Just yesterday online poker site Party Poker began their much enjoyed contest called the Million Dollar Hand. Players will have up to $1 million dollars they can try to earn from the online poker room. Players simply play in real money ring games at Party Poker and earn Party Points.
Players will get a card for every fifteen Party Points earned. Once five cards have been earned the player will have a poker hand. Depending on what the hand reads, the player will earn a cash prize. A pair rewards $3 while two pair is worth $10. Three of a kind will get players $20 and a straight will reward players with $50. A flush will reward $100 and a full house will reward $150.
Four of a kind will get players a whooping $1000 and a straight flush will reward players with $10,000. The top prize will go to the players who earn a royal flush, which is worth $1 million dollars! Players are able to reveal two hands per day and the Million Dollar Hand will end on May 23rd. all prizes won by players at Party Poker will be rewarded within one hour.
Those who are members of the Palladium Club at Party Poker will be invited to participate in a Million Dollar Hand VIP Race. Palladium Club members will not only earn cash prizes but they will get VIP points as well which will be tracked on a leader board. Players will get at least two VIP points per hand and a maximum of fifteen VIP points per hand.
The Party Poker Website states this for Palladium Club members: “You can also gain extra race points by picking up 300 or more Party Points a day. Earn between 300 and 499.99 Party Points in a day for one race point, 500 and 799.99 Party Points in a day for two race points, and 800 Party Points or above for three race points.”
In the VIP race, players will be able to win over $175,000 in prizes and two trips to the 2010 World Series of Poker. The top 200 players on the leader board will earn a cash prize and the top two players will earn a $13,000 WSOP prize package. Those who finish in the top thirty will earn a four figure pay day and the top six hundred will earn an entry into the Million Dollar Hand VIP Free roll, which is also offering two WSOP packages.
This is a great event for those who are members of Party Poker. Players already enjoy playing poker at the site and this is a great way to earn extra cash while playing poker like players regularly do. Since the contest just started, players still have plenty of time to compete in the Million Dollar Hand event. It will be interesting to see if any player manages to get a royal flush during the event and they get to take home the $1 million dollar first place prize.