888poker Preparing for XL Inferno Series

Online poker room 888poker is getting ready to host their next edition of XL Inferno. This popular online poker series is one that players love, with this time around featuring $1.5 million in guaranteed prize money. The series will offer 34 total tournament events.

Details of XL Inferno

Kicking off on May 14th, there is plenty of action ready to go at 888poker. The first day will include an Opening Event with a buy-in of $109 and a guaranteed prize pool of $75,000. A Mini Opening Event is up next with a $16.50 buy-in and $25,000 in prize money. The Late Opening Event finishes the day with a $55 buy-in and $20,000 in guaranteed prize money.

Players will find the schedule is easily affordable with buy-ins starting at just $5.50. With the highest buy-in at $320, players can afford to splurge to compete in a larger event if they so choose. On the schedule, there is something for everyone, from PKOs to 8-Max, Tune Ups, High Rollers and more.

The largest events include a Tune Up, High Roller and of course, the Main Event. The High Roller takes place on May 19th and has a $320 buy-in with $100,000 up for grabs. Just two days earlier, the Tune Up has a lower $109 buy-in and an even larger $150,000 up for grabs.

The Main Event offers even more value to players. On May 24th, players can pay just $250 to compete in the event and have a shot at winning a piece of the $500,000 prize pool!

Special Qualifier Tournaments

Players of 888poker who want to try and earn a seat to an XL Inferno event for a lower price point can take part in special qualifier tournaments. New players who make a deposit will earn a free ticket to a Main Event qualifier.

Everyday at 17:30 GMT, 888 will be hosting an XL Inferno Main Event qualifier. The top five players earn a $250 seat to the event. At 20:45 GMT each day, there will be a Late Qualifier. The top three players of this event earn a seat to the Main Event.

Players also have the option to work their way up to tournament tickets via satellites. The satellites start at just one penny, making it an affordable option for everyone!

Festivals such as the XL Inferno at 888poker are something that players look forward to, but especially now. As stay at home orders have been issued around the world, people are looking for forms of entertainment. With online poker, players can have fun playing the game and have the potential to earn a nice payday.

Online poker traffic has increased around the world as players are logging on more frequently to take part in cash games and events such as XL Inferno. It will certainly be interesting to see the traffic count during this series and if any of the guaranteed prize pools will be surpassed due to a large player turnout.

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Jacqueline Packett