RICHMOND, BC, Nov. 5, 2011 /CNW/ - River Rock Casino Resort is proud to
announce that the winner of the seventh annual British Columbia Poker
Championships is Rajdeep Pooni from Vancouver (BC). Pooni took home the
grand prize of $288,467.
The second place winner of the tournament was Adam Bitz, from Kelowna
(BC), who is going home with $181,860 while the third place winner Lee
Goldman, from Seattle (Washington), received $112,878.
During the BC Poker Championships, the local poker players had a chance
face-off against a number of poker professionals such as Greg 'FBT'
Mueller, Lacey Jones, Gavin Smith and Shawn Buchanan.
This year some 474 players entered the main event in hopes of winning
one of Canada's biggest poker tournaments.
"We had some very talented poker players attend this year's tournament
and we look forward to next year's event," said Howard Blank, Vice
President, Communications, Entertainment and Responsible Gaming with
the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation.
This event could not be possible without the hard work and dedication of
the River Rock Casino poker team and all those involved in making this
poker tournament such a success.
SOURCE Great Canadian Gaming Corporation - Media Relations
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