Deerfoot Casino Ho Ho Hosting Christmas Poker Tournaments this Weekend


Deerfoot Ho Ho Hold'em Poker Tournament at Deerfoot CasinoCanadian Poker rooms are gearing up for the Christmas Season and poker players across Canada can expect to see Christmas poker tournaments in the coming weeks. Deerfoot Inn and Casino in Calgary are holding their Ho Ho Hold’em Christmas Poker Tournament this weekend on December 4 & 5.

There will be two tournaments hosted this weekend:

Event #1 will take place on Saturday December 4 and will be starting at Noon. This tournament will have a $330 buy-in to a maximum of 88 players and is sure to fill up. Players will start with 10,000 in chips and blind levels will be set at 20 minutes.

Event #2 will take place on Sunday December 5 and also starts at noon. The buy-in is $220 to a maximum of 88 players and starting chips stack is 7,500with 20 minute blind levels.

The first 50 players registered for each event will receive a Deerfoot Inn & Casino Christmas Present.

For more information, you can either call the Deerfoot Casino at (403) 723 4039, or email or visit .

TOURNAMENT RESULTS – posted on December 7, 2010

Event #1 – 52 players (total prize pool $15,210)

1st $     5,475 Peter Amic
2nd $     3,955 Keith Weideman
3rd $     2,740 Guy Johnson
4th $     1,825 Phil Petit
5th $     1,215 Nick Civitarese

Event #2 – 102 players (total prize pool $20,085)

1st $     5,643 Eric Davis
2nd $     4,031 Catherine Langois
3rd $     3,024 Wade Barr
4th $     2,017 Merv Giles
5th $     1,392 Doug Lacey
6th $       995 Jose Carmelotes
7th $       895 Ryan Vickers
8th $       796 Korey Crerar
9th $       696 Lorne Lewin
10th $       596 Yancey Jones

Congratulations to all the winners.


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