PartyPoker Announces $60M Poker Tournament

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PartyPoker has announced one of its biggest online poker tournaments ever, with its Powerfest competition that features an impressive $60 million prize pool. It will consist of over 670 events with buy-ins that range from just $1.10 up to high roller events with $25,500 tickets.

A Huge Range of Events

With so many different competitions available, there’s something for everyone in the PartyPoker Powerfest. Players will be able to take part in No Limit Hold ‘Em, Omaha and Omaha Hi/Lo games. There are several types of formats, including mix-max, progressive knockouts and standard multi-table tournaments. So, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced high roller, there will be something available in the list of events that will tickle your fancy.

There will be 20 championship events over the course of the tournament. 15 of those tournaments will feature a prize pool of at least $1 million, so there are plenty of opportunities for players to win big.

If you don’t have a huge budget to take part in the bigger tournaments, then not to worry. You’ll also be able to earn entry into the championship events via satellites. There are some great opportunities for players with limited budgets to earn some impressive prizes, so everyone is definitely welcome to take part.

These are just a few of the exciting  tournaments that players will be able to take part in:

Date Buy-In Event Prize
Sept 3 $5200 Super High Roller $1 million
Sept 4 $1.10 Fast Mix-Max $1000
Sept 18 $1050 Six Max PLO $500 000
Sept 20 $25 500 Super High Roller $3 million
Sept 23 $55 Medium Level $250 000
Sept 23 $1050 High Roller $1 million


Will You Play at Powerfest or the WCOOP?

The PartyPokwer Powerfest will take place throughout the month of September, and is direct competition with the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) which offers up a total prize pool of $70 million. There are 60 events available to players, as the event will take place over the first two weeks of the month.

There are also fantastic prizes available in the WCOOP with two main events on September 16. The $55 million buy-in event has $1 million guaranteed while the $5200 buy-in event offers a $10 million prize pool with at least $1 million going to the winner. So, if none of the events in Powerfest are up your alley, then you’ll have plenty more choice in the WCOOP. These are plenty of great competitions on in September so tournament poker fans will be pleased with the games on offer this month.

As is the case with Powerfest, players will able to earn entries via satellite tournaments. Players can also compete for a Platinum Pass which will provide them with a $25 000 entry to any PokerStars Players Championship event, six nights’ accommodation at the Atlantis Resort in The Bahamas and $2000 in travel expenses.