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PartyPoker – PokerFest II, $90K Bad Beat Jackpot Paid Out, and WSOP Packages!

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PokerFest II, a weekly tournament giving away $14,000 World Series of Poker Main Event packages, $90,000 Bad Beat Jackpot paid out and many ways to boost your bankroll – these are this week's PartyPoker news.

PokerFest II

PokerFest comes back to PartyPoker this April to give away at least $3.5 million in tournament prize pools including the $1 million guaranteed Main Event. PokerFest II will host 47 online events alongside dozens of side events all starting on April 22nd and running until May 6th. Not only will the sixth of May mark the final day of the PokerFest II online series, it will also kick off the $1,000,000 guaranteed Main Event.

PokerFest II will hold many great online events giving away huge cash prizes and you could get your share by playing your choice of tournaments – check out all the details at the PokerFest II.

However, if you're up for a bigger challenge than just taking part in the series – PartyPoker has prepared some extra prizes for those who prove themselves to be PokerFest masters. Cash prizes up to $20,000, $14K World Series of Poker Main Event packages, and iPads are awaiting those who manage to score a little more than just two cashes throughout the entire series.

Special PokerFest II Jackpots rewarded for great achievements:

  • A $20,000 cash prize and a $14,000 WSOP Main Event package will be give away to anyone who wins three PokerFest II events.
  • $15,000 in cash and a new iPad is the extra prize for making at least 10 PokerFest II final tables.
  • $7,500 and an iPad will be rewarded to any player who reaches at least five PokerFest II final tables.
  • $5,000 cash prize and an iPad is the prize for finishing in the money in any 20 PokerFest II tournaments
  • $2,500 and an iPad will be given away to anyone who cashes in any 10 PokerFest II events.

However, you can also make it into the player leaderboard that gives away another $50,000 in cash prizes to those with the most points at the end of the series. Play PokerFest II events, collect points, and you could receive extra cash prizes of up to $2,500.

Win a WSOP Main Event Package at PartyPoker

A weekly online tournament series running on PartyPoker is giving away $14,000 World Series of Poker Main Event packages and you could claim one for yourself. The $750+$50 WSOP Satellites run every week until June 17th rewarding $14K WSOP packages to one out of every 20 players.

Every 2012 WSOP Main Event package includes:

  • $10,000 WSOP Main Event buy-in
  • $2,000 spending money
  • Hotel accommodation in Las Vegas for 10 nights

Don't sweat it if your PartyPoker account is $700 short of a direct buy-in to the weekly event as PartyPoker runs a number of freerolls and qualifiers with buy-ins starting as low as $2, giving you the chance to win your very own WSOP package from scratch!

$90,000 Bad Beat Jackpot Paid Out to grujo_grujo

Nobody likes losing a huge pot, especially with four jacks in their hand, however, a massive cash reward for such a bad beat is a nice way to start recovering. And that's exactly what happened to PartyPoker player grujo_grujo who received a $90,000 bad beat jackpot. The hand was played a couple of weeks ago with grujo_grujo putting $100 in the pot with four jacks. Unfortunately for him, his opponent was holding four kings and grujo_grujo lost the hand.

However, when checking his account later he found an extra $90,000 there. It was then that he realized he triggered the bad beat jackpot. PartyPoker's Dany Willis caught up with grujo_grujo – find the full interview in the PartyPoker Blog.

PartyPoker Bankroll Booster Freeroll

Every week PartyPoker runs a $5,000 Bankroll Booster Freeroll and all you need to do to enter is fund your account. Make a deposit using the bonus code BOOSTER and you will automatically receive a ticket to the $5,000 guaranteed freeroll taking place every Sunday at 14:30 EDT.

However, if you aren’t ready to deposit into your PartyPoker account, you can still enter the weekly $5K guaranteed event by collecting at least five PartyPoints. Collecting points is easy – you just need to play cash games and buy in tournaments and PartyPoker will award you with points. You can also play one of the many freerolls giving away seats to the weekly $5,000 tournament. Buy in to one of the freerolls running three times a day with just one PartyPoint and make your way to the $5K event!

The best way to start playing real money games on PartyPoker is to join the site through PokerWorks where you receive the $50 FREE with no deposit bonus! Download PartyPoker via PokerWorks, sign up a new account using the bonus code PWFREE50 and collect your free cash!

For more great PartyPoker deals, bonuses, freerolls and promotions visit our PartyPoker review.

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