Event 1 of the World Poker Tour's California Swing Kickoff Series has its first flight this afternoon.
Action 8 - a $250 buyin with $100,000 guaranteed and three starting flights - has its first flight at 5pm today (Flight B is at 11am tomorrow and Flight C at 5pm tomorrow, with Day 2 at 5pm Friday).
What is Action 8? 8-handed, antes from the very first hand, Best Stack Forward and unlimited re-entries until the start of Level 7, THAT is Action 8.
Players start with 20,000 chips and play 30-minute levels. 12 percent of the field cashes in Day 1 flights, with 8 percent of each flight advancing to Friday's 5pm Day 2.
There are $60 satellites at 2pm Wednesday and Thursday where 1-in-5 entries wins a $100,000 Guaranteed Action 8 seat.