Partypoker Make it Third Time Lucky at WSOPC Punta del Este

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Partypoker Make it Third Time Lucky at WSOPC Punta del Este
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31 Oct

Some things take a long time to come home, but the Punta del Este stop of the WSOP Circuit (WSOP-C) will make it three years in a row for poker players and fans in Uruguay, partypoker LIVE bringing their expertise to the South American country from the 6th to the 16th of December.

When Brazil’s Andre Sa took down WSOP-C gold last year in the WSOPC Main Event, he finally repaid the nation for their neighbours to the south-east scooping World Cup soccer gold on Brazilian soil way back in 1950!

With local hero Fabrizio Cataldi taking down the 2016 Main Event at the Enjoy Conrad Resort and Casino, the 1-1 poker tie could well be broken – although there are sure to be plenty of outsiders making a run at the $1100 buy-in flagship event of the series, partypoker’s LIVE Dollars satellite entries guaranteed to boost the field across the 18 events.

With ten ring events among the 18 tournaments on offer, the first shuffle up and deal of the series comes on December 6th, a $400 Turbo to get everyone in the mood, with the Main Event starting the following day.


Main Event

With a buy-in of $1100, and three separate starting days, it’s likely there will be a good number making their way through to day 2, but come the final table on the 12th December there will be one lucky player left standing – last year’s winner Sa walking off with $144,975 and this year’s prizes expected to be even bigger.


Schedule

A quick look at the details below show that Punta del Este will have plenty for everyone, with seniors and women’s Championships always appreciated and well-attended. Turbos, KO’s and deepstacks, as well as PLO and something for the High Rollers round out a fine schedule.

WSOP-C Punta del Este December 6-16, 2018

1 Turbo $400
2 Main Event $1,100
3 Double Stack $600
4 Pot Limit Omaha $200
5 6-Handed Turbo $600
6 Single Re-Entry $400
7 Ronda $500
8 Knockout $600
9 High Roller $3,000
10 Seniors Event $400
11 Hyper Turbo $500
12 Turbo Single Re-Entry $330
13 Final Millonaria $2,500
14 6-Handed $600
15 Women's Championship $200
16 Knockout $1,100
17 Last Chance $300
18 Turbo Knockout $600


Satellites

Partypoker are naturally offering a number of ways to get you on your way to Uruguay, the PP LIVE Cent Roll the cheapest ways to do so, a route which almost paid off for Viktor Taranenko this week at the WSOP Europe – a €0.01 satellite entry to the €5300 buy-in tournament seeing him tragically bubble the Main Event money. Your mission, of course, is to go one place better!


Guess the Entries and PPL$

Not only can you buy-in to the Punta del Este experience using partypoker’s LIVE Dollars, you can also win them, by guessing the number of Main Event runners. 1,000 PP LIVE Dollars up for grabs in this fun little competition, and to submit a guess, simply click here and enter your guess with your country of residence.

With Punta del Este renowned for its for its exciting nightlife, excellent dining, and the strong surf at Brava Beach, you’ll also find plenty to do away from the tables, so check out the partypoker offers and mark Uruguay down in your calendar.


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Andrew from Edinburgh, Scotland, is a professional journalist, international-titled chess master, and avid poker player.Read more

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