partypoker to hold a weekly $1 million guaranteed event starting October 27th. Two winners at WSOP Circuit events. Check out these stories and more in the Tuesday Hit and Run.
partypoker to debut $1 million event after 13 year absense
The weekly partypoker Million $215 buy-in on Sunday will return to the online poker site for the first time in 13 years. October 27th will mark the debut of the event that will feature a freezeout format. The weekly event will also host smaller versions with lower prize pools, a $22 buy-in Mini event with a $200,000 guaranteed and a $2.20 buy-in $20,000 guaranteed prize pool. All tournaments will have multiple Day 1s with the tournament completed on the following Sunday.
The $1 million tournament will finish Day 1a at 2 AM Day on October 27th. Additional Day 1s will also be held on Tuesday and Thursday beginning at 3 PM ET. A third Day 1 will be held on November 3rd beginning at 9 AM ET. Day 2 of the tournament will be held on November 3rd after the fourth Day 1 flight. To avoid having to play the tournament over multiple days, players should enter the event on November 3rd.
13 years later – Weekly @partypoker MILLION $215 buy-in returns Nov 3rd + $22 Mini $200K + $2.2 Micro $20K versions. Strongly advised against doing this but must be life outside of PKOs, 2am est finish time, Day 1s FO, can re-enter into future Day 1. Just a heads-up. KTF Rob pic.twitter.com/iaMSZK2LIx
— Rob Yong (@rob_yong_) October 13, 2019
In other partypoker news, Tournament Dollars will be returning to the online poker site on October 27th. On this day, instead of awarding tickets for satellite events, players will be awarded tournament dollars, which can be used for any tournament.
– Tuesday saw the start of the WPT bestbet Bounty Scramble final table as the final-six eyed the $331,480 first-place prize. The tournament was won by Josh Adkins on Tuesday night on his first-ever World Poker Tour appearance. Jeff Cunningham ($66,457) was the first to get knocked out on the day, followed by Jonathan Cronin ($87,170), Jason Lee ($115,691), Josh Kay ($155,340) and Tan Nguyen ($210,988).
THIS CANT BE REAL. IM A WPT CHAMPION!!!
— Josh Adkins (@JoshPAdkins) October 16, 2019
– Two gold bracelet events near the final table at the WSOP Europe. In Event #1, the €350 Opener No-Limit Hold’em, completed Day 2 with Eyal Bensimhon holding the chip lead at the end of the day on Tuesday. Just 10 players remain to play towards the €53,654 first-place prize.
Meanwhile at Event #2, the €550 Pot-Limit Omaha (8-Handed), Shaun Deeb is the current chip leader at the end of the day Tuesday with 12 players remaining.
– Jakub Oliva is the latest winner on the WSOP Circuit as he wins €205,000 and a gold ring at the King’s Resort, which also currently hosting World Series of Poker Europe. Meanwhile, Faisal Siddiqi took down the WSOP Circuit event at the Horseshoe in Baltimore, beating 303 entries to win $113,143.
– In Tuesday’s featured Grinderschool classic poker training video, we continue our look at Colossos’ “Cash Games with Colossos” series. In this episode, Colossos, live plays a session of four tables of $0.10/$0.25 NLHE shorthanded where he discusses the importance of folding at the micro stakes, among other topics.
– The Divine Fortune progressive jackpot in PA has reached a major milestone. The PlaySugarHouse PA online casino game eclipsed the $300,000 the mark on Tuesday in what is believed to be its highest level since the game was introduced to the state last summer.
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– Joey Ingram and the Poker life Podcast welcomed vlogger Jaman Burton to the shows to discuss the Mike Postle cheating scandal. Burton was one of the many players to face off against Postle during the time he was allegedly cheating. Burton discusses his experiences and how he something about his play seemed suspicious.
– Daniel Negreanu posts his latest vlog from World Series of Poker Europe where he hopes to get his first cash of the year in the Pot Limit Omaha event.
– Andrew Neeme takes a shot at the Hollywood Park Casino $5/$10/$20 No Limit Hold’em cash game.