2016 World Cup of Cards from August 18th to September 14th at Playground Poker Club

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2016 World Cup of Cards Playground Poker Club


The World Cup of Cards (WCC) is coming to Playground Poker Club August 18 to September 14. The 38 event festival boasts a guarantee of $2,000,000 featuring events from four major tours and backed by major sponsors; partypoker.com and TonyBet.

Kicking off the festival is a $600 World Poker Tour (WPT) National Montreal No-Limit Hold’em (NLHE) tournament with seven starting flights and a $400,000 guaranteed prize pool. Day 1s will run from 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 18 to Tuesday August 23with Day 2 beginning at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, August 24.

Also beginning on opening day is the NL Holdem Quantum event. A very unique event running the whole length of the series, players will have ample opportunity to qualify and if they fail, they can buy in to Day 2 directly. The $200,000 guaranteed event has 12 qualifying sessions across the month-long festival ranging from $170-$550. Players do have the option to buy in to Day 2 at a price of $2,200.

All-Stars for Starlight will be back raising money for the Starlight Children’s Foundation. Running from August 26-28, the $150 event has no rake with $25 from every entry going straight to the foundation. Former NHL great Larry Robinson will be in attendance for the $100,000 guaranteed event. Players will have four chances to make Day 2 of the event having the option to re-enter each day to best their previous day’s chip stack.

The WCoC will see the inaugural partypoker.com Canadian Grand Prix Poker Tour. With a buy in of only $109 the event features a massive $500,000 prize pool. During the festival there will be eight starting flights live at Playground but players will also have the option of playing any of 20 online sessions via partypoker.com. Seating is capped at 560 players for Day 2 but provided there is room, players may also buy-in directly into Day 2 for$1,100 and receive a 200,000 starting stack.2016-World-Cup-of-Cards-Playground-Poker

The Players Poker Championship (PPC) will be hosting a great event during the festival as well. More like a satellite, the $330 NLHE tournament has a guarantee of $30,000 but furthermore, 20% of the prize pool is awarded to the top players in the event in the form of a $3,500 package to the PPC Aruba World Championship in November with a $500,000 guarantee. Don’t miss your shot starting Monday, September 5.

The final major event of the festival welcomes the Card Player Poker Tour (CPPT) to Kahnawake for the CPPT World Cup of Cards. Beginning Saturday, September 10 the event has a $1,650 buy-in with a guarantee of $400,000. There will be two starting flights with next-day re-entry. Playground will have eight satellites to the event running across the series.

