Partypoker Revs Up POWERFEST With $1 Million Main Event

Some big energy returns to partypoker this week with the site’s signature POWERFEST running April 9-27. The featured three-day $1,050 Main Event runs April 24-27 with a $1 million guarantee and three starting flights.

Once again, partypoker is emphasizing its goal of creating another series with opportunities for online poker players of all bankrolls.

“It’s great to have POWERFEST returning to the series schedule,” partypoker’s head of poker room management Chris Donnachie said in a news release. “We have stayed true to the DNA of the series, ensuring it’s accessible and exciting for all buy-in levels and, as always, has multiple ways for players to qualify for less.”

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Previewing the partypoker POWERFEST schedule

Players looking to jump in the POWERFEST action will find buy-ins ranging from $1.10 to $25,500. Satellites start at just $0.11, allowing players of all levels the opportunity to battle for the biggest prizes.

The series kicks off with four big opening events with nice guarantees including:=

  • $2.20 Micro Opener – $5,000 guaranteed
  • $22 Mini Opener – $50,000 guaranteed
  • $215 Opener – $200,000 guaranteed
  • $2,100 High Roller Opener – $500,000 guaranteed

Each opener features multiple starting flights. To ensure players compete on a level playing field, only one re-entry is allowed per flight.

For the Main Event, there will also be Mini and Micro versions. The $109 Mini features a $250,000 guarantee. The $11 Micro guarantees $50,000

All Main Event champions also receive a trophy to mark their achievement. PartypokerTV, partypoker’s Twitch channel, will also stream the $1,050 Main Event final table.

In last year’s POWERFEST, the eight Main Events smashed their guarantees. The tournaments attracted a total prize pool of $2.4 million, comfortably beating the guarantee of $1.6 million.

Executioner_” won the largest Main Event prize, banking $118,682 in the $500,000 guaranteed Main Event.

Other partypoker POWERFEST highlights

There are numerous other major events to look forward to in this year’s festival. The Big Fifty and Big Fifty Knockout should be popular.

The Big Fifty features a $55 buy-in and $300,000 guarantee. The event comes with 11 starting flights before Day 2, with a winner crowned on April 20.

The Big Fifty Knockout begins on April 19 with a $55 buy-in and $500,000 guarantee. The event comes with eight starting flights before the final day on April 26.

This year, the POWERFEST Main Event champion will be crowned on the last day of the series. However, that won’t be the only event winner that day. 

The $530 Closer wraps up the series with $150,000 guaranteed. Mini and Micro versions also can feature $55 and $5.50 buy-ins.

Real names will be used in all events with a buy-in of more than $1,050. All other tournaments will show player aliases. Here’s a look at the complete schedule:

