Over $1M guaranteed at the PokerStars Montreal Festival this summer!

Montreal Festival

The PokerStars Montreal Festival runs August 22-September 3 at Playground Poker Club. The highlight of this year’s packed tournament schedule is undoubtedly the $1,100 Main Event, with its $1,000,000 guaranteed prize pool, and you can secure your seat for less at PokerStars.

Regular satellites offer entry to the Main Event, a chance to rub shoulders with Canada’s greatest players and a shot at a life-changing cash prize! To find satellites, look in the lobby under ‘Tourney’ > ‘Regional’.

PokerStars Montreal Festival Schedule

Please note that Festival Schedule is subject to change.

DateEventTime (EDT)Buy-in
Friday August 22 1 - NLHE Re-entry Day 1a, $100,000 GTD 11:00 $135 + $15
  1 - NLHE Re-entry Day 1b, $100,000 GTD 19:30 $135 + $15
Saturday August 23 1 - NLHE Re-entry Day 1c, $100,000 GTD 11:00 $135 + $15
  1 - NLHE Re-entry Day 1d, $100,000 GTD 19:30 $135 + $15
Sunday August 24 1 - NLHE Re-entry Day 2, $100,000 GTD 12:00 CLOSED
  2 - NLHE Shootout 17:00 $100 + $10
  Main Event satellite - NLHE Re-entry (5 Seats GTD) 20:00 $100 + $10
Monday August 25 3 - NLHE Deepstack Turbo 12:00 $60 + $10
  1 - NLHE Re-entry Day 3, $100,000 GTD 19:30 CLOSED
  4 - NLHE 6-Max 19:30 $150 + $15
Tuesday August 26 5 - NLHE Single Rebuy 12:00 $60 + $10
  6 - NLHE Freezeout 19:30 $50 + $10
  7 - NLHE & PLO Mix 20:00 $100 + $10
Wednesday August 27 8 - NLHE Freezeout 12:00 $70 + $10
  9 - NLHE Freezeout Deepstack 8-Max 19:30 $100 + $10
Thursday August 28 Main Event satellite - NLHE Re-entry (2 Seats GTD) 12:00 $70 + $10
  Main Event satellite - NLHE Turbo Re-entry (2 Seats GTD) 16:00 $100 + $10
  Main Event satellite - NLHE Re-entry (20 Seats GTD) 20:00 $100 + $10
Friday August 29 10 - NLHE Main Event Day 1a, $1M GTD* 11:00 $1,000 + $100
  Main Event satellite - NLHE Re-entry 20:00 $100 + $10
Saturday August 30 10 - NLHE Main Event Day 1b, $1M GTD* 11:00 $1,000 + $100
  Main Event satellite - NLHE Re-entry 20:00 $100 + $10
Sunday August 31 10 - NLHE Main Event Day 1c, $1M GTD* 11:00 $1,000 + $100
  11 - NLHE Deepstack Turbo 19:30 $100 + $10
Monday September 1 10 - NLHE Main Event Day 2, $1M GTD 11:00 CLOSED
  12 - NLHE Deepstack Day 1 19:00 $500 + $50
Tuesday September 2 10 - NLHE Main Event Day 3, $1M GTD 11:00 CLOSED
  12 - NLHE Deepstack Day 2 19:00 CLOSED
  13 - NLHE Big Ante 19:30 $50 + $10
  14 - PLO Single Rebuy 20:00 $100 + $10
Wednesday September 3 10 - NLHE Main Event Day 4, $1M GTD 11:00 CLOSED
  15 - NLHE Freezeout 12:00 $70 + $10
  12 - NLHE Deepstack Day 3 19:00 CLOSED
  16 - NLHE Bounty $100 19:30 $185 + $15 + $100

* This is a next-day re-entry event, meaning a player may enter a starting day even if they have finished a previous day with chips. If a player survives multiple Day 1s with chips, they will start Day 2 with their largest stack and all other chips will be forfeited.

Please note: A 3% staff gratuity will be withheld from the prize pool of each event. All players taking part in the PokerStars Montreal Festival must abide by PokerStars Live Events Terms & Conditions, as well as additional rules and regulations as governed by Playground Poker Club.

Contact support@pokerstars.com if you have any questions about the PokerStars Montreal Festival.

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