Saturday, August 31, 2013

FRIDAY @ 5 DEEPSTACK RESULTS



ENTRIES-144  PRIZE POOL $14,400
  1. Chuck Odonnell, Williams, CA........$2603
  2. David Valdez, Vacaville, CA...........$1805
  3. Kevin Gates, Sacramento, CA.........$1805
  4. Jeff Sardella, Auburn, CA................$1805
  5. Joe Hickson, Carmichael, CA..........$1805
  6. Exequiel Fernando, Elk Grove, CA..$1805
  7. Lora Stewart, Elk Grove, CA............$576
  8. Luis Vega, Sacramento, CA..............$432
  9. Kathyrine Guest, Antelope, CA........$360
  10. James Colson, Williams, CA.............$288
  11. Frank Cobos, Oroville, CA...............$216
  12. Deryl Taylor, Auburn, CA................$180
  13. Kenneth Norman, Flossmoor, IL.....$180
  14. Azaan Nagra, Roseville, CA............$180
  15. Ryan Ordonez, Rocklin, CA............$180
  16. Esker Roberts, Rocklin, CA............$180

Saturday, August 24, 2013

FRIDAY DEEPSTACK RESULTS


          Entries-117 Prize Pool - $11,700

  1. ALEXANDER WHITE, FAIRFIELD CA ...................$2,433
  2. STEVEN MARION, AUBURN CA .............................$2,432
  3. SAID RAHMANI, ELK GROVE CA ..........................$1,833
  4. RYAN STOTTS, SACRAMENTO CA ......................$1,833
  5. BARRY BIRDWELL, MARYSVILLE CA ................$761
  6. GEORGE STANGLE, FAIRFIELD CA .......................$585
  7. ALEX FAST, SACRAMENTO CA ..............................$468
  8. PHIL KOSTROWICKI, EL DORADO HILLS CA ...$351
  9. TRAVIS RAKELA, ROCKLIN CA ..............................$293
  10. SUZANNE GIANNETTI,  SACRAMENTO CA .........$234

Sunday, August 18, 2013

MICHAEL BURNS TAKES THE SUNDAY MORNING TOURNAMENT!

Michael Burns of Roseville Ca. is the winner of Sunday's $60 Buy-in $3,000 Guaranteed event!

Saturday, August 17, 2013

FRIDAY DEEPSTACK RESULTS


FRIDAY DEEPSTACK NLE   ENTRIES:103  PRIZEPOOL: $10,300
  1. SHAWN ROBERTS, ROCKLIN CA ...... $3,271
  2. RYAN GAMMAD, ELK GROVE CA ..... $1,832
  3. ALI GOUSHEH, FAIR OAKS CA ......... $1,288
  4. PAUL BROWN, AUBURN CA ................ $979
  5. WALTER BAYLES, EL DORADO CA .... $670
  6. VANG CHA, FRESNO CA ....................... $515
  7. DERYL TAYLOR, AUBURN CA .............. $412
  8. WA THAO, NORTH HIGHLANDS CA ..... $309
  9. RUDY ROBLEDO, SACRAMENTO CA .. $258

