Final Table Set for Windy City Poker Championship June Event

The Final Table Bubble
July 21-24 marked another successful tournament series at the American Legion Post 615 in Tinley Park, IL.  The Main Event played its Days 1a & 1b on Friday and Saturday, respectively, with 32 players returning on Sunday, June 24 to play down to the final 6.

Final Table BubbleAt left, the final seven players, from left to right - Stephen Kidder, Nader Mohebbi, Arthur Britton Jr, Gary Carr, Dave (Fishy Fish) Backstrom, Mike Kleinstub, and Ryan Hickey.  Britton Jr. bubbled the TV table in 7th place.

The final table will be broadcast live on Chicago Poker Club on Sunday, July 8, starting at noon, and hosted by Windy City Poker Championship host, Jason Finn (that's this author.)  Additional details can be found on the site as available. The final table will be filmed at The Charley Horse Restaurant in New Lennox, IL (901 E. Lincoln Hwy.) Spectators are welcome, so come on out and cheer on your favorite player, or discover a new one.

Televised Charity Poker in Chicago - June 21-24, July 8

June 2012 Event

Structures after the break (read more)

Windy City Poker Championship Season 3 Episode 2 This Sunday

Windy City Poker Championship's poker reporter Carla Pesono talks with Michael LaPidus from the H Foundation to find out more about how their foundation got started and why they are the hosting charity for our poker series!

Windy City Poker Championship is back this Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 8pm CDT with the $1500 buy-in Winner Take All event, featuring professional poker player Chad Brown, high stakes cash game player Rick Rahim, WPT Boot Camp instructor Nick Brancato, local players Paul Fisher and Meg Bertini, TV and Radio personality Richard Roeper, WGN and CSN Chicago's David Kaplan, Bust Out Poker Wear's Nikki Griffith, and 2007 WSOP Main Event Champ Jerry Yang and WPT Player of the year Faraz Jaka return to the felt.

Two on-the-felt sneak peaks after the break...

Televised Poker Event Coming in June

The next poker series, televised and broadcast by Windy City Poker Championship, has been scheduled for June 21-24 in Tinley Park, IL. 

Windy City Poker Championship Televised Table

This event series will benefit American Legions Post 615, and will feature five events:

  1. Main Event 30k chips $250 entry
  2. Heads Up Event
  3. Winner Take All Event
  4. Player Appreciation Free Roll
  5. Player Referral Free Roll

The Main Event will be filmed for television broadcasted and will be broadcast LIVE online as well!!

Tell your friends, and come on out.

Additional details coming soon!

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