Partypoker: next renewal of Powerfest and bans for bots
On March 2, we talked about the upcoming Powerfest at Partypoker with a total guarantee of $ 20M. The unexpected poker boom caused by the coronavirus and the ensuing quarantine also made adjustments to Partypoker’s tournament schedule.
It was the 35th day of the tournament series ...
This time, Powerfest was extended until April 19th. Recall that initially the series was supposed to end on March 29th. Naturally, the total size of the guarantee has consistently grown. Now it is proudly declared about $ 60,000,000. Other facts about the protracted Powerfest:
- A very wide range of buy-ins: from $ 0.55 to $ 25,000;
- Most of the events on unlimited Texas Hold'em, the rest - PLO;
- Among the formats dominated by Rebuy, Freezeout, a considerable number of tournaments with progressive knockout;
- The multi-day Main Event will end on Sundays.
Partypoker's next bot report
On March 30, a new report was released about the struggle of Partypoker security. From the beginning of the year until March 23 inclusive, 134 bots were blocked. Nearly $ 180,000 was confiscated and returned to the victims of the swindlers.
It was also mentioned that special attention is paid to the participants of the leaderboards among cash players. As part of attracting new users, Partypoker management increased prize payments to $ 1,000,000 per month for cash players and up to $ 100,000 for Sit & Go tournaments. Accordingly, there was an increase in interest from various kinds of fraudsters and bot users.
It is emphasized that a number of players have already been disqualified, and their accounts are permanently blocked for the game of several players from one account. These poker geniuses played 24/7. Because the vigilant security service Partypoker was able to figure them out and punish.
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