NEW EPISODES are currently airing weekly on Comcast SportsNet Chicago in prime-time with replays. Every Sunday night @ 8pm catch a new episode of the 2014 Shady Oaks Camp charity poker event.
Episode #1 featured coverage from the $1,000 televised qualifier where 7 players competed for the chance to advance to the second TV event that day. Ron Magers and Gary Carr outlasted 5 other players including Larry Lubliner, Agnes Szymczyk, Dave McDermott Sr. Bill Enright, and Lisa Maloney.
Episode #1 also began the coverage of the $3k TV SNG Championship with 9 players buying in for $3,000 each to compete in a deep stack Sit-&Go.
This SNG featured a 15,000 chip starting stack and 20 minute levels. Each player had a (one-time) re-buy or surrender option before the 5th level for $1,000 for a full stack of 15,000 in chips.
Episode #2 continues the coverage from that $3k SNG table. It also gives you a sneak peak at what is to come in the first ever televised $2/$5/$10 charity poker cash game.
You can catch episode #2 on CSN Chicago (available on all cable and sat providers) on Sunday July 20th at 8pm with a replay on Friday July 25th at 12:30pm
Episode #3 finishes the coverage of the $3k event and begins the coverage of the cash game on Sunday July 27th at 8pm with a replay on Friday August 1st at 2pm.
Episode #4 is all about the $2/$5/$10 game and broadcasts Sunday August 3rd at 8pm with a replay Friday August 8th at 7pm.
The charity poker event on March 15th for the Suburban Fellowship Club of Forest Park saw several new players in attendance for the "Windy City Poker Tour". A packed Durbin's banquet hall featured poker all day and night with lots of cash and prizes up for grabs. The noon deep stack accumulated 50 entries and a prize pool of $2,000*.
Saturday March 8th's charity poker event hosted by the Suburban Fellowship Club of Forest Park at the VFW was a great event with dozens of new players in attendance. The noon 20,000 chip deep stack tournament ran with 49 entries ($1,960 prize pool) and ended in a very profitable 4 way chop.
The noon event also featured a High Hand promotion which awarded a 32" HDTV to the winner. New player to the "Windy City Poker Tour" Jimbo Mihalovich held the high hand with Quad Kings and took home a Toshiba HDTV.
March 1st the Windy City Poker Tour was at Ariel's Tinley Park helping out the Suburban Fellowship Club of Forest Park. The snowy Saturday offered 2 great touraments along with cash game action all day!
The noon deep stack featured 56 entries where the top 6 would finish in the money. Kevin Boskey took home first place valued at $820* which included a $100 seat to our May Championship Event. Second place went to David McDermott Jr. taking home $460. Kevin took the chip lead into heads up play against David Jr after a ridiculous elimination hand...
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