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Powerfest Returns to partypoker in May With $20 Million in Prizes

  • Jason GlatzerJason Glatzer
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  • Feeder tournaments to Powerfest events at partypoker start at just $0.01.

Returning to partypoker May 7-21, Powerfest promises at least $20 million in prizes guaranteed across more than 300 action-packed events, its largest yet.

There is something for everyone during Powerfest with buy-ins ranging from as low as $5.50 to as high as $25,500. Additionally, the schedule features many different poker variants and tournament structures including eight multi-phase tournaments with a combined $3.6 million in guaranteed prizes.

As has been the case during previous festivals, the latest edition of Powerfest features four Main Events on May 21.

  • $11 Powerfest #291 Main Event $50K Gtd.
  • $55 Powerfest #292 Main Event $100K Gtd.
  • $215 Powerfest #293 Main Event $1M Gtd.
  • $1,050 Powerfest #295 Main Event $1M Gtd. High Roller

In addition to two of the Main Events with seven-digit guaranteed prize pools, there are six other events guaranteed to pay out at least $1 million to players that cash.

DateEventBuy-inGuarantee
May 7Powerfest #013 – $1M Gtd.$215$1,000,000
May 14Powerfest #152 – $1M Gtd.$215$1,000,000
 Powerfest #162 Final Phase: $1M Gtd.$530 via Phase 1$1,000,000
May 16Powerfest #301 – $2M Gtd. Super High Roller$25,500$2,000,000
May 21Powerfest #296 – $1M Gtd. High Roller$5,200$1,000,000
 Powerfest #300 Final Phase: $1M Gtd.$530 via Phase 1$1,000,000

The tournament with the biggest guarantee, Powerfest #301 – $2M Gtd. Super High Roller, will attract some of the biggest names in poker, including partypoker Ambassador Sam Trickett.

As a generous twist, all of the fees or rake collected by partypoker will be donated to the charity of the tournament winner's choice. Additionally, if the tournament attracts at least 100 players, partypoker will donate another $50,000 on top of the fees to the chosen charity.

Sam Trickett
Sam Trickett

”I will be playing more online events than ever in this new edition of Powerfest on partypoker," Trickett said. "The addition of the $25K Super High Roller is great and it’s a really nice touch from partypoker to donate all fees to charity."

Satellites and feeders to all partypoker tournaments start at just $0.01. This provides players a chance to play in any tournament they choose at a fraction of the cost.

Need a partypoker Account?

To play in Powerfest, you will obviously need an account at partypoker. If you don't already have an account, you can grab a huge 100 percent bonus up to $500 by simply creating your partypoker account through PokerNews and entering the bonus code "UKPNEWS16" when making your first deposit.

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