Golden Gates Casino - Black Hawk, CO
April 7-10, 2016
$350 Regional: 835 Entrants
Stephen Zipprich Wins MSPT Regional at Golden Gates Casino!
The Golden Gates Casino and Poker Parlour Mid-States Poker Tour $360 Regional Event, which ran this past weekend in Black Hawk, Colorado, drew 835 entries and created a $250,500 total prize pool. After three starting flights and an intense Day 2, Stephen Zipprich of Lakewood, CO walked away with the trophy and a $29,331 first-place prize.
The prize pool was distributed to the top 81 finishers, which included Mark Hackenberg (69th - $701), defending champ Bobby Sanoubane (61st - $802), Christopher Deborski (41st - $1,052), Ben Keeline (34th - $1,278), World Series of Poker Millionaire champ and Day 1c chip leader Adrian Buckley (32nd - $1,278), two-time WSOP bracelet winner David Warga (22nd - $1,578), and Mace Reed (11th - $3,582).
Final Table Results
1 - Stephen Zipprich (Lakewood, CO) $29,331*
2 - David Levy (Israel) $23,041*
3 - Hung Nguyen (Westminster, CO) $22,416*
4 - Rory Lucero (Boulder, CO) $20,290*
5 - Dave Bybee (Westminster, CO) $18,588*
6 - Greg Geller (Denver, CO) $16,679*
7 - Patrick Roy (Littleton, CO) $15,632*
8 - Mike Maruna (Colorado Springs, CO) $10,910*
9 - Chris Carlson (Wheat Ridge, CO) $4,684
10 - Karen Novotny (Lakewood, CO) $3,582
*Denotes eight-handed deal
This marked the third MSPT Regional at Golden Gates Casino. The first took place in March of last year and saw Bruce Carter walk away with $45,883. Then, back in November, the aforementioned Sanoubane topped a field of 770 entrants to win $33,000 after a six-way deal.
The MSPT will continue at Golden Gates Casino this weekend with a $200,000 guaranteed, $1,100 buy-in Main Event, which you can read about by clicking here.
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