If there were a competition for the taboo word of the year in poker, "variance" would certainly make it into the top 3. 888poker is making sure that PokerStrategists have to worry a bit less about this issue for the next couple of weeks, with their exclusive offer.

How does it work?

• Deposit at least $50 by 16th July at 888poker (the account needs to be created through PokerStrategy.com)

• Then, play for at least five days at 888poker over the next two weeks - either 50 hands or 5 tournaments per calendar day, but not a combination of both

• If you have less than $25 in your account after 5 days, 888poker will credit you with a $25 bonus

• Participants can win one of 3 iPad2s

Important Info:

• Deposits from Neteller and Moneybookers will not be taken into account in this promotion.
• The counting will start on the day of deposit.
• You need to wager $25 40 times in order to qualify for the bonus.
• Read the full Terms and Conditions