Corey Burbick wins 2011’s first Ante Up Poker Tour event

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Corey Burbick of Davie, Fla., has won the first Ante Up Poker Tour event of the year, the Chad Brown No-Limit Texas Hold’em Championship at Orange Park Kennel Club near Jacksonville, Fla.

The $5,000 buy-in event that concluded Feb. 2 featured 70 players, and Burbick outlasted the event’s namesake, Chad Brown, heads-up for the title.

The Ante Up Poker Tour and Ante Up Leaderboard pages have been updated with the complete results.

The next schedule Tour stop is aboard the Spring Ante Up Poker Cruise, which sails March 7-12 from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The $350 buy-in Ante Up Poker Tour event is in addition to cruise fare, which starts at $499 per person based on double occupancy. For more information, visit Ante Up’s Cruise page.

The Ante Up Poker Tour is a yearlong tournament series, where the top 10 finishers in designated events earn points toward the Player of the Year title. The Player of the Year wins a cover story in Ante Up Magazine, a featured interview on the Ante Up PokerCast, a custom bracelet from Madison Jewelers and other prizes from sponsors.