Only one day after announcing our four-year partnership with the World Poker Tour, partypoker LIVE and World Poker Tour are delighted to unveil the first of its kind WPT festival taking place in late October at the Playground Poker Club in Montreal, Canada.
Season XVII WPT Montreal Festival Schedule
|Event||Dates||Buy-in (CAD)||Guarantee (CAD)|
|WPT Main Event||October 28 – November 4||$5,300||$5,000,000|
|WPT High Roller||November 2-4||$10,300||$1,000,000|
|WPT Ladies||November 3||$220||$15,000|
|Pot-Limit Omaha||November 4||$1,100||$100,000|
|6-Max Turbo||November 5||$550||$50,000|
WPT Montreal’s schedule features, for the first time in the WPT’s long and illustrious history, all the different WPT components under one roof. Players from around the globe can compete in the WPT500, WPT Main Event, WPT DeepStacks, WPT High Roller, and WPT Ladies at the same festival.
With combined guarantees of CAD$8,165,000 and buy-ins ranging from CAD$220 all the way up to $10,300, there is a WPT Montreal event for everyone regardless of the size of their bankroll and skill level.
WPT500 Kicks off WPT Montreal
It is the ever-popular WPT500 that gets the WPT Montreal underway; the CAD$550 buy-in event features a massive CAD$1,000,000 guaranteed prize pool. One starting flight takes place online at partypoker on October 21-23 with the live element of this huge event shuffling up and dealing at the Playground Poker Club from October 26.
You will also be able to play an online Day 1 in the CAD$5,000,000 guaranteed WPT Montreal Main Event. This online flight kicks off on October 28, allowing you to play Day 1 from the comfort of your own home, on our amazing new, enhanced software, before heading to Montreal to finish off the tournament should you progress to Day 2.
Also on the schedule are CAD$1,650 WPTDeepStacks event, the world’s premier mid-stakes major tournament series; this one comes with a CAD$1,000,000 guaranteed prize pool. High Rollers can exchange CAD$10,300 for a shot at glory in the three-day High Roller, while female poker players can get involved in the CAD$220 WPT Ladies event on November 3rd and play for a share of $15,000.
Rounding off the first-of-its-kind WPT festival are the CAD$1,100 buy-in Pot-Limit Omaha event and the CAD$550 buy-in 6-Max Turbo tournament, the latter bringing the curtain down on an amazing poker festival on November 5th.
Buy Into Events With PP LIVE Dollars
Thanks to the partnership between partypoker LIVE and World Poker Tour, it is possible to buy into any of the WPT Montreal events using PP LIVE Dollars.
PP LIVE Dollars is the new, flexible currency you win online in partypoker satellites and can then spend on tournament buy-ins, accommodation and even use for travel expenses. There are more than $1 million worth of PP LIVE Dollars guaranteed every week and a whole host of promotions including a $1 million leaderboard where the top PP LIVE Dollars winner from April 2018 to April 2019 will win $100,000 worth of PP LIVE Dollars and 99 others will share $900,000 between them!
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