$1 Million Guaranteed 888poker LIVE Heads to Barcelona in May
The ever-popular 888poker LIVE tour is heading to the vibrant Spanish city of Barcelona from May 24 and guaranteeing that $1 million will be won across the festival’s scheduled events.
Casino Barcelona is the venue for the 888poker LIVE Barcelona festival, which begins on May 24 and runs through June 3. At least $1 million will be won during these 12 days thanks to a varied selection of tournaments being scheduled by 888poker.
There are several side events for players to get involved in. Most of these tournaments have the same name as some of 888poker’s most-popular online events, such as The Hurricane, The Swordfish and the Turbo Deepstack.
The flagship tournament, however, is the €1,100 buy-in 888poker LIVE Barcelona Main Event that has three starting flights and carries a €500,000 guarantee on its prize pool. Satellites for the 888poker LIVE Barcelona Main Event are available in two guises online at 888poker.
There is one called the 888poker LIVE Barcelona Qualifier Main Event Tournament Seat Only that awards €1,100 seats to the Barcelona Main Event. There is another called 888poker LIVE Barcelona Qualifier Main Event Tournament that awards packages worth $2,200.
These packages award their winner:
- €1,100 entry to the 888poker LIVE Barcelona Main Event
- Three nights accommodation
- $220 for travel expenses
There are also satellites, which start as low as $0.01, available for the €100,000 guaranteed 888poker LIVE Barcelona Opening Event, a tournament that costs €220 to enter.
888poker LIVE Barcelona Schedule
|Thu 24 May||6:00 p.m.||888poker LIVE Barcelona Opening Event Day 1a||€220||30K||30-mins|
|Fri 25 May||6:00 p.m.||888poker LIVE Barcelona Opening Event Day 1b||€220||30K||30-mins|
|8:00 p.m.||The Thunder €15,000 Gtd||€88||15K||20-mins|
|Sat 26 May||2:00 p.m.||888poker LIVE Barcelona Opening Event Day 1c||€220||30K||30-mins|
|6:00 p.m.||888poker LIVE Barcelona Opening Event Day 1d||€220||30K||30-mins|
|8:00 p.m||The Breeze €20,000 Gtd||€110||15K||20-mins|
|Sun 27 May||1:00 p.m.||888poker LIVE Barcelona Opening Event Final Day|
|2:00 p.m.||High Noon Turbo €5,000 Gtd||€50||10K||15-mins|
|6:00 p.m.||The Hurricane €15,000 Gtd||€110||15K||20-mins|
|Mon 28 May||8:00 p.m.||The Swordfish €10,000 Gtd||€55||10K||20-mins|
|Tue 29 May||8:00 p.m.||The Turbo Deepstack €10,000 Gtd||€77||10K||15-mins|
|Mon 30 May||6:00 p.m.||The Lightning 8-Max €8,800 Gtd||€66||10K||20-mins|
|8:00 p.m.||888poker LIVE Barcelona High Roller Day 1 €100,000 Gtd||€2,200||100K||45-mins|
|Tue 31 May||5:00 p.m.||888poker LIVE Barcelona High Roller Day 2 €100K Gtd|
|6:00 p.m.||888poker LIVE Barcelona Main Event Day 1a €500,000 Gtd||€1,100||30K||45-mins|
|Wed 1 Jun||6:00 p.m.||888poker LIVE Barcelona Main Event Day 1b €500,000 Gtd||€1,100||30K||45-mins|
|9:00 p.m.||The Mega Knockout (€50 Bounty) €20,000 Gtd||€100+€5=€15||10K||20-mins|
|Thu 2 Jun||12:00 p.m.||888poker LIVE Barcelona Main Event Day 1c €500,000 Gtd||€1,100||30K||45-mins|
|5:00 p.m.||Pot Limit Omaha €10,000 Gtd||€150||25K||25-mins|
|Fri 3 Jun||2:00 p.m.||888poker LIVE Barcelona Main Event Day 2 €500,000 Gtd|
|3:00 p.m.||The Whale €40,000 Gtd||€333||20K||25-mins|
|7:00 p.m.||Ladies Event €2,000 Gtd||€220||15K||20-mins|
|Sat 4 Jun||2 p.m.||888poker LIVE Barcelona Main Event Final Day €500,000 Gtd|
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