The new season of 888poker LIVE will kick off in February with our £440 buy-in 888poker LIVE 2018 Kick-off Event, which will take place at Aspers Casino from Feb. 2-11. Room will also host local events at the same venue in June, August, and November.
Also, in February is the 888poker LIVE Bucharest, which will run at the Marriot Hotel from February 28 through March 4. That stop will highlight a two-day €220 buy-in Opening Event, which will feature a €50K GTD and award the winner a package to 888Live Local London. The tournament will take place Feb. 28-March 2.
From March 1-4, there will also be a four-day, €888 buy-in Main Event, offering two starting flights, a €288K GTD, and a WSOP Crazy 8’s package to the winner.
January saw the WPTDeepStacks European Championship Berlin, which was sponsored by us at 888poker, the event took place at Casino Spielbank Berlin. From January 10-15, a €1,500 buy-in Main Event was held, that featured a whopping €1 million guaranteed prize pool.
From February 6-11, 888 will host the 888poker LIVE London Mini Festival, and then on April 1st, they’re partnering up for the WPT500 Easter at Aspers inside the 888poker room. That’ll be followed up with the 888poker LIVE Festival Barcelona at Casino Barcelona from May 23 through June 4.
Over the summer, 888 will once again be in Las Vegas to join forces with the World Series of Poker for both the Crazy 8’s and Main Event. The former, Event #62: $888 Crazy Eights NLHE 8-Handed, will feature four starting flights beginning on Saturday, June 30th at 10 a.m. Flight 1B will take place the same day at 5 p.m., while flights 1C and 1D will take place at the same times on Sunday, July 1. The winner of the tournament, which is unlimited re-entry, is guaranteed a first-place prize of $888,888.
As for the 11-day $10,000 WSOP Main Event, the tournament will offer three starting flights beginning with 1A on Monday, July 2 at 11 a.m. Flights 1B and 1C will take place at the same time on Tuesday, July 3 and Wednesday, July 4 respectively.
In autumn, 888poker LIVE Festival stops in Sao Paulo, Brazil in September, Aspers Casino in London from November 23 through December 2, and in Portugal from Dec. 11-16.
For those wondering, 888 will also be continuing the use of the “Action Clock” for all our Main Events and High-Rollers, which was first introduced in the October LIVE event in London.