Sunday, June 06, 2010

PartyPoker: WSOP for Life - 2nd June 2010

To coincide with the start of the 2010 Word Series of Poker, PartyPoker recently launched their WSOP for Life promotion.The prize up for grabs is exactly what it sounds like: paid entry to the World Series of Poker Main Event for life (which, for the purposes of this promotion, is 20 years).

The details of the giveaway state that one WSOP for Life package will be exclusively available to Bronze, Silver, and Gold level players who will be tracked in a leaderboard challenge. From May 24th to June 20th, all qualified players have the opportunity to accumulate points through regular tournament, sit-and-go, and cash game play. The player with the highest point total when the contest closes will be awarded a Main Event seat for the next 20 years.

Additionally, there will be a total of thee WSOP for Life packages and $50,000 in cash will be given away in a WSOP for Life prize tournament on June 2oth. Entry to this must-play tournament can be achieved by direct buy-in, freeroll, or STT jackpot.

A PartyPoker spokesperson echoed the excitement surrounding the promotion, saying, “WSOP fever is here! There were over 81,000 entries into qualifiers during the first week of WSOP For Life. The regular and VIP leaderboard races are already being tightly fought. The pacesetters amongst the main leaderboard race appear to be Heino74, killedyouu and NeX111, while in the Palladium Lounge VIP challenge the early lead goes to TERMiNATOR1, closely followed by x_AK_47_x in a very open race with everything to play for.”

(Credit: Poker News Daily)