888poker XL Retro Series October 2022

In 2022, its 20th anniversary year, 888Poker chose to revive previous tournaments in a single series. 27 XL Retro Series events totaling $1,400,000 GTD will be held, along with an additional $300,000 GTD in daily events.

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The new XL Retro Series, which provides recreations of 888's vintage tournaments, features 27 events with buy-ins ranging from $11 to $525 on average, with three massive events that break this rule:

  • $100 (for the $45,000 XL Retro #12 and #13)
  • ($150,000 XL Retro #26) $2,100

The guaranteed prize pool is more than $1.7 million.

888Poker Retro Series runs from October 9 to 25. The $250 Main Event, which has several starting flights and a $500,000 guarantee, is the series' showpiece. Numerous additional intriguing events are available to players as well.

888poker XL Retro Series Highlights

The XL Series is a staple for 888, and this fall's edition has some interesting new additions.

$200 k GTD Mystery Bounty

Following a tremendously successful introduction, 888poker wasted no time in including Mystery Bounty events in the XL Retro calendar, giving this new format the chance to compete against Retro icons.

The two Mystery Bounty competitions happen on Sunday, October 16.

$150 k GTD XL Retro Super High Roller

The XL Retro #26 Super High Roller, which takes place on Sunday, October 23, has the highest buy-in of the event. It begins at 18:00 (GMT) and the buy-in is $2,100.

$500,000 XL Retro #27 — Main Event

The only multi-day competition will be the Main Event.

From October 20 to October 24, 16 initial $250 flights to the $500,000 XL Retro #27 — Main Event will be offered.

888PokerTV and 888Poker StreamTeam on Twitch

The series also includes 888pokerTV. On October 25, the website will broadcast live on Twitch the Main Event final table. The exclusive freeroll and freebies will be available to players.

Throughout the series, 888poker StreamTeam members and ambassadors will also stream the majority of their action on Twitch. On stream, the staff will raffle off tickets to the competition.

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Author:  Charles F Jr is a poker and crypto enthusiast who writes about online poker since 2020, also a translator for Portuguese & Spanish.