The big name field includes top tournament money winner of all time, Antonio “The Magician” Esfandiari, local Montreal resident and WSOP Main Event winner, Jonathan Duhamel plus two online poker regulars at the nosebleed stakes, Daniel “Mrgr33n13” Colman and Daniel “Jungleman” Cates.
This year the structure has been adjusted slightly. The players will play six heats, each heat will be a single table of eight players. Each player will therefore be in four of the heats.
Points are awarded based on finish position, with each point worth $2k of the prize pool. The four players with the highest total points score qualify for a six handed final table. The other two spots will be filled from the four runners up who will play each other heads up to earn their seats.
The winner walks away with an extra $400k and the benefit of full TV coverage with Kara Scott and Jesse May as host and commentator.
The full line up is:
The numbers sometimes get to levels where they can no longer be absorbed. These twelve players have between them over $50m in poker winnings, and the cojones to put $125k into a single tournament buy in.
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