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Spring 2019 PlayNow Poker Championship Jazzes Up Club Regent Casino

The last days of April were reserved for riveting poker action at the Club Regent Casino, as the Spring 2019 PlayNow Poker Championship occupied its poker room. Starting on April 24, this poker congregation had quite a lot on offer thanks to the diverse events it features, in addition to the CA$500,000 in overall guaranteed cash prizes for the players who perform best.

When it comes to live poker tournaments and the possibility of showcasing skills, players are often driven to large festivals lasting for days on end. This offers them multiple chances of winning big and facing as many rivals as possible on their way to the coveted grand prizes. PlayNow wants to offer the thrill of live action to its players, which is why Club Regent Casino was chosen for the latest edition of the Spring PlayNow Poker Championship.

PlayNow Aims to Offer More to Its Players

The first day of poker action took place on Wednesday, April 24 when the No-Limit Hold’em Multi-table Satellite Poker Tournament provided enthusiasts with the opportunity of entering the CA$1,100 Main Event of this poker festival. Entry fee for the event reached CA$170 + CA$10, ranking it among the more affordable offerings for both amateur players and professional ones.

There was a cap on this event, preventing more than 200 individuals from entering it. Poker action commenced around 7 p.m. with players taking their seats around that time. For those willing to have a second chance at winning big, a re-entry option was available up until Level 6 of the poker action. Levels last about 20 minutes, which gave the players the chance to demonstrate premium performance.

This first day also offered satellite events for single tables of players reaching a maximum of 10 individuals. Depending on the entry fees they are willing to pay, they receive the chance to enter a different event with buy-ins ranging from CA$400 to the CA$1,100 Main Event. The satellite buy-ins amounted to CA50, CA$70, and CA$120 making them a more affordable alternative to the actual events.

Premium Events Bring Premium Cash Prizes

Thursday, April 25 was ready with the first grand event – the CA$550 + CA$50 No-Limit Texas Hold’em one which granted each player with a starting chip stack of 15,000 chips. The poker action kicked off around 2 p.m. and everyone who registered for participation has until Level 6 to utilize their re-entry option if luck was not on their side.

The maximum number of players for this event reached 260 individuals, in order to guarantee that all enthusiasts had the chance to bag a generous cash payout for their participation. Level 22 was the last one for the day, postponing the gaming action to the following day and preserving players’ alertness to the game. Single Table satellite events were also available on this second day of poker action, starting at 7 p.m.

As for April 26, the third day of the festival, there were two stages of poker tournaments one of which providing CA$600 No-Limit Hold’em players to play until the Final table and the heads-up duel. The second stage offered a brand new event with a mandatory buy-in of CA$300.