Party Poker & WPT Poker Pokerfest Online
Johnny Moss was selected as the first World Champion of Poker in 1970 and is now remembered as one of the greatest poker players of his era. Find your own place in history at the inaugural Pokerfest Online at Party Poker and WPT Poker.
This tournament series features 47 events with total guaranteed prizepools of $3 million. Pokerfest begins the 23rd of October and runs through the 6th of November. Read on to find out how you can start qualifying today.
During every day of the Pokerfest there’s at least one tournament with a buy-in using Poker Points so even players with low cash flow to get in on the action. There are even a few tournaments with a buy-in of just 5 points!
On the other end of the spectrum, there are plenty of tournaments for the ballers, including a $1,060 NLHE tournament on Sunday, October 30th, and the $640 Main Event.
- What: Pokerfest Online Main Event
- When: Sunday November 6th, 13:30 ET
- Game: No Limit Hold’em
- Buy-in: $640
- Prizepool: $1 Million
To see the full Pokerfest Online schedule, boot up the Party Poker or WPT Poker software or visit their websites.
In addition to the $3 million in guaranteed prize money, Party Poker and WPT Poker are giving out an extra $100,000 to the top players in the Pokerfest series overall. Just play as many of the 47 events as you can, and you’ll be awarded leaderboard points based on a special formula that takes into account each tournament buy-in and your finish position.
Finish among the top points earners, and you’ll win a cash prize! There are three different leaderboards to compete in, which divide the Pokerfest tournaments by buy-in.
- Points buy-in – $5,000 prize pool with $500 to the winner and 250 places paid
- Low buy-in ($6-$33) – $30,000 prize pool with $2,500 to the winner and 500 places paid
- High buy-in ($55+) – $65,000 prize pool with $5,000 to the winner and 500 places paid
Throughout the Pokerfest you can check the leaderboard standings at PartyPoker.com or WPTPoker.com.
The Pokerfest also has $35,000 in one-time jackpots. Here’s what you can do to win one of those:
- Win any three Pokerfest tournaments – $20,000
- Final table any ten Pokerfest tournaments – $10,000
- Win cash in any ten Pokerfest tournaments – $5,000
At the end of the Pokerfest, there will be a prize draw in which 500 players will win a prize from the Points Store. It could be a chipset, it could be apparel, it could even be an iPad! Each player will receive one ticket in the draw for each Pokerfest tournament played during the series.
Starting on the 23rd of October, Party Poker and WPT Poker will also host twice daily $1 side tournaments at 13:45 and 16:00 ET. Each of these tournaments will have a unique twist. Make sure to check the lobby beforehand to see what you’re getting into.
How to Qualify
Party Poker and WPT Poker wants everyone to experience the excitement of Pokerfest so they’re giving players tons of opportunities to win their way into one of the big events.
For a Main Event seat, players can compete in any of the following four tournaments:
- $64 Daily Satellite
- $27 Daily Rebuy Satellite
- $55 MEGA Friday Satellite
- $120 Qualifier Extra
Of course, there are plenty of sub-qualifiers available for players to win their seat into one of the four Main Event satellites, starting from $2.
Players can also play their way through a series of sub-qualifiers to seats in Pokerfest events of $55, $109, $215, $530, and $1,060.
Visit Tournaments –> Satellites in the game client to find a complete schedule.
Sign up for a Party Poker account today using the bonus code RMPLAYER to receive a 100% sign-up bonus of up to $500 and a rakeback equivalent of up to 50%.
Sign up for a WPT Poker account today using the bonus code RBCOM to receive a 100% sign-up bonus of up to $100 and a rakeback equivalent of up to 50%.