With its smash hit poker festival in Sao Paulo now in the books, 888Live is going back to its roots.
At the beginning of October 888poker returns to its home poker room at the Aspers Casino in London, England.
This time around the festival will be bigger than ever before and offer 10 varied events over 12 days – but only 30 seconds to make a move.
£30 Sats, £400,000 Main Event
The next 888live London festival starts on October 2 with £30 satellites to the Opening Event.
There’ll be seven of these before the Opening Event kicks off the festival on Thursday, October 5.
It’ll be a £220 buy-in event with a guaranteed prize pool of £120,000. This will be followed up by the £2,200 High Roller with £50,000 guaranteed.
The Main Event has an £1,100 buy-in and a proper £400,000 in guaranteed prize money. There’ll be three Day 1s and simultaneous ME satellites running until the last possible minute.
The days in between will be filled by a number of other tournaments that should be familiar to the online player -- a Hurricane, a Swordfish, a Lightning and a Whale. But you’ll also find a PLO and a Ladies event.
The final day of the festival will be October 16 when the Main Event restarts with just nine players left. The event will be live streamed so you can watch the action from home.
Bring in the Action Clock, Qualify Live or Online
The 888poker Action Clock will also be back on the tables for the Main Event and the High Roller events.
This means you just have 30 seconds to make your next move. This speeds up the game and stops unnecessary stalling.
The Aspers is running satellites for the Opening and the Main Event but there are also online satellites running.
The satellites cost $109 for the Main and just $12 for the Opening Event. As always, you can play sub-satellites to get into the direct qualifiers for even less money.
The 888poker steps system lets you try your luck for as little as 1 cent so make as much use of it as you can.
Apart from the scheduled qualifiers, the steps tournaments run all the time and you can use the tournament tickets you win for all sorts of live and online events.
Get Into the Game
Everybody is welcome to play at the 888poker festival in London but if you want to win yourself a ticket online, you need an account.
To get started all you need to do is go to our 888poker review, click on the download button and take it from there. The whole procedure takes but a few minutes and will give you access to an $888 sign-up bonus.
If you need to cut your teeth, get some practice in the scheduled tournaments or the ongoing XL Eclipse series.
The buy-ins for the XL series start at $5 so you can experience the epic battle of a big tournament for the price of a sandwich (actually, compared to London, you won’t get a sandwich for that money).