Awesome Tournament Series from Microgaming, Partypoker, 888
To attract the audience's attention to themselves, large and not so poker rooms hold various promotions in the form of rake races, reload bonuses, introduce new disciplines or come up with more profitable ways to get rakeback. One of the key directions in such promotions from poker rooms is the holding of tournament series with large prize pools that attract attention with their huge prizes. In March-April, 3 such poker madness awaits us at once: XL Blizzard from 888, Monster Series from Partypoker and Universal Championship of Poker from Microgaming.
Partypoker and Monster Series
The first in chronology is the tournament series from Party Poker. Well, as it waits, it has already begun on March 10, but the main events are just ahead and will be held on March 17. These tournaments are aimed primarily at low and medium stakes players. Buy-ins for participation in key championship tournaments range from $ 2.2 to $ 55, which is quite liberal against the background of some $ 5,300 for participating in Online MILLIONS on the same partypoker.
In addition, satellites are available even for tournaments with such modest buy-ins. You can also select through the Spins. The full schedule of the series of tournaments can be found on the official Party Poker website (we will not list here due to their massiveness), but the list of the main Sunday events is as follows:
XL Blizzard by 888
On April 4, the traditional MTT XL Blizzard series starts at 888. In 2019, 888 Poker will hold 34 tournaments, the buy-in size starts from a fairly loyal $ 5.5 (3 tournaments were announced with such an entry fee and prize pools of $ 10,000) to tangible $ 250 ($ 500,000 Main Event) and maximum $ 320 (100,000 High Roller). It is not difficult to notice from the size of the buy-ins that the players of the middle and high limits will have more interest here.
There are also special bonuses that will be awarded to players who have won more than 1 tournament out of 34 announced. If you win 2 tournaments of the series, you will be credited with $ 1,000, and winning 5 tournaments promises a fabulous $ 500,000 in additional prize money. The main thing is not to think about how incredible coincidence of circumstances must happen in order to break such a jackpot. However, in the history of online poker there have been more epic rides, like winning the biggest tournaments at two different poker rooms by the same player in the evening. It is possible that the stars will converge on 888 Poker in April 2019.
Schedule of two Sundays within Blizzard XL:
Universal Championship of Poker from Microgaming
Exactly on the day of the completion of XL Blizzard, namely on April 14, the poker series from Microgaming UCOP starts and will last two weeks. 61 tournaments are planned. Buy-ins will range from 3.3 € to 320 €. However, do not be intimidated by the last figure - a decent part of the preliminary schedule contains entrance fees ranging from € 10 to € 50, which is quite democratic and does not put so much pressure on the bankroll of the average MTT grinder. The information is preliminary, as indicated by the MPN representative on the 2 + 2 forum and is subject to change. The final schedule will be confirmed in the coming days and posted on the official Microgaming website.
Let's back up the last thesis with a table with buy-in sizes and the number of tournaments with the following buy-in:
Announced the traditional leaderboard of the series with a prize pool of € 20,000, which will be distributed by Microgaming among the best poker players in UCOP. The first place is waiting for the brand new Volga, an exclusive place in the queue for the Swedish wall and a weekly ticket to the best sanatorium in Abkhazia for two persons with free three meals a day. Or a trip for two to Las Vegas for 7,500 €. Insiders are reporting that Microgaming Poker Network management has yet to decide on the final promotion option. We will closely monitor developments. The final decision will be announced through the official website of the Microgaming network.