Only Canadian stop on the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit - Main event at the Casino de Montréal's Cabaret From April 28 to May 1

MONTRÉAL, April 26, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ -

Photo opportunities 
The media is invited to attend the following activities:

Thursday, April 28, at 11 a.m.    

Photo opportunities with:

  • Jonathan Duhamel, 2010 and 2015 WSOP champion
  • Mitch Garber, President and CEO of Caesars Interactive Entertainment
  • Jack Effel, Vice-President, International Poker Operations and WSOP Director
  • Gregory Chochon, WSOP Director for Caesars Interactive Entertainment
  • Ty Stewart, General Manager, WSOP

Photos will be taken at the Casino de Montréal's Cabaret,

before the official announcement of tournament kick-off.

Sunday, May 1, at 1 p.m.           

Presentation of players at the final table at the Cabaret du Casino de Montréal

Sunday, May 1                          

Crowning of the winner

Time depends on game play       

Ring presentation to the winner by Jonathan Duhamel


The WSOP, the premier poker event throughout the world, selected the Casino de Montréal as the only Canadian stop on its circuit. The winner of the event on May 1 will leave with a seat for the U.S. WSOP Circuit National Championship taking place from August 9 to 11, 2016, at Harrah's Cherokee in North Carolina.

Media representatives interested in covering these events are asked to confirm their presence and fill out a request for accreditation available on site.

For further information or interviews with players or event spokesperson Jonathan Duhamel, contact one of the following persons by phone or return e-mail. (to view event photos)

SOURCE Société des casinos du Québec

For further information: Loto-Québec, Marilyne Desrochers, 514-499-7114, Cell: 514-235-0593,; Casino de Montréal, Martin Nadon, Cell: 514-208-4036


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