The last year’s Poker Championship of Canada, which held in between 19 to 29 of August, witnessed a record attendance. People from round the world poured into the Canada to take part in this championship. The operator and the owner of this tour, the Heads-up Entertainment International INC. has tasted a sweet taste of success as this tournament was end up as a huge success. This is the first time in the history of this tournament that more than 1 million of people attended this tournament.The Contour Of The Tournament
The tournament was held in three most prestigious casino venues of Canada. There were 13 events during the whole tournament. According to all the leading newspapers of Canada, this is the most famous and most attended casino tournament of Canadian history. There were all signs that this tournament is going to be a huge one, months before the starting of the tournament. Millions of people started booking their berth to avoid last minute congestion, well before the starting of the tournament. Other casino companies like, Grey Eagle Casino, Deer foot Casino, and Cash Casino was behind the preparation of the player list for this tournament.
The Main Attractions Of The Tournament
There are several attractions of this tournament. As far as the celebrities are concerned, there were many celebrities attended the tournament and because of that the total attendance of the tournament also skyrocketed. Gavin Smith, the winner of the 2010 Winner Series, Matt Jarvis, the winner of the November Nine were two of the many famous names, who attended this tournament. According to the poker magazines and websites, this tournament also attracted more celebrities than any other poker tournament of the past.
Poker Tournament Exclusively For Female Players
There was another unique feature of this tournament. During this tournament, there was an exclusive poker tournament for the ladies poker players. That was the reason behind the whopping 0.25 million female attendance of this tournament. The female attendance of this tournament was much more than any previous poker tournament of the history. The prize money for the female poker tournament was also huge and that was $3.5 million dollars. The huge prize money was also a major reason behind the attendance of such huge number of females.
Words From The Organizers
The organizers of this tournament were very much pleased by the roaring success of the tournament. Only handful of players attended the tournament, when this was first begun in 2006 and only in quick time of 4 years, this tournament had covered a lot of ground and that’s just a remarkable success for the organizers. According to the Kelly B. Kellner, the Heads-up CEO, he and his organization is very much excited and pleased by the success of the tournament and they are thankful to the players, who participated in the tournament and made it a huge success. Finally, he told that, his company will even make bigger effort to make this tournament more successful in years to come.