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Freddy Deeb, one of the leaders after partypoker.net WPT Montreal Main Event Day 1B

The World Poker Tour carried on their 3rd Canadian stop of this year with Day 1b of partypoker.net WPT Montreal at the Playground Poker Club.

Settled just outside of downtown Montreal, Quebec, 235 players came through Playground’s doors on Saturday to try to qualify for Monday’s Day 2.
Another ten 1-hour levels of play came to an end with just ninety-six players still having chips. Among them was Freddy Deeb, who ended 2nd at the very last WPT event he cashed  World Poker Tour Legends of Poker in LA this last August. He looks to be going for another deep run, holding a 4th-best heap of 180000 in chips.

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Golden Nugget Las Vegas hosts the Grand Poker Series starting on May 27

The Golden Nugget and Casino will host the Grand Poker Series which is into its eighth edition, and it will kick off Wednesday, May 27.   The tournament offers guaranteed pool prize money of $1,600,000 and is poised to keep top players of the world engaged till July 3 with an action packed schedule.

This is one of the best tournaments for low-stake players and this Grand Poker series offers a schedule of 56 events where the buy- ins will be starting with a minimum of $100 and ending with a maximum of $560. The event is likely to draw players who love the low-stake series and also from the field which is camped in Las Vegas to play in the 2015 World Series.

Jason Sides of Golden Nugget said, “We have strung up an interesting schedule of poker that would appeal both the advanced as well as the novice poker players.” The Vice President continued to elaborate that the tournament offers affordable buy- in for players, fantastic structure and guarantee money of over a million dollars.

The $560 Main Event is the summit of the series and it has guarantee prize money of $500, 000 for players to win from. There are 11 different tournaments with $100,000 guarantee money featured by Grand Poker series with $350 buy-ins. There are about 20 tournaments that the 2015 edition series hold which are played in different forms except hold’em and they also include H.O.R.S.E. events numbering two. (more…)

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