Category: BOA Calgary

Joel Bullock Wins DSPT Battle of Alberta Calgary Main Event

Joel Bullock (pictured) topped a field of 358 players at a final table that was just under eight hours long to win the DSPT Battle of Alberta Calgary Main Event on Monday at Grey Eagle Resort and Casino. He took home CAD $132,096 in prize money, and also secured a USD $3,000 DSPT Championship package. “It feels awesome, it’s been a while and this is a really tough field, a lot of good players. The final table was really tough, some of the best players I’ve played with, so it feels great, really good,” said Bullock right after the victory. Bullock also got to play against his good friend, and hotel roommate for the trip Roman Brar in the heads-up final. “He’s a good friend of mine, so it was fun for us to play heads up, it was pretty awesome,” said Bullock about the experience. Bullock came into the final table on the short stack, but he quickly doubled up to turn things around, and then he scored not one, but two double eliminations back-to-back to take the final table from eight players down to four. “I was the smallest stack, but I just picked up a hand early and doubled up. Then I got extremely lucky with tens versus queens, that was a key hand, and then I picked up kings versus Mike’s [Smith] queens, that was a...

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Joel Bullock Wins BOA Calgary ($135,855) – Roman Brar Out in 2nd ($92,480)

Level: 31 Blinds: 60,000/120,000 with a 20,000 ante Players: 1/358 Roman Brar (pictured below) moves all in preflop for just over 500,000 on the button, and Joel Bullock (pictured above) calls to cover him. The two players then flip over their cards. Bullock: K♥7♦ Brar: 10♦4♦ Board: K♠Q♣3♦8♦K♣ Bullock wins the hand and the tournament with trip kings. He takes home the top prize of CAD $132,096, a $3,000 USD DSPT Championship Package, and the trophy. Brar is eliminated in second place, good for $92,480. Congratulations to our new DSPT champion, Joel...

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Joel Bullock Doubles Thru Roman Brar

Level: 31 Blinds: 60,000/120,000 with a 20,000 ante Players: 2/358 Joel Bullock moves all in preflop for 5,130,000, and Roman Brar calls to cover him, so the two players table their cards. Bullock: 8♥2♦ Brar: 9♠6♣ Board: 9♦8♣2♣6♦2♥ The absolute roller-coaster ride of a hand gives Bullock the lead with two pair on the flop, Brar makes a better two pair on the turn, but Bullock improves to a full house on the river to double and take a commanding chip lead with 10.48 million. Brar is down to 520,000 after the hand. Joel Bullock – 10,480,000 (87 bb) Roman Brar – 520,000 (4...

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Level 31 Begins (Two Players Remain)

Level: 31 Blinds: 60,000/120,000 with a 20,000 ante Players: 2/358 Blinds increase to 60,000-120,000 with a 20,000 ante for the start of Level 31 at the final table of the DSPT Battle of Alberta Calgary Main Event. There are now just two players remaining in the hunt to be the next DSPT...

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