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In the last few years 888poker has established several of its own live tournament series of growing popularity.
it’s also become the main sponsor of the World Series of Poker and the only place you can qualify for it online.
In short: On 888poker you can qualify for very little money to play in some of the best and coolest tournaments in Europe – and the one everybody wants to play in in Las Vegas.
Here are a few upcoming opportunities.
888Live London from 10 Cents
Last March 888poker established its own branded poker room at the Aspers Casino in Westfield Mall, Stratford, East London.
Since then the poker area has been buzzing with permanent cash game action. But there are also regular tournament events.
The popular 888Live series is back at the Aspers for its Easter edition — a £440/$550 NLHE tournament from April 13-16.
There will be two or three starting days so you can just walk in and buy yourself into the tournament, or you can try to win a seat online
A direct 888Live London direct satellite runs Thursday evenings at 8.35 PM CET and costs $12 to play. There are unlimited rebuys allowed plus a single add-on.
You can go even cheaper and qualify for this satellite through a sub-satellite. The sub-satellite is only 10 cents to play and also offers unlimited rebuys and one add-on for 10 cents each.
“Make it Big” in Barcelona
The “Make it Big” Live series is the latest addition to 888poker’s array of live events.
There have been two editions so far. One of them happened at the Aspers in London where, among others, Antonio Esfandiari, Michael Mizrachi and Melanie Weisner showed up.
The second took place at the King’s Casino in Rozvadov and both Niall Farrell and Ludovic Geilich made it to the final table.
Now the series will hit another top poker destination in Europe – the Gran Casino in Barcelona.
“Make it Big” Barcelona is a series of events across 11 days from May 11-22 with €700,000 guaranteed.
You can qualify online for both the Opening event – a €220 NLHE tournament with €100k guaranteed – and the Main Event, a €550 NLHE tournament with €500,000 guaranteed.
The Opening event will be played on May 11-14 while the main event goes May 18-22.
Qualification for the Opening event is the same as for London; see above. To play in the Main Event you have to make your way through the $30 direct satellite. This tournament has unlimited rebuys and offers one add-on at the end of the rebuy phase.
Crazy Eights or WSOP Main Event
888poker is the main sponsor of the WSOP and the only poker room where you can qualify for the Main Event. You can also qualify for the $888 Crazy Eights event, 888poker’s own branded event.
You can make your way through the steps system (starting at 1 cent) until you reach the direct qualifiers or you can buy into these directly.
The direct satellite for the 2017 WSOP Main Event is a $1,050 buy-in tournament that offers three re-entries. The winners will get the big $12,500 prize package including Main Event buy-in, hotel and travel expenses.
You can qualify for the direct satellite through the $160 sub-satellites, which again you can reach by playing the steps tournaments.
The Crazy Eights package is worth $3,000 and has the tournament ticket, three nights at the Rio and $1,200 travel expenses in it. The direct satellite costs $160 to play.
You can find all the qualifiers under the All games > Tournaments > Live Events tab.
To learn more about the WSOP satellites, visit the 888poker page here. To open your own 888poker account and access out $888 sign-up bonus, head to the 888poker review page and click “Play Now” or “Free Download.”