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Brandon Welter: From Platinum Pass to $35,000 Cash

Brandon Welter Canterbury Park Poker Players Championship

Brandon Welter, a regular in the Canterbury Park poker room, works as an actuary. He puts his knowledge of statistics and probability to use when he navigates the action on the felt. Still, he probably didn’t want to calculate his odds of winning the PokerStars Players Championship, where he went up against some of the […]

Canterbury Poker Dealer Wanted to Win MSPT Event ‘For the Home Team’

Tyree Johnson Canterbury dealer MSPT final table

Tyree Johnson took eighth place, winning $11,000. Tyree Johnson has been a poker dealer at Canterbury Park for more than three years. And when he made the final table at during the September 2018 Mid-States Poker Tour $1,100 buy-in event, Johnson had the support of his fellow dealers. “I was thinking, ‘Do it for the […]

Max Havlish Makes Run at MSPT Player of the Year

Max-Havlish-MSPT Canterbury Park

A regular in the poker room at Canterbury Park, Max Havlish is gearing up for the Mid-States Poker Tour’s season finale. And playing (and running) well in the $1,100 buy-in Main Event could mean much more than a nice payday. Havlish, 30, currently stands at No. 4 in the MSPT Player of the Year rankings. […]