Five 888poker XL Eclipse for the Big Swinging High Roller

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888poker’s XL Eclipse offers some of the biggest online buy-ins of the season.

888poker‘s massive online tournament series XL Eclipse is right around the corner. With over 197 events in a scant 15 days, starting on Sunday, September 10, and over $9 million in guaranteed money up for grabs, the schedule of events has more than earned it’s XL moniker.

While there is something for everybody in the varied schedule, for the high-rolling online tournament community it’s going to be a September to remember. So whether you are a high-stakes reg or an enthusiastic railbird, mark your calendars for these, the five biggest tournaments on the XL Eclipse schedule.

When: September 10 & 17

What: The Whale
Buy-in: $1,050
Essential info: 15k starting stack, 20-minute levels, 5 rebuys max allowed through 240 minutes.

The Whale is a staple on the 888poker schedule as it is, being run every other week with a $150,000 guarantee. To make things a little more special, for the duration of the XL Eclipse series, the Whale will run in back to back weeks and there is an additional $100,000 in guaranteed money added to both tournaments.

When: September 12

What: $500,000 High Roller
Buy-in: $2,100
Essential info: 20k starting stack, 20-minute levels, 5 rebuys maximum allowed through 270 minutes.

It doesn’t take long for the series to bring out the elite players offering a massive guarantee on the 2nd highest buy-in of the entire series on the 2nd day. In terms of buy-ins the $500,000 High Roller is only eclipsed by…

When: September 19

What: $500,000 Super High Roller
Buy-in: $5,200
Essential info: 20k starting stack, 20-minute levels, 5 rebuys maximum allowed through 270 minutes.

With one of the largest buy-ins of any tournament series all year, you can be sure that this tournament will bring out the best in class of tournament poker. Look no further than the first name to sign up: ‘tutten7’ – you might know him as ‘lena900’, three-time #1-ranked online poker player (current #2).

Then, of course, there is the Main Event.

When: September 24

What: $1,500,000 XL Eclipse Main Event
Buy-in: $1,050
Essential info: 20k starting stack, 20-minute levels, unlimited rebuys allowed through 300 minutes.

With a hefty guarantee like $1,500,000 and the healthy schedule of the satellites feeding into the XL Main Event, somebody is going to win life-changing money as the series wraps up.

If these big time events are out of your pay grade, don’t worry as there are still 192 other events that may suit your needs.