Welcome to the Playground Poker Spring Classic!

The PartyPoker.net WPT Canadian Spring Championship $3000 + $300 main event will cap off the third annual Playground Poker Spring Classic, a festival of tournaments designed to appeal to a wide variety of players. The Spring Classic schedule will feature multiple tournaments, with multiple formats over a wide range of buy-in levels.


WPT Canadian Spring Championship

Event 7, Final Payouts

Note: The prize for first place includes $416,228.00 cash plus an entry in the WPT World Championship, worth US$25,500. For purposes of this prize listing, this was converted to C$26,020.00.

The celebrations

One of the first things the players do at the end of the tournament is take photos – lots of photos! Here’s a slideshow of the photos following Amir Babakhani’s win in the PartyPoker.net WPT Canadian Spring Championship.

Amir FTW!

After seeing Barry double twice to build a stack that could threaten him, the players got it in again on a flop of . The players both had trips – Barry the and Amir with . The turn came to give Barry some chop outs to the straight – but take away chop outs because […]

Barry doubles, and doubles again

In two stunning hands within minutes of each other Barry has doubled and doubled again to bring his stack to around 8M compared with 13M for Amir. In the first hand, Barry (who had chipped down to just 2M or a little more) shoved his pocket tens – only to make quads by the river! […]

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News from Playground Poker Club

Kara Scott with some nice words…

PartyPoker’s Kara Scott has written a very nice blog post about Montreal and Playground Poker: I love Montreal. I’ve only been there twice, but it is rapidly rising in the ranks of my ‘favourite places to play poker’ list.

Media roundup

Here is a sampling of the articles about the WPT Canadian Spring Championship and the Playground Poker Spring Classic from around the web. PokerNews: Amir Babakhani Wins 2013 WPT Canadian Spring Championship for $442,248 Canada Poker: Amir Babakhani wins first PartyPoker.net WPT Canadian Spring Championship Bluff.com: Amir Babakhani Wins PartyPoker WPT Canadian Spring Championship

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