The first day of the partypoker Millions North America gets underway with the $10,300 High Roller event at 12:00 PM EST. The Playground Poker Club will be host to a 12-day festival that will include a range of buy-ins from $1,100 to $25,000 alongside a $5,300 Main Event. Players from across the globe will begin to gather at the heart of the belle province in Montreal, Quebec for this $1,000,000 guaranteed prizepool.
As for the opening high roller event, players will begin with a whopping 1,000,000 chips. The blinds will start at 5,000/10,000 with a button ante of 5,000. That's right, the button ante will be used for this event with only the button posting a single ante. The levels will be 40 minutes in length with a 15-minute break after every three levels.
Late registration will remain open until the end of the break after level 9 which will be approximately 6:45 PM local time. Players will be given the opportunity for one re-entry should their first one not work out so well. Day 1 of the High Roller will play a full 12 levels at which point the players will put their chips into the bag. A full redraw will be completed before the start of Day 2.
The PokerNews live reporting team will be on site to bring you all of the live updates from the tournament floor.