Over £8M Guaranteed at partypoker LIVE MILLIONS UK
On September 29, the partypoker LIVE tour will return to the Dusk Till Dawn Poker Club for partypoker LIVE MILLIONS UK. The tour sets up shop on its home soil in Nottingham, United Kingdom and runs until October 7 with a massive £8,500,000 guaranteed across five tournaments.
The highlight of the festival is the MILLIONS Main Event, which starts on Sunday, September 30 and sports a mouth-watering guarantee of £5,000,000. Players will be able to win their way into the Main Event via satellites on partypoker, starting from just $0.01.
“I’m really excited about MILLIONS UK. I can’t wait to get back to Dusk Till Dawn and get playing again in such a great poker room."
Another eye-catcher is the MILLIONS Super High Roller, which comes with a buy-in of £25,000 and has a £1,000,000 guarantee attached. The Super High Roller will be played out over the course of two days and cards will be in the air on Monday, October 1. PokerNews will be on the floor in Nottingham to provide live coverage of the £5,000,000 guaranteed Main Event, as well as deliver daily video coverage to capture all the excitement from MILLIONS UK.
Simon Trumper, Global Tournament Director of partypoker LIVE, said: “After the huge success of our first ever MILLIONS event, held at Dusk Till Dawn last year and won by Maria Lampropulos, I can’t wait to enjoy presenting the 2018 winner with the trophy and £1M.”
Roberto Romanello, partypoker sponsored pro, is also looking forward to the upcoming MILLIONS event. “I’m really excited about MILLIONS UK. I can’t wait to get back to Dusk Till Dawn and get playing again in such a great poker room.
“I’m also feeling super confident I will get a big result as this schedule, with the great side events, as well as the huge main event, means there’s so many opportunities to win big.”
Win £1,100 Bounties Using partypoker LIVE Dollars
On Friday, September 28, the partypoker LIVE Mix Max tournament will start off the poker action in Nottingham with a $100,000 guarantee for a buy-in of $200. Players can only buy in to the tournament using special partypoker LIVE Dollars.
partypoker LIVE Dollars (PP LIVE Dollars) are a flexible currency that can be won in satellites on partypoker and used by players to pay for event buy-ins, travel, hotels and even visas. Players have two years to use their PP LIVE Dollars and will automatically be entered into a $1,000,000 leaderboard, which runs throughout the 2018-19 poker season. At the end of the season, the million-dollar pool will be divided up amongst the top 100 players.
To spice things up and encourage the use of the PP LIVE Dollars, partypoker has added 20 bounties to this tournament, each with a £1,100 MILLIONS Open seat on their head. Bounties already confirmed include Rob Yong, owner of Dusk till Dawn, Maria Lampropulos, MILLIONS UK 2017 winner and Team partypoker’s Ludovic Geilich, Natalia Breviglieri and the winner of the previous MILLIONS event in Russia, partypoker sponsored pro Anatoly Filatov.
PP LIVE Dollars satellites will run at a weekly guarantee of over £1,000,000 and there are plenty of opportunities to win PP LIVE Dollars for MILLIONS UK.
Ten $5,300 MILLIONS Online Seats Added to Main Event
partypoker LIVE is offering up even more free value as ten $5,300 MILLIONS Online seats are added to the MILLIONS UK Main Event. Players finishing in the top 10 at MILLIONS UK will receive a MILLIONS Online seat worth $5,300 for the MILLIONS Online tournament, running from Nov. 25 to Dec. 5, 2018. These are added value – and not taken out of the £5,000,000 guaranteed prize pool. MILLIONS Online is the biggest single online poker tournament in history, with a record $20,000,000 guaranteed.
If finishing in the top ten of the Main Event is out of reach, you can still fight your way to a free MILLIONS Online $5,300 in a punchbag challenge from October 4-7. partypoker ambassador and boxing legend Carl Froch will set the bar and there will be daily prizes for anyone that can beat his score. The overall highest score will win a seat to play MILLIONS Online.
Information about the satellites running for the MILLIONS events, the partypoker Caribbean Poker Festival, schedule information for all partypoker LIVE events and more can be found on mypartypokerlive.com.
partypoker LIVE MILLIONS UK Schedule Highlights
|Sat., Sept. 29 - Wed., Oct. 3||#1 - MILLIONS Open||£1,100||£1,000,000|
|Sun., Sept. 30 - Sun., Oct. 7||#2 - MILLIONS Main Event||£5,300||£5,000,000|
|Mon., Oct. 1 - Tue., Oct. 2||#3 - MILLIONS Super High Roller||£25,500||£1,000,000|
|Thu., Oct. 4 - Sun., Oct. 7||#4 - MILLIONS Finale||£550||£500,000|
|Fri., Oct. 5 - Sun., Oct. 7||#5 - MILLIONS High Roller||£10,300||£1,000,000|