Check out the full schedule of satellites and events below.Stay tuned to Canada Poker for up-to-date Canadian poker news and events. Be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Date Time Event Buy-In Tournament Guarantee
Thursday August 18th 7:00pm #1 $150 + $20 NL Hold’em Quantum Day 1a $200,000
Friday August 19th 10:00am WPT $540 + $60 NLHE WPT National Montreal Day 1a $400,000
7:00pm #2 $50 + $20 + $100 NL Hold’em Bounty Builder $7,500
Saturday August 20th 10:00am WPT $540 + $60 NLHE WPT National Montreal Day 1b $400,000
7:00pm #1 $150 + $20 NL Hold’em Quantum Day 1b $200,000
Sunday August 21st 10:00am WPT $540 + $60 NLHE WPT National Montreal 1c $400,000
7:00pm #3 $200 + $20 PL Omaha Freeze $6,000
8:00pm SAT. $165 + $15 NL Hold’em Re-entry 2 Seats
CPPT World Cup of Cards Satellite
Monday August 22nd 10:00am WPT $540 + $60 NLHE WPT National Montreal Day 1d $400,000
7:00pm WPT $540 + $60 NLHE WPT National Montreal Turbo Day 1e $400,000
Tuesday August 23rd 10:00am WPT $540 + $60 NLHE WPT National Montreal Day 1f $400,000
7:00pm WPT $540 + $60 NLHE WPT National Montreal Turbo Day 1g $400,000
Wednesday August 24th 1:00pm WPT NLHE WPT National Montreal Day 2 $400,000
7:00pm #1 $150 + $20 NL Hold’em Quantum Day 1c $200,000
Thursday August 25th 12:00pm #4 $100 + $10 NL Hold’em Freeze $5,000
1:00pm WPT NLHE WPT National Montreal Day 3 $400,000
7:00pm #5 $200 + $20 PL Omaha 8 (Hi/Lo) $5,000
8:00pm SAT. $165 + $15 NL Hold’em Re-entry 2 Seats
CPPT World Cup of Cards Satellite
Friday August 26th 11:00am #6 $135 + $25 All-Stars for Starlight Day 1a $100,000
7:00pm #6 $135 + $25 All-Stars for Starlight Day 1b $100,000
Saturday August 27th 11:00am #6 $135 + $25 All-Stars for Starlight Day 1c $100,000
7:00pm #6 $135 + $25 All-Stars for Starlight Day 1d $100,000
Sunday August 28th 1:00pm #6 All-Stars for Starlight Day 2 $100,000
7:00pm #7 $150 + $20 + $50 NL Crazy Pineapple Bounty $15,000
8:00pm SAT. $165 + $15 NL Hold’em Re-entry 2 Seats
CPPT World Cup of Cards Satellite
Monday August 29th 12:00pm #8 $100 + $10 NL Hold’em Big Ante $4,000
7:00pm #6 All-Stars for Starlight Day 3 $100,000
7:00pm #9 $300 + $30 NL Hold’em 6-Max $30,000
Tuesday August 30th 12:00pm #10 $100 + $10 Dealer’s Choice 8-Max (NLHE, PLHE, PLO, PLO5, NL Pineapple, NL Crazy Pineapple) $3,000
7:00pm #1 $225 + $25 NL Hold’em Quantum Day 1d $200,000
8:00pm #11 $100 + $10 Mixed (NLHE, PLO) Re-entry $3,500
Wednesday August 31st 12:00pm #12 $100 + $10 NL Hold’em Win the Button $4,000
7:00pm #13 $100 + $20 + $100 NL Hold’em 50/50 Bounty $15,000
8:00pm #14 $150 + $15 PL 5-Card Omaha 6-Max Re-entry $5,000
Thursday September 1st 12:00pm #15 $100 + $10 NL Crazy Pineapple $4,000
7:00pm #1 $225 + $25 NL Hold’em Quantum Day 1e $200,000
Friday September 2nd 10:00am #16 $100 + $9 NL Hold’em Canadian Grand Prix Turbo $500,000
Day 1a
1:00pm #16 $100 + $9 NL Hold’em Canadian Grand Prix $500,000
Day 1b
4:00pm #16 $100 + $9 NL Hold’em Canadian Grand Prix $500,000
Day 1c
7:00pm #16 $100 + $9 NL Hold’em Canadian Grand Prix $500,000
Day 1d
Saturday September 3rd 10:00am #16 $100 + $9 NL Hold’em Canadian Grand Prix Turbo $500,000
Day 1e
1:00pm #16 $100 + $9 NL Hold’em Canadian Grand Prix $500,000
Day 1f
4:00pm #16 $100 + $9 NL Hold’em Canadian Grand Prix $500,000
Day 1g
7:00pm #16 $100 + $9 NL Hold’em Canadian Grand Prix $500,000
Day 1h
Sunday September 4th 1:00pm #16 $1,000 + $100 NL Hold’em Canadian Grand Prix $500,000
Day 2
7:00pm #17 $200 + $20 NL Hold’em Seniors’ Tournament 50+ $20,000
8:00pm SAT. $165 + $15 NL Hold’em Re-entry 2 Seats
CPPT World Cup of Cards Satellite
Monday September 5th 12:00pm #1 $150 + $20 NL Hold’em Quantum Day 1f $200,000
1:00pm #16 NL Hold’em Canadian Grand Prix $500,000
Day 3
7:00pm #18 $300 + $30 NL Hold’em PPC World Cup of Cards Day 1 $30,000
Tuesday September 6th 12:00pm #19 $100 + $10 NL Hold’em Deepstack Turbo $5,000
7:00pm #1 $315 + $35 NL Hold’em Quantum Day 1g $200,000
7:30pm #18 NL Hold’em PPC World Cup of Cards Day 2 $30,000
Wednesday September 7th 12:00pm #20 $100 + $10 NL Hold’em 8-Max $5,000
7:00pm #1 $315 + $35 NL Hold’em Quantum Day 1h $200,000
8:00pm #21 $200 + $20 Dealer’s Choice 8-Max (NLHE, PLHE, PLO, PLO5, NL Pineapple, NL Crazy Pineapple) $7,500
Thurday September 8th 12:00pm SAT. $100 + $10 NL Hold’em Re-entry 5 Seats
CPPT World Cup of Cards Satellite
4:00pm SAT. $165 + $15 NL Hold’em Re-entry Turbo 5 Seats
CPPT World Cup of Cards Satellite
8:00pm SAT. $165 + $15 NL Hold’em Re-entry 30 Seats
CPPT World Cup of Cards Mega Satellite
Friday September 9th 11:00am #22 $5,000 + $400 NL Hold’em 8-Max Day 1 $150,000
1:00pm #23 $100 + $20 + $100 50/50 Bounty 6-Max $10,000
8:00pm SAT. $165 + $15 NL Hold’em Re-entry Turbo 5 Seats
CPPT World Cup of Cards Satellite
Saturday September 10th 11:00am #24 $1,500 + $150 NL Hold’em CPPT World Cup of Cards $400,000
Day 1a
4:00pm #22 NL Hold’em 8-Max Day 2 $150,000
7:00pm #1 $500 + $50 NL Hold’em Quantum Day 1i $200,000
Sunday September 11th 11:00am #24 $1,500 + $150 NL Hold’em CPPT World Cup of Cards $400,000
Day 1b
4:00pm #22 NL Hold’em 8-Max Day 3 $150,000
6:00pm #25 $100 + $10 NL Hold’em Shootout $6,500
8:00pm SAT. $220 + $20 NL Hold’em Re-entry Quantum Mega Satellite 5 Seats
Monday September 12th 12:00pm #24 NL Hold’em CPPT World Cup of Cards $400,000
Day 2
7:00pm #1 $225 + $25 NL Hold’em Quantum Day 1j $200,000
Tuesday September 13th 12:00pm #24 $1,500 + $150 NL Hold’em CPPT World Cup of Cards $400,000
Day 3
1:00pm #26 $100 + $10 Limit Hold’em $3,000
7:00pm #1 $2050 + $150 NL Hold’em Quantum Day 2 $200,000
Wednesday September 14th 12:00pm #27 $100 + $10 NL Hold’em Freeze $5,000
7:00pm #28 $200 + $30 + $100 NL Hold’em 8-Max Bounty $30,000
7:00pm #1 NL Hold’em Quantum Day 3 $200,000

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