2012 Women’s Poker Classic Event at the Cascades Casino in Langley, British Columbia

0

The annual Women’s Poker Classic is being held at Cascades Casino in Langley, British Columbia between February 16 and 19. This is the largest women’s event in Canada and for the 7th year, this event supports the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Over the previous five events, the WPC has raised over $100,000 in donations benefiting the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. The popularity of the event has been evident with 600+ players from outside the lower mainland of Vancouver including Vancouver Island, Okanagan, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Nunavut, Washington, Oregon and Pennsylvania.

There are three tournaments taking place with an estimated over $150,000 prize pool. The WPC is in benefit of a worthy cause so please come out and show your support and have a great time in the process. More info can be found below or by visiting cascadescasino.ca.

The following three events will take place at the WPC:

 

February 16, 2012 – Limit Event

 

• This event will have a maximum participation 250 participants.

• Registration fee will $125 + $25 = $150. $125 will comprise the prize pool while $25 will be the administration portion.

• Event will start at 12:00 pm.

• Starting chips will be $5000 with 20 min levels.

• Optional add-on will be with a cost of $20 for an extra $1000 in chips. All proceeds will go directly to the Canadian Breast Cancer Society.

 

February 17, 2012 – Shootout Event w/ bounties.

 

• Rounds 1 and 2 of a Shootout Format poker tournament with $50 bounties offered during Round 1.

• Registration fee will be $260 + $40 = $300. $260 will comprise the Prize Pool portion of the registration fee while $40 will be the administration portion.

• Event start time will 12:00 with a maximum of 250 participants. Event will play out to the end of Round 2.

• Final Table or Round 3 to be played on February 19, 2012.

• Starting chips will be $7500 with 20 min levels.

• Optional add-on will be with a cost of $30 for an extra $2000 in chips. All proceeds will go directly to the Canadian Breast Cancer Society.

 

February 18, 2012 – Main Event in a No Limit Texas Hold’em format.

 

• Registration fee will be $400 + $60 = $460. $400 will comprise the Prize Pool portion of the registration fee while $60 will be the administration portion.

• Event start time will 12:00 with a maximum of 250 participants.

• The Main Event will play out until 10% of the tournament participants remain.

• Final Day to be played on February 19, 2012.

• Starting chips will be $10,000 with 40 min levels

• Optional add-on will be with a cost of $50 for an extra $3000 in chips. All proceeds will go directly to the Canadian Breast Cancer Society.

 

February 19, 2012 – Shootout Final Round. Event start time will be 09:00.

February 19, 2012 – Main Event Finals. Event start time will be 14:00 and will start two levels prior the end of the previous day.

 

 

SHARE
Previous articlePoker Pros Including Phil Ivey Owe Millions to Full Tilt
Next article2012 WSOP Schedule Released

Canada Poker’s team is dedicated to offering comprehensive poker and gaming related news for Canadian poker enthusiasts. Through our news and poker forums, we will cover live and online poker events, follow and report on the National poker scene, provide updates on Canadian poker tournaments and track Canadian Poker players. You can our writers and team at most major events in the country. Without further ado, we present to you our team!

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here