TDDA Texas Hold Em results

Published 5:28 pm Monday, May 17, 2010

The results are in for Tryon Downtown Development Associations First Annual Texas Hold Em Tournament fundraiser. The May 8 event was held at Kyotos Pub with all players making a $100 donation to TDDAs projects and operations.

Clark Benson finished third after a huge comeback from having the lowest chip stack among the remaining players. On the final hand with two players heads up and all the chips in, Dan Hecht held a full house against Bill Ulreys triple eights.

Dan, Bill, and Clark each received engraved poker chip set trophies acknowledging their accomplishments for first, second, and third place finishes, respectively.

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Additionally, all players participating in the tournament were presented with complimentary Morris t-shirts and $10 in redeemable Morris bucks from Tryon House, apparel and gifts.