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2012 WSOP Qualifier #3

Eddy N. from Oakland, CA wins $10,000 seat into WSOP Main Event!

Another successful WSOP satellite is in the books at the Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino! On Saturday, January 7th the 11:15am tournament was filled to capacity with 100 players by 10am. 6 alternates gained entry through the first hour for a total of 106 players.

Eddy N. from Oakland, CA. beat out the other 105 runners, including 2007 WSOP World Champion, Jerry Yang. Eddy won a $10,000 seat into the 2012 WSOP Main Event, $2,000 for travel expenses, and $2,024 in immediate cash winnings! Quite a nice little score for a $225 buy-in!

These events go down the 1st Saturday of every month at 11:15am. Pre-registration is highly recommended and is available in the poker room during all hours of operation. Call us at 559-925-5854 or surf for complete details. This event features a great structure. Nobody gives you better value for your tournament dollar!

2nd through 10th cashed as follows:

  • 2nd Place: Eliseu C cashed for $1,288
  • 3rd Place: Francis V cashed for $1,104
  • 4th Place: Robert Y cashed for $1,012
  • 5th Place: Daniel V cashed for $920
  • 6th Place: Xay X cashed for $828
  • 7th Place: Mario S cashed for $828
  • 8th Place: Mark V cashed for $552
  • 9th Place: Todd C cashed for $460
  • 10th Place: James C cashed for $368