At least half the prize pool goes to the NHS, with partypoker matching the total collected
partypoker will be hosting the UK NHS Charity Tournament, with a minimum of 50% of the prize pool being matched by partypoker and donated to the NHS Charities Together, the umbrella organization which represents over 140 NHS charities. Collectively, these charities contribute £1 million a day to support the work of our NHS.
The tournament will be available to players based in the UK on partypoker on Thursday, April 16, 2020, at 20:30 BST.
A minimum of 50% of the prize pool will be donated, and partypoker will then match the amount collected, doubling the charitable donation. partypoker will take zero commission or fee for this tournament. The remaining prize pool will be paid out to players as per the standard tournament payout structure.
Players can join the action for a £50 buy-in. There will be no limit to the number of re-entries allowed for players, with registration and re-entries available for the first 12 blind levels. Starting stacks will be 50,000, with blinds increasing every six minutes.
partypoker Managing Director, Tom Waters, said: “We are delighted to play our part in helping the poker community support the NHS and contribute to the national effort in combating COVID-19. Poker players have a long and proud history of coming together to support charitable causes. At this moment, that support has never been more needed.”
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