partypoker's Josip Simunic Leads by Example in WPT Main Event Satellites
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The Main Events of the World Poker Tour World Online Championships are rapidly approaching - all three of them that is! So far millions of dollars in prize money has been awarded on partypoker with six Championship event winners having their names added to the Mike Sexton Champions Cup.
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Satellite-Winner Simunic Looking Ahead to Main Events
One of those players looking to add his name to the list of champions is Team partypoker's Josip Simunic who has become the latest to qualify for the $10,300 WPT World Online Championship Main Event, thanks to satellites on the partypoker client.
The Austrian turned a $109 buy-in into a $10,000 partypoker LIVE passport which he will use to enter the $10,000,000 GTD event.
"I qualified for the $10,300 buy-in WPT World Online Championship Main Event starting from a $109 satellite and you can do it too," said Simunic. "I am very happy that there are so many good satellites on partypoker.
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"These satellites give so many more players the chance to play in this huge event, as they allow lots of opportunities to qualify from lower buy-ins. Good luck everyone and I hope to see you there!"
The $10,300 WPT World Online Championship Main Event begins on Sunday, September 6. However, the Main Event action really hots up this weekend with the start of the WPT Micro Main Event Championship and the WPT Mini Main Event Championship.
WPT Micro Main Event Championship
The WPT Micro Main Event Championship comes with a $1,000,000 guarantee for just $109 buy-in. There are two Day 1s, on Saturday and Sunday, both starting at 19:00 (BST).
So far almost 750 players have entered the tournament with late registration open for nine levels. Mega satellites are running every day from now until Sunday, with players able to buy-in for as little as $3.30!
Here is just a taste of some of the satellites on offer for the WPT Micro Main Event Championship:
|Re-Buy Satellite||$3.30||10 x $109 Seats|
|Re-Buy Satellite||$3.30||5 x $109 Seats|
|Mega Satellite||$11||10 x $109 Seats|
|Mega Satellite||$11||20 x $109 Seats|
|Mega Satellite||$11||50 x $109 Seats|
WPT Mini Main Event Championship
The WPT Mini Main Event Championship comes with a $5,000,000 guarantee for just $1,050 buy-in. There are two Day 1s, on Sunday August 30 and Sunday, September 6. Both events kick off a 19:00 (BST).
So far fewer than 700 players have registered, meaning there is still plenty of time for you to buy-in or try to satellite in.
Here is just a taste of some of the satellites on offer for the WPT Mini Main Event Championship:
|Feeder||$22||10 x $109 Mega Satellite Seats|
|Feeder||$22||20 x $109 Mega Satellite Seats|
|Mega Satellite||$109||5 x $1,050 Seats|
|Mega Satellite||$109||10 x $1,050 Seats|
|Mega Satellite||$109||20 x $1,050 Seats|
|Mega Satellite||$109||50 x $1,050 Seats|
In addition to the regular Mega satellites, the WPT Mini Main Event Championship also has a special Monster Satellite guaranteeing at least 100 seats to the $1,050 Championship event!
|Feeder||Wed, Aug 26||18:00||$3.30||20 x $33 Monster Satellite Seats|
|Monster Satellite||Sat, Aug 29||20:00||$33||$100 x $1,050 Seats|
WPT World Online Championships Winners
|7/21/20||Event #1: $3,200 Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Championship||145||$500,000||Paul Tedeschi||$92,105|
|7/28/20||Event #2: $3,200 Pot Limit Omaha Championship||342||$1,026,000||Alex Manzano||$176,132|
|8/4/20||Event #3: $3,200 8-Max Championship||1,062||$3,186,000||Gavin Cochrane||$540,664|
|8/11/20||Event #4: $3,200 6-Max Championship||999||$3,000,000||Nick Petrangelo||$494,550|
|8/18/20||Event #5: $3,200 Knockout Championship||1,035||$3,105,000||Daniel Smyth||$413,391|
|8/25/20||Event #6: $3,200 Mix-Max Championship||989||$3,000,000||Andrey Kotelnikov||$488,508|
Play in the WPT World Online Championships on partypoker
In order to play in the WPT WOC you need to sign up for a partypoker account. Download partypoker via PokerNews and receive £40 worth of WPT tickets tickets when you make your first deposit.
Deposit £10 and receive £40 ($53) worth of WPT tickets to play with. You'll receive two $10 WPT SPINS tickets and one $33 WPT tournament ticket.