XL Blizzard Series returns to 888 Poker in AprilMarch 18, 2019 3:08 pm
888 Poker will be a hotbed for tournament poker action throughout April, as the annual XL Blizzard Series returns on April 4.
The series runs from April 4-14 with 34 events on the schedule and $1.7 million in guaranteed prize pools. The XL Blizzard Series has tournament for every kind of poker player with buy-ins ranging from $5.50 to $320.
And, even players with small bankrolls can try and earn their way into the more expensive tournaments through satellites.
When is the first XL Blizzard tournament?
The first tournament on the XL Blizzard Series schedule on April 4 is the $100,000 Opening Event. This No-Limit Hold’em tournament has a guaranteed prize pool of $100,000 with a $109 buy-in. If that buy-in is too rich for your bankroll don’t worry, there’s also a $20,000 Mini Opening Event on the same day with a much cheaper buy-in of $16.50.
If you do have a large bankroll and more expensive tournaments are your thing the biggest during the XL Blizzard Series is the $320 you’ll pay to sit down in the $100,000 High Roller on April 9.
The main event at this year’s XL Blizzard Series takes place on the final day of the series on April 14. The buy-in is only $250 with a massive $500,000 guaranteed prize pool. Following the main event there’s also the much cheaper Mini Main Event with a $33 buy-in and $50,000 guaranteed prize pool.
A few other notable tournaments on the XL Blizzard Series schedule include three Crazy 8 events on April 6. The three tournaments include the $88 buy-in Crazy 8 with a $30,000 guarantee, the $8.80 buy-in Mini Crazy 8 with a $10,000 guarantee and the $44 buy-in Late Crazy 8 with a $10,000 guarantee.
If you’re looking for the cheapest event on the series schedule make sure to circle April 8 on your calendar. The $5.50 buy-in Mini Tourney will have a $10,000 guarantee.
Satellite tournaments to qualify for some of the larger buy-in tournaments on the XL Blizzard Series schedule have already started. 888 Poker is also running a few promotions inline with the Series.
Anyone already signed up at 888 Poker and has made a deposit will receive two free tickets to Main Event freeroll satellites that are running daily.
There’s also a World Series of Poker Main Event promotion running alongside the XL Blizzard Series. Any player who enters at lest five events in the Series will receive an invite to the WSOP Main Event freeroll where someone will win a $12,600 package to the 2019 WSOP Main Event in Las Vegas.