Events #7-#9 recap: Red Rock/Ante Up Magazine Poker Challenge

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The Red Rock/Ante Up Magazine Poker Challenge Ante Up Poker Tour event continued on Wednesday at Red Rock Casino Resort Spa in Las Vegas with three more events, including heads-up and pot-limit Omaha events.

Mike Shindorf, who won the heads-up event, now has two cashes, as does Seth Weinberg, who finished third in the pot-limit Omaha event. Ante Up publisher Scott Long picked up his third cash by taking second in the 6 p.m. no-limit hold’em event.

The $1,100 main event of the Red Rock/Ante Up Magazine Poker Challenge begins Friday, with flights at noon and 7 p.m. (with two additional flights Saturday at the same times). Two other events remain in the series as well. All events qualify for Ante Up’s Player of the Year race.

EVENT #7
$230 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold’em – 25 players

1. Mike Shindorf, $1,420
2. Haofeng Xu, $1,420
3. Scott Taylor, $1,100
4. Peter Martin, $1,100

EVENT #8
$100 Pot-Limit Omaha – 37 players

1. Kyle Rupp, $1,250
2. Mark Runz, $680
3. Seth Weinberg, $405
4. Adam Burgess, $340
5. Alan Davidson, $170

EVENT #9
$100 No-Limit Holdem – 22 players

1. Daryl Young, $500
2. Scott Long, Safety Harbor, FL $500
3. Vincent Curry, $225
4. Dennis Rose, $180
5. Joseph Garcia, $120