More Tournament Action for Poker Players in Ontario this April with bwin Ontario Poker Championships and 888Poker The Festival Online

Last Updated
May 10, 2023

MTT players in Ontario have a busy schedule this April with 3 of the major sites actively running a tournament series while just wrapped up its Spring Circuit and awarded 18 WSOP Circuit rings to Ontario poker players. Here's a quick rundown of the Ontario poker online MTT scene this spring; Spring Circuit (Mar 5 - Mar 28)

The partnership between GGPoker and the WSOP brand has been a major success in Ontario and MTT players across the province flocked there in March to take their chance at winning a WSOP ring. Here's a list of the ones who were successful; with player James Morgan winning two events and Joseph Balsano taking down the Main Event for a $44k payday.

WSOP Circuit Event #1: BIG 500 NLH Spring Kick-Off
Winner - Andrew James Lawton - C$31,380

WSOP Circuit Event #2: $210 Secret Bounty No Limit Hold'em
Winner - Abdulrahman Alhakem - C$8,259

WSOP Circuit Event #3: $800 Pot-Limit Omaha Spring Championship
Winner - James Morgan - C$16,148

WSOP Circuit Event #4: $800 Bounty Hunters NLH Spring Championship
Winner - Jeffrey Reardon - C$8,154

WSOP Circuit Event #5: $320 Bounty GIANT No Limit Hold'em
Winner - Ajitesh Bhargava - C$5,897

WSOP Circuit Event #6: $365 GIANT No Limit Hold'em
Winner - Justin Hotte-Mckinnon - C$22,804

WSOP Circuit Event #7: BIG 25 Mystery Bounty
Winner - Justin Ouimette - C$5,416

WSOP Circuit Event #8: $800 Deepstack NLH Spring Championship
Winner - Sebastian Amaya - C$24,255

WSOP Circuit Event #9: $320 March Mayhem Bounty 6-Max NLH
Winner - Matthew O'brien - C$9,038

WSOP Circuit Event #10: $525 MONSTER STACK Bounty NLH
Winner - Namig Sadigov - C$7,244

WSOP Circuit Event #11: $1,050 GGMasters NLH Circuit Championship
Winner - Zachary Zaret - C$31,258

WSOP Circuit Event #12: $210 Mystery MILLION$
Winner - Steven Filipovic - C$19,505

WSOP Circuit Event #13: $800 6-Max NLH Championship
Winner - Kevin Hendriks - C$35,734

WSOP Circuit Event #14: BIG 500 PLO Bounty
Winner - Aeb Elias - C$6,605

WSOP Circuit Event #15: $108 DOUBLE STACK Bounty NLH
Winner - Mathieu Levesque - C$3,134

WSOP Circuit Event #16: $1,500 The Closer Bounty NLH
Winner - James Morgan - C$13,054

WSOP Circuit Event #17: WSOP Spring Circuit MAIN EVENT
Winner - Joseph Balsano - C$44,173

WSOP Circuit Event #18: $400 Ultra Deepstack Turbo NLH
Winner - Michael Jan - C$21,068

Pokerstars ONSCOOP Series (Mar 25 - Apr 11)

PokerStars has launched its inaugural Ontario Spring Championship of Online Poker (ONSCOOP), bringing the flagship Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) to the Ontario online poker market for the first time. The two-week event, which began on March 25 and ends on April 11, guarantees CAD 1.8 million ($1.4 million) in prize money across the board. It features 43 events split into three tiers - Low, Medium and High - totaling 129 tournaments. More Info

888Poker The Festival Online (Apr 2 - 10)

888poker Ontario's exclusive version of The Festival Online is taking place between April 2 and 10 and includes 12 exciting events and over $100k in guaranteed prizepools.
The two key tournaments are the $109 Opening Event with 30k GTD on Sunday April 2nd, and the Multi-Flight $109 Main Event with 40k GTD that wraps up Monday April 10th.

888Poker Ontario Festival Online Schedule

Bwin Ontario Poker Championships ( Apr 2 - Apr 18)
Ontario Poker Championships

The much-awaited Ontario Poker Championships are back with a bang on bwin Ontario, offering over two weeks of exciting gameplay and fantastic chances to win big! Starting from Sunday 2nd and ending on Tuesday 18th April, this event comes with $500K in total guarantees. You can enjoy various games, including the opening day's Big Sunday C-Note, featuring a guaranteed prize of $20K, The Big Sunday 150 with an impressive $25K GTD, and a massive Main Event with numerous Day 1s and a whopping $50K GTD. There is a whopping total of 119 Events in this series, with many events featuring a Low and High buy-in tier.

Online Tournament Poker is thriving in Ontario and it's awesome to be apart of it. We wish our readers the best of luck at the tables, whichever of these great tournaments series you choose to play :) 

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Ryan Fisler
Ryan Fisler

Ryan is a poker enthusiast and entrepreneur currently living in Kingston, Ontario.

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