Curtis Glencross knows when to hold 'em and knows when to fold 'em. Or he was just flat-out lucky. The Calgary Flames left-winger was the last player standing at Monday's eighth annual Texas Hold'Em Poker Tournament. But his performance wasn't the result of playing in a ton of tournaments. "I play twice a year -- the Flames poker tournament and my poker tournament," he said of his summer Glencross Invitational Charity Roughstock event in Innisfail. "Those are the only two I play all year." Then, how do you explain Monday's success? "It's all about luck," he admitted. "It's cards." Monday's tournament at Deerfoot Inn & Casino raised $250,000 for the Flames Foundation for Life, bringing the total raised through the poker event to more than $2.7 million over eight years. "It was fun," Glencross said. "We had a good time. "It's for a great cause and people spend a lot of money.
Flames notes: Glencross shows off his poker-face
Calgary Sun | Mar 6