partypoker has been looking for ways to step up their game and continue offering new poker tournaments and festivals to enthusiasts from around the world, both online and in real life. It could be recalled that this December brought the biggest online event in partypoker’s history so far, namely the $5,300 partypoker MILLIONS Online. Now the online poker card room announced that the event is scheduled to return on 1st December and to run through the 4th. Throughout the year there will be many satellite events and opportunities for qualification for the premium tournament.
One of the iconic performances on the virtual felt came from Jonathan “sordykrd” Van Fleet, who became the champion at the inaugural tournament and received a bagful of cash amounting to $1.027 million for his excellent performance. On 7th December he added to his impressive online tournament poker resume of now almost $9.5 million in cashes the big cash from the online tournament, amounting to $1,027,000. For this big prize helped the total prize pool which was estimated at $5,135,000. This, of course, meant that the interest for participation was even higher than expected and it resulted in a total of 1,047 entrants willing to run for the throne.
Next year is guaranteed to bring an even larger payout, as it was confirmed that the guaranteed prize pool will be quadrupled and amounting to $20 million. This means that the next edition of the partypoker MILLIONS Online is going to feature the biggest guaranteed prize pool in online poker history. As it was announced there will be numerous satellite events and feeder tournaments leading up to the official one, but partypoker also stated that there will be two paths for players to win their seat to the online tournament.
Paths to the Coveted Tournament
Starting 5th February, there will be a weekly MILLIONS Online Leaderboard constantly updated. The top ten positions on it will be lucky enough to receive an entry to the major event which will feature a buy-in amounting to $5,300. A total of $3 million will be awarded with the help of this leader board and the players who reach the top 10 places. This promotion is also going to include mid and low leader boards that will give out $22, $109, and $530 satellite tickets to the top 20 players.
The second way for winning a seat in the coveted by thousands tournament is going to present itself on 10th February, when the King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic is going to welcome partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Germany. partypoker will give out the top 10 players on the leader board of every Main Event seats to the partypoker MILLIONS Online or $53,000 in value. The partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Germany is going to continue until 18th February, giving a chance to everyone to participate.