partypoker LIVE to host first ever MILLIONS Germany
The first ever partypoker MILLIONS Germany is to take place next February with a €8,000,000 guarantee event at the celebrated King’s Casino in Rozvadov.
partypoker MILLIONS Germany, which runs 10th February to 18th February, is the last MILLIONS event of partypoker LIVE’s first season. It takes place just two months before the Grand Final in Barcelona in April. So far, partypoker MILLIONS has hosted highly successful events in the UK, North America and Russia. The $10,000,000 guarantee Caribbean Poker Party which starts on Friday in Punta Cana.
Satellites for partypoker MILLIONS Germany kicked off on Sunday 19th November. With players able to win packages for the €5,000,000 guarantee Main Event from as little as $0.01. Players can buy in to any stage of the qualification path, including the weekly $1,050 finals which come with ten $7,000 packages guaranteed. The prize package includes the €5,300 partypoker MILLIONS Main Event buy-in plus $750 spending money.
Following the popular formula pioneered for all partypoker LIVE events, there will be multiple Day 1s for partypoker MILLIONS Germany – both online and live at Kings Casino. Players who win their seats online will be able to choose between any of the live Day 1s. Furthermore, can even use their prize to buy into Day 2. Players can also enter as many Day 1s as they like with their largest stack being carried through to Day 2.
Online Day 1: 4th February, 2018
Festival dates: Saturday 10th February – Sunday 18th February 2018
Live Main Event dates: Tuesday 13th February – Sunday 18th February 2018
Kings Casino is no stranger to major poker tournaments. This year alone, has hosted three prestigious partypoker events. This includes: partypoker Grand Prix Germany in May, the hugely successful partypoker Million Germany tournament in June, and the partypoker German Poker Championships in August.
At the partypoker Million event in June, Czech player Michal Mrakeš won €200,000. Impressively, after beating an 820-entry field in the $1,000,000 guarantee Main Event. Partypoker sponsored pro Natalia Breviglieri also made the final, finishing sixth for €32,500. Finally, fellow sponsored pro Anatoly Filatov won the €2,000 High Roller for €64,125.
King’s Casino, on the Czech border – two hours’ drive from Munich and Prague, boasts Europe’s largest dedicated poker room. Boasting 40 standard tables and capacity to seat more than 1,000 players for major events. The Casino also has a thriving cash game scene with tables open 24/7.
$8,000,000 in total guarantees – with online satellites from as little as $0.01
partypoker MILLIONS Germany heralds the start of a very exciting year for the partypoker MILLIONS tour. With stops in North America, the UK and Europe already on the schedule. There are new stops in Barcelona and Prague.
partypoker ambassador and tennis legend Boris Becker said: “There is nothing to compare with the excitement of playing in a partypoker MILLIONS event and I’m delighted that the tour is now coming to Germany for the first time. partypoker LIVE has created something very special in the world of poker with players able to take a shot at simply massive prize pools for just a few dollars. That means we get huge fields, and a great mix of players. Satellites for partypoker MILLIONS Germany start from $0.01, which is just incredible. Imagine making the final in Rozvadov after qualifying for virtually nothing! It’s an amazing opportunity.”
partypoker LIVE president John Duthie added: “We are always looking at ways of making our live events even more accessible to players of all kinds and partypoker MILLIONS will be leading the way next year with this debut event in Germany. Kings Casino is a fantastic venue! We look forward to seeing huge numbers of partypoker players enjoying the experience of competing here, in Europe’s largest poker room.”
partypoker announces exciting 2018 MILLIONS schedule with over $100,000,000 in guarantees
partypoker today announced its exciting schedule for the 2018 partypoker MILLIONS series with events in North America, Russia, the Caribbean and Europe as well as online. Overall, the series will be offering over $100,000,000 in guaranteed prize pools between now and December 2018. This includes the forthcoming Caribbean Poker Party in Punta Cana in November.
Since its launch, partypoker MILLIONS has made its mark as one of the biggest and most successful poker series ever held. With record breaking prize pool guarantees and countless ways to qualify online for very small buy-ins. MILLIONS events have proved a massive hit across the globe.
