888poker has announced that it is going to be the third online poker giant to organize its next live poker tour event in Casino Sochi on the edge of the Black Sea. Scheduled to go down as from August 8 and August 15, the event which has been dubbed 888Poker Live Sochi will be held at the renowned Sochi Poker Club room – the poker room is located within the aforementioned Sochi Casino and Resort which also happens to be the very first facility to allow gambling in Russia.
As expected, the 888Poker event is set to be just as big as we have all come to expect of the poker operator’s events. To begin with, there will be a guarantee of a whopping $1 million in total prize money. This amount will be distributed among a number of fun and exciting gaming attractions including a $444 buy-in, $100,000 GTD 888Poker Cup, a $1,888 buy-in, $100,000 GTD High Roller, as well as the $888 buy-in, $500,000 GTD, Main Event.
This $888 buy-in, $500,000 GTD, Main Event will officially kick off on August 10 and will feature a total of five starting flights. It will also feature a starting stack of 50,000. The winner of this Main Event will further earn a 2020 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event Package.
Want a Piece of the Action?
As always, 888Poker officials know that there are lots of people who are willing and deserve to be a part of their events but may not be able to due to restricted budgets. Well, the poker operator has put this into consideration and is giving poker players the opportunity to be a part of the 888Poker Live Sochi action. first, players can opt to play their way to the top by entering a series of satellites or feeder tournaments with buy-ins starting at as little as $0.01.
Alternatively, the interested players can register directly to the $55 Qualifier to win a $1,700 package to 888poker LIVE SOCHI Festival 2019. Registering on any one of the poker operator’s online satellites is pretty easy – all you need to do is to go the “Live Events” tab on the 888poker client that you are using and follow the instructions. Who knows? You could probably be the lucky winner of the $1,700 package that includes:
- An $888 buy-in to the 888poker LIVE SOCHI Main Event,
- 3 nights’ accommodation at the SOCHI Marriott Krasnaya Polyana hotel 12th – 15th August,
- $420 travel money paid into your 888poker account, and
- An 888poker LIVE kit