Monday, August 12, 2013

Mario Sequeira, Winner of the $250,000 Thunder Valley Players Championship


PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP $1,100
ENTRIES: 347
PRIZE POOL:$347,000
  1. Mario Sequeira............$75,000
  2. Quan Tran...................$53,600
  3. Alan Ribardo................$35,200
  4. Al Stonum....................$25,850
  5. Dinh Le........................$19,080
  6. Jason Simpson.............$15,400
  7. Tay Nguyen.................$13,900
  8. John Miner...................$10,400
  9. Yuan Ding....................$8,700
  10. Hector Cardenas..........$6,410
  11. Emanuel Sammartino............$5,200
  12. Josh Shaw....................$5,200
  13. Thiagarajan Arumagam...........$4,340
  14. Mimi Luu......................$4,340
  15. Michael Toller...............$4,340
  16. Mark Pham...................$3,470
  17. Tony Yuke....................$3,470
  18. Amber Chatwin.............$3,470
  19. Said Rahmani................$3,120
  20. Jamshid Bozorgi............$3,120
  21. Toan Nguyen................$3,120
  22. Moses Saquing.............$2,775
  23. Sean Burson.................$2,775
  24. Bobby Rose..................$2,775
  25. A Phung........................$2,775
  26. Gregg Wilkinson............$2,480
  27. Loc Hoang.....................$2,480
  28. N/A................................$2,480
  29. Exequiel Fernando.........$2,480
  30. Cameron Smith..............$2,250
  31. Greg Flowers.................$2,250
  32. Yotam Shmuelov............$2,250
  33. Tony Ginzbourg..............$2,250
  34. Monte Gilley...................$2,050
  35. Kelly Giannetti................$2,050
  36. Timothy Trinh.................$2,050
  37. N/A.................................$2,050
  38. N/A.................................$2,050
.

Thunder Valley Players Championship Final Table Photos
























Thunder Valley Players Championship Final Table


Minutes Away from the TVPC Final Table

The live stream of the Player's Championship Main Event final table will be posted in a few short minutes.. stay tuned!


TVPC Main Event Final Table today at 4pm PST

The Player's Championship main event will wrap up today with the remaining players coming back to play down to a winner. 

Action was fierce throughout the day on Sunday as the remaining field of 74 was whittled down to just 7 players after approximately 12 hours of play. 

The current chip counts and remaining prize pool are listed below:

Alan "Scrap" Ribardo (2,293,000)
Quan Tran (1,400,000)
Al Stonum (953,000)
Tay Nguyen (923,000)
Dinh Le (832,000)
Mario Sequeira (393,000)
Jason Simpson (233,000)

1st- $75,000
2nd- $53,600 
3rd- $35,200
4th- $25,850
5th- $19,080
6th- $15,400
7th- $13,900

Stay tuned as the final table will be live streaming on Thunder Valley's blog starting at 4pm and running until the tournament reaches a champion. 

Garrett Roth
Ante Up Magazine
NorCal Ambassador

PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL TABLE

Join us tomorrow at 4pm on the blog as we live stream the final table.



From left to right: Quan Tran, Tay Nguyen, Mario Sequeira, Jason Simpson, Al Stonum, Alan "Scrap" Ribardo, Dinh Le


   CHIP COUNT
  1. Scrap.......................2,293,000
  2. Quan Tran................1,400,000
  3. Al Stonum.................953,000
  4. Tay Nguyen..............923,000
  5. Dinh Le.....................832,000
  6. Mario Sequeira.........393,000
  7. Jason Simpson..........233,000

TVCP EVENT #11 TURBO KNOCKOUT RESULTS



EVENT 11- $125 NLE TURBO KNOKOUT
ENTRIES:158 BOUNTIES:$3,950 PRIZEPOOL:$12,640

  1. RUDY PUENTE, ACRAMENTO CA ............. $3,517
  2. RANDOLPH RAUCH, GRASS VALLEY CA .. $1,338
  3. HENRY ON, SACRAMENTO CA .................. $1,338
  4. DENNIS CARLSON, SACRAMENTO CA ...... $1,338
  5. ALLAN FERNANDO, ELK GROVE CA ......... $1,338
  6. THOMAS WILLIS, SACRAMENTO CA ......... $1,338
  7. DAVID TWILLIGEAR, MORGAN HILL CA ...... $506
  8. AARON MARSHALL, LOOMIS CA ................ $379
  9. RICHARD LAMBERT, ROSEVILLE CA .......... $316
  10. HELLEN SEAH, ROSEVILLE CA .................... $253
  11. CARLOS RAMIREZ, CAMERON PARK, CA ... $190
  12. MELVIN EWING, LINCOLN CA ....................... $158
  13. ANTONIO IBARRA, ROYAL OAKS CA ........... $158
  14. STEPHEN SMELTZER, PENRYN CA .............. $158
  15. STEVEN KEETER, VACAVILLE CA ................ $158 


Sunday, August 11, 2013

TVPC Final Table Approaching

Action is heating up in Thunder Valley's Player's Championship Main Event. There are 11 players left who are battling it out for their spot at the seven-handed final table tomorrow. 