For 2018, partypoker is ramping up MILLIONS even more. All next year’s events will have guaranteed prize pools of at least $5,000,000! With five events each guaranteeing a minimum of $10,000,000 in total guaranteed prize money. At the $10,000,000 guarantee stops, at least three players will become instant millionaires.! With the winner banking a life-changing $1.4 million. The runner-up and third-place finisher will take home $1.2 million and $1 million respectively, and at least 250 players will be paid, with a minimum payout of €10,000.
Next year’s MILLIONS schedule includes new stops at Casino Barcelona. As well as return visits to Kings Casino in the Czech Republic, Playground Poker Club in Canada, Sochi in Russia and Dusk Till Dawn in the UK along with a brand new venue for the Caribbean Poker Party.
There are many ways for players to win their live event seats next year. With multi-phase online satellites starting from as little as $1.10. There will also be multiple Day 1s for all events – both online and live.
PARTYPOKER LIVE- SEASON 1
|December 3rd– 6th, 2017||MILLIONS Online||$5,000,000||$5,000,000|
|February 10th-18th, 2018||MILLIONS Germany: Kings Casino, Rozvadov||€5,000,0000||$5,800,000*|
|April 7th-15th, 2018||MILLIONS Grand Final: Barcelona||€10,000,000||$11,700,000*|
PARTYPOKER LIVE- SEASON 2
|April 21th– 29th, 2018||MILLIONS North America: Playground Poker Club, Canada||$10,000,000 CAD||$7,900,000*|
|August 4th-12th, 2018||MILLIONS Russia: Sochi||$5,000,000||$5,000,000|
|Sept 29th–Oct 9th, 2018||MILLIONS UK: Dusk Till Dawn||£5,000,000||$6,500,000*|
|November 10th-18th, 2018||Caribbean Poker Party||$10,000,000||$10,000,000|
Closing 2017 will be MILLIONS Online held on partypoker with a $5,000,000 guarantee. The online multi day event will run from December 3rd-6th with a $5,300 buy-in. Satellites for the MILLIONS Online Main Event start on Wednesday, November 1st and will run for over a month, right up until the start of Day 1a on December 3rd. The first 200 players to qualify will be automatically entered into a Last Longer competition which will award the winner with a $15,000 package to the MILLIONS Grand Final Barcelona next April.
The first MILLIONS event of 2018 will be partypoker MILLIONS Germany at the celebrated King’s Casino in Rozvadov on the Czech border. Taking place from February 10th to 18th, the event will boast a €5,000,000 guarantee – a massive increase on this year’s €1,000,000 event which attracted 820 entries.
The partypoker LIVE season 1 ends with partypoker MILLIONS making a debut stop in Spain with the €10,000 buy-in, €10,000,000 guarantee MILLIONS Grand Final taking place at Casino Barcelona from April 7th to 15th. This will be the first event of the year to see at least three players become instant millionaires. Barcelona is one of the Europe’s most popular poker destinations with a wide range of great beachfront restaurants, bars and clubs right on Casino Barcelona’s doorstep at Port Olimpic.
Inaugural €10,000,000 guaranteed, €10,000 buy-in, partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Barcelona Grand Final April 7th-15th
Season 2 of partypoker LIVE kicks off with partypoker MILLIONS in April. With a return visit to Montreal’s famous Playground Poker Club. Partypoker MILLIONS North America made history in 2017. Generating Canada’s largest ever prizepool in a live poker tournament, attracting well over a thousand entries. The 2018 event, which runs April 21st – 29th,will see the prizepool guarantee doubled to $10,000,000 CAD. Three-phase satellites for the $5,300 CAD buy-in event are already underway, starting from as little as $1.10. The first Mega Satellite final takes place on October 1st . Winners receive a $5,300 CAD Day 1 Seat along with $700 USD for expenses.
partypoker MILLIONS exploded onto the Russian poker scene on its record-breaking debut visit to Sochi in March this year. With 1,170 entries for the $1,000,000 guarantee event in Russia. The $5,000,000 guaranteed MILLIONS main event also broke records when it returned in September for the largest event in CIS history with 999 players, one away from hitting the enormous guarantee. In 2018, partypoker LIVE returns to Sochi for another $5,000,000 guaranteed prizepool at Russia’s popular all-year-round resort. The event will run from August 4th to 12th.
Next year’s partypoker MILLIONS UK event is taking place at the famous Dusk Till Dawn club. Held in Nottingham from September 29th to October 9th. Following a highly successful event this year, the event returns with a prizepool of £5,000,000 (approx. $6,500,000 USD*).
