$.88 Celebrity Challenge Tournaments

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Celebrity Challenge is a fun set of low buy-in tournaments at the poker room at 888.com. For just an $.88 you can play in tournaments with as high as $3,000 guarantees. Each tournament will also have a $100 bounty for the player who knocks the celebrity out of the tournament.

$3,000 Cañizares Celebrity Challenge 09/11/2011 @ 19:00 GMT

Santiago Cañizares is one of the best goalkeepers in the world, playing for the Spanish national team, Valencia CF and Real Madrid. Besting this Spanish football legend will be no easy feat, but a $100 bounty awaits the player who does.

$1,000 Bonkowski Celebrity Challenge 16/11/2011 @ 1:00 GMT

Tyler Bonkowski is a profesional poker player from Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. He won a WSOP bracelet in 2011 for the $3,000 Limit Hold’em event, and took home a $220,817 prize. Playing as ‘Bonkman5’, he is a regular 888poker.com player and this is sure to be one of the hardest bounty of all the celebrity challenges.

$2,000 Holden Celebrity Challenge 18/11/2011 @ 20:00 GMT

Sam Holden is the 22 year old poker phenom who finished 9th in the 2011 WSOP main event. He won a huge $782,115 payday, and we are sure to see more form him in the future. Hopefully he is still tiered from the WSOP events, or winning the $100 for knocking him out could prove disastrous.

$3,000 Warne Celebrity Challenge 25/11/2011 @ 21:00 GMT

Besides being one of the greatest bowlers to ever play cricket, Shane Warne is the Team 888poker Captain. This Aussie cricket legend has taken over 1,000 international wickets. Running his charity, The Shane Warne Foundation as well as commentating and even having his own clothing line keep him active. Tacking down Shane Warne, ‘Warne888’, will gain you $100.

$1,000 Jackson Celebrity Challenge 29/11/2011 @ 19:00 GMT

Sky Sports News beauty, Charlotte Jackson will have a chance to prove she is more than pretty. With an impressive resume, we already know there are brain beneath that blonde hair, but now her poker skills can further reenforce it. With a $100 bounty on her head, ‘Charlottejac’ will be sure to have a chance to get some chips.