PartyPoker Weekly: Qualifiers Now Open for WPT Paris & Malta, and More
The latest edition of the PartyPoker Weekly is here and ready for you. In this article we have news on World Poker Tour satellites, a $1 million dollar tournament and more.
Win A $13,000 Package to WPT Grand Prix de Paris
The legendary Aviation Club de France was the venue for the first European-based World Poker Tour Main Event and it is now a regular feature on the long-running tour.
The WPT returns to Paris from Sept. 10 to 15, and you could be heading to the French capital armed with a Main Event package worth $13,000.
Each package consists of:
- $9,500 WPT Grand Prix de Paris Main Event buy-in
- Five nights accommodation
- $1,400 spending money
Along with the above, package winners will also be able to experience everything Paris has to offer including access to the exclusive WPT Players' Party, boat tours, go-karting and much more.
Satellites for WPT Grand Prix de Paris are in the PartyPoker lobby right now and will remain there until Aug. 19, so you have around three weeks to bag a seat to one of the most prestigious stops on the WPT.
These satellites start with daily freerolls and gradually increase up to the weekly $650+$50 (Sundays at 15:20 ET) finale where one $13,000 package is guaranteed.
Last year's WPT Grand Prix de Paris attracted 312 runners and there were all outlasted by Matt Waxman who became the first American winner of a European-based WPT Main Event. He also picked up the not-so-small matter of €500,000 ($721,178) for his efforts too. Will you be 2012's champion?
Kick Of The Summer in Style With The Summer Million
The $1,000,000 guaranteed PartyPoker Summer Million is just days away and someone will be walking away with a a potentially life-changing sum of money — it may as well be you!
This fantastic tournament will kick off at precisely 13:30 ET on Aug. 5 and will continue until one player has one all of the chips in play, and there should be plenty of those seeing how players start with 20,000 chips each! The only thing standing between you and your shot at glory is the $600+$40 buy-in but if this is too expensive for you to pay fear not because there are still satellites running in the PartyPoker lobby.
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. Those of you not wanting to go down the freeroll route can take part in the Player Points Qualifiers, along with freezeout and rebuy satellites starting at just $1. There really is nothing stopping you from participating in what could be the online tournament of the year.
Play Poker in the Sun at WPT Malta
Sun, sea, and scorching hot poker are on the cards yet again as the World Poker Tour drops anchor in Malta for the second consecutive year. Last year's Mediterranean frolics were such a big hit that the WPT simply had to return to the island again this year.
The Main Event, which will take place in the Casino Portomaso in St Julian, runs between Sept. 16 and 20 and will cost $4,200 to enter. However, you could be taking part for free if you win yourself an exclusive $6,500 package to WPT Malta.
Each package consists of:
- $4,200 WPT Malta Main Event buy-in
- $850 spending money
- Five-star hotel accommodation
- The renowned PartyPoker hospitality, including a WPT Players' Party
There are going to be five WPT Malta Satellites, each costing $325+$25 to enter and each awarding at least one package each, running each Sunday at 14:50 ET on July 29, August 5, 12, 19, and 26, but there are smaller buy-in qualifiers costing between nothing and $38 feeding into these five finales. Do not delay, win your WPT Malta package now!
Become A Summer Superstar On PartyPoker
The Summer Superstars promotion is under way and will continue right up until Aug. 19. The highest PartyPoints earners will win a share of $5,000 every single day day and someone will even find themselves winning a package to a World Poker Tour event!
Every day you play on PartyPoker, the PartyPoints your collect will secure your seat to one of three fantastic freerolls. Not only that but the PartyPoints you collect can be used to climb their excellent VIP scheme and purchases items from their extensive online store.
- Collect one point and qualify for the Summer Superstar Bronze freeroll that has a prize pool of $1,000.
- Collect 10 points and qualify for the Summer Superstar Silver freeroll that has a prize pool of $1,500.
- Collect 25 points and qualify for the Summer Superstar Gold freeroll that has a prize pool of $2,500.
Make it to the money in these freerolls and you will not only be walking away with free cash, but you will also earn precious leaderboard points too. The higher up the Summer Superstars leaderboards you finish, the better your eventual prizes will be!
Each freeroll — named Bronze, Silver, and Gold — will have its own Summer Superstars leaderboard that pay out the top 250 finishers. Prizes range from $5 and go all the way up to $5,000 in cash with WPT packages on offer the eventual winners of each leaderboard.
Help Yourself to A Free $50 Bankroll
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 email@example.com
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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