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Published: 9th January 2017 Written by Online Poker Tournaments
Updated: 10th December 2023

powerfest 2017Get ready for POWERFEST 2017, the biggest Party Poker tournament series to date with over $11 million in guaranteed prize pools.

The series features 224 online poker tournaments take place over two weeks with four different stake levels to accommodate players of all levels.

As an added bonus there will be a tournament leaderboard running which pays out tournament tickets to the upcoming PartyPoker Millions to top positions.

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POWERFEST 2017 – Party Poker Tournament Series

Play for your share $11 million in guaranteed prize pools in the POWERFEST 2017 tournament series hosted by PartyPoker.

What can players expect? two weeks of intense poker tournament action with 224 events on the schedule spread across four stake levels from micro to high roller. Each stake level in the series features a Main Event which guarantees a decent prize pool for the buy-in amount.

To get even more value there are satellite tournaments running daily where players can win tournament tickets for a lot less than the direct buy-in amount.

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POWERFEST 2017 Tournament Schedule

party poker heroPower Series Featherweight
Dates: 22nd – 29th January, 2017
Buy-in: $5.50 – $11
Guaranteed: $390,000

Power Series Middleweight
Dates: 22nd – 29th January, 2017
Buy-in: $22 – $55
Guaranteed: $730,000

Power Series Heavyweight
Dates: 22nd January – 5th February, 2017
Buy-in: $109 – $215
Guaranteed: $5,135,000

Power Series High Roller
Dates: 22nd January – 5th February, 2017
Buy-in: $530 – $5,200
Guaranteed: $5,225,000

Download the full PartyPoker Powerfest 2017 schedule here for all the events, dates and times.

Powerfest 2017 – PartyPoker MILLIONS Leaderboard

Throughout the POWERFEST 2017 series there will be tournament leaderboards running with an extra $225,000 in tournament tickets to the PartyPoker millions to be won.

The leaderboards are split into two divisions Featherweight/Middleweight and Heavyweight/High Roller, finish in the top 50 positions to win a tournament tickets.

To rank in the leaderboards players are required to earn learderboard points based on the formula below:

Leaderboard Points = 10 * [√n/√rank] * [1+log (buy-in+0.25)]

n = Number of players registered
Buy-in: the tournament buy-in amount.
Rank: finishing position in the tournament.

Featherweight/Middleweight Leaderboard (22nd – 29th January)

1-2MILLIONS Day 1 Ticket$7,500
3-12MILLIONS Phase 1 Ticket$675
13-35MILLIONS Satellite Ticket$109
36-50MILLIONS Satellite Ticket$55

Heavyweight/High Roller (22nd January – 5th February)

1-10MILLIONS Day 1 Ticket$7,500
11-50MILLIONS Phase 1 Ticket$675