TonyBet has been confirmed as the overall series sponsor for the inaugural World Cup of Cards (WCC) at Playground Poker Club in Montreal. The WCC, with over $2,000,000 in prizes guaranteed, will take place between August 18 and September 14.
The online gaming company will also be the title sponsor of the WCC charity event, Playground Poker Club’s 3rd All-Stars for Starlight.
Players can qualify for an extra 25% in the prize pool by making a minimum deposit on TonyBet using the bonus code ‘Starlight25’. The event is a $100,000 guarantee, next-day re-entry, with four Day 1s played on August 26 and 27. 1st place will get an extra $2,000, 2nd to 10th place an extra $1,000 and there is an 25% extra in the prize pool for all other prize winners.
Larry Robinson, a former hockey legend and event host, said: “Starlight is a wonderful charitable foundation that helps bring joy to the lives of sick children and their families. It is a wonderful cause that I am proud to support, and I am thankful to Playground and TonyBet for helping make this event a reality again this year.”
A TonyBet spokesman said: “We couldn’t be more thrilled to be a part of the World Cup of Cards. The concept is fantastic and we think it has an exciting future. What makes it even better is it is also a great opportunity to help raise money for charity.”