The Festival Series Goes Online – Powered by 888poker (July 7 – August 1)
Our Festival Series debuted successfully in Bratislava last year and the next stop, The Festival in Tallinn this June is just days away. We're happy to announce that The Festival will have an online sequel in July on 888poker in our first collaboration with an operator for an online version of The Festival Series.
The Festival Online Powered by 888poker and PokerListings will run from July 7 to August 1 and will feature tournaments with buy-ins ranging from $1 to $525 and a total guarantee of $750,000. A total of 22 events will be played online and several different variants and game formats are available - Regular NLH tournaments, a Snap tournament, PLO events and knockout tournaments are on the menu during the online Festival month.
To participate in The Festival Online, all you need is a real money poker account at 888poker (sign up by clicking on the banner below). You will find all the events under the Tournaments tab in the lobby. Over the past years, 888poker has proven over and over that it is one of the best poker providers for low buy-in tournament series with high guarantees. The operator is aimed mainly at recreational players that play for fun. This is a perfect fit for our Festival Series as it is our goal to make live and online poker fun for everyone.
All You Need to Know About The Festival Online
The Festival Online consists of 22 separate events, most of which have buy-ins ranging from $22 to $215. The first event, the Kickoff Tournament, costs just $1 and guarantees a whopping 25 seats to the Main Event valued at $215 each. Other notable events are the $109 Opening Event with a $100,000 guarantee, the $109 Knockout Tournament which also guarantees $100,000, the $525 High Roller Event and the Main Event which guarantees $150,000 for a $215 buy-in.
The Main Event begins July 31 and runs over two days. All other events are one-day events, each starting between 17:00 and 19:00 GMT.
This is the full schedule:
We will report all the results on TheFestival.com. This means you're not only playing for your share of the prize pool but also for fame and bragging rights.
888poker is one of the largest and most well-known poker operators worldwide. The poke site has been online for more than 20 years and is known for its solid, beginner-friendly software and lucrative promotions. 888poker is also part of one of the largest online casinos, 888.com, which means that there is a significant crossover between casino players. This in turn means that the games at 888poker are particularly soft.
888poker's modern software offers 3D table graphics, integrated casino play, an always-visible cashier, and enhanced multi-tabling capabilities with features like password-protected tournaments and easily accessible hand histories. 888poker has a downloadable Mac client and a mobile app for iOS and Android.