On Feb. 4, 106 Texas hold ’em poker players filled the Los Banos Sportsmen’s Club to participate in the annual Texas hold’ em poker tournament sponsored by the Los Banos Touchdown Club.

The fundraising charity event supports the Los Banos High School football program.

Phillip Kuta claimed the first place prize, with Axxle Rouse finishing second and Tyler Sanchez claiming the third spot in this year’s tournament.

Tournament chairman John Windecker and Touchdown Club president Gary Caropreso wish to thank all the participants, sponsors and volunteers who made the tournament a huge success.

Michael Gill