Matt Wilkins Wins the 2016 Deep Freeze Bounty Poker Tournament


Matt Wilkins

The Red Shores Racetrack & Casino in Charlottetown, PEI hosted their annual Deep Freeze poker tournament this weekend. The event was sold out with 200 player entries that made up the $60,000 prize pool in addition to $20,000 of bounties paid out for knocking out a fellow player from the tournament.

Out of the 200 starters from Friday and Saturday sessions, 40 returned on Sunday for the Championship session with 20 of them cashing in. The winner of the tournament was Matt Wilkins of Stratford, PEI who took home the top prize of $17,500. He beat Dwayne Shaw of O’Leary, PEI in heads up battle to become the 2016 Deep Freeze champion.

There were 20 winners who shared the main prize pool and many bounties paid along the way which added to the excitement.

It was once again great tournament “à la Red Shores”, the premier poker destination in Atlantic Canada.

Congratulations to all the winners!!


2016 Deep Freeze Bounty Poker Tournament Winners and Results

Rank Payout Name City Province
1 $17,500 Matt Wilkins Stratford PE
2 $9,600 Dwayne Shaw O’Leary PE
3 $5,300 Devon Boutilier Sackville NS
4 $4,400 Colby MacDonald Fort St. John BC
5 $3,800 Terry Thomas Fredericton NB
6 $3,200 Bob Acorn Charlottetown PE
7 $2,700 Ray Carter Miramichi NB
8 $2,200 Leo Handregan Charlottetown PE
9 $1,700 Harold Fraser New Glasgow NS
10 $1,400 Jeff Faulkner Halifax NS
11 $1,200 Wayne Storey Charlottetown PE
12 $1,000 Drew Worth Summerside PE
13 $1,000 Jason Billington New Glasgow NS
14 $800 Brent Gallant Summerside PE
15 $800 Scott McKenna Charlottetown PE
16 $800 Norm Gallant Summerside PE
17 $650 Phil Earle Carbonear NL
18 $650 Stephen Drane Bathurst NB
19 $650 Cody Locke Truro NS
20 $650 Allen Comeau New Glasgow NS


Championship session qualifiers also included

Mike Bernard-NB Brad Cameron-PE
Wayne Campbell-PE Bobby Goreham-NS
Ken Hacking-PE Trent Hopper-NB
Jeremy James-PE Lawrence Leblanc-PE
Michael MacDonald-NB Richard MacLennan-PE
Will Matheson-PE Matthew Clow-PE
Larry Mansfield-NB Ed Doyle-PE
Matt Layden-NB Randy McNally-PE
Troy Dowe-NS Ira Enman-PE
Dimitri Athanasiou-NS Jimmy MacDonald-NB



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