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888poker LIVE Bucharest Festival 2019

5-Star Intercontinental Hotel, Bucharest 4th – 10th March 2019

Still freshly charged from our 2019 Kickoff event in London, we’re heading east to Bucharest for our first festival of the year.

Powered by PokerFest, the Bucharest Festival promises to be first-class. Starting from the 4th of March opening event with a €230 buy-in for a swell €50,000 guarantee, the festival will peak when players from around the world compete in the main event beginning 6th of March: an €888 buy-in for a guaranteed prize pool of €300,000!

In addition to the cash winnings, the Main Event champion will also walk away with a prize package to this year’s WSOP Main Event in Las Vegas.

All of our outstanding 888poker ambassadors will be attending the festival: Dominik Nitsche, Chris Moorman, Vivian Saliba, Sofia Lövgren, Martin Jacobson, and Ana Marquez. So join us for a week of incredible poker and top-notch fun

How to get there:

Play your way to the top! Enter a series of satellites with buy-ins starting at just 1₵.
Get straight to business! Register directly to the $109 Qualifier to win a €1,700/$1,900 package to 888poker LIVE Bucharest Festival.
Register here!
What: 888LIVE Bucharest Festival Main Event Qualifier
Where: "Tournaments" tab >"Live Events" tab
Buy in: $109
Prize: $1,900 888poker LIVE Bucharest Festival 2019 Package:
  • €888/$1000 buy-in to the 888poker LIVE Bucharest Festival Amin Event
  • 4 nights’ accommodation at the 5 Star Intercontinental Hotel 6th – 10th March
  • $250 travel money paid into your 888poker account
  • 888poker LIVE kit

Tournament Schedule

Time Event Details
Monday 4th March  
17:00 Opening Event 1A €230 buyin / 15,000 / 30 min / 2 x re-entries
21:00 Satellite to Main Event €115 buyin / 10,000 / 15 min / Unlimited re-entries
Tuesday 5th March  
17:00 Opening Event 1B €230 buyin / 15,000 / 30 min / 2 x re-entries
21:00 Satellite to Main Event €115 buyin / 10,000 / 15 min / Unlimited re-entries
Wednesday 6th March  
13:00 Main Event (1A) €888 buyin / 30,000 / 40 min / Unlimited re-entries
14:00 Opening Event Day 2 - Final -
17:00 Satellite to Main Event 1B €115 buyin / 10,000 / 15 min / Unlimited re-entries
20:00 Turbo Bounty €230 buyin / 15,000 / 15 min / Unlimited re-entries
Thursday 7th March  
13:00 Main Event (1B) €888 buyin / 30,000 / 40 min / Unlimited re-entries
15:00 Ladies Event €60 buyin / 10,000 / 15 min / Unlimited re-entries
17:00 Satellite to Main Event 1C €115 buyin / 10,000 / 15 min / Unlimited re-entries
20:00 Satellite to High Roller €200 buyin / 15,000 / 15 min / Unlimited re-entries
Friday 8th March  
13:00 Main Event (Day 1C) 30,000 / 40 min / Unlimited re-entries
16:00 Satellite to Main Event (1D Turbo) €115 buyin / 10,000 / 15 min / Unlimited re-entries
21:00 Main Event (1D Turbo) €888 buyin / 30,000 / 20 min / Unlimited re-entries
Saturday 9th March  
13:00 Main Event Day 2 40 min
14:00 Deepstack (Day 1) €330 buyin / 20,000 / 40 min / Single re-entry
16:00 Satellite to High Roller €200 buyin / 15,000 / 10 min / Unlimited re-entries
20:00 High Roller (Day 1) €1,700 buyin / 50,000 / 30 min / Unlimited re-entries
Sunday 10th March  
13:00 Deepstack (Day2) 40 min
13:00 Turbo Deepstack €220 buyin / 20,000 / 15 min / Freezeout
13:15 Main Event Final day 40 min / Final table 60 min
14:00 High Roller (Day 2) 40 min

Tournament Info

888poker LIVE Bucharest Festival Main event tournament structure:

  • Starting Stack: 30k
  • Day 1 (4 opening days) Level Time: 40 mins
  • Final Table: Level Time: 60 mins
  • Big Blind Ante & 30 sec. Shotclock


