888poker Announce XL Inferno Series with $1.5m+ Guaranteed
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May is shaping up to be an incredible month of online poker, and 888poker are the latest operator to announce a major online festival scheduled for next month.
The XL Inferno comes with over $1.5 million in guarantees, with a $500,000 Main Event that you can satellite into for absolutely free when you sign up for an 888poker account!
888poker XL Inferno Schedule Released
Over eleven days, 888poker are guaranteeing at least $45,000 every day with a schedule of 34 events. They all lead up to the three Main Events on Sunday 24th May. That's right, three Main Events!
The $5.50 Micro Main Event comes with a $20,000 guarantee, and the $33 Mini Main Event has a $50,000 guarantee. However, all eyes will be on the $250 Main Event which has a whopping $500,000 guarantee!
Satellites to the XL Inferno Series now running on 888poker
Qualify through FREE daily XL Inferno Qualifiers
In addition, depositors on 888poker gain entry into Main Event Qualifiers running daily in the 888poker client, allowing you to win your way into the $250 Main Event absolutely free.
|XL Inferno Main Event Qualifier||Daily @ 17:30 (GMT)||5 x $250 XL Inferno Main Event Seats|
|XL Inferno Main Event Late Qualifier||Daily @ 18:05 (GMT)||3 x $250 XL Inferno Main Event Seats|
Qualifiers run until 23rd May 2020
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New to Tournament Poker?
Don't worry if you're a beginner when it comes to online poker tournaments, because 888poker's Ambassadors have got a bunch of helpful tips to guide you through it.
Sofia Lovgren (pictured) says you should stock up on snacks while you're playing, while Dominik Nitsche says that it's important to get your sleep schedule in good shape before you play.
While at the tables, Vivian Saliba advocates for increasing your sizings depending on who you're up against!
For more helpful hints, check out this article!
Full 2020 888poker XL Inferno Schedule
|14th May||1||18:00||Opening Event||$109||$75,000|
|2||18:00||Mini Opening Event||$16.50||$25,000|
|3||20:00||Late Opening Event||$55||$20,000|
|17th May||10||18:00||Tune Up||$109||$150,000|
|11||18:00||Mini Tune Up||$16.50||$50,000|
|12||18:30||Micro Tune Up||$5.50||$15,000|
|13||20:00||Late Tune Up||$55||$20,000|
|18th May||14||18:00||R&A Event||$33||$20,000|
|19th May||17||18:00||High Roller||$320||$100,000|
|18||18:00||Mini High Roller||$55||$30,000|
|19||20:00||Late High Roller||$109||$20,000|
|21st May||23||18:00||PKO 8-Max||$160||$50,000|
|24||18:00||Mini PKO 8-Max||$22||$20,000|
|25||20:00||Late PKO 8-Max||$55||$20,000|
|24th May||32||17:00||Main Event||$250||$500,000|
|33||17:30||Mini Main Event||$33||$50,000|
|34||18:00||Micro Main Event||$5.50||$20,000|
Will Shillibier is based in the United Kingdom. He started working for PokerNews as a freelance live reporter in 2015 and joined the full-time staff in 2019. He graduated from the University of Kent in 2017 with a B.A. in German. He also holds an NCTJ Diploma in Sports Journalism.