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Satellite tournaments give poker players with modest bank rolls an opportunity to play outside of their usual comfort zone. And with the latest tournament changes at 888poker, MTT grinders will want to find out how they can get in amongst the action on the cheap. Turning a small buy-in into a huge score is the poker dream with the most famous example being of course, Chris Moneymaker. The man who sparked the poker boom of the noughties qualified into the 2003 World Series of Poker Main Event for a mere $87 and the rest, they say, is history. With 888poker adding $500,000 in guarantees to
The upcoming 888poker XL Blizzard series features 34 events across 10 days with more than $1.7 million in combined guarantees. Buy-ins come as low as $5, so there are plenty of accessible options for players, but it's the $250 buy-in, $500,000 guarantee Main Event that everyone has their eyes on. With a buy-in of $250, the Main Event may be a little too rich for you. But 888poker has plenty of satellite tournaments running to help you win your way in for cheap, including a special promotion that allows you to win your way to the 888poker XL Blizzard Main Event for free. All you have to d
Years ago, Randi Hilsercop gave her husband, Jeremy, an official deck of cards from the World Series of Poker and an autographed 8X10 of his favorite poker player, Daniel Negreanu, as a Christmas gift. Since then, the couple has moved five or six times around the country for Jeremy's job. Throughout all of that, the couple has played poker four or five nights a week using that same deck of cards. The Negreanu picture was lost in one of the moves. So as Randi and Jeremy were opening their Christmas gifts with the rest of their family this year, Jeremy had a feeling that his wife had somehow
Poker players received an early Christmas present from the World Series of Poker on Thursday with the announcement of key dates for the 50th Annual WSOP. The summer festival will take place at the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino from May 28 to July 16. It’s a milestone for the longest-running tournament series, and as such the World Series of Poker has a number of special events to commemorate the occasion. The 'Big 50' The first of the celebratory events is the 'Big 50.' The new addition to the schedule offers players a $500 rake-free shot at a bracelet. The tournament, which takes p