5-Star Intercontinental Hotel Bucharest
Bulevardul Nicolae Bălcescu 4,

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888poker is not responsible for any tournament event details including, without limitation, structures, schedules, formats, general rules or prize pool distributions. Management reserves the right to change tournament dates, suspend, or cancel tournaments, in whole or part, without notice for any reason at any time.
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  1. The following are the terms and conditions of the “888poker LIVE Bucharest Festival” (the "Event"). The Event is organised by the applicable 888-group company (as defined in www.888poker.com’s Terms of Service) (the “Promoter”) who is the operator of the www.888poker.com website (the "Website"), and is powered by PokerFest. Your participation in this Event shall be deemed to constitute your complete acceptance of the provisions below.
  2. All 888poker Tournament Tickets Terms & Conditions apply.
  3. The winner of 888poker LIVE Bucharest Festival Qualifier held on the Website (the “Winner”) will win a Prize Package valued at US$1,900 to 888poker LIVE Bucharest Festival which consists of: (i) Buy-in entry valued at €888 (paid by the Company directly to the tournament organiser); (ii) 4 nights’ accommodation at the 5-Star Intercontinental Hotel between 6th–10th March 2019 (iii) US$250 for travel and expenses (paid by the Company directly to the Winner’s online poker account); (iv) an 888live poker kit ((i)- (iv) collectively the “Prize Package”).
  4. The Winner cannot redeem the Prize Package for cash or transfer the Prize Package in any way. On the occasion that the Winner is unable to attend the 888poker LIVE Bucharest Festival (for any reason), the monetary value of the Prize Package will not be paid to the Winner nor will the Prize Package be provided, nor shall he/she be entitled to receive any part of the Prize Package.
  5. The Winner will be registered to play in the 888poker LIVE Bucharest Festival Main Event. The Winner may choose to play on Day 1B (1pm) on 7th March, or Day 1C (1pm) on 8th March, or Day 1D Turbo (9pm) on the 8th March 2019.
  6. The Event organisers reserve the right to change, amend or alter any part of the tournament.
  7. All event buy-ins are priced in Euros (€), but may also be paid using RONs.
  8. Prizes will be paid in RON or in Euros.
  9. Cash games are available NON-STOP within the tournament area using the Euro currency only.
  10. The Company will not be responsible for arranging transportation for the Winner from his/her home to the airport and from the airport to the hotel, nor any related parking expenses.
  11. By participating in this Event, the Winner herby agrees to act as an ambassador for the Website at the Event, which includes wearing the branded clothing/patch provided by the Company exclusively throughout the duration of the “888poker LIVE Bucharest Festival 2019” event, including at the final table.
  12. The Company will not be responsible for any tax liability associated with the Prize Package.
  13. Entrants must be at least 18 years of age to play in the Event. All entrants to the Event will be required to produce proof of age (passport or other valid picture ID). Entrants who are not able to present such proof will be excluded from participation in the Event with no compensation.
  14. By participating in the Event and winning the Prize Package, the Winner grants the Company, its affiliates, as well as their marketing affiliates, a world-wide, sub-licensable, perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable right to use his/her name, image, voice and likeness for promotional and publicity promotional and marketing purposes (whether online or offline) for the Website without any compensation, and the Winner expressly waives any claims against the Company and all companies within the 888 group of companies in this regard.
  15. 888poker does not endorse any deals whatsoever in any of our tournament qualifiers, and, as a result, will not be held responsible or liable for settling any private deals made between members.
  16. During the Event, strict rules regarding player behaviour will be enforced by the tournament organisers, which may include disqualification. Should the Winner be penalized or disqualified at the event as a result of his/her behaviour by infraction of the rules set forth by the tournament organisers, the Company assumes no responsibility or liability for his/her entry into the Event and no refund will be provided.
  17. By participating in this Event, each entrant unreservedly agrees to these terms and conditions.
  18. All Website fraud and collusion rules apply. Any fraudulent activity will result in the winner losing their Prize Package (and his/her friends not being able to receive any part of the Prize Package) and the Company reserves the right to take additional action against such a player, which may include, but not be limited to, termination of the player’s account, as well as disqualification from this Event.
  20. The Winner of the Prize Package will be solely responsible for arranging his/her travel arrangements to and from the Event, and shall be responsible for taking out his/her own travel insurance which includes, but is not limited to, medical insurance, and lost luggage insurance.
  21. The Company is not responsible for changing flights, accommodation, and anything else relating to the itinerary after the Winner has chosen his/her travel arrangements.
  22. By entering this Event, each entrant grants the Company, and any third-party vendors providing any services in relation to the Prize Package, the right to provide his/her personal details to the third-party vendor in order to have the prize delivered to such entrant.
  23. If a player’s account with the Website has been closed or self-excluded at any time up until the Event takes place, he/she will not be eligible for receiving the prize, and the monetary value of the prize will not be reimbursed.
  24. By entering the Event, each entrant agrees to release, discharge, and hold harmless the Company, its legal representatives, affiliates, subsidiaries, agencies, and their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents, from any damages whatsoever arising out of this Event or the awarding or use of the Prize Package.
  25. he Winner may be required to complete, and sign, an insurance waiver with any third-party vendor providing services in relation to the Prize Package, or the Company, prior to being allowed to take up the Prize Package. The Winner may also be required by the Company, or by any third-party vendor providing services in relation to the Prize Package, to sign further documents before delivery of the Prize Package
  26. These terms and conditions have been drafted in the English language. In the event of any discrepancy between the meanings of any translated versions of these terms and conditions and the English language version, the meaning of the English language version shall prevail.
  27. The Company may alter these terms and conditions, including without limitation, where required for security reasons, as a result of exceptional circumstances beyond the Company's control, or as a result of changes to applicable law or regulation. If the Company makes any material changes to these terms and conditions, it will give the Winner reasonable notice of the changes.
  28. The Company reserves the right to cancel or withdraw the Prize Package from the Winner, without monetary compensation, if the Winner is under any investigation or his/her account with the Website is closed/blocked.
  29. Any provisions herein which by their nature are required to survive termination or expiration of this Event in order to achieve their purpose shall so survive until it shall no longer be necessary for them to survive in order to achieve that purpose.
  30. The Website’s User Agreement shall apply to this Event.
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