The XL Blizzard tournament runs from April 4 to 14, 2019 at 888poker with 34 events featuring over $1.7 million in guaranteed prizes and buy-ins as low as $5.50!
Let’s take a look at one of the events so far that concluded in the past weekend.
888poker XL Blizzard #10 – $100,000 Tune Up
- Date: April 7, 2019
- Buy-in: $160
- Entries: 744
- Prize pool: $111,600
The XL Blizzard #10 – $100,000 Tune Up took nearly 11 hours to finish and the one who emerged victorious here was none other than 888poker ambassador Chris “888Moorman” Moorman who won the first prize of $21,092 after defeating “Kroat” in a heads-up battle.
The $160 buy-in event drew a total of 539 players plus 205 rebuys, which summed up to 744 entries. This created a total prize pool worth $111,600 with 72 spots in the money.
Last year, Chris Moorman reached the symbolic milestone of $15 million in online earnings.
The 33-year-old British poker player currently has total live earnings of $5.6 million, according to the Hendonmob.
XL Blizzard Series
The XL Blizzard offers players high-value tournaments with various ways to win big in this series. With a total of 34 different games scheduled, players can participate in as many events as they can with buy-ins starting in as little as $5.50!
If you don’t like to shell out $5.50, then you can satellite your way in for just 1 penny!
Affordable Main Event with $500,000 GTD
The main feature of the XL Blizzard series is the $500,000 GTD Main Event, with an affordable buy-in of only $250.
You can also satellite your way into this event with their XL Blizzard Main Event Qualifier:
XL Blizzard Main Event – Qualifier
When: Every day at 21:00 GMT
Prize: Top 12 players will win a $250 seat to the Main Event.
If you’re searching for a smaller event, then the XL Blizzard Mini Tune-Up Qualifier may be the best match for you:
XL Blizzard Mini Tune-Up Event – Qualifier
When: Every day at 17:00 GMT
Prize: Top 30 players will win a $16.50 seat to the Mini Tune-Up Event.
Another great thing about this is that anyone who joins in five tournaments shall be awarded a seat to a freeroll that will award four WSOP packages, three to the Crazy 8’s tournament and one to the Main Event!