Questions asked following cuts in Partypoker Powerfest guarantees

September 23, 2018

A social media row brewed up this week over the much-hyped $60 million in prize pool guarantees invested by PartyPoker in its Powerfest series when eagle-eyed players noticed that the guarantees on some events in week three had been unilaterally reduced in the middle of the festival….apparently without announcement. This was particularly questioned by players […]

Online poker aces clash in Powerfest heads up

September 28, 2017

PartyPoker’s currently running Powerfest tournament was the scene of an exciting heads up between two of the game’s foremost and audacious online high stakes players this week when Ben “CowEyed” Tollerene clashed with Viktor “Isildur1” Blom in the $25,000 buy-in Super High Roller competition. The $3 million guarantee on the prize pool was easily overtaken […]

Partypoker’s Powerfest set to be one of the largest poker tournaments around

August 1, 2017

PartyPoker is making good on its intentions to offer the biggest online poker tournaments in the business, announcing this week that its next Powerfest series, scheduled for September 3 and running for just over three weeks, will have $35 million in guaranteed prize pools over 330 events. That represents a 75 percent boost to the […]

Partypoker investing $20 million in next Powerfest project

March 28, 2017

GVC subsidiary Party Poker is putting big money – $20 million – behind the latest edition of its Powerfest series, which will feature 301 tournaments with combined guarantees worth tens of millions of dollars. It’s the biggest investment in a Powerfest yet, company spokesmen advised Tuesday. Tom Waters, the md at Party Poker said in […]

Partypoker’s Powerfest tourney scheduled for May

April 15, 2016

Tournament poker fans will be looking forward to nest month’s PartyPoker Powerfest festival following news that the company has allocated $7.8 million for prize pool guarantees. Planned for the first three week of May, the 172-event festival will see each week split into buy-in levels ranging from $5.50 through to $5,200, along with weekly main […]