Tuesday February 18 ,2014 : BWIN.PARTY COMPANIES LAYING DOWN SERIOUS POKER MONEY
PartyPoker and WPT guarantee six and seven-figure prize pools.
Bwin.Party subsidiaries PartyPoker and World Poker Tour, along with their online partners, are laying out big money to create exciting live poker tournament prize pools that will appeal to a wide range of players.
PartyPokers Pokerfest has seen an investment of a million dollars in guaranteeing a tasty prize pool in the 67 event fest, which is currently spawning $1 and $5 buy-in qualifying satellites for a main event that carries a guaranteed $300,000 prize pool.
Pokerfest runs for 15 days between March 2 – 16 featuring Hold’em, Omaha, bounty tournaments, rebuys and turbos.
Over in the States, Nj.partypoker.com will double-up the state’s biggest weekly online poker tournament by guaranteeing a $100,000 prize pool on March 2. The $200 buy-in tournament starts at 5pm every Sunday, typically with a $50,000 guarantee that will be doubled for the day.
On the World Poker Tour front, a Euro 250,000 guarantee has been invested for the pmu.fr WPT National Paris tournament, for which qualifiers just started on PartyPoker.fr and will run until 6th April. The buy-in for the first stop of the pmu.fr WPT National Tour in France which takes place between April 17 -20 at Cercle Clichy Montmartre has been reduced to Euro 1200.