World Series of Poker Circuit Returns To Canada in August
The World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOP-C) is coming back to Canada with its second international stop of the year with $4,000,000 in guaranteed prize pools across seven tournaments at Playground Poker Club in Kahnawake, QC, just south of Montreal from August 18 to September 2.
This is the second year in a row that the WSOP-C has been at Playground Poker Club, with seven coveted WSOP-C rings up for grabs there is a price point for all players with buy-ins ranging from $330 to a $5,300 Super High Roller event.
The $1,100 Main Event has a $2,000,000 guarantee and has a new concept attached to it. Players can enter an online version of the Main Event called Online Day 1 & 2 on Sunday August 18 which plays into the money in a single flight, giving players a chance to play the early stages of the tournament from the comfort of their own home. The live version of the main event takes place at Playground on Tuesday August 27 with Day 1A. Wednesday August 28 and Thursday August 29 see Day 1B & Day 1C take place.
|1||Main Event||August 18-September 2||$1,100||$2,000,000|
|2||Colossus||August 19-August 27||$330||$1,000,000|
|3||Monster Stack||August 26-August 27||$660||$150,000|
|4||Super High Roller||August 27-August 28||$5,300||$250,000|
|5||Closer||August 30-September 2||$330||$300,000|
|6||High Roller||August 31-September 1||$2,200||$250,000|
|7||Pot Limit Omaha||September 2||$550||$50,000|
The $330 Colossus event is the low entry price point for the WSOP-C event at Playground Poker Club with 13 starting flights, including four online starting flights giving players with a lower bankroll an opportunity at a WSOP circuit ring. The event is sure to attract a big turn out due to the $1,000,000 guarantee attached to it.
Almost everyone has heard of Playground Poker Club, but for those that haven't, the facility offers more than 70 tables of tournament and cash game action with cash games happening 24/7. Cash game players are also given complimentary food while playing from the menu of The Rail Coal Fired Bistro all from the comfort of "the industry's most comfortable poker chairs."