We are currently on level 22 with an average chip stack of $630K. The chip leader is Alan Ribardo with approximately $1.8M in chips. 

Mimi Luu, who recently placed 6th in the Thunder Valley Sweet 16, busted in 14th place for $4,340. 

Stay tuned for more updates from the Thunder Valley Player's Championship Main Event. 

Garrett Roth
Ante Up Magazine
NorCal Ambassador

Fred Bevill from the Heartland Poker Tour Talks with Miguel Cardenas


Series Tournament Director, Miguel Cardenas talks with Fred Bevill, Director of Media Production, Commentator and Executive Producer of the Heartland Poker Tour about their upcoming HPT Event September 20-30th. Click here for series details.



Day #2 Final Table of the Players Championship








TVPC Main Event Prize Pool Reaches $347K!

Day 2 of the Thunder Valley Player's Championship Main Event is under way and has crushed its original guarantee of $250K! The total number of entrants has reached 347 players creating a total prize pool of $347K!

The remaining 74 players will be fighting it out today for their spot at the seven-handed final table which will play out on Monday at 4pm. The final table will be live streaming with the top spot taking home and incredible $75,000!

The winner will also be featured in the Northern California section of the October issue in Ante Up Magazine. Make sure to check out that same issue for a recap of the winners of the all the preliminary events of the TVPC. 

Ante Up Magazine is proud to showcase the winners of the Thunder Valley Player's Championship and good luck to the remaining players in the main event! 








Garrett Roth
Ante Up Magazine
NorCal Ambassador

TVPC DAY #2 CHIP COUNT


  1. ALAN R             281,800                             
  2. MICHAEL T      276,300                            
  3. TAY N               266,700                         
  4. QUAN T            256,700                              
  5. MARK P            243,000                            
  6. AMBER C          238,800                           
  7. JOHN M             200,400                         
  8. SAID R               199,400                             
  9. MONTE G          195,600                           
  10. TOAN N             175,800                             
  11. ERIC E                166,300                            
  12. TONY G             160,100                           
  13. ALEX G              153,400                               
  14. THOMAS E        151,900                             
  15. RICHARD O       146,500                               
  16. SEAN B               140,300                            
  17. MOSES S            138,100                             
  18. ALFIE P               133,500                   
  19. JOSHUA S          126,700                         
  20. ALLAN S            119,000                             
  21. RYAN S              118,300                             
  22. LAWRENCE G   105,300                        
  23. EXEQUIEL F      102,800                              
  24. TONY Y             101,950                      
  25. A P                       97,400                     
  26. THIAGARAJAN    96,600                              
  27. GREG F              93,100                                
  28. EDWARD M        92,500                                 
  29. JAMES W            90,800                                
  30. THACH T            90,300                               
  31. DAVID F             89,000                                
  32. GREGG W           87,900                           
  33. PHUOC C            86,500                       
  34. SEAN D               83,300        
  35. DINH Q                81,400                   
  36. HECTOR C          80,300                                 
  37. EMANUAL S       79,400                                 
  38. SHEILA T             79,200
  39. KUMAR S            78,000
  40. RUDY P                74,300
  41. PAUL B                 69,000
  42. LOC H                  68,200
  43. RYAN L                67,000
  44. CAMERON S       64,700
  45. JAMSHID             60,800
  46. JASON S              61,700
  47. DAVID N             59,200
  48. LETICIA R           58,900
  49. MARIO O            56,300
  50. ARTHUR T          55,500
  51. NIPUN A             55,500
  52. YOTAM S           52,200
  53. MARIO S            50,200
  54. GREG R              48,300
  55. JOSEPH M         46,500
  56. YUAN D             46,300
  57. MICHAEL M      45,800
  58. MIMI L               44,700
  59. TIMOTHY T       43,400
  60. KELLY G            40,600
  61. GABRIEL U        40,400
  62. DANA J              34,400
  63. NABIL Z             33,200
  64. SOK C                28,900
  65. BARRY B            25,200
  66. KIRK R               24,900
  67. BOBBY R            21,800
  68. RONNY G           21,500
  69. LISA V                 21,400
  70. JOSEPH H           19,200
  71. MICHAEL E        19,000
  72. STEVEN H          13,800
  73. MICHAEL P          9,700
  74. MIGUEL C             2,300

