Hello and welcome to this week's instalment of the PartyPoker Weekly, your one-stop shop for all of the latest news from the PartyPoker camp. In this edition we have details on the upcoming Autumn Million tournament, we discover what some big name pros would be doing if they were not big name pros and we inform you how you could get your hands on one of three iPad 3''s. Interested? Then keep on reading!
Depending where in the world you are reading this from summer will be all but over, but PartyPoker has the perfect cure for the post-summer blues, theAutumn Million.
Following the success of the Summer Million, this $640 no-limit Hold'em tournament will boast a massive $1,000,000 prize pool and should see some of the best online players in the business vying for what should be a first-place prize of over $200,000. What would you do with two hundred thousand dollars?
The Autumn Million kicks off at 13:30 ET on Nov. 4 and you could be playing it for free! 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 this spectacular $1,000,000 guaranteed event.
Should you not want to go down the freeroll route there are dozens of satellite tournaments available, with buy-ins ranging from $2 and increasing all the way up to $172. With so many qualifying tournaments available there really is no excuse to not try to play in one of the biggest tournaments held on PartyPoker in 2012. Say goodbye to the summer and welcome in autumn with the PartyPoker Autumn Million.
During the recent Malta leg of the World Poker Tour, PokerNews' very own Kristy Arnett caught up with some of the players there and asked them what they would be doing if they had not become a poker player. Check out the clip here.
The latest incarnation of the Card Rush promotion is in full swing and almost two million of the 3.2 million virtual scratch cards have been given away, but that means there are still plenty of chances to walk away with a prize from PartyPoker just for playing your favorite game.
Getting your hands a scratch card is simple. Just earn five PartyPoints and an instant win scratch card will find its way into your PartyPoker account. What is more, you can collect up to 75 cards every day during the promotional period, meaning you have plenty of chances to win cash prizes, freeroll entries, PartyPoints and Card Rush Points that could see you win up to $3,000 in cash! Every single card is guaranteed to contain a prize too.
This superb promotion will come to an end midnight on Oct. 31 or when all 3.2 million cards have been awarded, whichever comes first. Make sure you do not miss out, earn some Card Rush instant win scratch cards today!
The iPad 3 is arguably the best tablet computer available today and you could be getting your hands on one just for trying out FastForward Poker on PartyPoker.
FastForward is PartyPoker's offering of the recent new craze of "fast-fold" poker, an innovative and exciting new way to play online poker. Instead of sitting down at a table and staying there until you leave, you are seated on a table but are part of a greater pool of players too. When you click the fold button you are whisked away and placed on a brand new table with different opponents and immediately dealt new cards.
What makes this new game so amazing is you do not even have to wait until the action is on to fold and receive new cards! Don't like the hole cards you have received? Then click the Fast Fold button and get new cards! You can keep fast-folding until you are dealt a hand that you are willing to play!
In order to celebrate the full launch of this action-packed game, PartyPoker is holding a raffle where three iPad 3's will be given away! To be in with a chance of winning one of these amazing gadgets simply earn five PartyPoints at the FastForward tables between Oct. 8-23 and your alias will be entered into the draw. Two PartyPoints are awarded for every $1 raked so you should be able to generate five PartyPoints in next to no time at all.
It has been four long years since a World Poker Tour main event was held in Canada, but the wait is almost over because the WPT heads to Montreal at the end of November.
The WPT Montreal Championships will take place at the Playground Poker Club from Nov. 23 through 27 and you could be heading there armed with a package worth $5,500. Some of the best players in the world are expected to be in attendance, but the poker media could be following you if you go deep in what should be one of the best live poker events held in Canada.
Each $5,500 package consists of:
As is usually the case, PartyPoker are running a myriad of satellite tournaments to WPT Montreal starting with country specific freerolls, meaning you could be participating in this historic event for no financial outlay at all!
Grab a Free $50 Bankroll On PartyPoker
If you do not have a PartyPoker account then now is the perfect time to create one because we can give you a free $50 for doing so! All you have to do to get your hands on the free cash 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.
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