Rutledge Faces Battle-Tested Final Table, Finishes 2nd

Dave Rutledge of North Mankato, MN just hit paydirt with a 2nd place finish and a $37,969 score in Tama, IA just moments ago where Meskwaki Casino is hosting the Heartland Poker Tour.

Rutledge, owner of an insurance agency had to face a battle tested final table. Previous HPT winner Jason Fish busted 4th, and Rutledge had to battle last week’s HPT runner up at Shooting Star Bryan Reisner, of Illinois, heads up. Reisner entered heads up play with a big chip lead and found a way to hold on for a $75,938 pay day, just 7 days after his $24,260 2nd place finish.

Other notable finishes:

 16th – Matt Hyland – $2,152

17th – John Morgan – $2,152

30th – Everett Carlton – $1,392

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