2021 partypoker POWERFEST

DateNameBuy-inDayFormatGuarantee
April 9#01 - High Roller Opener Day 1A: $500K Gtd [Real Name, 2-Day Event]$2,100Day 1A6-Max
April 9#01 - Opener Day 1A: $200K Gtd [2-Day Event]$215Day 1A6-Max
April 9#01 - Mini Opener Day 1A: $50K Gtd [2-Day Event]$22Day 1A6-Max
April 9#01 - Micro Opener Day 1A: $5K Gtd [2-Day Event]$2.20Day 1A6-Max
April 9#02 - The Big Fifty Day 1A: $300K Gtd [3-Day Event]$55Phase 18-Max
April 10#01 - High Roller Opener Day 1B: $500K Gtd [Real Name, 2-Day Event]$2,100Day 1B6-Max
April 10#01 - Opener Day 1B: $200K Gtd [2-Day Event]$215Day 1B6-Max
April 10#01 - Mini Opener Day 1B: $50K Gtd [2-Day Event]$22Day 1B6-Max
April 10#01 - Micro Opener Day 1B: $5K Gtd [2-Day Event]$2.20Day 1B6-Max
April 10#02 - The Big Fifty Day 1B: $300K Gtd [3-Day Event]$55Phase 18-Max
April 11#01 - High Roller Opener Day 1C: $500K Gtd [Real Name, 2-Day Event]$2,100Day 1C6-Max
April 11#01 - Opener Day 1C: $200K Gtd [2-Day Event]$215Day 1C6-Max
April 11#01 - Mini Opener Day 1C: $50K Gtd [2-Day Event]$22Day 1C6-Max
April 11#01 - Micro Opener Day 1C: $5K Gtd [2-Day Event]$2.20Day 1C6-Max
April 11#03 - High Roller: $500K Gtd [Real Name]$5,2007-Max$500,000
April 11#04 - The Big Shot: $300K Gtd [Real Name, 2-Day Event]$1,1118-Max$300,000
April 11#04 - The Mini Big Shot: $150K Gtd [2-Day Event]$1118-Max$150,000
April 11#04 -The Micro Big Shot: $30K Gtd [2-Day Event]$11.008-Max$30,000
April 11#01 - High Roller Opener Day 2: $500K Gtd [Real Name]$2,100Day 26-Max$500,000
April 11#01 - Opener Day 2: $200K Gtd$215Day 26-Max$200,000
April 11#01 - Mini Opener Day 2: $50K Gtd$22Day 26-Max$50,000
April 11#01 - Micro Opener Day 2: $5K Gtd$2.20Day 26-Max$5,000
April 11#02 - The Big Fifty Day 1C: $300K Gtd [3-Day Event]$55Phase 18-Max
April 11#05 - High Roller: $50K Gtd [Real Name]$1,0507-Max$50,000
April 12#06 - High Roller Super Seven: $200K Gtd [Real Name]$1,5757-Max$200,000
April 12#06 - Super Seven: $75K Gtd$3207-Max$75,000
April 12#06 - Mini Super Seven: $30K Gtd$337-Max$30,000
April 12#06 - Micro Super Seven: $4K Gtd$3.307-Max$4,000
April 12#02 - The Big Fifty Day 1D: $300K Gtd [3-Day Event]$55Phase 18-Max
April 13#07 - Super High Roller: $1M Gtd [Real Name]$25,5007-Max$1,000,000
April 13#08 - High Roller Knockout: $250K Gtd [Real Name]$2,100Mix-Max$250,000
April 13#08 - Knockout: $100K Gtd$215Mix-Max$100,000
April 13#08 - Mini Knockout: $50K Gtd$22Mix-Max$50,000
April 13#08 - Micro Knockout: $5K Gtd$2.20Mix-Max$5,000
April 13#02 - The Big Fifty Day 1E: $300K Gtd [3-Day Event]$55Phase 18-Max
April 13#09 - High Roller: $200K Gtd [Real Name]$5,2007-Max$200,000
April 14#10 - Turbo Battle: $100K Gtd$5306-Max$100,000
April 14#10 - Mini Turbo Battle: $50K Gtd$1096-Max$50,000
April 14#10 - Micro Turbo Battle: $20K Gtd$116-Max$20,000
April 14#02 - The Big Fifty Day 1F: $300K Gtd [3-Day Event]$55Phase 18-Max
April 15#11 - High Roller: $500K Gtd [Real Name]$10,3006-Max$500,000
April 15#11 - High Roller: $150K Gtd [Real Name]$1,0506-Max$150,000
April 15#12 - The Big Freeze: $50K Gtd$2658-Max$50,000
April 15#12 - The Mini Big Freeze: $20K Gtd$27.508-Max$20,000
April 15#12 - The Micro Big Freeze: $2.5K Gtd$2.758-Max$2,500
April 15#02 - The Big Fifty Day 1G: $300K Gtd [3-Day Event]$55Phase 18-Max
April 15#13 - High Roller: $150K Gtd [Real Name]$3,1506-Max$150,000
April 16#14 - High Roller Knockout Weekender Day 1A: $500K Gtd [Real Name, 2-Day Event]$1,575Day 1A7-Max
