The Playground Poker Club has announced that it will be hosting the third running of the World Cup of Cards (WCC) in 2019. The 29-event series will run from Jan. 20 – Feb. 6, with more than $2 million CAD in guarantees up for grabs. The World Cup of Cards will have something for everyone, with buy-ins ranging from as low as $110 CAD all the way up to $1,650 CAD and plenty of exciting games and formats on offer.
The series is centered around three marquee events with over $1.5 million in combined guaranteed prize pools: the $220 CAD partypoker LVIE Grand Prix Canada $500,000 CADguaranteed no-limit hold’em event, the $1,650 CAD WPTDeepStacks $750,000 CAD guaranteedno-limit hold’em event and the $1,100 CAD Card Player Poker Tour $250,000 guaranteed no-limit hold’em event.
The 2019 WCC kicks off with the return of the $220 CAD partypoker LIVE Grand Prix Canada.The $500,000 CAD guaranteed event features five online starting flights and 12 live starting flights from Jan. 23 – 27. The survivors will combine into one field on Jan. 27 and play to a final table, which will play down to a champion on Jan. 28. The $1,65 CAD WPTDeepStacks $750,000 CADguaranteed event kicks off on Feb. 1 with the first of three starting flights, with the final winner to be decided on Feb. 5.
The $1,100 CAD buy-in, $250,000 CAD guaranteed Card Player Poker Tour main event gets underway with the first of two starting flights on Feb. 4. Those who make it through to day 2 will return on Feb. 6 to play down to a champion. In 2017 the WCC CPPT main event was a $1,650 no-limit hold’em tournament. It drew a field of 191 entries, with Quebec’s Luc Bellerive emerging victorious with the title and the $98,000 CAD top prize.
It is shaping up to be an exciting few weeks at the Playground Poker Club, Canada’s premier poker destination, conveniently located just minutes south of downtown Montreal in the Mohawk territory of Kahnawake. Built ‘For Players By Players’, Playground Poker Club offers unmatched cash game action 24/7 plus a great weekly tournament schedule.