During the fall and winter, the temperatures begin to drop around the world and more people are staying inside with nothing to do. This is prime time for online poker operators to offer exciting events, including tournament series. 888poker is known for offering premium options for poker fans and starting in just a few days, the operator is kicking off its XL Autumn Series.
Players can take part starting on October 17, with 44 events featured on the schedule. In total, the series will be handing out $2 million in guaranteed prize money. Each event offers three buy-ins, making it easy for all players to take part.
Breakdown of the Action
Let’s take a look at the start of the schedule. First up, is the opening event, with three options. On the high end, players can compete in XL Autumn #1 with a $55 buy-in. This is the Opening Event and it offers a nice $100,000 prize pool.
There is also Event #2, the $20,000 Mini Opening. It has a much lower buy-in of $16.50. If you want another option, check out Event #3, the $15,000 Late Opening tournament. It has a buy-in of $33. On the 18th, players can check out the Progressive Knockout action with three events offering buy-ins of $22, $44, and $88.
The online poker schedule continues with Tune Ups, Omaha options, more PKO action in 8-max and 6-max events, deepstacks, and knockouts. Then, we have the main event. 888poker is offering a mini and standard main.
The Mini version has a $33 buy-in and a $50,000 total prize pool. It kicks off on October 31. For the standard Main Event, it takes place on November 1 and offers $1 million in guaranteed prize money. The buy-in is $1,050. For players who cannot afford the standard Main Event buy-in, there are low cost satellite options.
The online poker room is also offering players a few ways to qualify for XL Autumn events. Satellites are provided at the site, starting at just one penny. This is a great way for players to earn tickets for very little money. With such a low buy-in, players can compete in satellites throughout the series.
888poker is also offering an XL Autumn Series Freeroll that requires no ticket and runs each day. The freeroll is on offer through the series finale offering players wants to win seats to the Main Event satellites as well as cash prizes. Add extra cash to your account and use it to play in any of the upcoming XL Autumn events!