888Live has announced the locations for its 2018 tour. Romania and Portugal have been added to the list as well as Aspers Casino, Stratford. The 888Live in Barcelona last season was an event that looked dull and needed vigor. Although the venue and the games lacked excitement, the ambassadors and the 888 were an amazing group. The 888Poker team discussed the options it could take to rejuvenate the game.
The 888Live team established nine events in 2017. The events brought in 11503 participants and gave away $3,857,782 in prize money. The organizers have stated that the events this year will be even bigger. So far, the organizers have scheduled 8 events. One of the crucial components encompassing the events is the partnership between 888Poker and Aspers Casino in Stratford. The new additions to the schedule, Portugal, and Romania, will present a variety to an already established brand. 888Poker still remains the sponsor of World Series of Poker and World Poker Tour.
The Tournament Locations
The tournaments will be made up of a vast array of players from all over the world. Players, organizers, and affiliates will get a chance to exchange ideas and take poker to the next level. Martin Jacobson, a former World Champion, will be making an appearance during the tour. The schedule is as follows:
February 8-12 – 888Live Kickoff Aspers Casino, Stratford
February 28 – March 4 – 888Live Bucharest JW Marriot Hotel Bucharest, Romania
April 1 – WPT 500 Easter Event Aspers Casino, Stratford
May 23 – June 4 – 888Live Casino Barcelona, Barcelona
May 30 – July 15 – World Series of Poker, Las Vegas
September – 888Live Sao Paolo, Brazil
November 23 – December 2 – 888Live London Aspers Casino, Stratford
December – 888Live Portugal, Lisbon
“If you have qualified and this is your first time playing a major tournament, try to remember that this is still the same game as it is online. Try to play well and most importantly remember that you will lose. After all, it’s a poker tournament. Try to have fun and look at it as a learning experience,” says Dominik Nitsche, four-time World Series of Poker Champion.