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Reporting from WPT Fall Classic Poker Tables in Montreal

World Poker Tour Fall Classic festival has made its triumphant return to Montreal. The prestigious live poker festival is upon us and the number of the poker enthusiasts, who are heading to Playground Poker Club is constantly increasing. This yearโ€™s edition of the event features 17 tournaments and attractive prize pools. The festival nears its halfway with 3 players already celebrating their victories. Event #4: The $250 Frenzy is at its full swing as the 6 starting flights are already in the books and the remaining players are heading to Day 2 of the event. They will compete for the biggest chunk of the guaranteed prize pool of C$200,000 and the title.

On 3rd November, the $250 Frenzy kicked off to feature 6 starting flights and 2 more days of play. The name of the winner will be announced on 7th November, when the remaining contenders will play down to a champion. Day 2 of the tournament is to commence today with 225 players left out of an initial field of 1,105. Unfortunately, not all the players, who entered the field were lucky enough to continue.

The chip counts chart showed that Trevor Adams emerged to the position of a chip leader after accumulating an impressive chip stack of 286,500. The player, who is to enter Day 2 of the tournament as the second largest stack is Zhen Wang. The player bagged 238,500 in chips. All players, who manage to survive Day 2 of the tournament will march into the final Day 3, all eyeing the first place prize.

WPT Fall Classic Champions So Far

Last week, Casino Reports shared William Blaisโ€™ happiness, who emerged victorious from a starting field of 904 entries. He became the champion of the first inaugural tournament Strangers in the Night within the festival. Blais banked a top prize of C$23,000 and the trophy. On Friday evening, Trevor Adams took down Event #2: The Crazy $80. The tournament featured 4 starting flights and 1 more day of play to draw a packed field of 364 entries. The prize pool of C$24,715 was split among the top 39 players and the winner banked a first-place prize of $5,375.

Event #3: $200 + $20 No-Limit Holdโ€™em Freeze of the tournament lasted only 1 day. The tournament attracted the attention of 158 players, who generated a prize pool of C$30,662. The final table saw a number of notables, including Manfred Gunther, Theo Psihogios, Ian Armoror and others. The final moments of the poker contention unfolded quite quickly. Kuong Chhe Kuoch collected a $5,428 ticket after a four-way deal with the other three opponents left at the final table. Kuochโ€™s other 3 rivalries, including Pablo Mariz, Miguel Goncalo and Stan Parkes collected a payout of $4,828 each.