888poker LIVE Heads to Bucharest from March 4-10

888poker LIVE Bucharest

The 888poker LIVE Bucharest festival is just around the corner taking place at the InterContinental Bucharest March 4-10.

The festival kicks off in style with an affordable €230 Opening Event that comes with a lofty €50,000 guarantee. The tournament features two opening days on March 4-5 with the surviving players battling it out for one final day on March 6 until a winner is crowned.

€300,000 Guaranteed Main Event

The highlight of the festival is, of course, the 888poker LIVE Bucharest €888 Main Event featuring a huge €300,000 guarantee. The tournament will be fully covered at PokerNews by reporters and a video team from March 6-10.

The tournament boasts four opening flight on March 6-8 with players starting off deep with 30,000 in chips. In addition to players starting off with a deep stack, they will enjoy an amazing structure facilitated by both the use of a single big blind ante and a 30-second shot clock. The first three opening flights feature 40-minute blind levels while the final flight is a turbo affair with 20-minute blind levels.

Players bagging chips will compete for two more days on March 9-10. The final table will provide more time to react with blind levels extended to 60 minutes in length.

Besides a hefty first-place prize, the winner will also receive a WSOP Main Event package, courtesy of WSOP sponsor 888poker.

Other Events

The schedule also boasts many other events including the €230 Turbo Bounty on March 6, the €60 Ladies Event on March 7, the €1,700 High Roller on March 9-10, the €330 Deepstack on March 9-10, and the €220 Turbo Deepstack on March 10.

In addition, there are five live €115 satellites to the Main Event and two live €200 satellites to the High Roller.

888poker LIVE Bucharest Schedule

DateTime (EET)EventBuy-inStarting ChipsBlinds
March 45 p.m.Opening Event Day 1A€23015,00030 min.
 9 p.m.Satellite to Main Event€11510,00015 min.
March 55 p.m.Opening Event Day 1B€23015,00030 min.
 9 p.m.Satellite to Main Event€11510,00015 min.
March 61 p.m.Main Event Day 1A€88830,00040 min.
 2 p.m.Opening Event Final Day  30 min.
 5 p.m.Satellite to Main Event€11510,00015 min.
 8 p.m.Turbo Bounty€23015,00015 min.
March 71 p.m.Main Event Day 1B€88830,00040 min.
 3 p.m.Ladies Event€6010,00015 min.
 5 p.m.Satellite to Main Event€11510,00015 min.
 8 p.m.Satellite to High Roller€20015,00015 min.
March 81 p.m.Main Event Day 1C€88830,00040 min.
 4 p.m.Satellite to Main Event€11510,00015 min.
 9 p.m.Main Event Day 1D€88830,00020 min.
March 91 p.m.Main Event Day 2  40 min.
 2 p.m.Deepstack Day 1€33020,00040 min.
 4 p.m.Satellite to High Roller€20015,00010 min.
 8 p.m.High Roller Day 1€1,70050,00030 min.
March 101 p.m.Deepstack Day 2  40 min.
 1 p.m.Turbo Deepstack€22020,00015 min.
 1:15 p.m.Main Event Final Day  40 min./60 min.
 2 p.m.High Roller Day 2  40 min.

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