In November 2018, partypoker MILLIONS is taking its fantastic Caribbean Poker Party to a brand new destination
partypoker LIVE president John Duthie said: “Since I joined partypoker in January, I’ve been thrilled to see partypoker really stick to its pledge to make live events all about the players. Putting players first is key to ensuring that the partypoker LIVE brand thrives and is well-respected. It’s been great to be part of this. The response to the partypoker MILLIONS series has been incredible! I think the increased prize pools next year are going to take the events to a whole new level. It’s going to be very exciting.”
partypoker Chairman Mike Sexton added: “As partypoker LIVE’s flagship series, partypoker MILLIONS has attracted a huge number of players in its first year and proved a resounding success. The MILLIONS series has brought a great deal of excitement to the live and online poker world. Really engaging players with a very competitive environment. I can’t wait to see the impact of even bigger prize pool guarantees in 2018. Check out the minimum payout of the $10,000,000 guaranteed MILLIONS on the partypoker blog now, it absolutely incredible. At least three will get a million dollar payout & everyone that cashes gets at least $10k!”
The full partypoker LIVE schedule including Grand Prix’s and other exciting will be announced soon.
partypoker announces 2017 MILLIONS Online event
partypoker today announced that it will be hosting the first ever online version of its popular MILLIONS event with a $5,000,000 guaranteed tournament in December.
The MILLIONS Online Main Event – which promises a $1,000,000 payday for the champion – will take place on partypoker.com from Sunday, December 3rd to Wednesday, December 6th. Players will be able to qualify for the $5,300 buy-in event for as little as $1.10 – or buy-in direct on partypoker.com.
There are three start flights to choose from: Day 1a starts at 17.00 GMT (18:00 CET) on December 3rd with Day 1b starting at the same time on December 4th. There is a last chance Day 1c Turbo at noon GMT (13:00 CET) on December 5th with Day 2 also starting on the 5that17.00 GMT (18:00 CET). The final table is at 19.00 on December 6th. Players will begin Day 1 with a starting stack of a million chips with 30 minute levels.
Satellites for the MILLIONS Online Main Event start on Wednesday, November 1st and will run for over a month, right up until the start of Day 1a on December 3rd. The first 100 players to qualify will be automatically entered into a Last Longer competition which will award the winner with a $15,000 package to the MILLIONS Grand Final Barcelona next April. All players who qualify for the Last Longer will have a Gold Chip icon against their avatar on the client and their usernames will be listed on the partypoker website.
Satellites for the MILLIONS Online Main Event will be easy to find, coloured gold in the partypoker client under the ‘MILLIONS Online’ tournaments tab.
$5,000,000 guaranteed prize pool in December 2017
The MILLIONS Online Main Event forms part of the partypoker MILLIONS series which launched in Canada earlier this year. Since then, partypoker MILLIONS has made its mark as one of the biggest and most successful poker series ever held, with live events across the globe including North America, Russia and Europe. The eagerly-awaited Caribbean Poker Party takes place in Punta Cana next month. This year’s partypoker MILLIONS champions have included Maria Lampropulos who won £1,000,000 after winning partypoker MILLIONS Dusk Till Dawn in the UK and Jean-Pascal Savard who beat a 1,168-entry field to take down partypoker MILLIONS North America for $CAD 956,000.
partypoker Ambassador Joao Simao said: “I’ve competed at just about all of the MILLIONS events so far and I’m really looking forward to partypoker MILLIONS making its online debut. It’s a huge guarantee which is certain to capture players’ imaginations. I know that lots of players who have enjoyed taking part in the MILLIONS live events are going to leap at the chance to play the Online version, but it’s also going to be great for first-timers. It will give them a taste of the excitement of competing at a partypoker MILLIONS event and, hopefully, encourage them to try qualifying for the live versions as well.”
Group Head of partypoker Tom Waters said: “Bringing the MILLIONS series online is a very exciting step. It’s not often that players have the opportunity to play for $1,000,000 up top and they can do so from just $1.10 via our online satellites. The MILLIONS formula – which combines giant guarantees with countless to qualify – has already proved a massive hit for live events so we’re really looking forward to seeing it play out online as well.”
See the MILLIONS Online webpage for further details.