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$7.5m GTD, 197 Events in 888poker XL Inferno Series May 7-21

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The bar for massive online poker tournament series has certainly been raised - and only seems to be getting higher.

After recents announcements for the upcoming $20m Powerfest and $55 million SCOOP, 888poker has fired back with its own heavy artillery by announcing three more massive XL Series forthcoming.

Dubbed the XL Inferno series, XL Eclipse series and XL Blizzard series, things get started this May with 197 events and $7.5m guaranteed for the XL Inferno.

$1.5 Million Guaranteed for Main Event

Details are still to come for the Eclipse (September) and Blizzard (Jan 2018) series but in the meantime 888poker players will have plenty to keep themselves busy with in the Inferno.

Running May 7-21 the Inferno is a full 14 days of action with 197 spread over the two weeks. As usual the buy-ins will run the full gamut from the micro levels all the way up to Championship levels with plenty of qualifying options to move up in stakes.

The series will wrap with its signature $1,050 Main Event and $1.5 million guaranteed prize pool. The Mini Opening Event on May 7 has a $12 buy-in.

Deposit $10 or more right now on 888poker and you'll receive 3 XL Qualifier Tournament Tickets to use. XL Inferno Main Event qualifiers and XL Mini Opening Event qualifiers run every day at 18:05 GMT and 22:35 GMT, respectively. The Top 3 and Top 30 in each event win seats!

Check the full schedule for all 888poker XL Inferno events right here.

Win One of 3 2017 WSOP Packages!

If you're one of the skilled and/or fortunate players to win an XL Inferno event, your series will get even hotter.

Players who win any XL Inferno tournaments are entered into the XL Inferno Champion of Champions event following the series to play for even more cash and prizes.

The winner of the Champion of Champions event will earn an amazing, complete package to play the 2017 WSOP Main Event this summer in Las Vegas. See the full list of prizes below:

1. WSOP Vegas Main Event package
2. Crazy 8s WSOP Side Event package + $1,050 ME Qualifier ticket
3. Crazy 8s WSOP Side Event package
4th - 5th $600 tournament ticket
6th - 40th $55 XL tournament ticket

To sign up for a new 888poker account and get started on qualifying, visit our 888poker review right here.