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Full Tilt Poker to Host C$1 Million Guarantee Montreal Festival Main Event at Playground

The Full Tilt Poker Montreal Festival kicks off on Saturday at the popular Playground Poker Club in Kahnawake, just 20 minutes from downtown Montreal. The 17-event festival is headlined by a C$1,000 buy-in, C$1 Million Guarantee Main Event, starting on Friday Sept. 27, and includes a "win the button" tournament, a deepstack turbo, a "PLO 3-lives" tournament, and a big ante tournament.

Here's a list of the entire schedule:

DateStartEvent NumberTypeBuy-In (C$)
Saturday, Sept. 21st12:00pm1NLH Re-Entry Day 1A$135 + $15
Saturday, Sept. 21st7:30pm-Main Event Satellite / Re-Entry$100 + $10
Sunday, Sept. 22nd12:00pm1NLH Re-Entry Day 1B$135 + $15
Sunday, Sept. 22nd7:30pm2NLH Win The Button$70 + $10
Monday, Sept. 23rd12:00pm3NLH Deepstack Turbo$60 + $10
Monday, Sept. 23rd7:30pm1NLH Re-Entry Day 1C$135 + $15
Tuesday, Sept. 24th12:00pm4NLH Deepstack Turbo$60 + $10
Tuesday, Sept. 24th7:30pm1NLH Re-Entry Day 2CLOSED
Tuesday, Sept. 24th8:00pm5PLO Single Rebuy$100 + $10
Wednesday, Sept. 25th12:00pm6NLH Single Rebuy$50 +$10
Wednesday, Sept. 25th7:30pm1NLH Re-Entry Day 3CLOSED
Wednesday, Sept. 25th8:00pm7NLH Deepstack Turbo$100 + $10
Thursday, Sept. 26th12:00pm-Main Event Satellite / Re-Entry$50 + $10
Thursday, Sept. 26th7:30pm-Main Event Satellite / Re-Entry$100 + $10
Friday, Sept. 27th12:00pm8$1m GTD Main Event Day 1A$1,000 + $100
Friday, Sept. 27th7:30pm-Main Event Satellite / Re-Entry$100 + $10
Saturday, Sept. 28th12:00pm8$1m GTD Main Event Day 1B$1,000 + $100
Saturday, Sept. 28th7:30pm-Main Event Satellite / Re-Entry$100 + $10
Sunday, Sept. 29th12:00pm8$1m GTD Main Event Day 1C$1,000 + $100
Sunday, Sept. 29th7:30pm9NLH Big Ante$70 + $10
Monday, Sept. 30th12:00pm8$1m GTD Main Event Day 2CLOSED
Monday, Sept. 30th7:30pm10NLH 6-Max$150 + $15
Tuesday, Oct. 1st12:00pm8$1m GTD Main Event Day 3CLOSED
Tuesday, Oct. 1st7:30pm11NLH Freeze$50 + $10
Tuesday, Oct. 1st8:00pm12PLO 3-Lives$180 + $20
Wednesday, Oct. 2nd12:00pm8$1m GTD Main Event Day 4CLOSED
Wednesday, Oct. 2nd1:00pm13NLH Deepstack Turbo$60 + $10
Wednesday, Oct. 2nd7:30pm14NLH Bounty$135 + $15 + $50
Thursday, Oct. 3rd12:00pm15NLH Single Rebuy$50 +$10
Thursday, Oct. 3rd4:00pm8$1m GTD Main Event Final TableCLOSED
Thursday, Oct. 3rd7:30pm16NLH Freeze$50 + $10
Thursday, Oct. 3rd8:00pm17NLH Freeze$200 + $20

There are still numerous packages available for the Main Event on the Full Tilt client. If you can't afford to play in these low-stakes satellites, then you can also earn your seat in the Main Event via freeroll tournaments. Thee freerolls run from Monday through Saturday at 19:00 EDT and 22:00 EDT, with the top 50 players in each freeroll winning a spot in the weekly Montreal Festival Freeroll Final on Sunday at 19:00 EDT. The winner of each weekly final will receive a C$1,000 + C$100 Main Event seat.

Here is the satellite schedule:

DayTimeBuy-inSeats
Monday (Regular)20:00 ET$100 + $91 seat guaranteed
Monday (Monster Rebuy Qualifier)20:00 ET$5 + $0.501 seat guaranteed
Tuesday (Monster Rebuy Qualifier)20:00 ET$5 + $0.501 seat guaranteed
Tuesday (Regular)20:30 ET$100 + $91 seat guaranteed
Wednesday (Regular)20:00 ET$50 + $51 seat guaranteed
Wednesday (Monster Rebuy Qualifier)20:30 ET$5 + $0.501 seat guaranteed
Thursday (Monster Rebuy Qualifier)20:00 ET$5 + $0.501 seat guaranteed
Thursday (Regular)20:30 ET$100 + $91 seat guaranteed
Friday (Monster Rebuy Qualifier)20:00 ET$10 + $11 seat guaranteed
Friday (Regular)20:30 ET$100 + $91 seat guaranteed
Saturday (Monster Rebuy Qualifier)18:00 ET$5 + $0.501 seat guaranteed
Saturday (Regular)20:00 ET$100 + $91 seat guaranteed
Saturday (Monster Rebuy Qualifier)20:30 ET$5 + $0.501 seat guaranteed
Sunday (Monster Rebuy Qualifier)15:00 ET$5 + $0.501 seat guaranteed
Sunday (Monster Rebuy Qualifier)18:00 ET$5 + $0.501 seat guaranteed
Sunday (Regular)20:00 ET$100 + $93 seats guaranteed

Players who bust out of the Main Event or events 1, 10, 12, 14 or 17 before cashing, and are wearing the Full Tilt Poker patch with a valid Full Tilt Poker account, will be awarded a ticket into the exclusive $25,000 Second Barrel Freeroll on Sunday, Oct. 13th at 19:00 EDT. Players will a receive a ticket for each tournament they bust in without cashing.

Players who reach the final table of the Main Event will also receive a Full Tilt Poker custom jacket, and the winner will be rewarded with their own custom avatar to use online at Full Tilt Poker to go along with the cash and the trophy. It is important to note that for all Full Tilt Poker promotions and competitions during the event, players must opt in at the Information Desk prior to the tournament start, have a valid Full Tilt Poker account and wear Full Tilt Poker patches throughout the event.

PokerNews will be on hand to provide feature pieces and interviews throughout the Main Event.

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