Bill Watchman wins Event #1 of Ante Up Poker Tour at Thunder Valley

November 23, 2016, Scott Long  

Bill Watchman has been declared the winner of Event #1 of the Ante Up NorCal Classic, an Ante Up Poker Tour series at Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Lincoln, Calif.

Watchman, Dalvinder and Babe Prescott reached a three-way deal in the $155 buy-in no-limit hold'em event, which drew 223 entries. Watchman of Sparks, Nev., earned $5,460.

For more information on the Ante Up NorCal Classic, which runs through Nov. 27, please see our event webpage.

ANTE UP NORCAL CLASSIC - Ante Up Poker Tour
Thunder Valley Casino Resort - Lincoln, CA
Event #1 - No-Limit Hold'em
Buy-in:
$155
Entries: 223
Prize pool: $28,554
Place Name City Payout
1 Bill Watchman Sparks, NV $5,460
2 Dalvinder Bains Yuba City, CA $4,948
3 Babe Prescott Stockton, CA $4,052
4 Carrie Diggs Sacramento, CA $2,244
5 Hoa Nguyen Roseville, CA $1,684
6 Joseph Arent Roseville, CA $1,347
7 Matthew Halfon Concord, CA $1,119
8 Darrell Cain Fair Oaks, CA $896
9 S.T. Tran Sacramento, CA $671
10 Robert Rosell Vacaville, CA $491
11 Dalton Still Rocklin, CA $491
12 Ta Wey Hackensack, NJ $491
13 David Valdez Vacaville, CA $402
14 Timothy Melton Sacramento, CA $402
15 Doyle Johnson Vacaville, CA $402
16 Charisse Case Sacramento, CA $343
17 Howard Andrew Walnut Creek, CA $343
18 Joseph Esparza Lathrop, CA $343
19 Bobby Corpos Sacramento, CA $300
20 Ben Buttonow Peoria, IL $300
21 Jeff Sardella Auburn, CA $300
22 n/a $268
23 Sean Drake Citrus Heights, CA $268
24 Hong Moon Rancho Cordova, CA $268
25 Daniel McGee Sacramento, CA $237
26 Mickey Friend Fair Oaks, CA $237
27 Ky Nghiem San Jose, CA $237