The Weekly Review: Saskatoon and Calgary Wrap Up Series, Regina Upcoming
Two big live events wrapped up this past week from Calgary and Saskatoon. There is also a recap of the Sunday online poker grind.
Here is your Weekly Review for October 8 to 14, 2017:
Trevor Norlander Tops Field at 2017 SIGA Poker Championship
The $675 buy-in Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) Poker Championship wrapped up this past weekend at the Dakota Dunes Casino just outside Saskatoon. The tournament saw two starting flights with a combined total of 380 entries with a total of 85 players coming back to Day 2 with 55 players seeing a minimum cash of $860.
After the final card was dealt, it was Trevor Norlander coming away with the victory while outlasting Milton Jiricha in a heads-up battle. With the victory, Norlander walked away with $39,345, a 2018 WSOP Main Event seat, and a SIGA bracelet.
Bullock Battles Way to DSPT Calgary Victory
The second half of the DeepStack Poker Tour’s (DSPT) Battle of Alberta has come to a conclusion from the Grey Eagle Resort & Casino in Calgary with 11 events in as many days. The $2,000 Main Event surpassed its $500,000 guarantee with 358 entries creating a total prize pool of $635,426.
With 45 players seeing some money return to their pockets, after it was all said and done, it was Joe Bullock who had all the chips in front of him along with $132,096 in cash, a DSPT trophy, and a US$3,000 DSPT Championship package after Bullock bested his hotel roommate Roman Brar in a heads-up battle.
”RingelStink” Tops Canadians On Sunday With $34,000 Score
Last Sunday the biggest winner was none other than “RingelStink” who topped a field of 430 players in the $530 High Roller on partypoker. With the victory, “RingelStink” took home $34,190.20.
Also on partypoker, two Canadians made the final table of the $2,600 Super High Roller. This tournament has a $100,000 guarantee and saw 85 entries to create a total prize pool of $212,500. “Phil_Zajmo” was the first Canadian to be eliminated at the final table, falling in sixth place for $11,411.46. “LuckMervil” was the last Canadian standing and made it to a fourth-place finish for $20,887.47
The last notable performance was from “thagrinda444” who made the final table of the $700 Super-Sized Sunday on PokerStars. They eventually finished in third place but collected over $30,000 in bounties and prize money while Lithuania’s “LaurisL91” wound up with the victory.
Harvest Poker Classic Returns Nov. 8 With Estimated $500,000 In Prizes
The 21st edition of the Harvest Poker Classic is set to begin at Casino Regina. With four events in four days, the action will heat up in the Casino Regina Show Lounge with an estimated $500,000 in prizes to be award during that time.
The schedule for the 2017 Harvest Poker Classic is as follows:
|Nov. 8||$450+$50||NLHE||10,000||30 mins|
|Nov. 9||$630+$70||NLHE||10,000||30 mins|
|Nov. 10||$820+$80||NLHE Bounty||10,000||30 mins|
|Nov. 11||$1,000+$100||Main Event||15,000||30 mins|
For a full introduction to the event, please check out the article linked below.