Hello there and welcome to the latest installment of the popular PartyPoker Weekly here on PokerNews. This week we have details on the upcoming Summer Million tournament, some great Euro 2012 related tournaments, how the Championship Challenge is getting on and much more besides.
Win A Share Of $1,000,000 On August 5
On Aug. 5 PartyPoker will be hosting an online poker tournament that carries a guaranteed prize pool of at least $1,000,000. You could be kicking off the summer in style by winning your share in the Summer Million.
This exciting tournament commands a $600+$40 buy-in but you could be taking part in it for absolutely nothing thanks to the plethora of satellite tournaments running from now and the start of the Summer Million.
Every day there will be Daily Country Specific Freerolls where the top 10 players progress to a Summer Million Special satellite; in this second stage there are five seats guaranteed to the Summer Million event! If you do not want to go down the freeroll route then there are Player Points Qualifiers, along with freezeout and rebuy satellites starting at just $1.
Bag your seat today and win your share of a cool $1,000,000!
Extra Time: Win Your Share Of More Than $1,000 For As Little As $1, But Be Quick!
The 2012 European Championship (Euro 2012) is in full swing and has been an amazing spectacle to watch. PartyPoker thinks so too and is celebrating what has been one of the most exciting European Championships by running a number of tournaments where $1,000 will be added to the prize pool!
Right up until the Euro 2012 Final on July 1 (23:30 CET), there will be a special Extra Time tournament where for just $1 you can win a share of more than $1,000. Plus as an added incentive to play, the top 10 finishers in each Extra Time tournament will each be able to choose a European national football shirt of their choice!
The $1,000 added Extra Time tournament will run on the following dates at 17:30 ET:
- Daily from June 8 through 19
- Daily from June 21 through 24
- Wednesday 27 June
- Thursday 28 June
- Sunday 1 July
There are no qualifying restrictions for this superb value-added tournaments, simply log onto PartyPoker on the days shown, enter for $1, and you will be able to take part in the Extra Time tournaments!
Championship Challenge Is In Full Swing
Running alongside the Extra Time promotion, until midnight on July 1, is the Championship Challenge where PartyPoker players could be walking away with a cool $100,000 cash prize. For every 10 PartyPoints you earn you will be randomly awarded one of 64 different football players, each of which award you a prize. These prizes include freerolls with prize pools ranging between $1,000 and $10,000 and instant cash prizes of between $1 and $20.
Each team has four players in it and there are special prizes awarded for completing them. For example, find yourself with the goalkeeper, defender, midfielder and striker for England and $50 will be credited to your PartyPoker account, while doing the same for the Polish team will net you a bankroll-boosting $1,200!
Furthermore, massive prizes are awarded for completing full groups. Each group has four teams in it, each with four players in each team and your reward for filling group D is $2,000, Group C — 3,000; Group B — $1,000 and Group A — $7,000. However, complete all four groups, that is all 64 players, then $100,000 is all yours!
You can earn up to 100 footballers per day and your first footballer is awarded when you earn just five PartyPoints! At time of writing there are less than 1,070,000 footballers left to give away so do not delay any further, get grinding and earning those football players now!
For more details on the Championship Challenge check out their dedicated pages.
Qualify For WPT Cyprus Now!
While the thoughts of most poker player are focused on the World Series of poker in Las Vegas, there are some who are making plans to dominate the live poker scene in Europe in the coming months. Season 11 of the World Poker Tour is just around the corner, with the first European leg taking place between Aug. 4 through 9 in sunny Cyprus. It will be the first time the WPT has landed in Cyprus and you could be part of the event by qualifying for a WPT Cyprus package worth $6,500 only on PartyPoker.
Each package consists of:
- $4,400 buy-in to WPT Cyprus
- Five night's accommodation
- $1,050 spending money
At least one package has to be awarded every week between now and July 15 so log into your PartyPoker account now and get qualifying! PokerNews will be there. Will we be writing about you and your first WPT win?
Want A Free $50 Bankroll! Pokernews Can Help!
Thanks to the special relationship between PokerNews and PartyPoker you can help yourself to a free $50 bankroll! That is correct, $50 absolutely free.
All you need to do is follow the simple steps below, and $50 is all yours to keep!
- Download the PartyPoker software through PokerNews
- Create a new PartyPoker account and enter the bonus code "PN50FREE"
- Fill in the registration form in the PartyPoker cashier
- Return to PokerNews and fill in our small registration form
- Check your email inbox for a confirmation email from firstname.lastname@example.org
Once you have received the confirmation email, $20 will be placed in your PartyPoker account. You must earn at least 40 PartyPoints before you will be able to withdraw the free $20. If you do not earn 40 PartyPoints within 60 days, the initial $20, or whatever remains of it, will be forfeited. PartyPoints are earned at a rate of two PartyPoints per $1 in rake or tournament fees, so earning 40 within 60 days is easy.
Once you have earned 40 PartyPoints a further $30 will be deposited into your account bringing the total free cash amount to $50. You must then generate 160 points before you can cash out any of the $30 and must do so within 120 days otherwise the $30, or the remainder of it will be forfeited.
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