Rush to the Ring with 888poker

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GSP-marchFight_Promopage_641x300_4B888 Poker has a special offer for its Canadian poker members who also enjoy watching the Ultimate Fighting Championship, aka UFC. The poker room is hosting a special promotion called the Rush to the Ring, which will give away free passes to one of the biggest UFC events, taking place in Canada. A special promotion for all UFC fans, but in particular those of Canadian UFC star, Georges St-Pierre.

Here’s how to participate in this exciting event…

Join 888 Poker – One of the Biggest Online Poker Rooms

For a chance to win free passes to the UFC event, you need to be a member of 888poker. This promo is exclusively for members who have or are going to make a deposit into their account before March 3. Two lucky and skilled poker players will get free tickets to the Welterweight Championship Fight between Georges St-Pierre (GSP) and Nick Diaz, on March 16, 2013, at the Bell Center in Montreal, Canada.

If you are not yet a member of 888poker, register with the site today and make a deposit of at least $30. To be eligible for this special “Rush to the Ring” promo, you need to use the code GSP888 when making your first deposit. If you are already a member of the online poker room, make a deposit of $30 or more into your account, using the code RUSH888.

Once you make a deposit, you will be rewarded with a free seat to the special freeroll event on March 3 that offers the big prize – the UFC event package – to the winners.

The Tournament and the Package

The Rush to the Ring promotion will feature the GSP v Diaz – UFC Tickets Freeroll, which gives away two packages worth $4,500, to watch the match live in Montreal. The freeroll will take place on March 3, at 9:05 pm EST and is open to all those who have managed to obtain a free seat by making a deposit of at least $30 during the promotional period. Note: this promotion is open only to 888poker members from Canada.

The $4,500 worth package includes –


  • Two tickets to the championship fight on March 3
  • Hospitality for 2 in an exclusive corporate box
  • Accommodation for one night, at the Le Westin Montreal Hotel
  • A free T-shirt signed by Georges St-Pierre
  • Cash of $500 for travel expenses


Registrations for the event are open now, so be quick to make a deposit and enter this freeroll, before the promotion ends on March 3, 2013.

Exclusive Tournaments

Besides the freeroll, 888poker is also hosting a special tournament for those who miss the freeroll event. If for any reason you can’t make it to the freeroll, you still have a chance to win the UFC tickets through this qualifier tournament. Members of the poker room can directly buy-in to the event, or they can participate in the step tournaments to reach the qualifier and win the $4,500 worth package.

Step 1 qualifiers take place every day and give away two seats to the next level, the Step 2. The level one qualifier has a buy-in of just $1. Step 2 qualifiers take place once every two days and have a buy-in of $17. Each of these level two qualifiers offers 4 seats to the final qualifier. The final, $4,500 GSP vs. Diaz – Qualifier, is on March 9, at 9:05 pm EST. It has a buy-in of $160 and gives away one package to the UFC Championship event between GSP and Diaz.

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