PokerStars Canada Cup Guarantees $2 Million in Main Event

Published May 22, 2014 by OCR Editor

The main event in the PokerStars Canada Cup will take place on May 22, and guarantees a prize of $2 million!

This past Friday saw the launch of the PokerStars Canada Cup at the Playground Poker Club in Montreal, Canada. This massive poker series consists of twelve events, taking place between May 16 and May 28. The main event will be held on Thursday, May 22; the standard buy-in is $3,300 and the buy-in for high-rollers is $10,400. The best part - a guaranteed win of $2 million. As you can imagine, this series is only for serious poker players!

Playground Poker Club

Opened in 2010, Playground Poker Club has quickly gained a reputation in the poker world for its large events, hefty prize pools and luxurious amenities. It is located less than twenty minutes south of downtown Montreal, making it very accessible to any poker player who wishes to participate in the PokerStar Canada Cup.

Playground Poker Club ambassador Jeff Gross commented, "Playground has to be one of my favorite venues in the world to play cards. These guys have the formula down to a T."


The PokerStars Canada Cup launched with a $150 No-Limit Hold'em Reentry event with four entry flights and a $100,000 guaranteed prize pool. Then, in addition to the main event, other events will include a $330 Pot-Limit Omaha/No-Limit Hold'em mixed event and a two-day $550 Pot-Limit Omaha Three Lives event. Rounding out the series will be the popular six-max and eight-max No-Limit Hold'em formats as well as a $300 Bounty event.

See also

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