PartyPoker Weekly: Inaugural PokerFest & Tony G Speaks Out Against Robl
This week in the PartyPoker Weekly we'll tell you all about the inaugural PokerFest tournament series which is just around the corner, how to win your way to the WPT and the latest from Tony G’s blog where he has branded Andrew 'good2cu' Robl a “shameful example of a modern internet player.’
PartyPoker PokerFest Guarantees a $3 Million Prizepool
PartyPoker has finally filled the void of not offering a championship poker tournament series by introducing the 2011 PartyPoker PokerFest.
Taking place from October 23 until November 6, the PokerFest will feature 47 championship events during the two-week series and will offer a massive $3,000,000 guaranteed prize pool.
The opening event is set to kick off in less than a week and will feature a $300,000 guarantee for the $215 buy-in. Satellites are well underway in the PartyPoker client and players are already heading to the virtual felt in droves as they hope to cement their names in the history books as the chance to become the first ever PokerFest champion is right around the corner.
The Main Event will take place on Novemeber 6 and features a giant $1 Million guaranteed prize pool. With satellites starting from as little as $1 there are no excuses for not taking your chance at poker glory and the life changing money that goes along with it.
PartyPoker Pokerfest 2011
- $3,000,000 guaranteed prize pool
- A total of 47 events
- When: Oct. 23 through Nov. 6
- $1,000,000 guaranteed Main Event on the Nov. 6
- Qualify for as little as $1 from now
The PokerFest is sure to become one of the most prestigious online tournament titles to have on your poker resume, so be sure to hit the tables this week and start securing your chance at becoming an inaugural PokerFest Champ!
Become a World Poker Tour Champion
The World Poker Tour is responsible for holding some of the biggest tournaments on the poker calendar in the most beautiful locations in the world and PartyPoker is the best place to win a tournament package.
Satellites are now running on the PartyPoker client to win a WPT Amneville package which includes $5,000 buy-in to the Main Event, $1,100 spending money, hotel accommodation and the famous PartyPoker hospitality. The event kicks off on Nov. 1., so time is running out to win your package.
Just a few weeks after the Amneville event wraps up and players from all around the world will be descending on the Czech Republic to take part in the WPT Bohemia which is set to take place from Nov. 18. The event is an affordable $2,150 buy-in, so is sure to attract a wide variety of players and with a $3,000 tournament package up for grabs at PartyPoker, player would be crazy not to take their shot at a WPT title.
The latest edition to the World Poker Tour is WPT Prague and the inaugural event is set to become a welcomed stop on the tour. Beginning on Dec. 1, there is still plenty of time to head over to PartyPoker and lock up a $7,500 package which includes the Main Event buy-in, hotel accommodation and $1,300 in spending money.
With WPT Amneville just around the corner, WPT Bohemia closing in and WPT Prague the latest stop on the World Poker Tour , make sure you fire up PartyPoker and start winning your way to becoming a WPT champion!
Tony G Speaks Out Against Andrew Robl… Again
Tony G and Andrew 'good2cu' Robl have had a rocky relationship which began late last year when Tony G and Robl had a run-in on an episode of the Big Game. At the time, Tony G wrote a blog post in which he apologized to Robl after having terrorized him for taking too long to make decisions. The blog, which was titled I am the third most hated man in poker has recently received somewhat of a sequel as the Tony G and Robl story continues.
The controversy began when Tony G and Robl were taking part in a big hand against each other at the World Series of Poker Europe and apparently Robl was inattentive and couldn’t hear Tony G due to wearing headphones which Tony G said seemed to make Robl “deaf”. Tony G then went on to suggest that if Robl was deaf he would lend him his dog Zasko as a guide dog. Tony G went as far as claiming that Robl’s behavior made him a “shameful example of a modern internet player and this cost him his respect."
Full details of the hand and Tony G’s comments on Robl’s etiquette can be found on Tony G’s Blog.
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