Manchester’s No1 poker league Tango Poker. Had its first team event at the Cleveland.
Nine teams of four took to the tables for the bragging rights of being Tango Poker Leagues first team champions.
The first part of the game, was where every team player, played an individual table. And where you finished determined how many extra chips you brought to the Team final table
8th place 0 chips
7th place 200chips
6th place 400chips
5th place 600 chips
4th place 800 chips
3rd place 1000 chips
2nd place 2000 chips
1st place 3000 chips
This would make the final table team event very interesting; as you could potentially have a team with 6000(all 8th) sat down to a team with 18000chips (all 1st)
The seating and chip stacks where as follows
Pos 1 Team 3’ Danny’s Army’ with 12.6k chips
Pos 2 Team 7 ‘The Mighty Ducks’ 11k chips
Pos 3 Team 8 ‘Blackley Champs’ 10.6k chips
Pos 4 Team 6’Any Two Will Do’ 9.2k chips
Pos 5 Team 2 ‘Dream Team’ 10.6k chips
Pos 6 Team 5 ‘Scholesy’s Angels’ 10.4k chips
Pos 7 Team 9 ‘Out of Towner’s’ 10.2k chips
Pos 8 Team 1 ‘Horwich Dirty Donkers’ 11.6k chips
Pos 9 Team 4 ‘The Usual Suspects’ 7.6k chips
The rules of the team event was that each player had one time out (where he could discuss the hand with the rest off the team.)
Each team member could only play for 1 blind level, and then had to change.
That a player could not play again until all of the team had had their go.
The Blinds started at 100/200
The first out was Team 4 ‘Usual Suspects’
With a board of Q99 J and being re raised holding 8 10
Richard Johnson calls for a time out.
When he comes back and pushes all in. Danny from team 3 calls with A 9
A on the rivers seals it and Team 4 ‘Usual Suspects are out in 9th
Next we have a big clash .Team 8 Blackley Champs push with A 10.Only to be called by Team 7 Mighty Ducks AQ and Team 2 Dream Team with QQ
With a board of K 10 6 5 2 Queens hold up and the Blackley Champs and Mighty Ducks hit the rail.
Next big move is when Badger (Out Of Towner’s) raises with KJ and Scholey’s Angels move all in with 89 suited. Board 10 J K 4 3
Out of Towner’s double up
Eugene is the next to hit the rails. With a board of 8s 6h 10h Eugene pushes all in holding 9h 5h
Danny call with 9 7 and the straight holds up, with no help for Eugene on the turn or the river
Any Two Will Do out in 6th
Next to leave the table is Danny’s Army
With a board of 489 7 Adam White pushes all in
Danny calls after a time out with 56
Adam has the higher straight with 6 10
No help on the river and Danny’s Army out in 5th
Andy Mac is the next to make a move when he pushes with A7 only to be called with Ashton’s pocket 7
K69 8 4
Scholesys Angels out in 4th
Danny McDermott makes the next move, when he pushes all in on a 663 board with A3
Only to be called by Ashtons pocket 8s
No help on the turn or the river and Danny’s Dream Team are out in 3rd
Down to heads up, but this did not last long as Carl pushed all in, and Badger looking at pocket 5.
Badger called, only for Carl to turn over pocket Q
273 10 J
Queens hold up and the Horwich Dirty Donkers win the first Tango Team Event
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