July 14, 2017
The World Cup of Cards returns to Playground Poker Club
The World Cup of Cards is back for its second year, and this year’s edition promises to be bigger and better than ever! Running from August 13th to September 13th, the WCC features over $6,000,000 in guaranteed prize pools in events designed to appeal to players of all experience levels.
With tournaments of all sizes spread out throughout the month, the World Cup of Cards is all about giving players what they want - fun events, variety, huge guarantees, and a ton of value for their poker-playing dollar.
For the second year in a row, one of the highlights of the WCC is the number of non-Hold’em events on the schedule. Of the 36 events in this 2nd edition of the WCC, 11 will be played in “other” games including PLO8, Crazy Pineapple, and the popular “Roll the Dice” 6-game mixed tournament. There are also several alternative NL Hold’em formats on the calendar like a Shootout, a Mix Max event, and more. Every week features great options for players who want some variety in their poker tournament play!
The 2017 WCC kicks off with the return of the $220 partypoker LIVE Grand Prix Canada with a $1,000,000 prize pool guarantee - double the guarantee of the most recent Grand Prix Canada event at Playground! With 17 Live starting flights and even more Online starting flights, this event is sure to kick off the WCC in style! The Live portion of the Grand Prix Canada will run from August 13th to 21st.
The next big event in the 2017 WCC is the CPPT World Cup of Cards, running from August 25th to 28th. Again this year the tournament will be a $1500 + $150 NL Hold’em event with 2 Day 1s and an awesome $400,000 Guarantee.
The following weekend will be focused on a new event, the Playground1000. With a $1,100 buy-in and 4 Day 1s, this is the second event in the WCC with a $1,000,000 prize pool guarantee.
Last but not least among the marquee events in the WCC is the brand new Canadian Poker Championship. This is a $2,200 NL Hold’em Event that boasts a massive $2,000,000 guarantee featuring 3 single re-entry starting flights and an additional single re-entry turbo starting flight.
There’s more! Playground Poker Club has responded to popular demand by adding two additional $5K 8-Max events plus a $10K High Roller 6-Max event to the schedule. The World Cup of Cards caters to all players, big and small.
In addition to all of these amazing events, the World Cup of Cards will feature a full range of Hold’em and non-Hold’em format events, all managed by what has been called the best tournament poker room in the world: Playground Poker Club.
Welcome to the World Cup of Cards!