classic Qualifier
Date: Every Sunday until 9th February 2014
Time: 20:05 GMT
Buy-in: $125+$10
Prizes: Shane Warne Poker Classic prize packages worth $1,250

These tournaments can be located in the 888poker lobby from the Tournaments –> Live Events tab until 100 prize packages are claimed or 9th February 2014.