Saturday, August 10, 2013

TVPC MAIN EVENT PRIZE POOL

ENTRIES: 347 - PRIZE POOL $347,000

1. $75,000                                                                                                  
2. $53,600
3. $35,200
4. $25,850
5. $19,080
6. $15,400
7. $13,900
8. $10,400
9.   $8,700
10. $6,410
11. $5,200
12. $5,200
13. $4,340
14. $4,340
15. $4,340
16. $3,470
17. $3,470
18. $3,470
19. $3,120
20. $3,120
21. $3,120
22. $2,775
23. $2,775
24. $2,775
25. $2,775
26. $2,480
27. $2,480
28. $2,480
29. $2,480
30. $2,250
31. $2,250
32. $2,250
33. $2,250
34. $2,050
35. $2,050
36. $2,050
37. $2,050
38. $2,050

TVPC MAIN EVENT UPDATE

Thunder Valley Players Championship

Registration is currently open for the Player's Championship Day 1C.  We are halfway through level two with over 150 entries.  Immediate seating is currently available through level 6.  The Prize Pool is over $300,000!

Friday, August 9, 2013

TVPC EVENT #9 BLACK CHIP BOUNTY RESULTS



EVENT 9 - $300 BLACK CHIP BOUNTY
ENTRIES: 146 - PRIZE POOL $24,090

1. SEAN BURSON, MIDDLETOWN CA........................$5,500
2. SALVATORE SAMMART, FAIFIELD CA..................$4,980
3. N/A.........................................................................$2,770
4. DALVINDER BAINS, YUBA CITY CA.......................$2,168
5. MICHAEL GILLIGAN, VALLEJO CA.........................$1,566
6. ALBERT SANCHEZ, PENRYN CA.............................$1,265
7. GEORGIA RAFTERY, ANTIOCH CA.........................$1,024
8. LARRY DORSEY, LINCOLN CA..................................$783
9. DANIEL EVANS, CHICO CA........................................$602
10.RUDOLPH SISSON, SACRAMENTO CA....................$482
11.RUDY ROBLEDO, SACRAMENTO CA.......................$482
12.ROBERT JOHNSTON, FAIRFIELD CA........................$482
13.PAUL BROWN, AUBURN CA......................................$361
14.NORMAN YEUNG, DAVIS CA....................................$361
15.STEVE JACKSON, CHICAGO PARK CA....................$361
16.TAE JUNG, STOCKTON CA.........................................$301
17.DAVID NGUYEN, TRACY CA......................................$301
18.N/A..............................................................................$301

TVPC EVENT #8 H.O.R.S.E. RESULTS



EVENT 8 - $120 H.O.R.S.E.
ENTRIES: 55 - PRIZE POOL $5,500

1. CURTIS LABAY, FAIR OAKS CA...............$1,189
2. SYLVIA DAY, HILLSBORA OR...................$1,188
3. AARON PERKINS, SACRAMENTO CA.......$1,188
4. D JACK KLINGLER, SACRAMENTO CA........$605
5. TIMOTHY REED, ELK GROVE CA................$385
6. ROGER BEILES, KENSINGTON CA..............$330
7. M JAZAYERI, BERKELEY CA........................$275
8. JON JOHNSON, MARYSVILLE CA................$220
9. JERRY GONZALEZ, YUBA CITY CA.............$120

