2012 West Coast Poker Championship at Edgewater Casino – October 19 to 28th

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The Edgewater Casino presents its 3rd annual West Coast Poker Championship (WCPC) with estimated prize pools valued at $1,000,000. The series will take place between October 19th to 28th in Downtown Vancouver and consists of 6 Tournaments & the Super Satellites to the Main Event.

The Main Event carries a buy-in of $2,000 and an estimated $740,000 prize pool should the tournament fill up with 400 players.

Last year Afshin Majidi won the Main Event taking home over $90,000.  Third place winner was Matt Jarvis collecting over $32,000 from the prize-pool for his finish.

 

EVENT 1 – NO LIMIT HOLD’EM HIGH ROLLER

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19 • 12:15PM $5,000 Buy-in ($4,750 + $250)

Chip count: 50,000 – Blind levels: 60 minutes – 200 Player Cap

  • Event 1 Satellite Thursday, October 18 • 7pm  $550 Buy-in ($500 + $50)

Chip count: 7,500  –  Blind levels: 30 minutes

1 in 10 players wins entry to WCPC Event 1

 

EVENT 2 – NO LIMIT HOLD ‘EM

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20 • 12:15PM $500 Buy-in ($450 + $50)

Chip count: 15,000 – Blind levels: 40 minutes – 200 Player Cap

  • Event 2 Satellite $110 Buy-in ($100 + $10)

1 in 5 players wins entry to WCPC Event 2 –  50 Player Cap

Every Wednesday • 7pm September 5, 12, 19, 26 &  October 3, 10, 17

 

EVENT 3 – LADIES EVENT (NO LIMIT HOLD’EM)

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21 • 12:15PM $330 Buy-in ($300 + $30)

Chip count: 10,000  –  Blind levels: 30 minutes  –  200 Player Cap

  • Event 3 Satellite $70 Buy-in ($60 + $10) 

1 in 5 players wins entry to WCPC Event 3  –  50 Player Cap

Every Sunday • 7pm September 30 & October 7, 14

 

EVENT 4 – NO LIMIT HOLD’EM (TURBO)

MONDAY, OCTOBER 22 • 12:15PM $330 Buy-in ($300 + $30)

Chip count: 10,000  –  Blind levels: 15 minutes  –  200 Player Cap

 

EVENT 5 – POT LIMIT OMAHA

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23 • 12:15PM $600 Buy-in ($540 + $60)

Chip count: 15,000  –  Blind levels: 45 minutes  –  200 Player Cap

  • Event 5 Satellite $70 Buy-in ($60 + $10)

1 in 10 players wins entry to WCPC Event 5  –  50 Player Cap

Tuesdays at 7pm September 4, 18 & October 9

EVENT 6 – WCPC SUPER SATELLITE

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24 • 12:15PM $220 Buy-in ($200 + $20)

Chip count: 5,000  –  Blind levels: 30 minutes  –  200 Player Cap

1 in 10 players wins entry to WCPC Main Event

  • WCPC MAIN EVENT SUPER SATELLITES $220 Buy-in ($200 + $20)

1 in 10 players wins entry to WCPC Main Event

Single table Satellites 24/7  –  50 Player Cap on Thursdays

Every Thursday • 7pm September 6, 13, 20, 27 &  October 4, 11, 18

80 Player Cap on Saturdays

Saturdays at 7pm September 8, 22 & October 6

 

MAIN EVENT – NO LIMIT HOLD’EM

DAY 1A THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25 • 12:15PM

DAY 1B FRIDAY, OCTBOBER 26 • 12:15PM

DAY 2 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27 • 12:15PM

FINAL TABLE SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28 • 12:15PM

$2,000 Buy-in ($1,850 + $150)

Chip count: 30,000  –  Blind Levels: 60 minutes

Day 1A: 200 Player Cap

Day 1B: 200 Player Cap

Day 1A eliminations will be allowed Re-Entry to Day 1B

All satellites will be held in the Poker Room with the exception of the Super Satellite which will be held in the Stadium Club.

Prize pool based on all events being sold out. 3% will be held back for gratuities.

Edgewater Casino may at its sole discretion alter, amend, suspend or cancel any tournament. Decisions of management are final and binding.

 

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