888Live Sao Paulo Poker Festival Schedule and Qualifying Information
888Live is heading to the famous soccer city of Sao Paulo, Brazil this September. The 888Live Sao Paulo Festival will call the Casa Bossa – Cidade Jardim Centre home for six days of intense poker action in what will be the fourth stop of the tour.
Brazil is a hotbed for poker right now and players from the South American country are among the most passionate in the world. Poker enthusiasts are set to be treated to several superb tournaments, including a $318,000 (R$1,000,000) guaranteed Main Event, which also awards its champion a $13,000 package to the 2017 World Series of Poker Europe Main Event.
The Main Event kicks off on Sept. 6 and features six starting flights for the ultimate in flexibility. The buy-in is set at R$1,300 ($400), but you can win your way into this exciting even from only $0.01 thanks to online satellites run at 888poker.
888Live Sao Paulo Festival Schedule
|Wed 6 Sep||3:00 p.m.||High Roller Satellite||R$300||10 seats|
|5:00 p.m.||High Roller Day 1||R$2,500||R$200,000|
|8:00 p.m.||Main Event Day 1a||R$1,300||R$1 million|
|Thu 7 Sep||2:00 p.m.||Main Event Day 1b||R$1,300||R$1 million|
|5:00 p.m.||High Roller Final Day||R$2,500||R$200,000|
|8:00 p.m.||Main Event Day 1c||R$1,300||R$1 million|
|Fri 8 Sep||6:00 p.m.||Flop Omania 6-Max||Freeroll|
|8:00 p.m.||Main Event Day 1d||R$1,300||R$1 million|
|9:00 p.m.||Celebrities Freezeout Invitational|
|Sat 9 Sep||2:00 p.m.||Main Event Day 1e||R$1,300||R$1 million|
|8:00 p.m.||Main Event Day 1f||R$1,300||R$1 million|
|Sun 10 Sep||2:00 p.m.||Main Event Day 2||R$1 million|
|8:00 p.m.||Ladies Event Day 1||R$500|
|Mon 11 Sep||2:00 p.m.||Main Event Final Day||R$1 million|
|7:00 p.m.||Ladies Event Final Day|
|7:00 p.m.||Last Chance Tournament||R$150|
It won't only be the Main Event champion who wins a $13,000 WSOP Europe Main Event package. Whichever lucky lady takes down the Ladies Event will also receive a package to Rozvadov to chase a coveted gold bracelet.
Players also have the chance to watch some of the 888poker ambassadors and local celebrities play in a Celebrity Invitational Tournament. The likes of soccer legends Denilson and Cafu will be in attendance along with Sofia Lovgren, Kara Scott and Chris Moorman.
Win Your Seat Today!
Satellites for the 888Live Sao Paulo Main Event can be found in the 888poker lobby now. The buy in for these satellites start at a mere $0.01 and eventually feed into Seat Only qualifiers worth $400 and Main Event Seat and Hotel worth $750.
Download 888poker via PokerNews and you will receive a free $88 worth of cash and tournament tickets when you create your free account (a free £20 for UK residents). When you make your first deposit, 888poker will match the deposit amount 100 percent up to a maximum of $888. All you need to do then is win your way to Brazil and see if you can become an 888Live champion.
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