GVC Holdings subsidiary partypoker has stated its commitment to ‘live poker’ announcing the launch of its new ‘partypoker LIVE’ global tour in 2017 with a number of headline events featuring Million $ prizepools.
The LIVE global tour will make its first stop in Quebec Canada at the Playground Poker Club featuring a guaranteed prizepool of CAD $1 million for the winner.
The partypoker Million will have multiple global stops in 2017 with the remaining locations and dates to be announced early in 2017..
Furthermore, the new partypoker LIVE tour will also host partypoker Million Nationals which will have a buy-in of $1,100 and guaranteed prizepools in excess of $500,000. These will be supported by the successful Grand Prix Poker Tour events with the same low buy-ins and high payouts for recreational poker players that were run at various football stadiums in the UK in 2016.
The first Grand Prix of 2017 will be hosted at the Macau Sporting Club in Cork, Ireland. The Grand Prix Cork will feature a €100,000 guarantee for a €300 + €40 buy-in and runs from the 23rd – 26th February. Online satellites are running now on partypoker where players can qualify from just $2.20.
Group Head of partypoker Tom Waters commented on the LIVE schedule: “Listening to feedback from the players at the Caribbean Poker Party it was clear that there was a desire for events that not only offer high guaranteed prizepools but also fun off the felt. With the 2017 partypoker LIVE events schedule, there will be something for everyone! Online qualifiers start from $0.01 on partypoker giving players the opportunity to travel all over the world to take part in some amazing even