2010 Nationals

Karen W.

CONGRATULATIONS to Karen Wieboldt!  She WON $1000 in The Sahara Hotel & Casino Fall into cash Slot Tournament on September 19th!  She also WON $50 in one of the Sahara Daily Slot Tournaments!  Uma Byrnes WON $200 in one of the Sahara Daily Slot Tournaments also! Garren Snowwhite and Maryanne O'Shaughnessy also WON $100 in the Sahara Fall into cash Slot TournamentCarlos Mendoza also hit a Royal Flush on a video poker machine for $1000!  Rumor has it that another player (who wishes to remain anonymous) won $2000 on a nickel slot machine!  Several players played in cash games and The Sahara Daily tournaments during their stay and walked away with $$$!

Sahara

This special event was held at The Sahara Hotel & Casino along with our Poker Pub exclusive $3000 FREEROLL Tournament September 18th & 19th!  71 Poker Pub players from Tucson and Phoenix competed in this special tournament! The FINAL 9 Players in the FREEROLL agreed to chop the remaining prize pool after tipping the Tournament Directors and Dealers $290 out of the prize money!  They also each tipped the dealers out of their winnings for doing such a great job!  The Sahara Poker Room staff thanks all of you for your generosity!

September Sahara $3000 FREEROLL Results:

Janice Marion ~ $292
Clark O'Shaughnessy ~ $292
Brad Rountree ~ $292
Russ Holle ~ $292
Chuck Gillette ~ $292
Carlos Mendoza ~ $292
Karin Sullivan ~ $292
Ed Groskopf ~ $292
Nate Hicks ~ $292
Vito Dunmire 10th place ~ $50
Sean Gowers 11th place ~ $30
John Kowalski The Money Bubble

We would like to thank everyone that participated in these special events!  CONGRATULATIONS to everyone that made $$$ in Vegas!  We would like to thank The Sahara Hotel & Casino staff and the Sahara Poker Room staff for doing such a great job and taking care of our players!  Everyone had a GREAT TIME in Vegas! 

We will be awarding at least $14,000 in December in another Poker Pub exclusive FREEROLL Tournament Series at The Sahara Hotel & Casino!  Stay tuned to the website for exciting details on how YOU can get a seat in these special events! 

The Sahara Hotel & Casino reserves all rights.

The Poker Pub reserves the right to alter or cancel promotions at any time.

Cash in hand   

CONGRATULATIONS to Rebecca Sarantakis, Richard Leonard and Bryan Mazon, the WINNERS of The Poker Pub 2009 National Tournament of Champions!  These 3 players decided to take the cash option and chop the $5000.00 prize pool.  They each received $1600.00 and tipped the Sahara dealers an extra $200.00 for their efforts!

We would like to thank the Sahara Hotel & Casino Poker Room for hosting this special event! Special thanks to Gary, Jeff and ALL the dealers for making sure that ALL of our players had a great experience at the National TOC!
The FINAL TABLE was dominated by players from Arizona!  (The first player eliminated was also from AZ!)

The Poker Pub 2009 National TOC Final Table:

1st Rebecca Sarantakis (St. Louis, MO) Rebecca had the chip lead when they agreed to chop the prize pool.
2nd Richard Leonard (Tucson, AZ)
3rd Bryan Mazon (Tucson, AZ)
4th David Orser (Green Valley, AZ) Money Bubble.
5th Dustin Eiserman (Tucson, AZ)
6th Richard Yochem (W. Phoenix, AZ)
7th Chuck Fredericks (W. Phoenix, AZ)
8th Christina Holliday (Joplin, MO)
9th DeAngelo Brooks (Kansas City, KS)
10th Darrin Downing (Springfield, MO)

We would like to congratulate everyone that qualified and participated in this years National TOC!  We hope to see you all again next year!  Until then... GOOD LUCK and May all your cards be live!

CLICK HERE to view pics of the National TOC and WSOP!

