WPT Montreal qualifiers - how to win your place

02 May 2024
PokerWired Staff 02 May 2024
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  • WPT Global is hosting online satellites to WPT Montreal
  • Online Day 1s for both WPT Prime and WPT 500 events
  • Details of Meet Up Game at WPT Montreal
WPT Global provides the official online poker pathway to WPT live events, with the next on the list being the upcoming WPT Montreal stop, with over $3.5 million CAD on offer during the Championship stop.

The much anticipated festival includes a WPT Prime Championship and a WPT 5000 event as well as the Main Tour's WPT Championship. 

Players can qualify to the Championship event on WPT Global, as well as winning their way direrctly to Day 2 by participating in online Day 1s for both the WPT Prime and WPT500 events.

At the event itself, players can also enjoy a WPT Meet Up cash game night that includes bomb pots and prizes running throughout the evening.

Onine Day 1s to WPT Prime and WPT 500

WPT500 Online Day One - Wednesday May 8 19:45 CDT
This $440 USD buy-in event has a $500,000 CAD guarantee, with the online Day 1 playing to the money with the final 15% and then the final 5% will turn up live to the Playground Poker Club to battle it out for the title and lionshare of the prize money.

WPT Prime Online Day One - Sunday May 12 19:25 CDT
Players can bag and tag for the WPT Prime event through the $850 USD buy-in. For this event, 12.5% of the field will go to the live Day 2 where players can compete for the top prize.

Onine Satellite to WPT Montreal Championship

WPT Montreal Championship Satellite - Sunday May 12 20:25 CDT
On the same night players can enter a $220 USD buy-in satellite to win one of at least three seats to the $3,500 CAD buy-in WPT Montreal Championship, boasting a $2,000,000 CAD guarantee. 

Key Dates and Buy-ins:

May 9-22: WPT Montreal festival at Playground featuring the $1,150 CAD WPT® Prime Montreal Championship and the $530 CAD WPT500 with $1,000,000 CAD and $500,000 CAD guaranteed respectively.

May 16-22: The WPT Montreal Championship, with the winning player having their name etched onto the Mike Sexton WPT Champions Cup.

WPT Montreal Key Online Satellite Dates
Date Time Event Buy-in (USD) Seats GTD
Sunday 5th May 18:14 WPT500 Feeder 22 3
Sunday 5th May 19:14 WPT Prime Feeder 55 3
Tuesday 7th May 19:14 WPT Prime Feeder 55 3
Tuesday 7th May 20:14 Feeder To Championship Satellite 5 X $220 Satellite Ticket
Wednesday 8th May 18:45 WPT500 Feeder 22 5
Wednesday 8th May 19:45 WPT500 OD1 440 N/A
Sunday 12th May 17:25 WPT Prime Feeder 55 4
Sunday 12th May  18:25 Feeder To Championship Satellite 10 X $220 Satellite Ticket
Sunday 12th May  19:25 WPT Prime OD1 880 N/A
Sunday 12th May  20:25 WPT Championship Satellite 220 3 X $3500 WPT Championship

To take part in the online day 1s or satelltes to WPT Montreal, players need to be registered with an account at WPT Global. New players can use the WPT Global Poker Promo Code NEWBONUS when registering to get a welcome bonus of up to $1,200.

Special Features During WPT Montreal

The Ultimate Montreal Experience: An exclusive gathering on May 14, 2024, where WPT Global qualifiers from the WPT500 and WPT Prime, alongside satellite winners, will enjoy an evening of dinner and drinks, mingling with ambassadors and influencers as well as a chance to win additional prizes, which include:

  • WPT Global online qualifiers will also receive a full WPT Montreal goody bag and entry into a draw to win a WPT Global Spring Festival ticket + a LearnWPT Poker coaching session with Tony Dunst
  • A WPT Global Spring Festival ticket + Special Fan Encounter feature in Brad Owen’s vlo

WPT Global Last Longers: A unique competition adding $20,000 CAD in value to the WPT500 and WPT Prime events for players who deposit at least $100 (USD) in their WPT Global accounts this May.

Win the WPT500 or WPT Prime Last Longer and you will also earn:

  • 1 x  $3,500 WPT Championship Entry
  • 1 x $110 WPT Montreal Online Closer Seat
  • $3,000 CAD in cash
  • $3,500 CAD in entries for our May 5-26 Online Spring Festival

WPT Montreal Championship Festival Meet-Up Game: Scheduled on May 14, 2024, where players can win WPT Global merchandise and tickets in exciting bomb pots every 45 minutes. Players already confirmed to attend include:

  • Brad Owen
  • Matt Savage
  • Tony Dunst
  • Vince Van Patten
  • Jon “apestyles” Van Fleet
  • Xuan Liu
  • Conrad Simpson
  • Nikki Limo
  • Patrick “Egption” Tardif

How Do Bomb Pots Work?

Every 45 minutes, every table will play a ‘bomb pot’ where all players will bet a pre-arranged amount and the dealer will deal a flop with no pre-flop action. Whoever goes on to win this hand will receive a prize. This could be a piece of WPT Merchandise, a WPT Montreal online closer ticket, or a WPT Global Spring Festival ticket. The value of the bomb pot prize will be announced before the hand is dealt.

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