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Third Annual B.C. Poker Championship Set for Nov. 18-25

Estimated Prize Pool to Exceed $3.6 Million


A week of tournament play is scheduled for Nov. 18-25 at the River Rock Casino Resort in Richmond, British Columbia, for the Third-Annual B.C. Poker Championship. Because of last year's turnout, the British Columbia Lottery Corporation is expecting over $3.6 million in prize-pool money.

The following is the tournament schedule:

  • Nov. 18 - $550 buy-in ladies-only no-limit hold'em
  • Nov. 19 - $1,100 buy-in no-limit hold'em
  • Nov. 20 - $1,100 buy-in pot-limit hold'em
  • Nov. 21 - Main event supersatellite
  • Nov. 22-25 - $2,700 no-limit hold'em main event

Players can qualify for these events for cheaper by playing in satellites available at the following British Columbia casinos: River Rock Casino Resort, Boulevard Casino, Edgewater Casino, Cascades Casino, Great Canadian Casino View Royal, Lake City Casino Penticton, Casino of the Rockies, and Treasure Cove Casino and Hotel.

For more information on the B.C. Poker Championships, click here.