2021 World Series of Poker

Grand Prix KO Series Returns to partypoker

partypoker Grand Prix KO Series

The WPT World Online Championships concluded at partypoker this week when Rok Gostisa came out on top in the $5,300 buy-in Main Event and walked away with $959,493. The online poker giant has wasted little time in unveiling its latest poker tournament festival, the Grand Prix KO Series.

partypoker Grand Prix KO Series is the online version of the popular live tour. It runs from September 19 through to October 4, and each event is played in a progressive knockout (PKO) format. PKO tournaments continue to be extremely popular, not least because they give players the chance to win plenty of money without the need to finish in the money-paying positions.

This latest series features 16 numbered PKO events with buy-ins ranging from $5.50 to $530, meaning there is a partypoker Grand Prix KO Series tournament for everyone regardless of their skill or bankroll level.

The events have several flights running across all time zones, which makes it possible for players around the globe to test themselves on the biggest stage.

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Grand Prix KO Series Highlights

Without a doubt, the Grand Prix Main Event is the highlight of the festival. It features more than two dozen starting flights, each costing $109 to enter, and boasts of a $500,000 guarantee prize pool.

Main Event players receive 100,000 chips and play to an eight-minute clock where blinds start at 400/800/100a. Late registration remains open for 12 levels, and players are permitted to re-enter once per flight should their first attempt no go to plan.

Each Day 1 concludes when only 15% of the field remains, and those top 15% progress to Day 2 where they are guaranteed to receive a least a min-cash in addition to any bounties they accumulated along the way.

Sasa Lukovic won the previous edition of the Grand Prix KO Series Main Event. Lukovic outlasted 5,406 opponents on his way to banking a combined score worth $50,159.

Satellites from $2.20 are available for the Main Event. The $2.20 buy-in satellites feed into $16.50 buy-in satellites, which in turn award $109 tickets.

Four other Grand Prix KO Series comes with six-figures guaranteed prize pools. The $55 6-Max will payout at least $250,000, the $11 Mini Main Event has $100,000 guaranteed, while both the $530 6-Max High Roller and $530 High Roller come with a $500,000 guarantee.

DatesEventBuy-in
Sep 19-27Grand Prix #02 6-Max: $250K Gtd$55
Sep 19-27Grand Prix #03 6-Max High Roller: $500K Gtd$530
Sep 26-Oct 4Grand Prix #06 Mini Main Event: $100K Gtd$11
Sep 26-Oct 4Grand Prix #07 Main Event: $500K Gtd$109
Sep 27-Oct 4Grand Prix #10 High Roller: $500K Gtd$530

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Receive $30 of Tickets and a Bonus Of Up To $600

Now is the time to sign up for a partypoker account if you have been on the fence about doing so. Download partypoker via PokerNews, create your free account, and decide how much you want to deposit because the partypoker welcome bonus has two tiers.

A $10 deposit rewards you with $10 worth of SPINS and tournament tickets over the course of a week. SPINS are partypoker’s jackpot sit & go games.

  • Day 1: 2x $1 SPINS tickets + 1x $3.30 MTT ticket
  • Day 2: 4x $0.25 SPINS tickets
  • Day 4: 1x $3.30 MTT ticket
  • Day 6: 4x $0.25 SPINS tickets

Make your initial deposit at least $20 and $30 worth of SPINS and tournament tickets are all yours.

  • Day 1: 1x $5 SPINS ticket + 1x $3.30 MTT ticket
  • Day 2: 2x $1 SPINS ticket + 1x $5.50 MTT ticket
  • Day 4: 1x $5.50 MTT ticket
  • Day 6: 2x $3 SPINS tickets + 1x$3.30 MTT ticket

Regardless of the size of your first deposit, partypoker matches it 100% up to a maximum of $600 in the form of a bonus. You need to accumulate four-times the deposit bonus in loyalty points to release the full bonus amount. The bonus releases into your account in 10% increments each time you accumulate 10% of the total loyalty points required. Those points hit your account at a rate of one per $1 contributed to the cash game rake or spent on tournament fees.

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