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888poker Gears Up for the $8M XL Eclipse Championship

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  • 888poker is guaranteeing at least $8 million in prizes during the XL Eclipse online tournament series.

Following on from the hugely popular XL Inferno series, 888poker is gearing up for the XL Eclipse Championship series, which features the largest combined prize pools in 888poker history.

888poker has put $8 million in guaranteed prizes on the line for the XL Eclipse Championships, half a million dollars more than it guaranteed for the XL Inferno series in May. Although the XL Eclipse series does not kick off until September, and the schedule is yet to be finalized, 888poker is running a special promotion where you can grab three free tickets to the daily XL Eclipse qualifiers.

Simply deposit $10 or more using the promotional code “ECLIPSE10” and three free tickets are all yours.

There are three different daily XL Eclipse qualifiers to choose from. Play one, play two or play all three with your free tickets at the times shown below.

NameTime (GMT)Prize
XL Eclipse Mini Opening Event Qualifier1:30 p.m.Top 30 players win $12 seat to Mini Opening Event
XL Eclipse $300K Opening Event Qualifer4:30 p.m.Top 10 players win a $160 seat to Opening Event
XL Eclipse Main Event Qualifer7:30 p.m.Top 3 players win $1,050 seat to Main Event

One event that has been confirmed for the $8 million XL Eclipse series is the Champion of Champions Event. Anyone who wins an XL Eclipse event during the series gains access to the Champion of Champions event on Sept. 26 at 6:00 p.m. GMT. The top 40 finishers win a prize ranging from a $55 tournament ticket up to a World Series of Poker Europe Main Event package.

Champion of Champions Payouts

PlacePrize
1WSOPE Rozvadov Main Event Package
2888Live London Festival Main Event Package
3888Live Dublin Main Event Package
4-5$600 tournament ticket
6-9$215 tournament ticket
10-40$55 tournament ticket

Download 888poker via PokerNews today and you will receive a free $88 worth of cash and tournament tickets just for creating your account; this is a free £20 to residents of the United Kingdom. When you come to make your first deposit, 888poker matches it 100 percent up to a maximum of $888.

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