888poker LIVE Barcelona €550,000 guarantee Main Event starts tomorrow
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Wednesday 29th May, 2019

888poker LIVE Barcelona €550,000 guarantee Main Event starts tomorrow

By Mad Harper

888poker LIVE Barcelona, one of the most exciting tournaments on the European calendar, is underway at Casino Barcelona – with the €550,000 guarantee Main Event kicking off tomorrow.

 

There’s still plenty of time to get yourself over to Barcelona and the weather’s amazing right now! We’re the tour’s Official Travel Partner so let us help you find last minute flights and great accommodation in beautiful Barcelona

 

The 888poker LIVE Barcelona festival is on now until June 3 at Casino Barcelona, which is now recognised as one of the best poker hotspots in the world. The Main Event has three start flights in total, all starting at 6pm local time. Players get a 30,000 starting stack with 45 minute levels and unlimited re-entries. Day 1a is tomorrow, Day 1b on Friday and the final Day 1c flight on Saturday.

The live stream, hosted by David Tuchman and Nick Wealthall, will be running for three days from Day 1c on June 1.

 

Casino Barcelona is located right on the beach at Port Olimpic and the weather is glorious. Port Olimpic offers a ton of cool cafes, bars and restaurants on the casino doorstep as well as enjoy some pretty pumping nightlife hangouts. Barcelona is one of Europe’s top tourist destinations – so get yourself over for some sunshine and high-octane poker action!

 

Last year’s 888poker LIVE Barcelona was a record breaking series, with a prize pool of over €709,000 in the Main Event. The winner last year was Adrian Costin Constantin who walked away with €114,025 after a final table deal.

 

This year, 888poker LIVE is putting up €1,000,000 in overall guarantees as well as a World Series of Poker Main Event package to the ultimate winner of the Main Event. With the 50th anniversary WSOP Main Event kicking off shortly, this will be the last chance that 888poker LIVE players will have to win a package for this very special event.

 

In addition to the Main Event, there’s still plenty of action at 888poker LIVE Barcelona for players to get their teeth into. The €2,200 buy-in, two-day High Roller starts tonight at 8pm and comes with a €150,000 guarantee. There are also two super satellites for the Main Event scheduled, plus the following stand-alone tournaments.

  • Wednesday, May 29, 6pm: The Lightning 8-Max, €66 buy-in, 20K Starting Stack and €10,000 GTD
  • Friday, May 31, 8pm: The Mega Knockout – €165 buy-in, €50 bounty, 25K Starting Stack and €35,000 GTD
  • Saturday, June 1, 6pm: Omaha Pot Limit with a €150 buy-in, 30K Starting Stack
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