888poker LIVE is returning to Grosvenor Casinos’ The VIC Poker Room UK for the second edition of our 888poker LIVE Weekend. This time around, we are delighted to have 888poker’s newest ambassador, Chris Eubank Jr., as part of the festivities.

As the largest multi-channel casino operator in the UK, we are thrilled to partner once again with Grosvenor Casinos for this iconic live poker event.

This celebration hails 888poker’s 20th anniversary as one of the world’s leading poker enterprises, starting with the signing of Chris Eubank Jr.

Many more prestigious events and promotions are in the works as the year 2022 progresses.

What’s On the 888poker LIVE Weekend Table

What’s On the 888poker LIVE Weekend Table

The 888poker LIVE Weekend event is due to take place from 17 - 20 February at ‘The VIC —home to London’s longest-running – and most celebrated - poker room.

The weekend consists of two primary events –

  1. The first event is a Chris Eubank Jr. KO 45-player Sit &Go. Players will battle it out for a seat at a 6-handed final table where Chris will take his seat as 888poker ambassador. The event will feature a £10,000 prize pool in addition to a £10,000 bounty on Chris’ head!
  1. The second event is a multi-flight £444 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em tournament.

UK players only can get their tickets to the Chris Eubank Jr. KO 45-player Sit &Go via daily freerolls, happening at 21:00 GMT on the 888poker client – from 29/1 – 11/2.

Players looking to get in for pennies on the pound will be happy to know that they can bag their seat to the £444 buy-in tourney for as little as 1 cent. 888poker.com will also be offering $55 qualifiers.

This offer is open to UK players only – other terms and conditions apply.

Multi-Flight Event Promises to Be a Knockout!

Chris Eubank Jr - Multi-Flight Event Promises to Be a Knockout!

The 888poker LIVE Weekend tournament offers players four Day 1s to secure a Day 2 seat, happening on Sunday, 20 February.

888poker LIVE Weekend Schedule:

  1. Thursday 17-Feb £444 888poker Weekend Live Day 1A @ 19:05 GMT
  1. Friday 18-Feb £444 888poker Weekend Live Day 1B @ 19:05 GMT
  1. Saturday 19 -Feb £444 888poker Weekend Live Day 1C @ 12:05 GMT
  1. Saturday 19-Feb £444 888poker Weekend Live Day 1D Turbo @ 20:05 GMT

Day 2 will take place Sunday, 20 February at 12:05 GMT.

888poker LIVE London Weekend Main Event Structure:

  • Starting Stack: 30,000
  • Day 1 Level Time: 40 mins
  • Day 1D Turbo – 15 min
  • Day 2 (& Onward) Level Times: 40 mins (30 mins once 5-handed on the final table)
  • Re-Entry: Unlimited

*Registration is open until the draw is for Day 2.

**Shot clocks and time bank cards will be in use for this event

Freeroll to a 6-Handed Round Table with Eubank Jr.!

Starting 29 January through 11 February, players in the UK will be able to play in special daily freerolls at 21:00 GMT.

The top three finishers will each win a seat to a Chris Eubank Jr. KO exclusive £10K GTD + £10K Bounty, 45-player Sit & Go at The VIC on 18 February. A total of 39 players from these 888poker online freeroll tournaments will win seats to this event.

  • NOTE that the daily freerolls are no ticket needed, and seats to live event can only be won via these special freerolls exclusive to 888poker UK funded players ONLY.

In addition to a seat to the Chris Eubank Jr. KO tourney, all 39 players will each receive a free ticket to the 888poker LIVE Weekend £444 buy-in Main Event!

In the special KO tournament, Chris will join five lucky survivors at the final table, where there will also be a massive £10,000 bounty on his head.

Chris Eubank Jr. KO £10K Sit & Go Schedule:

  • Round 1 of the - 45 players (5 tables of 9) - Start time: 15:00 GMT
  • Round 2 - 6 Players (Final) the winner of each table + Chris Eubank Jr. - Start time: 17:00 GMT

Both the £444 buy-in 888poker LIVE Weekend Main Event and the Chris Eubank Jr. KO £10,000 GTD 45-player Sit & Go will be live-streamed on 888pokerTV.

Make sure to keep it locked here for updates about the 888poker LIVE Weekend and future live events and festivals!

Hyacinth Swanson is a part-time live and online poker player who enjoys writing and editing poker content. She currently runs marketing firm PurpleGob.com.