Lyskawa wins WPT Regional in Milwaukee

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Potawatomi Bingo Casino in Milwaukee hosted the World Poker Tour Regional Spring Challenge on March 11. The $500 buy-in event was capped at 200 players and quickly sold out, creating a prize pool of $100,000; in addition, there were four celebrity $500 bounties, including the WPT’s Vince Van Patten, Dick Van Patten, Eileen Davison and Jimmy Van Patten.

In the end, Paul Lyskawa took down the $29,000 first-place prize and became a WPT Regional champion. The event proved a tremendous success, so much so that Potawatomi is planning another WPT Regional for July 29.

— 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.

Top 10: WPT Regional Spring Challenge at Potawatomi

1. Paul Lyskawa, $29,000
2. Jason Seefield, $20.000
3. Lee Rzentkowski, $11,000
4. Suey Wong, $8,000
5. David Murray, $6,500
6. Rama Nimma, $4,900
7. Tom Paulowske, $3,900
8. Robert Whalen, $2,900
9. Henry Li, $2,100.
10. Jeffrey Russell, $1,500