7 (Incredible) 888poker Client Features You Should Check Out NOW!


888poker has made a host of changes since it rolled out its Made to Play platform in October 2020. The software boasted new state-of-the-art technology, which helped improve the user experience and the site also revamped its tournament offering.

Also, among the updates are a host of client features that look to reward players. Be sure to get to the end of the article to find out how you can get the most out of your poker sessions on 888poker.

Triple Threat PKO Collection

If you love progressive knockout poker tournaments, then you'll be enamoured with 888poker's Sunday PKO offering. Three PKO Triple Threat events run every week and give everyone, regardless of bankroll, the opportunity to battle it out for a slice of some great guarantees.

Along with the chance to win some great cash prizes, players are further rewarded by making the paid places in these tournaments. If you cash in all three events, you'll get a tidy kickback as you'll be awarded tickets to the following week's PKO events.

Triple Threat PKO Collection Schedule

DayTime (GMT)Buy-inEventGuarantee
Sunday4 p.m.$11PKO Triple Threat 11$15,000
Sunday4:30 p.m.$22PKO Triple Threat 22$20,000
Sunday5 p.m.$55PKO Triple Threat 55$40,000

24/7 Freerolls Festival

Players with even a balance of $0.00 can take part in freerolls that offer over $20,000 in prizes every week on 888poker. There are freerolls running around the clock every day and you can get your seat at the table via multiple avenues:

  • The Freebie Freerolls: No ticket needed free-entry tournaments
  • The Funky Freerolls: Get your ticket via Gift Drops on 888poker
  • The Fabulous Freerolls: Grab a ticket from the client's Winner Spinner

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Made to Amaze

In the early days of online poker, a host of prizes like sports cars and holiday packages etc were routinely given out. While experiences to F1 events are available for example, these types of rewards are less prevalent in today's landscape.

Well, 888poker is looking to change that by awarding unique prizes every week in its $10,000 guaranteed Made to Amaze tournament. The event runs every Sunday at 6 p.m. GMT and has an extremely affordable $5 buy-in. There are some great cash payouts to get your hands on and if you manage to win the event you'll get your own special Made to Amaze prize.

Prizes already awarded include a private online $10,000 tournament for the winner and their friends, a VIP personalized avatar and a yearly subscription to the popular Sunday Big Shot tournament. The prizes are revealed each week via email and an in-app notification, so be sure to check out to see what you could be taking home this Sunday.

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Play With Friends

Creating your own online homes games has been a welcomed addition to online poker by players all around the world and you can do just that on 888poker. Whether you play on a PC, laptop or mobile you can host your own game and invite your poker playing friends.

It's really easy to set-up, all you need to do is follow these simple steps:

  1. Select 'Play with Friends'. To find the tab on PC, click on your avatar while on mobile it is found under the menu.
  2. Set up your game. You can choose to play either a tournament or cash game, however you can only do this on PC.
  3. Invite your friends.

Invite Your Friends

It also pays to refer your friends to 888poker. Share your personally generated link to your friends and you'll all benefit. Your friends will get a bigger welcome package when they join and you'll receive a $15 bonus!

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Hand of the Day

You can boost your bankroll up to $1,000 every day by completing the daily 'Hand of the Day' challenge. All you need to do is play cash games (2¢/5¢ min stake), including SNAP.

Then you need to win with the hand of the day, as shown below, as many times as specified in your email or your account. If you hit your target you can win up to a $1,000 cash prize, it's as simple as that!

DayHand of the Day

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BLAST Leaderboards

Fancy getting your hands on a share of $6,000? Well you can do that with 888poker's BLAST Leaderboards.

And to keep everything fair, only your first 10 or 30 BLAST games will contribute to your ranking on the league table. To join one of the leaderboards, all you need to do is head to the BLAST arena in the lobby and click on the leaderboards tab. Join the league of your choice and press play and you've started!

Your leaderboard spot is determined by how many points you accrue. You get two points for first place and one point for just taking part. The BLAST multiplier then gives your score a boost and then determines your rank. To see where you ended up, just head back to the live leaderboard tab.

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Gift Drops

Gift Drops are one of the most prominent features on 888poker and all you need to do to be a recipient is play your favourite games such as SNAP poker, tournaments, BLAST and cash games.

The gift drops vary from cash prizes to tournament tickets are are all awarded to your account within 72 hours. Make sure to head to 888poker to find out about the fine print.

Players in Ontario, Canada are now allowed to play on several online poker sites including 888poker. Check out the online poker rooms in Ontario for more details!

$88 Free Plus a $400 Welcome Bonus

Now is the perfect time to join 888poker if you have not already done so. Download 888poker via PokerNews, create your free account, and 888poker will give you a free $88 worth of cash game and tournament tickets – this is a free £20 for residents of the United Kingdom – just for reaching this stage.

Your first deposit is matched 100% up to $400 in the form or a releasable bonus. You have 90 days to release as much bonus as you can. Contact 888poker support for more details.

  • Your poker grind will never be the same again on 888poker.

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Calum has been a part of the PokerNews team since September 2021 after working in the UK energy sector. He played his first hand of poker in 2017 and immediately fell in love with the game. Calum's proudest poker achievement is winning the only tournament he has ever played in Las Vegas, the prestigious $60 Flamingo evening event.

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