Canada’s premier poker destination, Playground Poker Club, is set to host the CAD $500,000 guaranteed Canadian Grand Prix from 1st – 5th September as a headline event for the World Cup of Cards (WCC) festival.

The Grand Prix is known for its famous low buy-ins and huge guarantees, and this will be no different with a buy-in of CAD $109. Players can also qualify online from as little as $0.01 through online satellites at partypoker. Additional online and live day 1’s have been added to the schedule for players to get involved over the weekend. The added live flights include:

Tournament name Date Time (ET)
Canadian Grand Prix Live Day 1a Thursday 1 September 4:00pm
Canadian Grand Prix Live Day 1b Thursday 1 September 9:00pm
Canadian Grand Prix Live Day 1g Friday 2 September 10:00pm

Canadian Grand Prix online day 1’s will now feature in the Playground tab of the partypoker client 30 minutes after the start of each live day 1. For the full schedule check out the partypoker website here.

Poker Hall of Famer and partypoker ambassador Mike Sexton said, “partypoker is bringing the Grand Prix (GPPT) to Canada! I’ve played in a number of GPPT events in the UK and it’s fantastic to see one come to the Playground Poker Club in Montreal. This CAD $109 tournament offers value like no other with a $500,000 CAD guaranteed prize pool! The value is simply incredible. I hope to see you there.”
Golden Chips are also available for players to win an extra CAD $50,000, with a total of 500 golden chips up for grabs via golden chip satellites. These are held every day and only cost $0.01 to enter. Get full details on how golden chips work here.

About the Playground Poker Club

Playground Poker Club opened in December 2010 and is now the premier destination for live poker in Canada. The eighty table poker club split over two rooms have run 8 WPT Main Events including the first WPT Montreal which was most successful WPTs in history in terms of participation.

Playground Poker Club also have two exclusive high stakes rooms that spread the largest games in the region plus a luxurious high quality restaurant, The Rail Coal Fire Bistro.

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