WPT Canadian Spring Championship 2014!

Live event coverage and results of the Spring Classic

The return of the partypoker.net WPT Canadian Spring Championship!

Playground Poker Club is pleased to announce the second partypoker.net WPT Canadian Spring Championship, which will be held from March 27th to April 1st, 2014. This year’s event will be a 4-day $1000 + $100 tournament with three starting days (next-day re-entry permitted). The event will be part of the Playground Poker Spring Classic featuring 12 additional events for players of all experience levels.

The winner of the partypoker.net WPT Canadian Spring Championship will walk away with the top share of what is sure to be a massive prize pool and the WPT Crystal Trophy! In addition, the winner will become the 2014 WPT Canadian Champion and will strap the coveted Playground Poker Champion's belt around his (or her) waist!

The partypoker.net WPT Canadian Spring Championship will be a live-streamed event hosted by the legendary Mike Sexton with Royal Flush Girls Tugba Ercan and Angelique Velez. Tony Dunst will also be on hand to provide WPT Live Stream commentary and analysis.

Satellite qualifiers will be held both online at partypoker.net and live at Playground Poker Club beginning in early February. Playground Poker will host Sunday Satellites with 5 seats guaranteed each week. Players may also qualify through the partypoker.net Mega Overlay from February 27th to March 2nd with 25 event seats added to the prize pool!

Playground Poker Spring Classic - Schedule of Events

Event Date Time Tournament Buy-In Guarantee Rules
#1 Friday March 21st 12:00pm * No Limit Hold'em Re-entry Day 1a $135 + $15 $100,000 Guaranteed
#1 7:30pm * No Limit Hold'em Re-entry Day 1b $135 + $15 $100,000 Guaranteed
#1 Saturday March 22nd 12:00pm * No Limit Hold'em Re-entry Day 1c $135 + $15 $100,000 Guaranteed
#1 7:30pm * No Limit Hold'em Re-entry Day 1d $135 + $15 $100,000 Guaranteed
#1 Sunday March 23rd 1:00pm No Limit Hold'em Re-entry Day 2 $135 + $15 $100,000 Guaranteed
#2 5:00pm No Limit Hold'em Shootout $135 + $15
8:00pm WPT Satellite - No Limit Hold'em Re-entry $100 + $10 5 Seats Guaranteed
Monday March 24th 12:00pm WPT Satellite - No Limit Hold'em Re-entry $50 + $10 2 Seats Guaranteed
#1 7:30pm No Limit Hold'em Re-entry Day 3 $135 + $15 $100,000 Guaranteed
#3 7:30pm No Limit Hold'em 6-Max $200 + $20
#4 Tuesday March 25th 12:00pm No Limit Hold'em Deepstack Day 1 $500 + $50
#5 8:00pm Pot Limit Omaha 3 Lives $200 + $20
Wednesday March 26th 12:00pm WPT Satellite - No Limit Hold'em Re-entry $50 + $10 2 Seats Guaranteed
#4 1:00pm No Limit Hold'em Deepstack Day 2 $500 + $50
7:30pm WPT Satellite - No Limit Hold'em Re-Entry $100 + $10 15 Seats Guaranteed
#6 Thursday March 27th 11:00am * WPT Canadian Spring Championship Day 1a $1000 + $100 $1,000,000 Guaranteed
#4 3:00pm No Limit Hold'em Deepstack Day 3 $500 + $50
8:00pm WPT Satellite - No Limit Hold'em Re-Entry $100 + $10
#6 Friday March 28th 11:00am * WPT Canadian Spring Championship Day 1b $1000 + $100 $1,000,000 Guaranteed
8:00pm WPT Satellite - No Limit Hold'em Re-Entry $100 + $10
#6 Saturday March 29th 11:00am * WPT Canadian Spring Championship Day 1c $1000 + $100 $1,000,000 Guaranteed
#7 7:30pm No Limit Hold'em Deepstack Turbo $100 + $10
#6 Sunday March 30th 12:00pm WPT Canadian Spring Championship Day 2 $1000 + $100 $1,000,000 Guaranteed
#8 7:30pm No Limit Hold'em Win The Button $80 + $10
#6 Monday March 31st 12:00pm WPT Canadian Spring Championship Day 3 $1000 + $100 $1,000,000 Guaranteed
#9 7:30pm No Limit Hold'em 6-Max $150 + $15
#6 Tuesday April 1st 12:00pm WPT Canadian Spring Championship Day 4 $1000 + $100 $1,000,000 Guaranteed
#10 7:30pm No Limit Hold'em All In or Fold Re-entry $70 + $10
#11 8:00pm No Limit Hold'em Bounty $135 + $15 + $50

These events are next-day re-entry events. Players may enter a starting day even if they finished a previous day with chips. In the event that a player makes it
past multiple Day 1s with chips, the player will start Day 2 with their largest stack and all other chips will be forfeited.

A 3% staff gratuity will be withheld from the prize pool of each numbered event. Satellite tournaments will offer a $5 dealer add-on in exchange for additional chips.

There are several ways players can qualify for the Main Event:

  • Direct buy-in for $1,100.
  • Win an entry by being selected to spin the MegaWheel, simply by sitting at a cash table.
  • Win a seat in the $100 + $10 partypoker.net Mega Overlay event (February 27th to March 2nd only at Playground Poker Club). This event features three day ones, and in addition to the huge prize pool, partypoker.net is adding 25 seats!
  • Win a seat in one of our weekly satellites. Every Sunday starting in February, up until the Main Event, we will be rotating between a $50 + $10 Rebuy and a $100 + $10 Re-entry. Each of these satellites is guaranteed to have a 5 seats guaranteed!
  • Win a seat in the monthly TLB Freeroll by finishing among the top 30 on the Tournament Leader Board (February/March TLB)!
  • ...and more coming soon!

Playground Poker Club has negotiated preferential rates with two hotels for the Spring Classic.

Le Centre Sheraton Montreal


Residence Inn Marriott

  • Rates starting at $99/night + taxes
  • Address: 2170, Av Lincoln, Montreal, QC
  • Reservations by phone: 1-800-228-9390 (Use reservation code WPT)
  • Reservations online: http://cwp.marriott.com/yulmr/wpt/

Shuttle Service

Playground Poker Club will be offering a shuttle service to and from each hotel on each Day 1 and Day 2 of the WPT Canadian Spring Championship.

Date Pick up Return
Thursday 10:00 am 10:15 pm
Friday 10:00 am 10:15 pm
Saturday 9:30 am 10:15 pm
Sunday 10:30 am 10:15 pm