888poker LIVE Heads to Bucharest from March 4-10
6 March 2019
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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

Date Time (EET) Event Buy-in Starting Chips Blinds
March 4 5 p.m. Opening Event Day 1A €230 15,000 30 min.
9 p.m. Satellite to Main Event €115 10,000 15 min.
March 5 5 p.m. Opening Event Day 1B €230 15,000 30 min.
9 p.m. Satellite to Main Event €115 10,000 15 min.
March 6 1 p.m. Main Event Day 1A €888 30,000 40 min.
2 p.m. Opening Event Final Day 30 min.
5 p.m. Satellite to Main Event €115 10,000 15 min.
8 p.m. Turbo Bounty €230 15,000 15 min.
March 7 1 p.m. Main Event Day 1B €888 30,000 40 min.
3 p.m. Ladies Event €60 10,000 15 min.
5 p.m. Satellite to Main Event €115 10,000 15 min.
8 p.m. Satellite to High Roller €200 15,000 15 min.
March 8 1 p.m. Main Event Day 1C €888 30,000 40 min.
4 p.m. Satellite to Main Event €115 10,000 15 min.
9 p.m. Main Event Day 1D €888 30,000 20 min.
March 9 1 p.m. Main Event Day 2 40 min.
2 p.m. Deepstack Day 1 €330 20,000 40 min.
4 p.m. Satellite to High Roller €200 15,000 10 min.
8 p.m. High Roller Day 1 €1,700 50,000 30 min.
March 10 1 p.m. Deepstack Day 2 40 min.
1 p.m. Turbo Deepstack €220 20,000 15 min.
1:15 p.m. Main Event Final Day 40 min./60 min.
2 p.m. High Roller Day 2 40 min.