888poker LIVE Sochi from 17th to 26th July: tournaments and satellites

888poker LIVE Sochi from 17th to 26th July: tournaments and satellites

A month before the start, we will tell you what to play and how to qualify for the $ 888 Main Event (including free) and the $ 444 Cup at the Sochi Series.

888poker LIVE Sochi at a glance

  • Dates: from 17 to 26 July
  • Number of events: 17 (guarantees not indicated in the schedule)
  • Buy-ins: $ 175 to $ 1,888

After a two-year break, 888poker LIVE will host the streak in Russia. Then in 2019 Vasily “ravic85” Tsapko became the champion of the Main Event with 469 registrations. For the victory, Vasily earned $ 76K and a $ 12.5K package to the WSOP 2020 Main Event. True, he did not get to the World Series: last year, no one got to it.

Vasily Tsapko

888Poker LIVE schedule review Sochi: 17 tournaments excluding satellites

$888 Main Event will take place with four flights with different lengths of levels. In addition to the trophy and cash prize, the first place winner will receive a package for the next 888poker LIVE series in 2021.

Date Stage Level duration
21/06 Day 1А 40 minutes
22/06 Day 1B 35 minutes
23/06 Day 1C 30 minutes.
23/06 Day 1D (Turbo) 20 minutes.
24/06 Day 2 40 minutes
25/06 Day 3 40 minutes
26/06 Final day 40 min. (HA – 20 min.)

$444 Cup will take place in a similar, but slightly turbocharged format:

Date Stage Level duration
17/06 Day 1A 25 minutes
18/06 Day 1B 20 minutes.
19/06 Day 1C 20 minutes.
19/06 Day 1D (Turbo) 15 minutes.
20/06 Day 1E (Turbo) 12 minutes
20/06 Day 2 30 minutes.
21/06 Final day 30 minutes.

$1,888 High Roller will become the most expensive event. The tournament will last 4 days, Day 1 starts on July 22. Levels for 40 minutes every day.

888poker LIVE Sochi One Day Side Events Schedule *

  • July 17 – $ 500 Texas Classic Freezout
  • July 17 – $ 55 Ladies Event
  • 18 июля — $330 Deep Stack Bounty
  • July 20 – $ 250 Deep Stack
  • July 21 – $ 440 Pot Limit Omaha Bounty
  • 22 июля — $330 Texas Win the Button
  • July 23 – $ 500 Super Bounty
  • 24 июля — $275 Turbo Deep Stack Bounty
  • July 24 – $ 440 Deep Stack
  • July 25 – $ 660 Super Bounty
  • July 25 – $ 500 Pot Limit Omaha
  • 26 июля — $888 Turbo Main Event
  • 26 июля — $500 Deep Stack Super Bounty
  • 26 июля — $175 All-in or Fold Bounty

* All tournaments, except Freezeout, are held in a format with endless re-entries.

How to qualify for the $ 888 Main Event and $ 444 Cup

Before the start of the series, you can try to qualify for tournaments through satellites at 888poker. For the convenience of searching for satellites in the “Category” tab, check the box next to “Live Events”.

Free satellites to the $ 888 Main Event on Thursdays

Freerolls with a prize pool of $ 1K will start on June 17, June 24 and July 1 at 21:00 Moscow time. The main prize is a $ 888 Main Event ticket. Registration starts at 19:00 Moscow time. Important! Freeroll only for players from the following countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Ukraine.

Sieve of daily satellites to the $ 888 Main Event with Sunday finals

On Sundays, there are the $ 55 buy-in final satellites with a 2-ticket guarantee for $ 888.

You can qualify for this satellite from one or 10 cents:

  • $0,01 —  $5,50 —  $55 — 888LIVE Main Event
  • $0,10 —  $1 —  $5,50 —  $55 — 888LIVE Main Event

The final satellites to the Main Event are very sweet. For example, on June 13 satellite, 17 players were registered ($ 850) with a guarantee of two tickets ($ 1,776).

Sieve of daily $ 444 Cup satellites with finals on Saturday

On Saturdays, there are the $ 33 buy-in final satellites with a guarantee of 2 or 3 tickets to the $ 444 Cup.

You can qualify for this satellite from one or 10 cents:

  • $0,01 — $3,30 — $33 — 888poker Cup
  • $0,10 — $1 — $5,50 — $33 — 888poker Cup

The final satellites to the Cup are also overlays. For example, on June 12, the satellite registered 25 entries ($ 750) with a guarantee of three tickets ($ 1,332).

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