The 2012 installment of the Chrome Classic recently took place at Calgary’s Deerfoot Inn and Casino from October 11th to 14th, featuring 3 tournaments that drew a total of $88,445 in player’s prize-pools.
Calgary’s Allan Ripplinger claimed the win for Event #1 after a three way deal was struck, leaving the players drawing for the finish position. Allan increases his career winnings by nearly 25% with the cash, while notable 3rd place finisher Todd Hunter will jump to around $135,000 in tracked cashes.
Ahmed Abdelhadi triumphed over rising poker talent Bill Fric in the $1,100 No Limit Hold’em Main Event to claim the top prize of the series, claiming $16,000 for the win.
Last but not least, Len Marteus shipped the last event for a $5,000 win in a $200 +$100 (bounty) + $30 No Limit Hold’em that took place on the Sunday to close out the series.
Congratulations to all those who finished in the money, for those interested in the full results, check them out below:
Chrome Classic Event #1: (1a, 1b & Finals) $500 + $50 No Limit Hold’em
Total Entries: (DNR) ~70 Total Prize Pool: $34,200
*Denotes 3 way deal for $8,000 and leaving $200 to dealer.
Chrome Classic Event #2: $1000 + $100 No Limit Hold’em Main Event
Total Entries: 34 Total Prize Pool: $32,300
Chrome Classic Bounty Event #3: No Limit Hold’em $300 + $30 ($100 towards bounty pool)
|Kelly Ulmer||$1,400||Medicine Hat|
Total Entries: 77 Total Prize Pool: $14,245 + $7,700 bounties