The Festival Online Powered by 888poker Kicks Off Today

The Festival Online Powered by 888poker Kicks Off Today

Today, July 7, the first edition of The Festival Online commences on 888poker. The tournament series is the first collaboration of The Festival with an online provider to bring the successful live tournament series to an online environment. Over the next 4 weeks, the series guarantees $750,000 in prize money across 26 tournaments.

The Festival Online starts today with the most affordable tournament of the whole series. It costs just one dollar to play and the event guarantees 25 tickets to the Main Event.

The Festival Kickoff

The Kickoff Event is the cheapest direct satellite in the Festival Online Main Event. For a buy-in of just $1, a whopping 25 Main Event tickets worth $215 each are guaranteed. That means at least $5,375 in prize money will be played for in this tournament.

These are the details:

  • Name: The Festival Online - Kickoff
  • Date: July 7
  • Time: 20:00 (CEST)
  • Buy-In: $1
  • Re-Entries: 5 Re-Entries(á 5,000 Chips) in the first hour
  • Late-Reg: until 21:00 (CEST)
  • Structure: 5,000 chips (6 minute levels)

The Festival Kickoff
The Festival Kickoff

The tournament allows re-entries during the first hour, limited to a maximum of 5 per player. The structure allows for plenty of post-flop poker in the first hour, with the blinds picking up noticeably after that, so there won't be an eternally long time until the winners are found.

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More Satellites

At the same time, numerous satellites to the Festival Online are taking place regularly today and in the coming days on 888poker. These have buy-ins from 1 cent up to $16.50 and guarantee tickets to the $109 opening tournament taking place on Sunday.

The biggest upcoming satellite starts on July 10 at 17:30 CEST and guarantees 30 tickets to the opening event worth $109 each for a buy-in of only $16.50.

If you want to try to qualify for little money and play the first big tournament on Sunday, you will definitely find plenty of options on 888poker.

The Festival Online Satellites
The Festival Online Satellites

Looking Ahead: The First Big Festival Online Weekend

The coming Sunday features three tournaments of The Festival Online:

  • $109 Opening Event with $100,000 guaranteed at 20:00 (CEST)
  • $525 Opening High Roller with $40,000 guaranteed at 20:30 (CEST)
  • $109 Opening PLO with $5,000 guaranteed at 21:00 (CEST)

The Opening Event has a slow structure with 12-minute levels and a starting stack of 30,000 chips (300 big blinds). Due to the great interest in the series and the event, the final table of this tournament will be played on Monday starting at 21:00 CEST and will broadcast cards-up on 888poker's Twitch account beginning half an hour later.

About The Festival Online Powered by 888poker

The Festival Online is a series of 26 tournaments on 888poker that will run from July 7 to August 1. Buy-ins range from $1 to $525 and a total of $750,000 in prize money is guaranteed.

To participate in The Festival Online, all you need is a real money poker account at 888poker. You can find all the events under the Tournaments tab in the lobby.

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