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“World Poker Tour: Canadian Open” Premieres Friday March 30th, 2007 on Citytv!


You might just forget you’re not in Vegas when Citytv brings the casino environment into your living room and the cards in your hands! Filmed at the beautiful Fallsview Casino Resort in Niagara Falls and hosted by “Star!’s” Larysa Harapyn, the “World Poker Tour: Canadian Open” is the premiere poker event in Canada, featuring amateur and professional poker players, including Canadian superstars Daniel Negreanu, Isabelle Mercier and Gavin Smith, all competing for their share of over $700,000 and the title of “World Poker Tour Canadian Open Champion.”

Using “WPT” exclusive technology, viewers are able to see each player’s hands via table-mounted ’lipstick’ cameras and hear poker pros give commentary, making viewers feel as if they were making the million-dollar decision themselves! So deal the cards and let the pressures of TV cameras and bright lights begin!

Don’t miss the two-hour special, “World Poker Tour: Canadian Open”, airing Friday, March 30th at 8:00pm ET / PT on Citytv. Catch an encore presentation on Saturday, March 31st at 3:00pm ET / PT on Citytv Toronto & Vancouver and/or 2:00pm MT / CT on Citytv Calgary, Edmonton & Winnipeg.

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