It is that time of week again, time for the PartyPoker Weekly. Do you want to know what has been going on in the PartyPoker world or do you need to be informed of the latest promotions being held on the site? Whatever information you need we are sure you will find it in the latest PartyPoker Weekly.
Although summer is in full swing, PartyPoker has already started thinking to the next season and has kicked off the satellites to the Autumn Million. Following on from the success of the Summer Million, this $640 no-limit hold'em tournament will feature a massive $1,000,000 prize pool and will see some of the best online players in the business vying for what should be a first-place prize of over $200,000.
The Autumn Million kicks off at 13:30 ET on Nov. 4 and you could be playing it free of charge! Every day, up to the start of the Autumn Million, there will be country specific freerolls that feed into a weekly Autumn Million where five seats are guaranteed to the $1,000,000 guaranteed event.
Should you not want to go down the freeroll route there are a whole host of satellites tournaments available, with buy-ins ranging from $2 and increasing to $172. With such a wide spread of qualifying tournaments available there really is no excuse for not trying to play in one of the biggest tournaments held on PartyPoker in 2012.
PartyPoker has entered the world of "fast-fold" poker by introducing FastForward Poker. Currently in beta-form but soon to be fully released, FastForward poker is the turbo-charged way to play cash games and once you have tried it you may never play a standard cash game every again!
Unlike in a standard cash game, players are seated in a pool of players rather than seated on one specific table. When the player folds they are instantly whisked away from their current table and placed on a new one with different opponents. You do not even have to wait for the action to get to you before you fold! If you look down and find the lowly staring back at you simply click Forward Fold and you will be dealt into a new hands immediately! FastForward Poker eliminates the need to sit and wait for premium hands as they come around much, much faster.
Not only will you be able to play hundreds of hands per hour with this new format but you still earn PartyPoints at the same rate as in a standard cash game so you will be reaping the rewards faster than ever before. Can you climb to the top teir of the VIP scheme by the end of the year?
Try FastFoward poker now and be prepared to be blown away.
The majority of poker fans know that Denmark's Peter Eastgate won the 20008 World Series of Poker Main Event and the same fans are aware that he decided to hand up his boots (so to speak) during 2010, before making a return to the felt last year.
However, were these fans aware that Eastgate actually won a seat to the 2007 WSOP Main Event for being the highest raking player on Ladbrokes but because he had lost a large percentage of his bankroll he deicded to sell the seat. Also, do they know that one of the contributing factors in Eastgate quitting poker was him losing around $1,700,000 betting on the 2010 FIFA World Cup?
In this article about Eastgate, the man himself reveals a few truths about his decision to quit the game, his return and his plans for the future. Check out the full story over on the PartyPoker Blog.
Starting Sept. 3 and running through to Oct. 7, PartyPoker will be giving away over $200,000 worth of gadgets, gizmos and luxury items through a number of daily and weekly tournaments.
Dubbed Tony G's House, the promotion will give away $5,000 in prizes every day between Monday and Friday, then, each Sunday there will be $15,000 worth of loot to get your hands on. The Grand Final — to be held on Oct. 7 — will give away $20,000 in prizes plus the eventual winner will be able to drive away in a brand new Volkswagen Golf GTI!
Getting involved in this fantastic promotion is simple, collect just a single PartyPoint to be awarded a Daily Giveaway ticket; earn 20 of them and you'll be able to play in all 20 Daily Giveaways. How much of Tony G's loot can you get your hands on?
If you want to play in the Weekly Giveaway just deposit $50 or more with the bonus code HOUSE and you will be awarded a ticket. Likewise, to play in the Grand Final and have a chance of winning a VW Golf just deposit $100 or more with the code GOLFGTI and a seat will be all yours.
Some of the prizes on offer include 47" Full LED 3D Smart TVs, Xbox 360s, MacBook Airs, Beats Studio headphones and much more. Check out the dedicated Tony G's House promotional pages for a full breakdown of the prizes.
PartyPoker is giving PokerNetwork customers a free $50 to start their poker bankrolls. Getting your hands on the free cash is very easy, all you need to do is follow the simple steps below, and $50 is all yours to keep!
Once you have received the confirmation email, $20 will be placed in your PartyPoker account. You must earn at least 40 PartyPoints before you will be able to withdraw the free $20. If you do not earn 40 PartyPoints within 60 days, the initial $20, or whatever remains of it, will be forfeited. PartyPoints are earned at a rate of two PartyPoints per $1 in rake or tournament fees, so earning 40 within 60 days is easy.
Once you have earned 40 PartyPoints a further $30 will be deposited into your account bringing the total free cash amount to $50. You must then generate 160 points before you can cash out any of the $30 and must do so within 120 days otherwise the $30, or the remainder of it will be forfeited.
Could this $50 starting bankroll be the start of a glistening poker career? There is only one way to find out.
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