The 2011 Harvest Poker Classic Kicked off on Wednesday at Casino Regina. The first tournament of the very popular series was the $600 No Limit Hold’em Freezeout event which attracted players from across Canada and even some from the USA. A total of 187 buy-ins were made to create a prize pool of $102,850 with the top 19 places being paid. Players started with stacks of 6,000 chips with blind levels running for 30 minutes.
At the end of a long daythe first winner of the series emerged and it was Rick Eberts of Regina who takes home top prize of $27,435. Rick has been playing poker for several years and this is not his first win at Casino Regina. In July 2006, Rick won an event at the Diamond Poker Classic and $25,000 in addition to placing in the money in several other events at Casino Regina.
Here is the full list of winners.
Congratulations to all!
|HARVEST POKER CLASSIC|
|$600 NO LIMIT HOLD’EM FREEZE OUT RESULTS|
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9/2011
|1st||Rick Eberts – Regina, SK||$27,435|
|2nd||Michael Smith – Saskatoon, SK||$17,454|
|3rd||Barrie Bratt – Regina,SK||$11,729|
|4th||Evan Casey – Regina,SK||$8,293|
|5th||Ray Cossette – Estevan, SK||$6,146|
|6th||Jason Carroll – Saskatoon, SK||$4,753|
|7th||Paul Spiropoulos – Brandon, MB||$3,818|
|8th||Mark Monkman – Saskatoon , SK||$3,173|
|9th||Maxwell Kirkpatrick – Swift Current,SK||$2,714|
|10th||Brad Heidt – Kerrobert , SK||$2,381|
|11th||Roi Perran – Saskatoon , SK||$2,133|
|12th||Buddy Lane – Saskatoon , SK||$1,945|
|13th||Derek Houle – Regina , SK||$1,800|
|14th||James Mercer – Quill Lake , SK||$1,687|
|15th||Bryan Hoeving – Regina , SK||$1,597|
|16th||Peter Pawlak – Winnipeg , MB||$1,525|
|17th||Calvin Gee – Regina , SK||$1,467|
|18th||Jeffery Stepaniuk – Regina , SK||$1,420|
|19th||Steve Berger – St. Anthony , ND||$1,380|
|Total Prize Pool: $ 102,850|