Kulish captures Winter 500 at Menominee



On Jan. 21, the Forest Edge Poker Room at the Menominee Casino Resort in northern Wisconsin hosted to the Winter 500 Poker Challenge. The event drew 52 players for a $26K prize pool. John Kulish of Oconto, Wis., won the title and $8,580.

The Forest Edge Poker Room has new winter hours (10 a.m.-2 a.m. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday). It’ll host a weekly tournament Saturdays at noon. For more information, call the poker room at (800) 343-7778 (x5274) or visit menomineecasinoresort.com.

— Chad Holloway is Ante Up’s Wisconsin Ambassador. He’s a senior writer for PokerNews.com and a member of Team Blue Shark Optics. Email him at anteupchad@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter @ChadAHolloway.

Winter 500 Poker Challenge results

1. John Kulish, Oconto, WI , $8,580
2. Samuel Overlien, Baraboo, WI, $5,720
3. Jason Bregger, Ashburn, VA, $3,120
4. John Brzozowski, Winneconne, WI, $2,340
5. Michael Burns, Oshkosh, WI, $2,080
6. Ryan Mattson, Clintonville, WI, $1,820
7. Richard Smaniotto, Bark River, MI, $1,300
8. John Nieminen, Iron River, MI, $1,040

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