£100K Gtd 888poker LIVE London Weekend Event Starts Today
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Aspers Casino in Stratford, London is set to be packed to the rafters as 888poker beings another major live tournament to the United Kingdom’s capital city.
888poker LIVE London Weekendruns from February 5-9, features three tournaments with combined guarantees of £120,000. The bulk of those guarantees come from the £440 buy-in 888 LIVE Main Event.
The Main Event has four starting flights, one of which is played to a turbo blind structure. Players can re-enter an unlimited number of times, funds permitting of course, should they dust off their 30,000 starting stack while late registration is open. Blinds are 30-minutes long for Day 1A-C and 20-minutes for the Day 1D turbo.
888poker LIVE London Weekend Schedule
|Wed 5 Feb||6:00 p.m.||£440 NLHE Main Event Day 1A||£100K Gtd, 30-mins levels|
|Thu 6 Feb||6:00 p.m.||£440 NLHE Main Event Day 1B||£100K Gtd, 30-mins levels|
|Fri 7 Feb||1:00 p.m.||£440 NLHE Main Event Day 1C||£100K Gtd, 30-mins levels|
|6:00 p.m.||£440 NLHE Main Event Day 1D Turbo||£100K Gtd, 40-mins levels|
|Sat 8 Feb||2:00 p.m.||Main Event Day 2||£100K Gtd, 40-min levels|
|6:00 p.m.||£220 NLHE Mini Main Event Day 1||£20K Gtd, 20-min levels|
|Sun 9 Feb||1:00 p.m.||Main Event Final Day||£100K 40-min levels|
|2:00 p.m.||Main Main Event Final Day||£20K Gtd, 30-min levels|
|6:00 p.m.||£100 NLHE Big Bounty||Freezeout, 20-min levels|
Aspers in Stratford has hosted several 888poker LIVE events and all have been well-attended. This one should be no different.
A Couple of Past 888poker LIVE London Champions
Two almost identical tournaments took place last year. February’s edition saw 586 players exchange £440 for the chance to become an 888poker LIVE champion. This particular tournament featured a £120,000 guaranteed prize pool but accumulated £295,020 worth of buy-ins.
The final four players struck a deal to conclude the event. Apostolos Stylianou officially finished fourth and walked away with £27,925 with Richard King netting £28,525 for his third-place finish. Tom Runnacles scooped £39,855 after falling in second-place, slightly more than the £37,045 Ivelin Ganev secured for his victory.
888poker ran a £440 buy-in £100,000 guaranteed tournament during the last week of May 2019 that attracted a field of 207 players who purchased 120 re-entries between them. This resulted in a £129,480 prize pool shared among the top 36 finishers.
Paul Noble walked away with the trophy and the £26,530 top prize after defeating Richard Clarke heads-up, resigning the runner-up to the £22,250 consolation prize.
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You’ll find satellites to 888poker’s live events plus the XL Blizzard returns to action from February 6-16, bringing with it more than $1.4 million in guaranteed prize pools.