To celebrate partypoker and automotive giant Mclaren's new partnership, the poker site has launched the McLaren Turbo Series running July 22 to August 8.
The McLaren Turbo Series
- July 22 to August 8, 2022
- 68 Events
- Total Prize Pool: $2.5 Million Guaranteed
- Three-tiered Main Events: $3.30, $22 and $215 buy-ins with $10K, $100K and $300K GTD prize pools
- Qualify for all the McLaren Turbo Series events for free!
There will be 68 events that carry a combined prize pool worth an impressive $2.5 million. A great thing about the McLaren Turbo Series is it's possible to qualify for all the McLaren Turbo Series events for free!
On July 22, a special McLaren Turbo Series Opening Freeroll shuffles up and deals at 19:00 BST that has $5,000 worth of McLaren Turbo Series tickets in its prize pool. Also, the top five finishers can get their hands on a McLaren goody bag full of McLaren merchandise! This is your first chance to win your shot at the big time for free. Imagine turning this freeroll entry into an opportunity where you can race off with a massive score.
The first green light of the series appears at 20:00 BST on July 22 with three Opener events. The Opener Low only costs $0.55 to enter yet has $1,500 guaranteed. The Opener Medium has a $15,000 guarantee for a $5.50 buy-in, while the $55 buy-in Opener High boasts of a $100,000 guaranteed prize pool.
The three-tiered buy-in system continues throughout the McLaren Turbo Series, making the festival's tournaments accessible to all. Once you are past the freerolls and centrolls, McLaren Turbo Series events' buy-ins range from $0.55 to $215, with the latter amount being the buy-in of the much anticipated McLaren Turbo Series Main Event.
McLaren Turbo Series - Main Events
There will be a trio of McLaren Turbo Series Main Events.
July 24 is when Day 1 of the Micro, Mini, and Main Events shuffles up and deals. Additional Day 1s occur on July 31, August 7, and August 8, with the champion crowned on August 8. Spraying champagne is optional if you win.
$3.30 gets you to the Micro Main Event, where you jostle for a share of a guaranteed $10,000, with $22 getting you in on the Mini Main Event action where at least $100,000 is up for grabs. Players in the $215 buy-in McLaren Turbo Series Main Event go head-to-head for a slice of the $300,000 guaranteed prize pool.
Each Main Event is played as a progressive knockout (PKO) tournament. As an added incentive to play the McLaren Turbo Series High Main Event, the winner receives the incredible prize of an all-expenses-paid trip for two to the Brazilian Grand Prix this November!
The blind structure is exactly the same, so it doesn't matter which buy-in level you play. Everyone sits down with 150,000 chips and plays to a turbo-charged clock that increases every five minutes, starting at 15/30.
Late registration is open until the end of the 12th level, and each Day 1 ends when only 15% of the field remains. Those top 15% move on to Day 2 with their Day 1 stacks having locked in at least a min-cash for their efforts.
The Main Events also operate a "best stack forward" policy, which means you can play in as many Day 1s as you wish even if you progress to Day 2. Only your best stack is in play on Day 2, with any other stacks forfeited.
Make your way through the Daily Sprints
There are 18 Daily Sprint events scattered throughout the McLaren Turbo Series schedule.
These exciting tournaments have Day 1s on the same day as the finals.
You can buy in to the finals directly or play your way through a Day 1, which costs one-tenth of the finals' buy-ins.
The top 10% of each Daily Sprint Day 1 progress to the events' finals.
Popular Weekender Events get The McLaren Treatment
The extremely popular Weekender format returns for the McLaren Turbo Series, and they are definitely not to be missed. Day 1s take place on Friday, Saturday and Sundays, with the Day 2 also running on Sunday evenings.
The first McLaren Turbo Series Weekenders on July 29-31 have $1.10, $11, and $109 buy-ins, which put you in the running for a share of $3,000, $30,000, and $125,000.
Those Weekenders on August 5-7 come with $0.55, $5.50, and $55 buy-ins, which have $1,500, $15,000, and $100,000 guaranteed prize pools.