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888poker LIVE Heads to Bucharest

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  • The 888poker LIVE tour heads to Bucharest between Feb. 28 and Mar. 4 and includes a €288,000 Gtd Main Event.

Fresh from a successful 888poker LIVE London 2018 Kickoff Main Event, which Jonathan Bowers won for £30,630, the 888poker LIVE tour now hops on a plane and heads to the Romanian capital Bucharest.

The 888poker LIVE Bucharest festival runs from Feb. 28- Mar. 4 at the JW Marriot hotel in the Romanian capital city. It features nine events with buy-ins ranging from €60 up to €2,200, and it is simply not to be missed.

A €230 Opening Event with a €50,000 guaranteed prize pool kicks off the festival in style, and that is followed by the eagerly anticipated €888 Main Event with its €288,000 guarantee. You can also get involved in a Bounty Event, a Super Progressive KO tournament, a Deepstack format, a €2,200 High Roller, a Turbo Deepstack and a Hyper Turbo structured event.

2018 888poker LIVE Bucharest Schedule

DateTournamentBuy-inGuarantee
Wed 28 FebOpening Event€230€50,000
Fri 2 MarMain Event€888€288,000
 Bounty Event€100+€100+€30 
Sat 3 MarLadies Event€60 
 Super Progressive KO€100+€100+€30 
Sun 4 MarDeepstack€330 
 High Roller€2,200 
Mon 5 MarTurbo Deepstack€220 
Hyper Turbo€115  

The winner of the Main Event will not only win a substantial cash prize but will also be awarded a WSOP Vegas Crazy 888s package valued at $2,700, while the champion of the Ladies Event gets her hands on an 888poker LIVE Barcelona package that weighs in at $1,880.

Gentlemen are permitted to play in the Ladies Event. However, they will have to fork out €4,500 for the privilege instead of the standard €60 paid by female poker players.

Players in the Main Event and High Roller tournament will play with a 30-second shot clock enforced after a successful test at the 888poker LIVE London Kickoff. Each player in the Main Event and High Roller will have 30-seconds to act, although it is possible to use an extended time chip twice per day should they face a particularly tough decision.

Satellites for the 888poker LIVE Bucharest Main Event are running online at 888poker right now. These satellites start at only $0.01 and eventually feed into the $109 buy-in qualifier where a $1,700 package is up for grabs. The winner of the package receives:

  • The 888poker LIVE Bucharest Main Event seat worth €888
  • Three nights accommodation at the JW Marriot
  • $300 for travel expenses

Download 888poker via PokerNews and you will receive $88 worth of tournament tickets and cash just for creating an account; this is a free £20 to residents of the United Kingdom. Then when you come to make your first deposit, 888poker matches the amount 100 percent up to $888 in the form of a welcome bonus. All you need to do then is bring your A-game to the tables and see if you can bag yourself an 888poker LIVE Bucharest package.

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