Olivier Busquet is one of the past champs still alive with 34 remaining.
Taking big shots, getting wiped out and six-figure OFC swings.
Americans have dominated with wins but Canadian players have the cash.
The partypoker.net WPT Playground Championship belt is staying in Canada after a historic victory.
The WPT Honor's Award recognizes exceptional contributions to poker.
The World Poker Tour jumps north to San Jose for Stop 2 on the California Poker Swing.
Eddy Sabat leads the stacked WPT Bay 101 after Day 1a, gathering 265,600 chips
264 players return for marathon Day 2 session, with over $5.7 million in the prize pool.