888poker, the online poker brand of 888, has agreed a deal to become the new host for the online section of the Swedish Poker Championships (Poker-SM).
Organised and run by the Svenska Pokerförbunde (Swedish Poker Federation), the Poker-SM features a number of events, including an online-specific portion.
888poker will now become host of the online events, taking over from Amaya-owned PokerStars and Full Tilt, which had been working with the Swedish Poker Federation for a number of years.
This year’s Poker-SM online section will take place from May 24-30 and feature a total of 12 events.
According to Cards-Chat.com, Mauritz Altikardes, chief executive of Poker Event, the company behind the Poker-SM, said: “I believe that this is exactly what the Swedish Poker Federation needs, a committed partner that wants to support the online community and grow with it.”
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