Thanks to everybody who made it to Hi-Life Oakland for our tournament, I hope you all had as much fun as I did! Huge thanks to the team at Hi-Life for hosting us, and to TJ Beyer for keeping all the machines working so nicely for us, and also for donating pinball coupons for players who got eliminated early on!
Congratulations to our winner Gene X Hwang! Making it even more exciting, this was Gene's first time taking 1st place in a pinball tournament! Gene took home an award, plus $65. Hi-Life regular Daniel Schulman took 2nd, which earned him $35. Bob Klossner finished 3rd, and got $15 for 3rd place plus $10 and a second award for being the highest placing novice player! Karen Tsunoda and Codee Winslow tied for top woman player. Codee left before I started doing prizes, so no picture yet. But congratulations to both of them, who get an award plus $10!