The Weekly Review: Hashem Wins 2019 SIGA PC, Lawsuits, and Online Results
The Weekly Review is back with your TL:DR recap from the past week of Canadian poker news.
Here is your Weekly Review for Oct 6, 2019 to Oct 12, 2019.
John Hashem Wins 2019 SIGA Poker Championship
After two starting flights the 2019 Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority's (SIGA) Poker Championship came to an end on Sunday October 6th with John Hashem walking away victorious, along with $45,769.
The first starting flight saw 146 entries while the second and final starting flight saw an even 200 players try to run up a stack, creating a $263,800 prize pool.
Dallas Larson was the overall chip leader to start Day 2, amassing 418,000 chips. Larson rode that stack to the final table but eventually fell in seventh place for $9,629.
Hashem outlasted Lyndon Knutson heads up after only a couple of hands when Hashem, holding a big stack, had pocket jacks while Knutson had an ace in his starting hand. The jacks held and Hashem collected the hand along with the 2019 SIGA Poker Championship bracelet and $45,769. Knutson pocketed $30,997 for the runner-up finish.
For the full article please click on the link below.
Postle and Stones Hit With $10M Lawsuit
Mike Postle along with parties from Stones Gambling Hall have been hit with a $10M lawsuit following the cheating scandal that has rocked the poker news media over the past two weeks.
Postle, Stones Gambling Hall Tournament Director, Justin Kuraitis, and other unnamed parties have been named in the lawsuit filed in a publicly posted court document from Mac VerStandig, attorney for the plaintiffs.
For the full breakdown of the lawsuit, please click on the link below.
'Graeme777' Wins Big In Sunday Million
The Canadian Sunday Briefing outlines the top Canadian scores each week from the Sunday majors across PokerStars, partypoker, and 888poker.
This week "Graeme777" managed to run up a stack to a final table appearance in the Sunday Million. Unfortunately they fell in fourth place for $41,665. "Graeme777" followed fellow Canadian "sosojcanada" to the rail as they finished in sixth place for $21,942.
For the full Canadian Sunday Briefing results from the past week, please click on the link below: