Ante Up Midwest Championship: Events #6-10-11-12 recap

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The Ante Up Midwest Championship, an Ante Up Poker Tour event at Running Aces Harness Park near Minneapolis, Minn., wrapped up on Sunday with champions crowned in four events, including the Main Event (see separate article).

Kevin Quaas, left, won Event #6 ($250 no-limit hold’em), Joe Palensky won Event $10 ($50 no-limit hold’em with rebuys), Shane Nelson won Event #11 ($300 no-limit hold’em deepstack) and Thomas Edgar won Event #12 ($100 no-limit Omaha).

While the Ante Up Midwest Championship has officially concluded, at noon today a $435 satellite for the Ante Up Poker Tour World Championship will be held with one seat guaranteed and registration open until 4 p.m.

Top 10 cashers in all Ante Up Midwest Championship event earn Ante Up Player of the Year points, and the champion of the main event wins a personalized Ante Up tour champion jacket, a bracelet from Pro Poker Gear and will be featured on the cover of the June issue of Ante Up Magazine.

For more information, visit Ante Up’s Running Aces webpage.

EVENT #6 -$250 NO-LIMIT HOLD’EM
272 players – $52,240 prize pool

1. Kevin Quaas, $14,628
2. Muneer Ahmed, $8,620
3. William Shene, $5,746
4. Steve Vang, $3,996
5. Anthony Kiris, $2,978
6. Yer Vang, $2,299
7. John Hanson, $1,776
8. Michael Christy, $1,306
9. Pat Flaherty, $940
10. Mike Jensen, $731
11. Dylan Eggen, $731
12. Josh Rothstein, $731
13. Mark Hodge, $627
14. Steve Beber, $627
15. Jason Hartwig, $627
16. Tyan Tongen, $549
17. Kelli McGuire, $549
18. Colin Anderson, $549
19. Peter Her, $470
20. Nick McLaughlin, $470
21. Peter Ziemann, $470
22. Terry Grams, $470
23. Doowon Chung, $470
24. Brian Mikesh, $470
25. David Rockvam, $470
26. Bharathan Pulluvallil, $470
27. Ed Janezich, $470

EVENT #10 – $50 NO-LIMIT HOLD’EM WITH REBUYS
80 players – $6,275 prize pool

1. Joe Palensky, $2,149
2. Tim Brey, $1,224
3. Joe Bigbear, $800
4. Boomer Schu, $549
5. Justin Regnier, $424
6. Mike Gantzer, $329
7. Scott Long, Safety Harbor, Fla., $282
8. Hector Martinez, $220
9. Bee Yang, $157
10. Tyree Johnson, $141

EVENT #11 – $300 NO-LIMIT HOLD’EM
39 players – $10,335 prize pool

1. Shane Nelson, $4,651
2. Brian Zekus, $2,790
3. Pao Vang, $1,757
4. Tyler Ripplinger, $1,137

EVENT #12 – $100 NO-LIMIT OMAHA
36 players – $2,880 prize pool

1. Thomas Edgar, $1,295
2. Kevin Slaby, $778
3. Gabriel Bonneville, $490
4. Daniel Buckley, $317