April 16#14 - Knockout Weekender Day 1A: $300K Gtd [2-Day Event]$320Day 1A7-Max
April 16#14 - Mini Knockout Weekender Day 1A: $100K Gtd [2-Day Event]$33Day 1A7-Max
April 16#14 - Micro Knockout Weekender Day 1A: $10K Gtd [2-Day Event]$3.30Day 1A7-Max
April 16#02 - The Big Fifty Day 1H: $300K Gtd [3-Day Event]$55Phase 18-Max
April 17#14 - High Roller Knockout Weekender Day 1B: $500K Gtd [Real Name, 2-Day Event]$1,575Day 1B7-Max
April 17#14 - Knockout Weekender Day 1B: $300K Gtd [2-Day Event]$320Day 1B7-Max
April 17#14 - Mini Knockout Weekender Day 1B: $100K Gtd [2-Day Event]$33Day 1B7-Max
April 17#14 - Micro Knockout Weekender Day 1B: $10K Gtd [2-Day Event]$3.30Day 1B7-Max
April 17#02 - The Big Fifty Day 1J: $300K Gtd [3-Day Event]$55Phase 18-Max
April 18#14 - High Roller Knockout Weekender Day 1C: $500K Gtd [Real Name, 2-Day Event]$1,575Day 1C7-Max
April 18#14 - Knockout Weekender Day 1C: $300K Gtd [2-Day Event]$320Day 1C7-Max
April 18#14 - Mini Knockout Weekender Day 1C: $100K Gtd [2-Day Event]$33Day 1C7-Max
April 18#14 - Micro Knockout Weekender Day 1C: $10K Gtd [2-Day Event]$3.30Day 1C7-Max
April 18#15 - High Roller: $500K Gtd [Real Name]$5,2007-Max$500,000
April 18#14 - High Roller Knockout Weekender Day 2: $500K Gtd [Real Name]$1,575Day 27-Max$500,000
April 18#14 - Knockout Weekender Day 2: $300K Gtd$320Day 27-Max$300,000
April 18#14 - Mini Knockout Weekender Day 2: $100K Gtd$33Day 27-Max$100,000
April 18#14 - Micro Knockout Weekender Day 2: $10K Gtd$3.30Day 27-Max$10,000
April 18#02 - The Big Fifty Day 1K: $300K Gtd [3-Day Event]$55Phase 18-Max
April 18#16 - High Roller: $50K Gtd [Real Name]$1,0507-Max$50,000
April 19#02 - The Big Fifty Day 1L Turbo: $300K Gtd [3-Day Event]$55Phase 16-Max
April 19#17 - High Roller Super Six: $200K Gtd [Real Name]$1,5756-Max$200,000
April 19#17 - Super Six: $75K Gtd$3206-Max75,000
April 19#17 - Mini Super Six: $30K Gtd$336-Max30,000
April 19#17 - Micro Super Six: $4K Gtd$3.306-Max4,000
April 19#02 - The Big Fifty Day 2: $300K Gtd [3-Day Event]$55Phase Final8-Max$300,000
April 19#18 - The Big Fifty Knockout Day 1A: $500K Gtd [3-Day Event]$55Phase 18-Max
April 20#19 - Super High Roller: $1M Gtd [Real Name]$25,5006-Max$1,000,000
April 20#20 - High Roller Deepstack Turbo: $125K Gtd [Real Name]$1,0508-Max125,000
April 20#20 - Deepstack Turbo: $50K Gtd$1098-Max50,000
April 20#20 - Mini Deepstack Turbo: $10K Gtd$118-Max10,000
April 20#20 - Micro Deepstack Turbo: $1.5K Gtd$1.108-Max1,500
April 20#18 - The Big Fifty Knockout Day 1B: $500K Gtd [3-Day Event]$55Phase 18-Max
April 20#21 - High Roller: $200K Gtd [Real Name]$5,2006-Max$200,000
April 21#22 - Turbo Knockout: $100K Gtd$530Mix-Max100,000
April 21#22 - Mini Turbo Knockout: $75K Gtd$55Mix-Max75,000
April 21#22 - Micro Turbo Knockout: $7.5K Gtd$5.50Mix-Max7,500
April 21#18 - The Big Fifty Knockout Day 1C: $500K Gtd [3-Day Event]$55Phase 18-Max
April 22#23 - High Roller: $250K Gtd [Real Name]$5,200Mix-Max$250,000
April 22#24 - Warm Up Day 1A: $250K Gtd [2-Day Event]$530Day 1A8-Max
April 22#24 - Mini Warm Up Day 1A: $100K Gtd [2-Day Event]$55Day 1A8-Max
April 22#24 - Micro Warm Up Day 1A: $15K Gtd [2-Day Event]$5.50Day 1A8-Max
April 22#18 - The Big Fifty Knockout Day 1D: $500K Gtd [3-Day Event]$55Phase 18-Max
April 22#25 - High Roller: $50K Gtd [Real Name]$1,050Mix-Max$50,000
April 23#26 - Warm Up Day 1B: $250K Gtd [2-Day Event]$530Day 1B8-Max
