First Toronto WSOP Circuit Event Scheduled for March

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The World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit event will be coming to Toronto for the first time thanks to a new collaboration between GGPoker and Great Canadian Entertainment.

The event will be taking place at the Great Canadian Casino Resort in Toronto from 22 March to 1 April 2024 and it will include eight Circuit Ring tournaments that will have a total estimated prize pool of $3.9 million.

$2,000 Main Event and $3,500 High Roller Event

The 11-day event will contain a number of highlights chief among which will be the $2,000 Main Event with a prize pool of $2.1 million and the $3,500 High Roller event, which is offering over $850,000 worth of prizes.

We are thrilled to partner with GGPoker to bring the World Series of Poker to the City of Toronto for the very first time. This is a fitting milestone that will create further momentum for our 30-table poker room that recently opened at Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto, Canada’s newest and largest casino resort. We are excited to welcome tournament participants from across the North American poker community and from right here in the City of Toronto.

Robert KatsavelosGeneral Manager of Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto

Players have the chance to qualify online while GGPoker will also be running a number of satellite tournaments across the country with buy-ins starting at just $1.

Brand Ambassadors Head to Toronto

A number of GGPoker’s brand ambassadors will be taking part in the WSOP Circuit event, including Toronto native Daniel Negreanu who said that there is “something quite special” about being able to play in his hometown.

GGPoker announced the new WSOP Circuit event shortly after launching its Bounty Hunters Series, which offers a $100 million prize guarantee. The series uses a knockout format and is designed to provide players with the chance to win larger prizes.

Great Canadian Entertainment has also been working to improve its offering launching a new loyalty program that allows customers to register online and qualify for a number of exciting benefits.

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