Casino de Montréal Electrifies Field with CA$325,000 GTD OK POKER Classic

Casino de Montréal is constantly working on keeping players coming back for more. One of the ways to achieve this is through is with the premium poker festival it announces on a regular basis, such as the upcoming OK POKER Classic one. November 18 is about to see its official launch, bringing poker enthusiasts of entire Quebec closer to the guaranteed prize pool reaching CA$325,000. This amount is projected to swell even further due to the increased player flow.

Loto-Quebec is known for its brick-and-mortar gaming locations sprinkled across the province. The province has a private gambling market, making the Crown corporation a leading engine keeping a close eye on its offerings such as lottery, online gaming, and land-based casino gaming. Casino Montréal is the largest casino location within the borders of the province.

OK POKER Classic Starts Nov. 18

Ever since its opening in October 1993, the location has been striving to offer premium gaming, once again proven by the upcoming poker festival. November 18 is about to see the official beginning of OK POKER Classic. A total of seven days of poker excitement would transform Casino de Montréal into one of Quebec’s live gaming hotspots.

The first event comes with a registration fee of CA$300, making it the most affordable tournament. November 18 would see the start of Day 1a at 1:15 p.m. with the event’s second starting flight taking place on the following day. It would come with the same entry fee, giving poker fans a second chance at making it into Day 2.

This first event of three is scheduled to see its Day 2 and Final Table on November 20, reuniting all surviving participants of its first phase. Expectations are that its lower buy-in would make it a preferred one. The guaranteed prize pool for this event would reach CA$75,000. On the following day, November 21, players hailing from Montreal and the region will have the chance to enter Event #2 CA$500 + CA$100 Bounty.

Satellite Events Running Now

This event is a preferred one for many poker enthusiasts, as it is a rather exciting one. Its official start would be at 12:15 p.m. and it should be taken into account that this is the only single-day event in the OK POKER Classic rich schedule. Those interested in entering it could rely on a hefty prize pool reaching CA$75,000 that could swell even further.

Casino de Montréal’s upcoming poker festival also comes with a third live tournament with the largest buy-in within the OK POKER Classic – CA$1,200. Event #3 comes with two starting flights, the first one being on November 22. At exactly 1:15 p.m. players present at the casino venue would commence their battle for the top positions on its official leader board.

Day 1b would transform November 23 with a fresh batch of players entering the field. As for the Final Table of this event, it would commence at 12:15 p.m. on November 24 and highlight the individuals eligible for the guaranteed prize pool reaching CA$175,000. Every day leading up to November 18 brings satellite events on site, making it possible for players to enter the events at a more affordable price.

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Yolina has followed closely the latest development on the Canadian gaming scene over the past years, monitoring the land-based, lottery, and online offerings up for grabs. The dynamic nature of the local lottery and casino fields, as well as the opportunities lying ahead of Canada fire her enthusiasm for what is to come. A sports betting enthusiast, in her spare time Yolina could be found in her natural habitat – turning the pages of biographies and catching up on the latest stand-up comedy podcasts.