April 23#26 - Mini Warm Up Day 1B: $100K Gtd [2-Day Event]$55Day 1B8-Max
April 23#26 - Micro Warm Up Day 1B: $15K Gtd [2-Day Event]$5.50Day 1B8-Max
April 23#18 - The Big Fifty Knockout Day 1E: $500K Gtd [3-Day Event]$55Phase 18-Max
April 24#26 - Warm Up Day 1C: $250K Gtd [2-Day Event]$530Day 1C8-Max
April 24#26 - Mini Warm Up Day 1C: $100K Gtd [2-Day Event]$55Day 1C8-Max
April 24#26 - Micro Warm Up Day 1C: $15K Gtd [2-Day Event]$5.50Day 1C8-Max
April 24#27 - Main Event Day 1A: $1M Gtd [Real Name, 3-Day Event]$1,050Day 1A8-Max
April 24#27 - Mini Main Event Day 1A: $250K Gtd [3-Day Event]$109Day 1A8-Max
April 24#27 - Micro Main Event Day 1A: $50K Gtd [3-Day Event]$11Day 1A8-Max
April 24#26 - Warm Up Day 2: $250K Gtd$530Day 28-Max$250,000
April 24#26 - Mini Warm Up Day 2: $100K Gtd$55Day 28-Max$100,000
April 24#18 - The Big Fifty Knockout Day 1F: $500K Gtd [3-Day Event]$55Phase 18-Max
April 24#26 - Micro Warm Up Day 2: $15K Gtd$5.50Day 28-Max$15,000
April 25#28 - High Roller Day 1: $1M Gtd [Real Name, 2-Day Event]$10,300Day 17-Max
April 25#27 - Main Event Day 1B: $1M Gtd [Real Name, 3-Day Event]$1,050Day 1B8-Max
April 25#27 - Mini Main Event Day 1B: $250K Gtd [3-Day Event]$109Day 1B8-Max
April 25#27 - Micro Main Event Day 1B: $50K Gtd [3-Day Event]$11Day 1B8-Max
April 25#29 - PLO High Roller: $250K Gtd [Real Name]$5,2007-Max$250,000
April 25#18 - The Big Fifty Knockout Day 1G: $500K Gtd [3-Day Event]$55Phase 18-Max
April 25#30 - High Roller: $150K Gtd [Real Name]$3,1507-Max$150,000
April 26#27 - Main Event Day 1C: $1M Gtd [Real Name, 3-Day Event]$1,050Day 1C8-Max
April 26#27 - Mini Main Event Day 1C: $250K Gtd [3-Day Event]$109Day 1C8-Max
April 26#27 - Micro Main Event Day 1C: $50K Gtd [3-Day Event]$11Day 1C8-Max
April 26#18 - The Big Fifty Knockout Day 1H Turbo: $500K Gtd [3-Day Event]$55Phase 16-Max
April 26#28 - High Roller Day 2: $1M Gtd [Real Name, 2-Day Event]$10,300Final Day7-Max$1,000,000
April 26#31 - Second Chance: $150K Gtd [Real Name, 2-Day Event]$1,0508-Max$150,000
April 26#31 - Mini Second Chance: $75K Gtd [2-Day Event]$1098-Max$75,000
April 26#31 - Micro Second Chance: $15K Gtd [2-Day Event]$118-Max$15,000
April 26#27 - Main Event Day 2: $1M Gtd [Real Name, 3-Day Event]$1,050Day 28-Max
April 26#27 - Mini Main Event Day 2: $250K Gtd [3-Day Event]$109Day 28-Max
April 26#27 - Micro Main Event Day 2: $50K Gtd [3-Day Event]$11Day 28-Max
April 26#18 - The Big Fifty Knockout Day 2: $500K Gtd [3-Day Event]$55Phase Final8-Max$500,000
April 27#27 - Main Event Day 3: $1M Gtd [Real Name]$1,050Final Day8-Max$1,000,000
April 27#27 - Mini Main Event Day 3: $250K Gtd$109Final Day8-Max$250,000
April 27#27 - Micro Main Event Day 3: $50K Gtd$11Final Day8-Max$50,000
April 27#32 - Closer: $150K Gtd$5306-Max$150,000
April 27#32 - Mini Closer: $75K Gtd$556-Max$75,000
April 27#32 - Micro Closer: $10K Gtd$5.506-Max$10,000
 

Partypoker launches special SPINS for series

Along with a massive tournament schedule, players can also take a shot in special SPINS games throughout the series. These fast-paced, three-handed Sit & Go games offer a chance at large random prizes.

During POWERFEST, players can buy in for $10. The SPINS multiplier then determines the size of the prize pool – paid out in tournament tickets.

Players could potentially play for 210 times their buy-in – meaning a chance to win a $2,100 POWERFEST ticket in minutes.

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