WSOP-C Playground 2018 Heads to Quebec

3 months ago - written by Paul Seaton
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After a two year absence, the World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOP-C) is returning to Canada.  Players travelling to Quebec later this year will get to play in this prestigious event, now in the Playground Poker Club, Montreal.

 

The Main Event is confirmed as a $1100 CAD buy-in, carrying a huge $2m CAD guarantee. The exact schedule is below:

 

#

Event

 

Dates

Buy-In

Guarantee

#1

Colossus

 

August 19-28

$330 CAD

$1,000,000 CAD

#2

Main Event

 

August 25 – September 3

$1,100 CAD

$2,000,000 CAD

#3

Monster Stack Freeze Out

 

August 27-28

$660 CAD

$150,000 CAD

#4

Super High Roller

 

August 29-30

$5,300 CAD

$250,000 CAD

#5

Closer

 

August 31 -September 3

$330 CAD

$300,000 CAD

#6

High Roller

 

September 1-3

$2,200 CAD

$250,000 CAD

#7

Pot Limit Omaha

 

September 3

$550 CAD

$50,000 CAD

 

Kristen Bicknell, partypoker Pro (below), said:”I am genuinely so thrilled to see the WSOP come to Canada and to Playground Poker! It is really amazing to see the Canadian poker community thrive and I'm so happy to be a part of it!"

The venue welcoming players will be the Playground Poker Club, home to Canada’s largest poker events.  Boasting over 70 tables, with some of the best trained dealers and floor staff in the industry, Playground Poker club prides itself on being ‘for players, by players’, and regularly hosts Canada’s largest poker tournaments.

 

 

                    Team partypoker's Kristen Bicknell can't wait to play the
                    WSOP Circuit Tournament at the Playground Poker Club


Phil Sabbah, CMO at Playground Poker Club said: “Playground’s players – and poker players across Canada – have always expressed a great love for the WSOP, and bringing these two iconic brands together is a sure-fire win for all . The World Series of Poker has earned its unique position in the poker world, and we’re thrilled to be working with them on what is certain to be a poker series for the ages.”

 

partypoker LIVE is running a special promotion for the first 250 players who buy into the WSOP-C Playground Event using partypoker LIVE $ (PP LIVE $). Each player will take part in an exclusive last longer, with the winner receiving $50,000 CAD cash on top of any tournament winnings.

 

PP LIVE $ is a flexible currency that can be won in satellites on partypoker and used by players to pay for event buy-ins, travel, hotels and even visas. Players now have two years to use their PP LIVE $ and will automatically be entered into a $1,000,0000 Leaderboard which runs throughout the 2018-19 poker season. At the end of the season the $1,000,000 will be divided up between the top 100 players.

 

PP LIVE $ satellites will run at a weekly guarantee of $500,000 from 19th June 2018, up from $110,000 previously, so there will be plenty of opportunities to win PP LIVE $ for WSOP-C Playground.

 

Speaking on the back of his 31st year of cashing in the WSOP, Mike Sexton, partypoker Chairman, said: “If you’re looking for an incredible poker experience with tremendous value, here’s some great news: For the first time ever, the WSOP-C is heading to the premiere poker room in Canada, the Playground Poker Club.  The festival runs from August 23– September 3, with the highlight being a $1k (+$100) CA buy-in with a $2m guaranteed prize pool! Yes, that’s $2m! Wow! Magnifique! And the best part is you can win your entry on partypoker.com.  Check it out.”

  

 

 

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