888Poker, one of the largest and most popular online poker networks in the world, is broadening its live tournament experience with the creation of the 888Live Festival Series.
The tournament series will be held at different locations three times a year. 888 will be taking advantage of its relationship with poker room Aspers Casino in Stratford for the first festival; 888Live London, which is to be held between October 13th – 23rd.
The 888Live London Festival will be hosted by Team888 Ambassador Kara Scott, and is expected to attract the largest prize pool that any of the network’s live events have ever had to offer.
In total, 11 events will be held, and 888 promises to provide increased variety, longer structures, a broader range of buy-ins and larger guarantees. The opening event on October 13th is a £220 buy-in event with three starting flights and a £100,000 guarantee. The £880 buy-in 888Live London Festival Main Event is a £880 buy-in event that will carry a £200,000 guarantee and will be taking place on the 20th October. There will also be a £2,000 buy-in High Roller on the 19th October.
To qualify for the Main Event, customers may simply play online at 888Poker or participate in a range of £50 live satellites throughout the festival, and the smallest buy-in events will be £120.
Chris Moorman, Dominik Nitsche and Sofia Lovgren, 888Poker Ambassadors, will be featuring in the opening festival in London, each carrying an $888 bounty on their head for the Main Event.
In connection with 888’s logo “Make it big!”, the 888Live Festival Series will be carrying a three-word slogan: Bigger. Better. Different.
888Poker will also be showcasing at SiGMA16, the biggest upcoming gaming event in Malta. If you are interested in joining this iGaming summit in November where you can watch 888 as well as other exhibitors, click here to register today.