(Niagara Falls, ON) – February 12, 2020 – Niagara Casinos will host its annual World Poker Tour ® Fallsview Poker Classic event, with the CDN $5,000 Main Event taking place February 21-23, 2020. The total prize pool for the World Poker Tour Fallsview Poker Classic event is estimated at $5 million. This year’s event consists of a series of satellite tournaments, two super satellite tournaments, one turbo bounty tournament, two individual events and one World Poker Tour (WPT®) main event.

We’re thrilled to host the World Poker Tour Fallsview Poker Classic again this year,” said Richard Taylor, president, Niagara Casinos. “This is an incredible event and we love hosting poker players from far and wide while they compete in the World Poker Tour Fallsview Poker Classic.”

From February 15-23, satellites and live gaming will be hosted at Fallsview Casino’s Grand Hall, and all tournament events will be held at Fallsview’s Grand Hall from February 16-23.

This year’s event marks the seventh World Poker Tour Fallsview Poker Classic event. Last year’s CDN $5,000 Main Event saw a record-setting 602 entries compete, with Demo Kiriopoulos taking home the top prize of CDN $517,424.

Registration and Information

Fallsview Casino Resort offers several methods for players to register and learn additional information about the World Poker Tour Fallsview Poker Classic events. Players can call the poker hotline at 1-866-5-POKER-5 (1-866-576-5375), or visit

Special room rates are available during the 2020 WPT Fallsview Poker Classic at the adjoining Hilton Niagara Falls / Fallsview Hotel & Suites on a limited basis. Call 1 (888) 370-0700 and mention promo code “poker” for the best available offers.

Full Event Schedule*
*All figures in Canadian currency




$1,100 Event

February 16-19, 2020

Fallsview Casino Resort

$2,500 Super Satellite

February 18, 2020

Fallsview Casino Resort

$2,500 Event

February 19-21, 2020

Fallsview Casino Resort

$5,000 Super Satellite

February 20, 2020

Fallsview Casino Resort

$5,000 WPT Main Event

February 21-23, 2020

Fallsview Casino Resort

$1,500 Turbo Bounty Event

February 22, 2020

Fallsview Casino Resort

About Fallsview Casino Resort

Overlooking the world-famous Horseshoe Falls, Fallsview Casino Resort is an award-winning resort that has been offering premier entertainment and superior guest service since 2004. Featuring a CAA Four-Diamond Hotel with 374 luxury rooms and suites, Fallsview Casino Resort houses a large and impressive gaming floor with more than 3,000 slot machines and 130 gaming tables. Winner of the Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence and CAA’s Four-Diamond Award for its two signature restaurants, Ponte Vecchio and 21 Club Steak & Seafood, this vibrant resort property also features a full-service spa and fitness centre, a state-of-the-art 1,500-seat theatre, dozens of dining and shopping options and more than 30,000 square feet of meeting and convention space. Fallsview Casino Resort and Casino Niagara have been recognized as a “Hamilton-Niagara Top Employer” for ten consecutive years. For more information, visit, join us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @fallsviewcasino or call 1-888-325-5788.

About World Poker Tour

World Poker Tour (WPT) is the premier name in internationally televised gaming and entertainment with brand presence in land-based tournaments, television, online, and mobile. Leading innovation in the sport of poker since 2002, WPT ignited the global poker boom with the creation of a unique television show based on a series of high-stakes poker tournaments. WPT has broadcast globally in more than 150 countries and territories, and is currently producing its 18th season, which airs on FOX Sports Regional Networks in the United States. Season XVIII of WPT is sponsored by is a unique online membership site that offers inside access to the WPT, as well as a sweepstakes-based poker club available in 35 states across the United States. WPT also participates in strategic brand license, partnership, and sponsorship opportunities. For more information, go to WPT Enterprises Inc. is a subsidiary of Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc.

About Allied Esports Entertainment

Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AESE) is a global leader in esports entertainment, providing innovative infrastructure, transformative live experiences, multiplatform content and interactive services to audiences worldwide through its strategic fusion of two powerful brands: Allied Esports and the World Poker Tour (WPT). For more information, visit