Tuesday 16th May, 2017

888Live Make It Big Barcelona High Roller starts tomorrow

By Mad Harper

Alejandro Vazquez Gomez won the 888Live Make It Big Festival opening event after the nine players on the unofficial final table cut an ICM deal.

We’re the Official Travel Partner so join us for 888Live Make It Big Festival in Barcelona. Let us know if you’re heading to Spain! High Roller starts tomorrow and Main Event on Thursday, both with big guarantees.

Vazquez snagged €11,775 for his painless victory in the €220 Opening Event, along with his first 888Live festival trophy. The opening event of the first ever 888Live Make It Big Festival in Barcelona attracted a massive field of 720 entries, creating a prize pool of €138,240 shared by the top 81.

While Spaniards dominated the €220 Opening Event, a far more international audience is headed to Barcelona for tomorrow’s €50k guaranteed High Roller as well as the eagerly-anticipated €1,100 Main Event which starts on Thursday with a monster €500k guarantee. The €220 Ladies Event is next Sunday, May 21.

Among those set to compete at the 888Live Make It Big Festival are Patrick Antonius and MichaelThe GrinderMizrachi, 888poker Ambassadors Bruno “Foster” Politano, Kara Scott, Dominik Nitsche, Bruno Kawauti, Nicola Vila lobos, Sofia Lovgren and Natalie Hof. The total guaranteed prize pool for 888Live Make It Big Festival is over €700,000!

Barcelona is one of the most exciting cities in Europe to play poker with great sight-seeing, fabulous culture and a wealth of fantastic restaurants, bars and clubs all within easy reach of the Casino.