Welcome to the Playground Winter Festival 2015
Welcome to the official Event blog for the Playground Winter Festival 2015 ! This Event blog is a central hub where you can get event information, photos, tournament updates and other material and follow the entire Playground Winter Festival 2015 from beginning to end.
News & Updates
Main Event News
After only a few minutes of heads-up play between Sergio Vigano and Hugo Fontaine, we saw a hand develop that lead to a champion being crowned. Sergio Vigano opened to 900,000 on the button, and was 3bet by Hugo to 1,600,000. He then moved all-in, and was found a quick call. Hugo tabled his lucky pair of […]
We’ve reached heads-up play here in the Main Event of the Playground Winter Festival, and it is between Hugo Fontaine and Sergio Vigano. Just before play started, the players came to an agreement, and decided to take $80,000 each, and play for the difference and the title. The winner will take home $86,640 total! Best […]
It was just a question of time before two players would be dealt hands they could not let go of, and this just happened here in the Main Event of the Playground Winter Festival. Sergio Vigano opened to 350,000 from the button, and Norman Doucette moved all-in from the small blind. Sergio: Norman: Sergio’s pair […]
Action has been quite passive here in level 32, and there have been no significant pots until just now, although Hugo Fontaine has been consistently (and slowly) chipping up prior to this last hand. Hugo opened his button to 325,000, and called when Sergio Vigano moved in for 2 million even. He turned over , […]
The players are enjoying a short break, and this is how the chips are spread out at this point in the tournament: Final 3 players of the Main Event in the Playground Winter Festival:
Event 13 News
Event 13 of the Playground Winter Festival was a $150 + $15 NL Hold’em 6-Max event that began on March 9th, 2015 at Playground Poker Club. The event attracted a total of 121 players, which generated a prize pool of $17,605.00. This prize pool was distributed according to the following table.
David Bolduc Hamel went on a run in the last few levels, and used this momentum to propel himself into 1st place! Heads-up with opponent Harley Stoffmaker only lasted a few orbits, and on the last hand, it was David and his that were the favorite against Harley’s . The board gave a bit of […]
David Bolduc Hamel is on a roll on this final table, and just scored his second knockout. He opened to 70,000 form UTG, and was put to the test by an all-in of 337,000 from Nacime Boulahfa from the button. After a minute in the tank, David made the call. David: Nacime: It started off […]
David Bolduc Hamel opened to 35,000 from the cutoff, and was followed by Marcello Iacovella on the button. Harley Stoffmaker then 3bet to 75,000 from the small blind, which both players called. Harley checked the flop, leaving the door open for David, who fired 125,000. Marcello announced an all-in for a little more, and Harley […]
Two simultaneous eliminations occurred just before the final table, and so the official final table will begin with only 6 players left! Congratulations!