Casino Regina's Harvest Poker Classic Awards Over $620,000

2014 Harvest Poker Classic

The 18th annual Harvest Poker Classic at Casino Regina finished up over the weekend with the final of four events. The festival estimated a $500,000 prize pool throughout the series running from the 11th of November until the 15th, and after the dust cleared, over $620,000 was handed out.

The Main Event featured a $1,100 buy-in, which maxed out with 210 entries and a prize pool of $210,000. There were 21 players who made the money with Jared Klimosko from Saskatoon grabbing the title and the first-place prize of $55,750. Here is how the final table stacked up:

1Jared Klimosko$55,750
2Brad Heidt$35,370
3Daniel Lamb$23,679
4Steven Mager$16,664
5Justin Lamb$12,280
6Kristy Gaudry$9,436
7Dale Garthus$7,528
8Ron Piasetzki$6,210
9Tanys Jones$5,273

The first event of the series kicked off on Wednesday, November 12, with a $400 no-limit hold'em bounty tournament. The event drew 241 entries with Calgary’s Chad Riddell taking the lion’s share of the $84,350 prize pool. Here is a list of the final table competitors:

1Chad Riddell — Calgary, AB$20,338
2Garth Arnason — Winnipeg, MB$13,321
3John Treso — Regina, SK$9,296
4Mark Charles — Winnipeg, MB$6,881
5Chris Comely — Edmonton, AB$5,371
6Mike Barnett — Regina, SK$4,392
7Arnold Moch — Medicine Hat, AB$3,735
8Dean Arsenie — Regina, SK$3,282
9Trerry Poulsen — Cartwright, ND$2,959

Event #2 took place on Thursday, November 13. The second event saw 253 entries buy in for a $600 no-limit hold'em tournament. A total of 26 players were paid out of the $136,620 prize pool, and Justin Lamb of Regina took down the first-place prize of $35,950. His first of two cashes in the series, as he also final tabled the main event.

1Justin Lamb — Regina, SK$35,950
2Barrie Bratt — White City, SK$22,692
3Brian Friesen — Winnipeg, MB$15,086
4Ferrel Rempel — Labrocherie, MB$10,522
5Eric Johnson — Winnipeg, MB$7,670
6Brian Ragasa — Winnipeg, MB$5,819
7Len Lepke — Saskatoon, SK$4,578
8Neil Bechdoldt — Winnipeg, MB$3,721
9Emil Chomistek — Pittville, SK$3,112

The third event took place on Friday, November 14, with an $800 no-limit hold'em bounty tournament. The most popular event of the series drew 269 entries. A prize pool of $193,680 was divided by the final 27 players and the winner was Fred Pynn of Regina who took home $43,825.

1Fred Pynn — Regina, SK$43,825
2Jim Loudon — Sceptre, SK$27,640
3Shawn Leis — Saskatoon, SK$18,356
4Hansel DelaCruz — Winnipeg, MB$12,785
5Robbie Perry — Naicam, SK$9,302
6Chase Johnston — Regina, SK$7,044
7Keith Stick — Onion Lake, SK$5,529
8Cory Kirby — Estevan, SK$4,482
9Doug Baumgartner — Montmartre, SK$3,738

* Results and photo courtesy of the Harvest Poker Classic blog

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