Playground Poker Spring Classic 2017 – a success in a MILLION ways!

After 16 days of continuous poker action, the Playground Poker Spring Classic 2017 has come to a close. From 25th April  through 10th May, poker players from around the world gathered to play the game they love and compete for huge prizes at Playground Poker Club in Kahnawake, just outside of Montreal.

The first event of Playground Poker Spring Classic 2017 was the first of three partypoker LIVE events: the $200 + $20 Grand Prix Canada. With a total of 28 starting Day 1st that began on 12th February on partypoker, which featured a massive $500,000 guaranteed event with a massive 2,570 entries!

Cassidy Battikha won The Grand Prix Canada, who took home $84,050.00 for his efforts in the tournament.

With the Grand Prix Canada complete the other side events in the Poker Spring Classic 2017 got underway, including 5 events with buy-ins $220 to $330 in several formats: Pot Limit Omaha, Survivor, Poker Bounty, and 5-Card PLO. 

Partypoker LIVE High Roller event was a last-minute addition to the Spring Classic 2017 schedule, a $10,000 + $300 NL Hold’em re-entry tourney. The Partypoker LIVE High Roller event was won by Mike “Timex” McDonald, who took home a cool CA$200,000 for his win.

The cornerstone event was the $5,000 + $300 partypoker Million North America of the Spring Classic, with its huge $5,000,000 guaranteed prize pool and was won by Jean-Pascal Savard, who took home $956,000.00 for his win.

Jonathan Bussières, took 2nd place and who took home $693,950.00

Visit the Spring Classic Live Event Blog to see all of the results and reporting from all of the events.

All in all, with over $7,000,000 in prizes distributed across 10 events, the 2017 edition of the Playground Poker Spring Classic has set the new high water mark in Canadian poker history. Next on the agenda is the 2nd World Cup of Cards, coming to Playground Poker Club in August-September 2017.


Original content and photo by Playground Poker Club

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