PartyPoker Weekly: WPT National Madrid, WSOP, MTT Leaderboards and More!
Hello and welcome to the latest publication of the PartyPoker Weekly where we bring you all of the latest PartyPoker related news, views and gossip. In this week's edition we have details on how to qualify for the WPT National Series in Madrid, how to bag a seat to the WSOP Main Event and much more besides.
Win Your Way To WPT National Madrid!
You have less than one week left if you want to win your way to the WPT National Series Madrid Main Event. Qualification is only open until midnight on June 10 so you better get your grind on and bad yourself a package worth $4,000.
The WPT National Madrid runs between June 28 to July 2 in the heart of the Spanish capital; the Casino Gran Madrid. A seat to the $2,250 Main Event, hotel accommodation and spending money could all be yours - and yours for free!
Every day there is a WPT National Madrid Freeroll where the top 25 players receive an entry into the WPT National Madrid Sub Qualifier Speed Rebuy that costs just $1 to enter. This and a $3 turbo freezeout feed into a daily (13:55ET) $25 WPT National Madrid Satellite Qualifier where for every $225 in the prize pool a ticket to Sunday's $200+$25 WPT National Madrid Satellite is awarded. For every $4,000 in the prize pool in this final satellite one package to WPT National Madrid will be awarded; each package consisting of:
- $2,250 Main Event Buy-in
- Hotel accommodation for five nights
- $750 spending money
Start qualifying today!
Head To The 2012 WSOP With PartyPoker
If you have been following PokerNews' excellent live reporting at the World Series of Poker we are certain that you will have an itch to fly out to Las Vegas and play in some WSOP events yourself and they don't come much bigger than the WSOP Main Event; a tournament you could be playing in thanks to PartyPoker.
There is just under two weeks left to win a package to the 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event worth $14,000! Qualifiers are only open on PartyPoker and will run right up to June 17 so time is running out if you want to claim a $14,000 package, which consists of:
- $10,000 WSOP Main Event buy-in
- $2,000 spending money
- Hotel accommodation in Las Vegas for 10 nights
Daily freeroll qualifier tournaments are running so you could win your package for absolutely no financial outlay at all. There are also plenty of other satellite tournaments running that have buy-ins ranging from just $2 to $80 that feed into the weekly $700+$50 WSOP Satellite.
This particular tournament kicks off at 14:50 ET every Sunday and awards one $14,000 package for every 20 entrants! Bag yourself a seat and you will be joining the rest of Team PartyPoker.com in Las Vegas!
Tournament Leader Boards
PartyPoker is the place for Sit & Go and Multi-table Tournaments thanks to their weekly and monthly leader boards that add a new level of competitiveness to the games. Can you prove you have real skill and talent?
Each week between 00:00ET Monday until 23:59ET Sunday your play in tournaments counts towards the weekly leader boards where the overall winner will walk away with $600 in cash and a $1,000 Tournament Leader Board (TLB) Freeroll entry whilst those players finishing in positions 2-10 will walk away with a seat in the $200,000 Guaranteed Sunday tournament and a $1,000 TLB Freeroll entry. Finish in places 11-50 and you will be entered into the $1,000 TLB Freeroll also.
Whilst these prizes are superb it is the monthly leader boards that yield the most value and the biggest prizes as you can see in the screen shots below:
SNG Monthly Leader Board Prizes
MTT Monthly Leader Board Prizes
Each tournament you play will see you earn leader board points and the more you earn the better your chances of bagging one of the excellent prizes. Your points are worked out with the following special formula: (√Buy-in/2 + √wins)
$200k Guaranteed Sunday
Sunday is traditionally THE day for online poker and that is certainly the case on PartyPoker where every Sunday at 13:30ET their flagship tournament - the $200,000 guaranteed - takes place.
The June 3 edition of this amazing tournament attracted 1,075 runners and created a prize pool of $215,000; the lion's share of which finding its way to Kostenkiso's balance after he was awarded $45,150 for taking down the Sunday Major.
If the $215 buy-in is too costly for you then there are a plethora of satellites running throughout the week that feed into this tournament, which is one of the most eagerly anticipated weekly in online poker. Check out the PartyPoker lobby for full details.
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 "UK50FREE"
- 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 the $30 and must do so within 120 days otherwise the $30, or the remainder of it will be forfeited.
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