Join us for another fun night of poker with old friends and new faces from the local tech community, and play for your favourite charity this holiday season!
There is a minimum of $15,000 for the top players and their respective charities, in addition to great prizes!!
Not sure how to play poker? Don’t worry! We are hosting an “Introduction to Poker” lesson (see below for more info).
We are thrilled to bring you this event in partnership with 500 Startups Canada, BDC IT Venture Fund, Bhole IP Law, Boyden, Bryker, Canaccord, CIBC, EY, Facebook, LaBarge Weinstein LLP, KPMG, Morgan Stanley, OneEleven, Silicon Valley Bank, TalentMinded, TD Securities, Torys LLP, and Whitecap VP.
MAIN EVENT SCHEDULE
6:00PM: Player Registration + Table Assignment
6:30PM: Tournament Begins
10:30PM: Tournament Concludes + Winners Toast
Tournament style is No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em
FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER: re-buys are permitted during the first hour of play
Prizes will be awarded to the top five (5) players
Winners must select one eligible not-for-profit OR one registered Canadian charity. Donation cannot be split to multiple organizations
Drink tickets and some food will be provided
POKER LESSON FOR BEGINNERS BEFORE THE TOURNAMENT:
So, you want to be in the tournament but haven’t learned how to play poker?! On Monday, December 11 (two days before the main event), OMERS Ventures will host a 2-hour poker lesson and mini-tournament. Limited spots are available.
6:15PM: Lesson Begins
8:00PM: Evening concludes