The Cascades Casino in Langley, British Columbia will be presenting their annual Cascades Poker Classic on the weekend of September 10-11, 2011 with an estimated total prize pool of $150,000. The Cascades Poker Classic will consist of two events, a Shootout event and a No Limit Hold’em event.
The Shootout event carries a $450+$50 buy-in with a maximum of 100 players and the format will consist of two rounds. Round 1 will consist of 10 tables and 10 players per table. The top two players at each table will move to a final round which will continue in a freeze-out format. The starting chip stack will be 5000 chips and the blind levels are 20 minutes.
The Main Event will be a $1,000+$100 No Limit Hold’em tournament on September 11. Starting chip stack is 10,000 chips and the blind levels are 40 minutes.
There will be a boot camp hosted by Big Slick Poker Tour and professional poker player Vanessa Rousso on Friday September 9 from 5PM to 9PM. Players looking for tips to improve their game.
Satellites are also running during the month of August at the Cascades Casino.
To visit the Cascades Casino website, click here.