2006 MS Poker Tournament
WOWWWW! What a great time, and what a great result. I hope you all enjoyed yourselves as much as I did. Thanks to everyone who attended and helped out with our fundraiser. Including Raffle Tickets, a few donations, and all of the entry fees, rebuys, etc, we raised more money than ever before... Over $2000!!!
A quick thank you to our volunteer dealers (Sally, Georganne, Jen, and Dana) and food runners. Thanks also to our great sponsors, keeping everyone well fed.
Thanks also to HOWARD ENTERTAINMENT for supplying us with Tables and Chips. And thanks also to Rob, from Poker Table Envy for supplying that awesome poker table for the raffle grand prize. (If anyone is looking for a table, round or oval, Rob will be donating 10% of sales to our charity if you mention the MS Tournament)
Speaking of the raffle, thanks to everyone who bought raffle tickets. The following people were the lucky winners:
- Outback Gift Certificate - Andy Williford
- Red Robin Gift Certificate - Rachel Sunshine
- Agro Dolce Gift Certificate + Movie Tickets - Candace Dell'Omo
- Buca di Beppo Gift Certificate + Movie Tickets - Ernie O'Green
- Healthtrax Fitness Center Membership - Justyn Heiby
- Bow-Tique.comBarrettes/Corker Set - Christa Madock
and the grand prize winner:
- 9' Oval Poker Table Envy Poker Table - Michelle Markow
Congratulations to all of the winners.
Tournament Highlights and Results
The tournament started with 35 players spread over 5 tables at 12pm, and ended with only 1 player left at 7:55pm.
We had a lot of returning players and some first timers...everyone did a pretty good job holding their own for the first few rounds.
We played a lot of poker, but eventually the cream rose to the top, and we had a final table, and for the first time, the ladies were represented. We also had two previous champions, and two more final table veterans.
Chips were flying at the final table, and some big hands came and went. When the dust cleared, our reigning champion finished fourth. Two new players finished second and third, and our new champion, previously the 2005 runner up, took home the trophy. Congratulations to our top finishers, and champion!
Congratulations to the 2006 MS Poker Champion: Scott Maddock
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