The Lodge at Deadwood News

Fall Classic Poker Tournament Winner

Posted: Mon, October 31, 2011


Rounders poker room has just concluded its second annual Fall Classic poker tournament.  From October 21st through October 23rd, 226 players tried their luck in the Rounders Poker Room at the Lodge at Deadwood Gaming Resort.  A buy-in of only $330 gave the players a shot at a $40,800 prize pool.  We hosted two tournament flights on October 21st and three tournament flights on October 22nd.  The Finals were hosted on Sunday the 23rd where 48 players tried to make the final table.  Everyone who advanced to the final table received a cash prize.  The finals took about 8 hours to complete.  When everything was said and done, Jeff Heiberg took first place.  Jeff’s pocket 10’s held up and gave him his first Fall Classic victory - worth $13,266 as well as the coveted Rounders Fall Classic 2011 bracelet.  This was the largest prize pool ever for the Rounders Fall Classic.  The Rounder's Poker Room hosts daily tournaments in addition to live action Texas Hold'em.