John Terry is going to be one of the famous faces from the world of football making an appearance at the partypoker Community Poker Knockout, with the former Chelsea and England defender carrying a $1,000 bounty.

The third edition of the tournament takes place on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 7pm BST, and comes with a $20,000 guarantee for a $5.50 buy-in. 

The tournament is a progressive knockout event that any registered player can enter, and includes players from a number of online communities. Each participating community selects one special bounty player, who carries a $50 bounty for any player who can knock them out.

On top of this, if a special bounty player is knocked out by a player from the same community, the winning player will also be able to claim an exclusive prize offered by their community, which include an Xbox Series S, a PS5, a gaming laptop, $500 cash and a £500 tech bundle.

Terry, who will be representing the Daily Mirror community, will carry a bounty of $1,000 in tournament dollars, which would become the largest amount to have been won in the event.

Terry said: “I am very excited to be in the line-up for the partypoker Community Poker Knockout on Thursday, September 9 at 7pm BST. I have won many prizes in my career in football, and I have always been extremely competitive, so I cannot wait to get stuck in on partypoker and take a shot at the title.

“I will be staunchly defending my bounty, but with a massive $1,000 in tournament dollars up for grabs, feel free to try and beat me and land yourself a big score.”

He will be joined by former Aston Villa striker Gabby Agbonlahor, who will be playing for the Sporf community, as well as Kevin Stephens, a former football who is also known under the social media tag ‘StevoTheMadMan,’ who will be playing on behalf of

Meanwhile, Team partypoker’s Patrick Leonard will be carrying the special bounty prizes on offer for players in the partypoker community.

The bounty and additional prizes can only be claimed on social media. All players need to do is take a screenshot of their winning hand, share it with their community on social media and make sure they tag partypoker. 

The event, which will be streamed from start to finish on the partypoker Twitch channel, officially launched in June, and the inaugural version was won by Artem Kharitohov, who was awarded $1,209.04. Vadym Lishchuk took the victory in the second edition, winning $1,939.