The Top Five Canadian Poker Moments of 2016

The Top Five Canadian Poker Moments of 2016

  As another year comes to an end, CanadaPoker is counting down the top five Canadian poker moments of 2016. The nation’s poker players have made a mark in the world over the past 12 months. From Vegas, to the
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Canadian Duff Charette Wins DSPT Grey Eagle Championship for $284,095

Canadian Duff Charette Wins DSPT Grey Eagle Championship for $284,095

The final event for Season 3 of the WPT DeepStacks Poker Tour (DSPT) concluded this week at the Grey Eagle Resort & Casino in Calgary, Alberta. A massive field of 712 entries was received, smashing the $1,000,000 guarantee. Ontario native
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Ari Engel Remains Top-Ranked Canadian, Leads Canadian POY Race

Ari Engel Remains Top-Ranked Canadian, Leads Canadian POY Race

As his stellar 2016 shows no sign of slowing down, Ari Engel is once again the top-ranked tournament poker player in Canada. This is Engel’s fifth week as the top tournament poker player in the country and as we enter
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The Montreal Nationals are Global Poker League Champions

The Montreal Nationals are Global Poker League Champions

  It took all 11 games in the Global Poker League (GPL) final match for the Montreal Nationals to be crowned the champions of the GPL. The Nationals, backed by the play of Canadians Mike McDonald, Pascal Lefrancois, and Jason
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Ruben Perceval Ships Espacejeux Poker Classic for $26,393

Ruben Perceval Ships Espacejeux Poker Classic for $26,393

  The 2016 Espacejeux Poker Classic took over Casino Montreal last week featuring three events including a $300 No-Limit Hold’em (NLHE) event, a $600 No-Limit Hold’em Bounty, and a $1,200 No-Limit Hold’em Main Event. Ruben Perceval topped a field of
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A Dream Week in Punta Cana for Troy Quenneville

A Dream Week in Punta Cana for Troy Quenneville

  Less than two days after Troy Quenneville finished runner-up to Niall Farrell in the World Poker Tour (WPT) Caribbean Main Event, the Windsor, Ontario native capped off an amazing run in the Dominican Republic with a win in the
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Lefrancois, Piquette, Sexton Among Winners as Playground Shines Once Again

Lefrancois, Piquette, Sexton Among Winners as Playground Shines Once Again

  World-renowned poker destination, Playground Poker Club, recently held their annual Fall Classic. With over $3,500,000 in guaranteed prize pools, the festival featured 17 events headlined by the World Poker Tour (WPT) Montreal. Running from October 30 through November 18,
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Mike Sexton Tops Field in Montreal for First WPT Title

Mike Sexton Tops Field in Montreal for First WPT Title

  The fifth and final day of the partypoker.net WPT Montreal saw the final six remaining players battle to an eventual winner as well as a $425,980 payday. Mike Sexton came into the day as the chip leader and was
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WPT Commentator Mike Sexton Leads Heading into partypoker.net WPT Montreal Final Table

WPT Commentator Mike Sexton Leads Heading into partypoker.net WPT Montreal Final Table

Day 4 of the partypoker.net World Poker Tour (WPT) Montreal Main Event is in the books. 17 players started the day of this $3,500 + $350 buy-in with plans to play down to the official televised final table of six
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WPT Montreal Headed to Day 4 as Samuel Gagnon Leads Final 17

WPT Montreal Headed to Day 4 as Samuel Gagnon Leads Final 17

Just 17 players remained when Day 3 of the partypoker.net World Poker Tour (WPT) Montreal Main Event came to a close. Online partypoker qualifier Samuel Gagnon ended the day with the chip lead but has some stiff competition left in
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