888Poker is buzzing with activity this month, thanks to the two super promos it is running. The online poker room, which is one of the most preferred sites in the UK, is giving away the Super Welcome Bonus and hosting the Super XL Series tournaments through the month. The XL series will feature a number of online poker tournaments till November 25 and the main event of the series will be held on the last day of the promo. In all, 888Poker is giving away cash prizes up to 2 million euros to the winners in the Super XL series! But to stand a chance to win a piece of that prize pool you need to join 888poker first.
Simply Superb Bonuses
Become a member of 888poker before December 5, 2012 and you can get an awesome welcome bonus of 300% on the first deposit you make. To avail this bonus, make a minimum deposit of $20 and get a bonus of at least $60. This means you get to play with a total of $80. The bonus amount you win can be claimed by wagering real money on the site and accumulating bonus points.
The bonus you earn is credited to your account in increments of $5 and $10, which you should claim within 60 days of making the deposit. The first and second parts of the bonus would be released after you earn at least 50 bonus points, in installments of $5. The next set of 8 bonus installments will be in increments of $10. For every 10 bonus points that you earn, you earn $1 of the bonus. The last few parts of the bonus would be released after you earn 200 bonus points, in installments of $10.
Games Galore at the Super XL Series
Members of 888poker will not have a moment of free time with the Super XL Series events on the site. The online poker room is hosting a minimum of 10 poker tournaments each day till November 25, and giving away cash prizes exceeding a hundred thousand dollars every day. Some of the events that you can participate in are discussed below.
• On all days through November 25, you can partake in the $4,000 Super XL events. These events take place at scheduled times during the day and have a buy-in of either $66, or $55, depending on the time of the event.
• The $7,000 Super XL events, which have a buy-in of $109 are also held on all days of the series
• For the same buy-in of $109, you can also participate in events that offer cash prizes worth $10,000.
• The 6-Max Event on November 24 offers a cash prize of $30,000 and has a buy-in of $215. Considering that the event is on a Saturday, you can expect a lot of action with players from all over UK and Europe partaking in it.
• You can also take part in the Super XL Saturday challenge on November 24, where the prize pool is $50,000. The second highest prize pool offered during the day would be $12,000 for the $109 buy-in Hurricane event.
The last of the series has an impressive lineup, with the total prize pool for the day being$945,000. That is right. You can get a chunk of the massive prize pool close to a million dollars!
The events you should consider on the last day of the event include the $10k Super XL Tornado, with a buy-in of $109. The next would be the $15k Super XL Monsoon for a buy-in of just $55. If you are not satiated with the prizes offered so far, go for the Turbo Mega Deep and Mega Deep events on the last day. The buy-in for both these events is $215. The prize pool for the Mega Deep is $150,000, while for the Turbo Mega Deep it is $75,000. If that too is not good enough for you, the Super XL Main Event is what you should look at.
Super XL Main Event
On the last day of the Super XL Series, 888poker will be hosting the Super XL Main Event at 1900 hours GMT. The event has a buy-in of $525 and has a prize pool of a whopping $500,000! Players can choose the direct buy-in option, or participate in the satellites that 888poker is hosting for this main event. To play the event directly, visit the tournaments page on 888poker and register under the Super XL series tab. For satellites for the main event, click on the satellites tab on the tournaments page.