TVPC EVENT #7 DEEP STACK TURBO RESULTS


Event 7-$150 Deep Stack Turbo
Entries-122-Prize Pool $15,250 
1. David Nguyen, Tracy Ca.....................$1332
2. Jeremy Moore, Auburn Ca..................$1332
3.Zack Fleury, Yuba City Ca...................$1332
4.Travis Rakela, Rocklin Ca.....................$1332
5.Henry Hill, Oroville Ca..........................$1331
6. Russell Tweed, Nevada City Ca  .........$1,331                                                          
7. Walter Bayles, El Dorado Ca...............$1331
8. Ali Gousheh, Fair Oaks Ca..................$1331
9. N/A.....................................................$1,331                                                         
10. Steven Trehub, Placerville Ca.............$1331
11. Jerad Jameson, Cherokee KS.............$305
12. Bobby Lopez, Fresno Ca....................$229
13. Richard Catalano, Fair Oaks Ca..........$229
14. N/A....................................................$191
15. Charles Shelton, Chico, Ca..................$191
16. Spencer Wildmeyer, Granite Bay Ca....$191
17. Georgia Robbins, Antioch Ca..............$150
18. Thomas Marshall, Loomis Ca..............$150
19. Lisa Shamp, Oroville Ca.....................$150

TVPC EVENT #6 OMAHA 8 RESULTS



EVENT 6 - $100 OMAHA 8
ENTRIES: 95 - PRIZE POOL $7,600

1. DAVID MILLER, CARMICHAEL CA..................$2,166
2. RUDY ROBLEDO, SACRAMENTO CA..............$1,520
3. RUSSELL TWEED, NEVADA CITY CA................$988
4. MICHAEL GILLIGAN, VALLEJO CA...................$722
5. ZION TOUT, NEVADA CITY CA..........................$532
6. MATTHEW SAYLOR, FOLSOM CA....................$456
7. JEFF SARDELLA, LINCOLN CA..........................$380
8. APRIL HIGUERA, RENO NV.................................$304
9. ALEXIS AGUILAR, ELK GROVE CA....................$228
10.CHRISTOPHER ARP, ROCKLIN CA....................$152
11.FRANK COBOS, OROVILLE CA..........................$152

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

TVPC EVENT #7

Registration is now open for tonight's $150 buy-in $15,000 guaranteed NLHE Deepstack Turbo with 10,000 starting chips.

EVENT #9 MEGA SATELLITE

Thunder Valley Players Championship

Players don't forget about tomorrow's 11:00AM Mega Satellite for Event #9 $300 NLHE Deepstack Black Chip Bounty Tournament.  The buy-in is $60 where one out of every 6 entries generates a seat for Event #9.

TVPC EVENT #5 RESULTS


EVENT 5 - $120 NLHE SIX HANDED
ENTRIES: 124 - PRIZE POOL $12,400























  1. NOAH NISTLER, GRASS VALLEY CA ...$2005
  2. MOUSA HELO, ANTELOPE CA ................... $1000
  3. STEVEN JACKSON, CHICAGO PARK CA ... $1000
  4. CHEO SAELEE, SACRAMENTO CA .......... $1000
  5. GEORGE CABREY, ELK GROVE CA ............ $1000
  6. TYE MEDINA, SACRAMENTO CA ............... $1000
  7. JIMMY LEONIS, OROVILLE CA ................... $1000
  8. HENRY HILL, OROVILLE CA ....................... $1000
  9. KAO SAEVANG, SACRAMENTO CA ........... $1000
  10. KIRK REXFORD, RANCHO CORDOVA CA .. $1000