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Introducing the PokerStars Canada Cup at Playground Poker Club

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Playground Poker Club and PokerStars are thrilled to introduce a new series on the global poker calendar, the PokerStars Canada Cup, which is slated to run May 16-28, 2014. The Main Event will be a five-day, $3,300 tournament with three starting flights featuring a next-day reentry format and a big $2 million guarantee.

In addition to the Main Event, the PokerStars Canada Cup will include a $10,400 High Roller event and 10 other side events for a total of 12 events over 13 days.

Other events in the PokerStars Canada Cup include the kickoff event, a $150 No-Limit Hold’em Reentry event with four entry flights and a $100,000 guaranteed prize pool; 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 are the ever-popular six-max and eight-max no-limit hold’em formats plus a $300 Bounty event.

Playground Poker Club, which is located less than twenty minutes south of downtown Montreal, opened in late 2010 and has been hosting major international events since 2012. Being the largest poker room in Canada, Playground is well known throughout the poker world for attracting large fields and generating huge prize pools. And, while poker players are always motivated by huge prize pools, they also know that everything about experience at Playground Poker is geared towards giving players an exceptional poker experience.

Events in the PokerStars Canada Cup will be held in the immense tournament hall. With a total capacity of over 500 players, the tournament hall features high-quality, newly-felted tables and premium seating to ensure players’ comfort even through the longest of events. Top tournament player Jeff Gross is a fan: “Playground has to be one of my favorite venues in the world to play cards. These guys have the formula down to a T.”

Playground Poker Club also offers players a range of services to fuel their bodies and minds while at the tables. Players can order a delicious table-side meal from the Rail Coal Fire Bistro at any time. Massage therapists are also available to help with the aches and pains of a long poker session.

Playground Poker Club events are managed by a dedicated team of TDA-certified personnel and some of the industry’s most professional and knowledgeable dealers.

You don't want to miss the action at Playground Poker Club during the PokerStars Canada Cup, from May 16-28. Visit Playground Poker Club's website for a complete schedule and to reserve your seat now!

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