February 20, 2014 13:26 ET

$1,000,000 Now Guaranteed at WPT® National Canadian Spring Poker Championship

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GIBRALTAR, GIBRALTAR--(Marketwired - Feb. 20, 2014) - Free play online qualifiers are now running on for the four-day, CAD $1 million guarantee WPT® National Canadian Spring Championship taking place March 27 - April 1 at Playground Poker Club in Montreal. The CAD $1 million guaranteed was introduced by organizers after encouraging demand.

Free play qualifiers run four times a day on at 14.05 ET, 18.05 ET, 20.05 ET and 22.05 ET - the top ten win entry into the online final every Sunday at 20.35 ET where the top five places win a $1,500 package for the WPT National Canadian Spring Championship.

Team's Kara Scott said: "As a Canadian I am really excited about this event. It is so easy to win a package by playing in the free online daily tournaments. Imagine you make it, you get to play poker for big money on the World Poker Tour and party like a pro - all for nothing!"

Team's Mike Sexton is one player certain to be taking part. "One thing you know about the WPT National Canadian Spring Poker Championship is that there is going to be a large field of players which means great value."

The winner of the WPT National Canadian Spring Championship will walk away with the top share of the $1,000,000 guaranteed prize pool and the WPT crystal trophy. The winner will also become the 2014 WPT Canadian Spring Champion and will strap the coveted Playground Poker Champion's belt around their waist. In addition to Mike Sexton, WPT talent such as Tony Dunst and Royal Flush Girls Tugba Ercan and Angelique Velez will be in attendance.

The event is part of the Playground Poker Spring Classic featuring 10 additional events. See: for more information. Last year's event was won by Toronto's Amir Babakhani who triumphed over an all Canadian final table. has already offered qualifiers for the WPT Fallsview Classic, which gets underway this weekend and will also offer the opportunity to qualify for the WPT Montreal in November this year.

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