PartyPoker Kicks Off Caribbean Poker Party Online

PartyPoker Kicks Off Caribbean Poker Party Online

One of the many live tournaments to be thrown off schedule this year was the Caribbean Poker Party (CPP). There was no dispute that it was a favorite stop for PartyPoker LIVE because…well…it took place in the Caribbean!

Of course, the CPP also offered numerous High Roller events like the MILLIONS World Bahamas, not to mention a schedule of tournaments to suit many bankrolls. And it all took place at the Baha Mar Casino, a part of a resort in Nassau, Bahamas, on the island of New Providence.

Nine swimming pools.

Golf. Racquetball. Spa. Shops.

Beach. White sand beach. Palm trees.

But come on, everyone was there for the poker, am I right?

For some reason, the Caribbean Poker Party was one of the most difficult to cancel in 2020, but the coronavirus pandemic makes the rules. Like almost every other tournament this year, it was deemed unsafe. Conveniently, though, the CPP’s affiliation with PartyPoker gave it the perfect platform on which to transfer the poker action online.

CPP Online Details

The entire series includes tournaments of all buy-ins, but the main schedule features 10 CPP events. And the guarantees for those primary events exceed $10 million in total.

From November 13 through November 25, players can participate with buy-ins from $55 to $25,500. Each of the 10 CPP events allow for only one reentry, and late registration ends after the ninth level.

Of course, players can find numerous satellites for all of the CPP tournaments. There is a massive Main Event satellite, though, set for Sunday, November 15. The mega-satellite costs $530 (Main Event buy-in is $5,300), but there will be 50 Main Event seats guaranteed, which equals $265K. There are also smaller phased satellites to get into the mega, and those start at just $5.50.

Full CPP Schedule

The complete schedule for the Caribbean Poker Party is as follows:

–Event 1 / November 13-15:  $1,050 NLHE PKO Opener ($500K GTD) (2-day event, 3 starting flights)

–Event 2 / November 15-25:  SEE BELOW

–Event 3 / November 16-17:  $1,050 NLHE Knockout ($2M GTD) (2-day event)

–Event 4 / November 17-18:  $25,500 NLHE Super High Roller ($2M GTD) (2-day event)

–Event 5 / November 18-19:  $1,050 NLHE Heads-Up ($100K GTD) (2-day event, 256-player cap)

–Event 5 / November 18-19:  $109 NLHE Mini Heads-Up ($20K GTD) (2-day event, 512-player cap)

–Event 6 / November 19-20:  $3,200 PLO ($150K GTD) (2-day event)

–Event 6 / November 19-20:  $320 PLO Mini ($30K GTD) (2-day event)

–Event 7 / November 20-22:  $1,050 NLHE Warm-Up ($500K GTD) (2-day event, 3 starting flights)

–Event 8 / November 23:  $2,600 NLHE Second Chance Turbo ($200K GTD)

–Event 8 / November 23:  $265 NLHE Mini Second Chance Turbo ($50K GTD)

–Event 9 / November 24-25:  $10,300 NLHE High Roller ($1M GTD) (2-day event)

–Event 10 / November 25:  $530 NLHE PKO Closer ($150K GTD)

As for the Main Event, which is officially Event 2, there are three buy-ins available and the tournament spans most of the length of the series. To simplify, here is the Main Event info:

$5,300 NLHE Main Event ($5M GTD)

–Day 1A on Sunday, November 15

–Day 1B on Sunday, November 22

–Day 2 on Monday, November 23

–Day 3 on Tuesday, November 24

–Day 4 (final) on Wednesday, November 25

$530 NLHE Mini Main Event ($500K GTD)

–Day 1A on Sunday, November 15

–Day 1B on Sunday, November 22

–Day 2 on Monday, November 23

–Day 3 (final) on Tuesday, November 24

$55 NLHE Micro Main Event ($150K GTD)

–Day 1A on Sunday, November 15

–Day 1B on Sunday, November 22

–Day 2 on Monday, November 23

–Day 3 (final) on Tuesday, November 24


About Jennifer Newell

Jennifer began writing about poker while working at the World Poker Tour in the mid-2000s. Since then, her freelance writing career has taken her from Los Angeles to Las Vegas and back to her hometown of St. Louis, where she now lives with her two dogs. She continues to follow the poker world as she also launches a new subscription box company and finishes her first novel. Jennifer has written for numerous publications including and has followed the US poker and gaming market closely for the last 15 years. Follow Jen on Twitter

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