HIGH HEELS POKER TOUR
CONGRATULATES DEB HARDWICK ON TAKING 1ST PLACE AT GOLD STRIKE
Ft. Lauderdale (March 2, 2010) – The HighHeelsPokerTour (HHPT), the first all women’s poker tour launched on the East coast, is extremely proud to announce that Deb Hardwick, has taken the title of the Gold Strike’s Delta Poker Classic Ladies Event.
The 1-day event was a $230 buy-in that began Saturday, January 16th at 11 am. There were 66 women who played in this year’s event bringing the prize pool to $12,715. The field was nearly double from 2009, this was HHPT first visit to Gold Strike. In the end it was Deb Harwick who took first place along with the $4,611. This was Deb’s first ladies event win at the Gold Strike. Third place finisher Peg Ledman has cashed in several ladies events including the WSOP Satellite at New Orleans. Another player of note was 10th place finisher Donna Jetter, a graduate of High Heels Poker Tour Academy, who was the 2010 WSOP Ladies Event winner at Harrah’s.
1st Deb Hardwick $ 4,611 Oxford, MS
2nd Judy Nargi $ 2,344 Maumelle, AK
3rd Peg Ledman $ 1,536 Goodlettsville, TN
4th Tina Taylor $ 1,024 Mt. Juliet, TN
5th Rachel Davis $ 896 St Louis, MO
6th Laura Walters $ 768 Huntsville, AL
7th Donna Henslee $ 640 Mt. Juliet, TN
8th Carolyn Starnes $ 512 Coldman, AL
9th MJ Dlugach $ 384 Cordova, TN
HHPT’s spring schedule is jam packed with events all over the United States. In March HHPT is taking the tour to Jacksonville, FL for the Ms. March Madness at Orange Park March 6th. On March 14th, the HHPT will be at The Isle Capri Casino at Pompano Park as part of the “Battle at the Beach” series. March 28th, HHPT will be head back to the Beau Rivage for the Spring Break Poker Classic. April, HHPT will be heading for Tampa. May will take the HHPT to New Orleans for the WSOP Circuit event on May 19th, Turning Stone on May 15th, and Jacksonville May 21st-May 23rd. For additional information, including dates, times and buy-in’s go to www.highheelspokertour.com.