The Spring Classic at Muckleshoot Casino returned for the first time in two years, much to the delight of its players, and wrapped up March 23.
The $300 Omaha/8 event had $5K added, attracting 101 players as Mike Helander of Kent, Wash., and James Ahern of Seattle chopped for $8,050 each.
The $300 no-limit hold’em event also had $5K added, drawing 280 entries as Ken Hennum of Seattle won the title and $22K. Richard Johnson of Auburn, Wash., was second for $14K and he earned best overall player for the series for another $5K.
The $500 NLHE event had $15K added, drew 245 entries and Mark Smith of Seattle bested 244 players $35K. Jesus Gonzalez of Wenathchee, Wash., was second ($22,500).
The $750 main event had $25K added, which brought in 201 players as Tai Nguyen of Seattle captured the title and $42K. Lance Dodd of Silverdale, Wash., was second ($35K).