The first ever Pinktober Poker Open ran October 6th through the 14th concluding during the early morning hours of Monday. The unique, charitable series boasted six primary tournaments and a handful of secondaries. A portion of each buy-in was withheld for charity raising more than $11,000 for the American Cancer Society.
Headlining the play was the $565 buy-in, $200,000 guaranteed Main Event which drew over 500 entries. Claiming victory and scoring $39,102 along with a guitar trophy was Vinny Censabella.
Full tournament results:
- Event 1 ($475/$100K One-Day) champion, Brett Streicher
- Event 2 ($250 Seniors) champion, Kyle Upper
- Event 3 ($250 Ladies) champion, Lori Schulte
- Event 4 ($250/$100K Re-Entry) champion, Farhad Madhani
- Event 5 ($565/$200K Re-Entry) champion, Vinny Censabella
- Event 6 ($185 Triple Stack Special) champion, Woodrow Pass
That’s a wrap for the Pinktober Poker Open. Next up, the Winter Poker Open December 6th-17th!