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Monday 5th February, 2018

WPT events coming up; Fallsview this weekend

By Mad Harper

The WPT Fallsview Poker Classic Main Event takes place this weekend at the spectacular Fallsview Casino Resort. The overall poker festival actually gets underway today with a $1,100 opening event while the three-day $5,000 Main Event kicks off on Saturday. There is just one start flight with a single re-entry option. There are also live super satellites running at the casino this week.

 

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Last year’s winner was American Darren Elias who beat a 489-strong field to win C$429,384. Brighton-based German pro Manig Loeser was among the finalists, finishing 5th for C$107,399. The total prize pool was more than C$2.2 million.

 

Fallsview Casino Resort, dubbed Canada’s largest and most elegant gaming resort, is built on a cliff overlooking the world-famous Niagara Falls. As well as a gazillion slot machines and table games alongside a luxury hotel, Fallsview also has a 1,500 seat theatre so, if you tire of poker (or bust!), you can always go check out the Michael Jackson-themed “Man in the Mirror” show (February 17-19) or see award-winning comedian and actor Chris Rock (February 22-24).

 

WPT fun continues towards the end of February with the WPT LA Poker Classic at the Commerce Casino. The prestigious $10K buy-in Main Event runs February 24 to March 1 and is set to attract the biggest players in the world.

 

In March, the WPT heads to Argentina for a fantastic event at Iguazu Falls. This is a great chance to see the fabulous Falls which are considered one of the seven wonders of the world! The five-day poker festival will be held at Casino Iguazú close to both the majestic Falls and the border with Brazil.

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