All players who have won seats Please contact The Poker Pub of East Phoenix immediatly to reserve their seat in The Poker Pub 2009 National Tournament of Champions @ phoenixeast@thepokerpub.com

Anyone who has not won a seat and wishes to attend this years festivities, please contact us immediatly at phoenixeast@thepokerpub.com

    The Poker Pub of East Phoenix will attempt to contact each winner at the email/ address/ phone numbers provided on the winning certificates. If you have won a seat at a TOC and have a change in email, address or phone number, you must notify us of these changes.  The Poker Pub of East Phoenix will not be liable for the loss of a trip/seat to any player who has not informed us of any changes in contact information or did not provide adequate information upon winning the tournament.  We want to wish you all GOOD LUCK at Nationals and... "May all your cards be live!" 

*The Poker Pub reserves the right to alter or cancel any promotion at any time.

    We are pleased to announce that the date has been set for The Poker Pub 2009 National Tournament of Champions!  This special event will be held on June 2nd in Las Vegas at The Sahara Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas!  This is your chance to test your poker playing skills against players from around the nation!  The winner of The Poker Pub National Tournament of Champions will receive a $10,000 SEAT into the WORLD SERIES OF POKER! 

      
    If you weren't able to win your trip to Las Vegas, you can still come along for the fun.  We will be staying in Las Vegas for 2 nights and 3 days.  Departing on Monday June 1st and returning on Wednesday June 3rd.  If you would like to come along and cheer on your friends and would like to receive special room rates, please contact us at phoenixeast@thepokerpub.com
 
    The Las Vegas Sahara Hotel opened in 1952 and is known for featuring top performers over the years, including the original Rat Pack, Tina Turner, The Beatles, Johnny Carson, Elvis and Marilyn Monroe!  Fast forward to today, there is certainly no shortage of exceptional entertainment.  An innovative roller coaster, SPEED, is launched from inside the NASCAR Café at the Sahara Resort Casino and accelerates to 70 miles per hour in 2 seconds.  Utilizing electromagnetic force, SPEED accelerates to high speeds instantaneously, causing a G Force of 3.5!  At the NASCAR Cafe, the 35,000-square foot Las Vegas Cyber Speedway will fulfill your need for speed!  Mounted on hydraulic bases, the Cyber Speedway cars provide a realistic simulated race car driving experience.  Of course there is all the entertainment options that you would expect from a Las Vegas strip casino including 85,000 sq. feet of fantastic gaming action as well as a great pool area with cabanas, the Destination Spa, one of the best buffet values on the strip at the Sahara buffet, the 24 hour Caravan Cafe, Paco's Mexican Restaurant, fine dining at the House of Lords, great shows and newly remodeled rooms!  The Sahara Hotel & Casino offers guests the opportunity to experience classic Vegas at it's best!
Sahara

    Sahara Poker Room has 16 tables and features THREE NO LIMIT HOLD'EM tournaments EVERY DAY with $45 buy ins and $20 add ons as well as many different cash games!

    All players who have won seats must contact The Poker Pub of East Phoenix no later than Monday, March 16th to reserve their seat in The Poker Pub 2009 National Tournament of Champions @ phoenixeast@thepokerpub.com

    The Poker Pub of East Phoenix will attempt to contact each winner at the email/ address/ phone numbers provided on the winning certificates. If you have won a seat at a TOC and have a change in email, address or phone number, you must notify us of these changes.  The Poker Pub of East Phoenix will not be liable for the loss of a trip/seat to any player who has not informed us of any changes in contact information or did not provide adequate information upon winning the tournament.  We want to wish you all GOOD LUCK at Nationals and... "May all your cards be live!" 

The Sahara Hotel & Casino reserves all rights.

The World Series of Poker reserves all rights.

The Poker Pub of East Phoenix reserves the right to alter or cancel promotions at any time.

PLEASE NOTE: We will be hosting a charity fundraiser poker tournament at Clicks Billiards (40th St. & Thomas) on Saturday, January 10th at 8:30PM. 100% of the proceeds from the tournament will go to Soul Sanctuary, a Phoenix area women's and children's shelter.  There is a $10 suggested donation for the poker tournament. There will also be Wii tournaments and a DJ. Clicks will be awarding several movie theme prizes for each event. There will also be a raffle. The festivities start at 7PM and will go until around midnight. Clicks will also host their regular sessions at 7 & 10PM. Come out to Clicks WIN some great prizes and support a great cause on Saturday, January 10th and may all your cards be live!

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