The wait is all but over for hundreds of poker tournament players who are eager to sit down at King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic and compete in the 888Live Festival as the first of more than 20 events and satellites kicks off on Jan. 26.
More than €600,000 is guaranteed to be won at the 888Live Rozvadov festival between Jan. 26 and Feb. 5. Mirroring its online poker schedule, the 888Live Rozvadov festival’s tournaments are affordable to the majority of players, yet feature sizable prize pools that give everyone the chance to play for big money.
888Live Rozvadov Festival Schedule
|Date||Time (CET)||Event||Guarantee||Total Buy-in|
|Jan. 26||4:00 p.m.||Turbo Satellite to Opening Event||10 seats||€50|
|6:00 p.m.||Opening Event Day 1a||€150,000||€220|
|Jan. 27||4:00 p.m.||Turbo Satellite to Opening Event||10 seats||€50|
|6:00 p.m.||Opening Event Day 1b||€150,000||€220|
|8:00 p.m.||The Breeze||€10,000||€60|
|Jan. 28||12:00 p.m.||Turbo Satellite to Opening Event||10 seats||€50|
|3:00 p.m.||Opening Event Day 1c||€150,000||€220|
|7:00 p.m.||The Hurricane||€15,000||€110|
|10:00 p.m.||Opening Event Turbo Day 1d||€150,000||€220|
|Jan. 29||High Noon Turbo||€50|
|2:00 p.m.||Opening Event Final||€150,000|
|5:00 p.m.||The Thunder 6-Max||€5,000||€55|
|Jan. 30||8:00 p.m.||The Swordfish||€3,000||€35|
|Jan. 31||6:00 p.m.||Turbo Satellite to Main Event||3 seats||€90|
|8:00 p.m.||The Monsoon||€3,000||€55|
|Feb. 1||7:00 p.m.||The Lightning 6-Max||€6,000||€110|
|8:00 p.m.||High Roller Day 1||€100,000||€5,300|
|10:00 p.m.||Turbo Satellite to Main Event||3 seats||€90|
|Feb. 2||3:00 p.m.||Super Satellite to Main Event||6 seats||€90|
|5:00 p.m.||High Roller Final Day||€100,000||€5,300|
|6:00 p.m.||Main Event Day 1a||€300,000||€888|
|9:00 p.m.||Pot-Limit Omaha||€110|
|Feb. 3||3:00 p.m.||Super Satellite to Main Event||6 seats||€90|
|6:00 p.m.||Main Event Day 1b||€300,000||€888|
|8:00 p.m.||The Mega Knockout (€50 bounty)||€15,000||€165|
|Feb. 4||12:00 p.m.||Turbo Satellite to Main Event||3 seats||€90|
|2:00 p.m.||Main Event Day 1c||€300,000||€888|
|6:00 p.m.||The Whale Day 1||€20,000||€200|
|9:00 p.m.||The Turbo Mega Deep||€4,000||€60|
|Feb. 5||2:00 p.m.||Main Event Day 2||€300,000||€888|
|3:00 p.m.||The Whale Day 2||€20,000|
|5:00 p.m.||The Thunder 6-Max||€5,000||€100|
|6:00 p.m.||Main Event Final Table||€300,000|
One of the most popular events may very well be the €220 Opening Event, not least because it has an impressive €150,000 guarantee. This tournament features four starting flights, the first taking place at 6 p.m. local time on Jan. 26 with subsequent Day 1s running on Jan. 27 and Jan. 29. Satellites to the opening event run at King’s Casino and only cost €50 to buy into.
Another tournament that is a must-play event is the €888 buy in Main Event, which guarantees at least €300,000 will be won. Day 1a commences at 6:00 p.m. on Feb. 2 with Day 1b starting at the same time on Feb. 3. The third and final starting flight shuffles up and deals at the slightly earlier time of 2 p.m. on Feb. 4 due to 888 expecting a much larger number of entrants entering on this day.
The 888Live Rozvadov festival runs at the same time as 888poker’s Super XL Series online. You can follow daily updates of the Super XL Series here on PokerNews along with updates from our live reporting team who are covering the Opening Event, Main Event and €5,300 High Roller.