WSOP 2018

The Weekly Review: Lots of Live Tournaments Across Canada and Europe

The Weekly Review PokerNews Canada

There is lots of live poker to recap with Deerfoot’s Spring Super Stack coming to a completion along with the partypoker MILLIONS North America from Playground Poker Club and the Spring PlayNow Poker Championship from Winnipeg. Sam Greenwood also continued his dominance in high rollers.

Here is your Weekly Review for April 22 to 28, 2018:

Pruden and Riley Headline First Two Events at Spring PlayNow Poker Championships

The first event of the 2018 Spring PlayNow Poker Championship wrapped up with a six-way deal after 13 hours of play. Marcel Pruden was the player who had the most chips at the time of the deal, collecting the most of the $112,200 prize pool for $15,713 along with the trophy and the ring from the 204-player field in the $600 buy-in event.

The second event was the $300 bounty event. A whopping 331 total entries had a chip stack at some point after late registration closed to create a prize pool of $74,475 along with $16,550 in bounties available throughout the tournament. Phil Riley was the last player standing to collect the first-place prize of $13,302 along with a plethora of bounties.

For the full recap of both events please click on the links below. PokerNews Canada is also live on location at the PNPC and you can follow along at the live updates tab of the website.

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Sam Greenwood Wins WPT Amsterdam High Roller

Sam Greenwood is back at it again, continuing his dominance in high rollers. Greenwood, coming off of his nearly US$2 million score from the partypoker MILLIONS Barcelona High Roller event, won the €6,000 High Roller WPT Amsterdam event for US$154,539. He defeated a stacked final table that included Germany’s Rainer Kempe, Thomas Muhlocker, and WSOP Main Event Champion Ryan Riess.

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Christopher Kruk wins $25K MILLIONS Super High Roller

Christopher Kruk managed to keep the $25K Super High Roller title on home soil at the partypoker MILLIONS North America from the Playground Poker Club just outside of Montreal. Kruk defeated American Anthony Zinno heads up to collect the $375,000 first prize.

You can click on the story linked below to see a recap of the final table.

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Kamal Wins $1,100 MILLIONS Event at Playground

Canadian Karim-Olivier Kamal defeated a field of 1,231 entries in the partypoker MILLIONS North America $1,100 Open. Kamal outlasted a stacked final table that include WSOP Main Event winner Martin Jacobson, Ryan Yu, and Chris Moorman for the $210,000 first-place prize.

For the full breakdown of the event, click on the link below.

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Cole Johnson Collects Spring Super Stack Main Event Title at Deerfoot

The Spring Super Stack from Deerfoot Inn & Casino wrapped up last week with Cole Johnson making a deal with Don Montgomery during heads-up play of the $750 Main Event with both players taking home $22,000 and playing for the remaining $2,400 left in the prize pool. Johnson got the better of Montgomery to collect $24,400 for first place.

For the breakdown of all events from the Spring Super Stack, please click on the story below.

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”Rippedut” Collects Big Payday from Special Sunday Million

PokerStars missed the $215 Sunday Million, $10 Million guarantee the last time they ran it, and decided to try again. This time they received 56,300 entries to beat the $10 million guaranteed prize pool. “Rippedut” was the only Canadian to reach the final table. They were the first player eliminated at the final table though, but still collected a whopping $63,229 for the ninth place finish.

Marc Andre “FrenchDawg” Ladouceur made the final table of the $215 Sunday Supersonic. After a four-way deal, Ladouceur finished in fourth place, receiving $18,963.

“WWWpartyCOM” came close to winning the $1K Super Sunday Deepstack High Roller on partypoker, but fell in second place for $36,704.

For the full breakdown of how Canadians fared in the Sunday majors, please click on the link below.

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