O.T. Hale has dominated the first session at the Chrome Hog and the state of Indiana. Hale scored 1061 points in 15 sessions, second place was 308 points behind. Hale pointed 12 out of the 15 sessions with an average of 70.73 points per session.
Not to be out done Kirk Butler playing out of the Tip Top Tavern didn't have as many points as Hale, but actually had a higher per session average. Kirk was the overall winner at the Tip Top with a per session average of 75.14 points, placing no lower then 4th place one time.
Congratulations are in order to Bob Duncan for being the second big winner out of the state of Indiana. Bob took down the regional championship at Riehle Brothers Tavern on August 21st. By winning the regional championship Bob has won $500 towards airfare and hotel expenses to Las Vegas and $145 party badge. Bob will be gunning for one of the eight seats into a World Poker Tour event at the Vegas Invasion championship held at the Orleans Casino in Las Vegas on October 27th. Good luck Bob and way to go!
William Altmann from Galahad's Cafe and Spirits in Indianapolis took his seat at the Orleans Casino in fabulous
Vegas on June 29th with a shot at the $10,000 WSOP main event seat grand prize. He was one of the exclusive 25 players from around the country who had won $1,000 worth of travel expenses to play in the national final.
William did not take it down but had fun in Vegas. William ran into some bad luck busting in 22nd place. The eventual winner was Clay
Lipke from Breezy Point in
Minnesota. Clay also won a $1500 buy in seat (Event #52) in the league, so he got to play in 2 WSOP events!
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The Regional Championship Tournament is almost here! One lucky winner will win airfare and hotel to Las Vegas to compete in the National Championship. At the National Championship we will be awarding 8 seats into a World Poker Tour Event and also 1 bonus World Series of Poker seat.
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We would like to welcome aboard two new locations in Indiana. The Tip Top Tavern in Indianapolis plays on Tuesday nights at 7:30 and Riehle Brothers Tavern in Lafayette plays on Thursdays at 7:00.
Welcome aboard and Good Luck Players!!!