Texas Hold'em Poker Championship Match
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Spring Season 08 Champ

The Spring Season Sharks
SPRING SEASON 2008 CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH
DATE: THURSDAY JUNE 5, 2008
START TIME: 6:40PM
END TIME: 12:20AM
LAPSE TIME: 5 HOURS, 40 MINUTES
BUY IN: $50.00
FINALISTS: BONNIE YU, JIM ENTWISTLE, TIM ENTWISTLE, BOB PAURA, RYAN YU, BRYAN DIBBLE
POT: $513.00
PAYOUT: 1ST PLACE 100%
Pre Tournament Statistics
Spring Season 2008 - Poll Results
SPRING SEASON 2008 Poll Results: Favorite To Win The Championship Match
Spring Season 2008 - Pot Take
Spring Season 2008 - Rate Of Win
Spring Season 2008 Pot Take (CLICK TO GRAPH ENLARGE)
Spring Season 2008 Rate Of Win (CLICK GRAPH TO ENLARGE)
Game Highlights
Among the top 6 finalists this season, a woman, new to a final table, finds a small fortune in poker grossing over $1,000.00 in winnings this season. Bonnie Yu blasts her way to first place in the rankings and makes her first final table. She is joined however, by seasoned professionals who frequent final table tournaments like unhappily married men at the local strip joint. Tim Entwistle, 2 time bracelet champion and Fall Season 07 DPL Champion ranks 3rd this season, as well as bracelet holder Bob Paura, fixing for a win after falling short at last season's final game. Jim Entwistle, host and Winter 08 DPL Champion still looking for his first bracelet and Bryan Dibble, a promising new player to Thursday nights, plans to show Yu no mercy. The season brings to the final table however, "Yu times 2", because Ryan Yu is on an aggressive search for his first bracelet, finishing 5th in the season's rankings.

Slowly, Ryan Yu takes a chip lead and starts to bully, but Paura has enough and calls Ryan's bluff. The chips belong to Bob as the top six battle it out over the next few hours. The gang reach 30 / 60 blinds before Jim Entwistle makes a move with K9. Dibble, also a short stack who has Entwistle covered, makes the call with Q6H and catches three more hearts for a flush, sending Entwistle to the rail. Two minutes later, Dibble fushes against Ryan Yu and sends him packing. Three minutes after that action, Bonnie Yu is all in after catching a pair of Queens. Dibble holds a pair of Queens with a better kicker and finishes off the Yu Dynasty. Dibble now with chips, has a fighting chance against Tim and Bob. Things look better for Dibble when he strikes gold. He is all in with 1010 against Tim Entwistle's QQ. Entwistle hits a full house, but Dibble scores four-of-a-kind 10s! Can Dibble remain disciplined long enough to win this match? Tim Entwistle almost shys away from a pair of 6's but makes the call against Dibble who had moved all in with an ace. The pair of 6's hold up and Dibble comes crashing down. The heads up match against Bob and Tim would last exactly 35 minutes and both are close in chip count. Chips are passed back and forth until 150/300 blinds when Tim catches two pair - jacks and eights on the flop. Tim checks his two pair and Bob bets out 300 with King high. Tim smooth calls. Bob hits an open ended straight draw on the turn and moves all in. Tim calls. Paura has 8 outs to win the hand in a 44 card deck with one card to come. A 7 falls and makes Bob his straight! Bob wins the match!

Tournament Results & Finalist's Statistics
6th Place Finisher: JIM ENTWISTLE
POSITION IN:
2ND
STARTING CHIPS: 700
ELIMINATED BY: BRYAN DIBBLE
LOOSING HAND: PAIR OF KINGS
LOST TO: KING HIGH FLUSH
TIME ELIMINATED: 10:32PM
WINNINGS: $0.00
WINNINGS THIS SEASON: $964.50
GRAND TOTAL WINNINGS: $4,086.61
5th Place Finisher: RYAN YU
POSITION IN:
5TH
STARTING CHIPS: 550
ELIMINATED BY: BRYAN DIBBLE
LOOSING HAND: 10 HIGH STRAIGHT
LOST TO: QUEEN HIGH FLUSH
TIME ELIMINATED: 10:35PM
WINNINGS: $0.00
WINNINGS THIS SEASON: $424.50
GRAND TOTAL WINNINGS: $1,959.00
4th Place Finisher: BONNIE YU
POSITION IN:
1ST
STARTING CHIPS: 750
ELIMINATED BY: BRYAN DIBBLE
LOOSING HAND: TWO PAIR QUEENS & 4S - JACK
LOST TO: TWO PAIR QUEENS & 4S - 6
TIME ELIMINATED: 10:39PM
WINNINGS: $0.00
WINNINGS THIS SEASON: $1,234.50
GRAND TOTAL WINNINGS: $1,564.20
3rd Place Finisher: BRYAN DIBBLE
POSITION IN:
6TH
STARTING CHIPS: 500
ELIMINATED BY: TIM ENTWISTLE
LOOSING HAND: ACE HIGH
LOST TO: PAIR OF SIXES
TIME ELIMINATED: 11:35PM
WINNINGS: $0.00
WINNINGS THIS SEASON: $330.00
GRAND TOTAL WINNINGS: $573.00
2nd Place Finisher: TIM ENTWISTLE
POSITION IN:
3RD
STARTING CHIPS: 650
ELIMINATED BY: BOB PAURA
LOOSING HAND: TWO PAIR JACKS & 8S
LOST TO: JACK HIGH STRAIGHT
TIME ELIMINATED: 12:10AM
WINNINGS THIS SEASON: $450.00
GRAND TOTAL WINNINGS: $5,993.17
SPRING SEASON 2008 CHAMPION: BOB PAURA
POSITION IN:
4TH
STARTING CHIPS: 600
WINNING HAND: JACK HIGH STRAIGHT
HAND BEAT FOR THE WIN: TWO PAIR JACKS & 8S
WINNINGS: $513.00 + GOLD BRACELET
WINNINGS THIS SEASON: $945.00
GRAND TOTAL WINNINGS: $3,448.53
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A Very Special Thanks To:
Thanks to everyone who participated this season! Thanks to Sandy Hengstler and Tim Entwistle for their assistance with running this league! Thanks to Dave Coin, for donating the Rubino's Subs and to Sherri White, for baking us cookies and brownies!
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