Playground Poker announces the Hat Trick Series with NHL’s current and former Players


Meet and greet some of the NHL’s current and former players as Playground Poker Club plays host to an excellent series of events!

The Hat Trick Series is comprised of three separate events that span over multiple weeks where all tournament fees and add-on money will benefit Minor League Hockey in Greater Montreal Area and Kahnawake.

The three Hat Trick Events will culminate at the Hat Trick Playoffs being held on March 22nd.

As an added bonus to the players, Playground is throwing in a set of VIP Habs Tickets that will be given away randomly at each of the three Hat Trick Events.

Each of the three Hat Trick Events will be treated as separated poker tournaments with separate prize pools and pay-out amounts, based on number of entries (like any tournament).

20% of the prize pool from each of the three events will be withheld to seed the Hat Trick Playoffs. All Tournament Fees and Add-ons will be donated to Youth Hockey in the Greater Montreal Area and Kahnawake.

  • The Top 9 from all three Hat Trick Events (Total 27) will return for the Hat Trick Playoffs on March 22nd, 2013.
  • The Top 9 from the Hat Trick Playoffs will:
    • Receive Free Entries to the NLH Faceoff on March 24th, 2013
    • Be drafted to the NLH Faceoff by a Professional Hockey Player who will also Captain that Team.

Hosting Event 1 of this three part series are Montreal Canadiens players Josh Gorges, Carey Price, Max Pacioretty, Travis Moen and former coach and player Guy Carbonneau.

In addition to being able to play cards with the biggest names in Montreal hockey, poker and hockey fans alike will have an opportunity to get pictures and autographs from their favorite players and take part in a live auction, with money-can’t-buy merchandise and other collectibles.

Playground Hat Trick Series Event Dates:

Event 1: Saturday January 26th at 6 PM EST

Event 2: Sunday February 10th

Event 3: Sunday March 17th

Hat Trick Playoffs: Friday March 22nd (freeroll for top 9 of each event)

Event Structure

  • Buy in: $125+$25
  • Rebuys & Add-on: $75
  • Starting Stack: 10,000
  • Rebuys: 10,000
  • Add-on: 25,000
  • Blinds: 20 minutes
  • Field: 250 players + Alternates

Silent and LIVE auctions of incredible merchandise and LOCKER ROOM ACCESS AT A HABS GAME!

Sponsors include:


Hockey Helps

Legends Depot

The Canada Poker Team will be covering the Hat Trick Tournaments in support of KMHA and Minor Hockey in the GMA.





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