This weekend, a new Atlantic Canada’s Poker Champion will be crowned. RedShores Charlottetown, in Prince Edward Island will host the annual event featuring an estimated prize pool of $150,000, with a buy-in of $550. The three-day no-limit hold’em tournament has three qualifying sessions, kicking off on Friday, October 14.
The first qualifying session will get underway at 6:00 p.m. local time in PEI. Two more starting flights will follow on Saturday, beginning at 10:00 a.m. and again at 6:00 p.m. Each session will cap at 100 entries and re-entries are permitted as long as the total entries remain under 100. Late registration will remain open until the end of Level 3, and an alternate list will be formed to allow players a chance to take a seat of one opens during that time.
Each starting flight will play down to 20% of the field remaining with a maximum of 20 players from each session advancing to Sunday’s Day 2 championship session. Action on Sunday will kick off at 11:00 a.m. Past winners of the prestigious Atlantic Canada Poker Championship (ACPC) include Jeffrey Cormier, who recently final tabled the World Poker Tour National Montreal event, Ryan Theriault, and Paul MacEachern.
Players may register in person at RedShores Charlottetown or by telephone. For full details, rules, and conditions, check out the RedShores promotional page here.