Get Ready for the Thrill of 888poker LIVE Bucharest in August 25 Jul

Prepare for the grandeur of live poker as 888poker LIVE returns to the heart of Romania. This year, from August 8 to 14, the captivating city of Bucharest will once again host 888poker LIVE Bucharest festival, organized in collaboration with PokerFest.

Bucharest, often termed as the "Little Paris of the East", is a city rich in cultural heritage. Its bustling nightlife, stunning art museums, and significant landmarks make it a haven for tourists and poker enthusiasts alike. This summer, the city is ready to welcome poker players from around the globe to its world-class poker festival.

The festival's Opening Event kicks off on August 8 with a €220 buy-in tournament, while the prestigious Main Event commences on August 10 with an accessible €888 buy-in. There will be four Day 1s, including a Day 1D Turbo, to accommodate all players.

  • Day 1A: Thursday, August 10 at 17:00
  • Day 1B: Friday, August 11 at 17:00
  • Day 1C: Saturday, August 12 at 17:00
  • Day 1D Turbo: Sunday, August 13 at 11:00

The festival promises a week of thrilling poker play, cash tables, side events, and loads of fun. On the schedule are a many other tournaments, including the Mystery Bounty on August 11, the Ladies Event on August 12, and The Big Shot on August 11.
The Mystery Bount event and the Main Event will be livestreamed during the series, with accompanied freerolls, giveaways, and expert commentary.

Live Stream Schedule 

  • Saturday, August 12 – Mystery Bounty Final Day (starting at 20:00)
  • Sunday, August 13 – Main Event Day 2 (starting at 17:30)
  • Monday, August 14 – Main Event Final Day (starting at 15:00)

In last year's Main Event, Slaven Popov emerged victorious, bagging the top prize of €35,000, a package to a future 888poker LIVE event, and his first live poker championship title. Popov's triumph came among a field of 272 players creating a prize pool of €192,670.

Satellites for 888poker Live

One of the most appealing aspects of the 888poker LIVE series is the opportunity to win a package to the Main Event for as low as one cent on!

Players can participate in the $109 Qualifiers to win a luxurious $2,000 Bucharest Festival package. This package includes a €888/$950 buy-in to the Main Event, $550 for four nights’ accommodation, $500 for travel expenses, and an 888poker LIVE Kit.

There's also an alternative path through a series of online satellites starting at a mere one cent.

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- Galaxy of Freerolls
- 888poker Club
- 2022 EGR Operator of the Year

2023 888poker LIVE Bucharest Full Schedule

Date Time Event Name Buy-In
August 8 18:00 Opening Event Day 1A 220 EUR
August 8 21:00 The Turbo Deepstack 88 EUR
August 9 18:00 Opening Event Day 1B 220 EUR
August 9 20:00 Omaha Pot Limit 115 EUR
August 9 22:00 Opening Event Day 1C Turbo 220 EUR
August 10 15:00 Opening Event FINAL 220 EUR
August 10 17:00 888poker LIVE Bucharest Festival – ME Day 1A 888 EUR
August 11 17:00 888poker LIVE Bucharest Festival – ME Day 1B 888 EUR
August 11 20:00 Mystery Bounty Day 1 [150 EUR Bounty] 180 + 150 EUR
August 12 17:00 888poker LIVE Bucharest Festival – ME Day 1C 888 EUR
August 12 20:00 Mystery Bounty Final Day [150 EUR Bounty] -
August 12 21:00 The Ladies Event 55 EUR
August 13 11:00 888poker LIVE Bucharest Festival – ME Day 1D Turbo 888 EUR
August 13 17:30 888poker LIVE Bucharest Festival – ME Day 2 -
August 13 19:00 The Big Shot 330 EUR
August 14 15:00 888poker LIVE Bucharest Festival – ME Final DAY -
August 14 18:00 Closer 165 EUR