From February 6 to March 18, 2012 Party Poker will be holding qualifiers into the Premier League 5 Poker event, the headlining live event produced by Party Poker as part of the official World Poker Tour Special Events.
The PartyPoker.com Premier League Poker 5 is coming to Vienna, Austria on March 31, 2012 and runs through April 10, 2012. This fifth incarnation of PartyPoker’s flagship WPT Special Event sees 14 top poker pros from around the world sitting in with 9 amateur qualifiers all vying for the biggest share of a $2 million guaranteed prize pool.
There are nine PartyPoker Premier League 5 prize packages up for grabs. Every winner of one gets a $10,450 seat at the playoffs, four nights of accommodations while in Vienna for the event and $1,350 to spend as you like. All totaled it’s a value of $13k per prize package. In addition, two of the prize package winners will receive a $125,000 entry into the Premier League Poker V final event.
The PartyPoker.com Premier League Poker 5 satellite series includes freerolls and subqualifier speed tournaments that lead into the satellite qualifiers that seed players into the final Premier League 5 satellite at which the actual prize packages will be given away. Over the course of the series, Party Poker will run six satellites total.
Both the Premier League 5 playoffs and the final will be broadcast on live television. Party Poker is offering no cash redemption on the $13,000 prize packages, so if you win one and cannot attend, you lose out.