Great Canadian Entertainment has announced an electrifying addition to Toronto’s entertainment landscape with the inaugural World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit event. Scheduled to unfold from March 22 to April 1, 2024, at the illustrious Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto, this landmark tournament promises to elevate the city’s poker scene to unprecedented heights.

In collaboration with GGPoker, the WSOP Circuit at Great Canadian Toronto will feature eight thrilling Circuit Ring events, collectively boasting a staggering $3.9 million in prize pools. The highlight of the tournament lineup includes the $2,000 Main Event, offering a jaw-dropping $2.1 million in prize money, along with the $3,500 High Roller event, featuring a prize pool surpassing $850,000.

Expressing his enthusiasm for the forthcoming event, Robert Katsavelos, General Manager of Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto, remarked, “This milestone marks an exciting chapter for our recently inaugurated 30-table poker room at Great Canadian Toronto. We eagerly anticipate welcoming players from across North America, as well as our local community, to what promises to be a monumental occasion.”

Renowned for its role in facilitating access to premier poker events worldwide, GGPoker will exclusively oversee the online qualifying tournaments for the WSOP Circuit at Great Canadian Toronto. This partnership ensures a seamless transition between online qualifiers and the exhilarating live tournament experience.

Adding to the allure of the event is the presence of esteemed poker icon Daniel Negreanu, who shared his excitement, stating, “After over 25 years of competing in WSOP events globally, it’s truly special to have the opportunity to play in one in my hometown.”

While anticipation builds, organizers are poised to unveil the comprehensive schedule of events for the WSOP Circuit at Great Canadian Toronto. With both Great Canadian Toronto and WSOP retaining the flexibility to adapt tournament details as necessary, participants can expect a dynamic and engaging poker experience.

Situated adjacent to Woodbine Racetrack, the magnificent Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto epitomizes the epitome of opulence in Toronto’s entertainment landscape. Spanning a sprawling 328,000 square feet of gaming space, the resort offers an unparalleled array of amenities, including over 4,800 slot machines and 145 table games. Its strategic location near major highways positions it as the ultimate destination for gaming enthusiasts seeking a taste of Vegas-style luxury.

As the countdown to the WSOP Circuit commences, Toronto eagerly awaits the dawn of a new era in its poker legacy. With the promise of unforgettable experiences for participants and spectators alike, the event is poised to leave an indelible mark on the city’s vibrant poker community.

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