partypoker Doubles Caribbean Poker Party Guarantee to $10M
After a roaring success last November, the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Caribbean Poker Party will return in 2018 at twice the size! From November 9-18, the highly-valued MILLIONS series will once again set up shop in the Caribbean for the ultimate poker holiday. To make this event even bigger, partypoker has doubled the guaranteed prize pool for the 2018 Caribbean Poker Party $5,300 Main Event to a whopping $10,000,000!
The 2018 Caribbean Poker Party will move from the Dominican Republic to the Bahamas and be held in the brand-new Baha Mar Resort & Casino. This fabulous new resort and casino describes itself as "more than a resort" and offers three high-class hotels (Grand Hyatt, SLS and Rosewood), several tantalizing lounges, bars and restaurants, a Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course, a luxury spa and a breathtaking ocean view. To top it all off, the Baha Mar casino is the Caribbean’s newest, largest and most glamorous casino, setting the perfect atmosphere for an end-of-year getaway on the white sands of the Bahamas.
Top pro Sam Greenwood stole the spotlight at last year's Caribbean Poker Party. After finishing third in the $10,300 High Roller ($124,100) and second in the $25,500 Super High Roller ($242,750), Greenwood did the improbable by winning the $5,300 MILLIONS Main Event for $1,000,000. After just one week, Greenwood left the Dominican Republic seven figures richer than he came after one of the most stunning accomplishments in modern poker.
For this year's event, more than 2,000 poker players are expected to attend for over a week of sun, sea and poker in the Caribbean paradise. The Main Event alone will guarantee at least three new millionaires, with the winner set to receive at least $1,400,000 in prize money.
Win one of ten weekly $12,000 packages
To get a shot at becoming a millionaire, starting the second week of April, weekly qualifiers will give plenty of players a chance at a dream trip to the Bahamas. partypoker has devised an easy four-tier satellite system, starting for as little as $0.50. Here are the steps in order:
- Caribbean Poker Party Centrolls - $0.50 - Daily
- Caribbean Poker Party Quarter Finals - $22 - Daily
- Caribbean Poker Party Semi Finals - $109 - Daily
- Caribbean Poker Party Final - $1,050 - Sundays @ 8 p.m. GMT (9 p.m. CET, 11 p.m. MSK, 4 p.m. ET)
Buy-ins can be made into any stage. The $22 Quarter Finals and $109 Semi Finals allow you to build a stack for the next step; make more than one final, and you're allowed to take your biggest stack through to the next step.
The first Caribbean Poker Party Final will be held on Sunday, April 16. The Centrolls, Quarter Finals and Semi Finals kick off in the week before the first qualifier. Every weekly final will guarantee at least 10 packages of $12,000 each. Block your calendars: this is one trip you don't want to miss!
A $12,000 Caribbean Poker Party package consists of the following:
- $5,300 Main Event buy-in
- 9 nights Bed & Breakfast for 2 people at Baha Mar
- $1,000 resort credit
- $2,000 cash towards travel expenses
Get a FREE $22 satellite ticket
Jump ahead of the pack and dive straight into the action with a free $22 Quarter Finals ticket. It's easy: Sign up for My partypoker LIVE and link it to your partypoker.com account to get a free $22 satellite ticket. Your My partypoker LIVE username must be the same as your partypoker username (the one you log in with, not necessarily your screen name) in order to receive the free ticket. Tickets will usually be awarded within 72 hours.
$53,000 in MILLIONS Online Seats Added
Not only does partypoker guarantee a whopping $10,000,000, but the top 10 finishers of the Caribbean Poker Party Main Event will also receive a $5,300 MILLIONS Online entry. These entries can be used for the $20,000,000 guaranteed MILLIONS Online on partypoker, which will run from Nov. 25 until Dec. 5, giving the big winners a free shot at replicating their live success on the digital felt. This is added value by partypoker and will not be taken out of the guaranteed prize pool.
Go to My partypoker LIVE for more information about everything related to the 2018 Caribbean Poker Party. Further promotions, including leaderboards, will be added throughout the year, giving even more opportunities to win a seat in paradise. The full schedule will be added at a later time, so be sure to check back regularly to stay up to date with the latest news!
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