WSOP.CA Awards First WSOP Online Bracelets in Ontario, Canada

The World Series of Poker has come to Ontario! On August 12, the first online bracelet events shuffled up and dealt its first hand on WSOP.CA.

This is just the first of eight bracelet events scheduled this year and the first time that Canadian poker players can compete for so many official WSOP Online bracelet in the newly regulated Ontario market.

There are seven numbered online events plus the exotic $2,013 MILLIONAIRE MAKER in Paradise which will play out online until the final table.

At that point, the final nine will pack their bags for a live final table to be held as part of the WSOP Paradise festival in the Bahamas. They will compete for their share of a prize pool that is currently guaranteed to be at least $6,722,000.

The last bracelet will find its forever-wrist on October 2, when Event #7: $525 The Closer comes to an end.

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*All dollar amounts in this article are in CAD.

WSOP Online Schedule Of Bracelet Events On WSOP.CA

Date (Final Day) Time (ET) Event Buy-in Guarantee
Mon, Aug 21 18:00 #1: $300 Gladiators of Poker Ontario Opener [Final Day] $300 $150,000
Mon, Aug 28 18:00 #2: $210 Mystery Millions [Final Stage] $210 $200,000
Mon, Sep 4 18:00 #3: $100 Ontario MILLION$ Mini Main Event [Final Day] $100 $100,000
Sun, Sep 10 18:00 $2,013 MILLIONAIRE MAKER in Paradise [Live Final 9] $2,013 $6,722,000
Mon, Sep 11 18:00 #4: $400 PLOSSUS [Bounty, Final Stage] $400 $100,000
Mon, Sep 18 18:00 #5: $400 COLOSSUS [Final Day] $400 $200,000
Mon, Sep 25 18:00 #6: $1,000 WSOP Ontario MAIN EVENT [Final Day] $1,000 $500,000
Mon, Oct 2 18:00 #7: $525 The Closer [Bounty Turbo, Final Stage] $525 $150,000

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Key Highlights

Event #2: $210 Mystery Millions has had dozens of Stage 1 flights across the previous few weeks (having kicked off a day earlier on August 12). Those fields will combine on Monday, August 28.

This is likely to be one of the most popular of the WSOP Online events as it sports the now-ubiquitous mystery bounty format. In this version, bounty sizes are randomized and bounties are only awarded for busting players after the money bubble has broken.

Event #1: $300 Gladiators of Poker Ontario Opener kicked off on August 13, and saw the first WSOP Online bracelet awarded in Ontario on August 21.

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Players can still look forward to several other major events. Most notable of these is the final table of Event #6: $1,000 WSOP Ontario MAIN EVENT with its $500,000 guarantee. This FT will be held on Monday, September 27.

These events all have multiple Stage 1 flights in the run-up to a single-day combined field in which the bracelet winner will be crowned. Many of the events have dozens of these Stage 1 flights, allowing players plenty of chances to make it through to the final day.

There are also regular satellites running on the WSOP.CA website.

Stick with PokerNews for Ontario news, views, and gossip, as well as all the info on the upcoming tournament series and poker festivals that are coming your way.

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