The biggest online poker festival ever to take place in the long history of 888poker with the Millions Superstorm guaranteeing at more than $8 million across 480 tournaments from Sept. 10 to Oct. 11 has been a huge success thus far with less than one week remaining.
The highlight of the festival is the two-day $320 888Millions Superstorm Main Event boasting a huge $1 million guarantee. Opening flights have already begun for this event and there are plenty of chances every day for you to earn a ticket to this event for free.
Niklas "tutten7" Astedt was the biggest winner the past couple of days after shipping the 888Millions $530 High Roller for a cool $23,000. Astedt was the top ranked online tournament player according to PocketFives where he resides currently in fifth place on the Worldwide Leaderboard.
The Swede has been dominating for years and has dazzled players around the world with more than $21 million in online tournament cashes.
In addition to Astedt, there were many other big winners in the 888Millions the past two days including Ryan "planty1994" Plant, Carlos "MagicClaw" Acosta Silva, Vangel "Machkonti" Apostolov, Alexey "gunning_4you" Ivanov, Anton "VnilaVader" Herrman, Ronan "Sw33ney" Sweeney, and Matthew "ProPriced" Price.
Read on to learn about all the players that won 888Millions Superstorm events at 888poker on Monday and Tuesday.
Opening flights for the Superstorm Main Event are underway with thus far 2,075 entrants (including 211 inflight re-entries) already hopping into the action in hopes for a lion's share of the at least $1 million guaranteed in the prize pool.
A total of 317 players and counting have thus far virtually bagged a stack with many more to come. Sweden's "AsaNisse4" amassed a stack of 229,262 last weekend and thus far is the chip leader entering Day 2.
The top ten on the leaderboard remained unchanged from the past two days. Here is a look:
The Main Event provides plenty of action with 20-minute blind levels on Day 1. Opening flights end the sooner of 12 blind levels in the books or the field trimmed down to 14 percent of its starting size.