The Biggest XL Eclipse Events at 888poker are Coming Soon
The XL Eclipse is in full force at 888poker. The series features 34 action-packed events with huge guarantees from Sept. 13-23.
If you have missed out on the series so far, rest assured that many of the biggest events are still yet to come with many qualifiers to potentially allow you to get into the events of your choosing at a fraction of the cost.
Read on for a look at the last four days of the poker festival.
Thursday's XL Eclipse Events
On Thursday, Sept. 20, the XL Eclipse features three events with a combined $95,000 in guaranteed prize pools.
At 6 p.m. GMT, the XL Eclipse #22 - $215 Quarterback featuring a $50,000 guarantee and the XL Eclipse #23 - $44 Mini Quarterback with a $25,000 guarantee both kick off.
Two hours later at 8 p.m. GMT, the XL Eclipse #24 - $109 Late Quarterback featuring a $20,000 guarantee begins. All three tournaments feature a great structure with players beginning with 10,000 in chips and blinds increasing every 15 minutes.
Friday's XL Eclipse Events
Friday, Sept. 21 is knockout day in the series with three bounty-style tournaments featuring a combined $55,000 in guarantees.
At 6 p.m. GMT, the XL Eclipse #25 - $150 Knockout featuring a $25,000 guarantee and the XL Eclipse #26 - $35 Mini Knockout with a $15,000 guarantee both begin.
A couple of hours later at 8 p.m. GMT the XL Eclipse #27 - $75 Late Knockout with a $15,000 guarantee begins.
Players begin all three tournaments with 15,000 in chips. In Event #25, blinds increase every 15 minutes while in the other two events blinds increase every 12 minutes.
Saturday's XL Eclipse Events
Six-max tournament fans are in for a treat on Saturday, Sept. 22 with three XL Eclipse events, offering a combined $65,000 in prizes.
Saturday's schedule kicks off at 6 p.m. GMT with the XL Eclipse #28 - $160 6-Max featuring a $30,000 guarantee and the XL Eclipse #29 - $30 Mini 6-Max featuring a $20,000 guarantee.
Then at 8 p.m. GMT, the XL Eclipse #30 - $55 Late 6-Max with a $15,000 guarantee begins.
As was the case for Friday's events, players begin all three tournaments with 15,000 in chips. In Event #28, blinds increase every 15 minutes while in the other two tournaments blinds increase every 12 minutes.
Sunday's XL Eclipse Events
Sunday, Sept. 23 is the biggest day on the XL Eclipse schedule with four action-packed events with a combined $1,300,000 in prize pools.
Starting things off is the XL Eclipse #31 - $215 Mega Deep with a $100,000 guarantee. Players begin with 20,000 in chips and blinds increase every 15 minutes throughout the event.
At 6 p.m. GMT, the XL Eclipse #32 - $1,050 Main Event begins. Players big and small have their eyes on this event due to its massive $1 million guarantee. At the time of writing this article, there were already almost 200 players registered into the event.
The event is a deep-stacked affair with players beginning with 20,000 in chips and blinds increasing every 20 minutes.
A $215 Main Event Mega Satellite, which guarantees 50 seats to the Main Event at 3:01 p.m. GMT will feed many qualifiers into the event.
At the same time as the Main Event, the XL Eclipse #33 - $160 Mini Main featuring a $100,000 guarantee begins. The event provides plenty of play with players starting off with 20,000 in chips and blinds increasing every 15 minutes.
Wrapping up the XL Eclipse schedule is the XL Eclipse #34 - $33 Micro Main with a $50,000 guarantee. The structure is identical to that of the Mini Main, giving smaller stakes players a chance to play with a great structure for a big prize pool.
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