Event 21: Asher Conniff Takes One

$2,500 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$300,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 7: 250/500 with a 500 ante
Entries: 129

Asher Conniff opened to 1,100 from middle position and both blinds elected to call.

The flop came 10d10s7h, it checked to Conniff who bet 1,100 again. This time only the big blind called.

Both players checked the qh on the turn as well as the as on the river.

Conniff tabled the winning 8c8s and his opponent showed the 7c.

Asher Conniff – 16,000

Event 19: Prize Pool and Payouts with $4,995 Up Top

$360 Big O (Re-Entry)
Structure
Level 10: 600/1,200
Players Remaining: 17 of 49

There were 49 entries in the $360 Big O event, running on a busy day with five events in progress here at the Lucky Hearts Poker Open. The total prizepool is worth $14,700, and the final seven players will finish in the money.

A min-cash is worth $660, while first prize is $4,995 plus the trophy and a framed winner’s photo courtesy of Image Masters.

2019 Lucky Hearts Poker Open
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 19
$360 Big O (Re-Entry)
Entries:  49
Prize Pool:  $14,700
January 20, 2019

1st:  $4,995 + LHPO Trophy
2nd:  $3,330
3rd:  $2,220
4th:  $1,540
5th:  $1,115
6th:  $840
7th:  $660

Main Event: Matthew Smith Doubles Thru Tony Tran

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 25: 15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 ante
Players Remaining: 45 of 1,634

Matthew Smith

Matthew Smith was all in from the small blind for 820,000 with AhAd, and he needed his hand to hold to stay alive against the 10h10d of Tony Tran, who was under the gun.

The board came 7h7d2s5d6s, and the pocket aces held up for Smith to win the pot and double up in chips.

Matthew Smith  –  1,765,000  (59 bb)
Tony Tran  –  1,460,000  (49 bb)

Main Event: Robert Constable Eliminated by Sheddy Siddiqui

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 25: 15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 ante
Players Remaining: 47 of 1,634

Robert Constable (left) versus Sheddy Siddiqui (right)

David Prociak opened to 70,000 from middle position and Robert Constable shoved for 330,000. Sheddy Siddiqui four-bet to 700,000 and the rest of the table folded.

It was heads up with Siddiqui’s khks out in front against Constable’s asqc.

The board came 10c9d2s3h9c and Siddiqui wound up with two-pair to eliminate Constable in 48th place.

Sheddy Siddiqui – 1,900,000 (63 bb)
Robert Constable – Eliminated

Event 21: Break Time

$2,500 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$300,000 Guaranteed | Structure
End of Level 6: 200/400 with a 400 ante
Entries: 125

Jessica Dawley

Players are currently on a fifteen minute break.

Here’s a look at how they stack up:

Tzai Phua – 85,000
Ory Hen – 84,000
Michael Stashin – 68,000
Javier Zarco – 66,000
Max Young – 60,500
Richard Leger – 47,000
Jonathan Duhamel – 44,100
Brad Albrinck – 44,000
Paul Balzano – 39,900
Tony Boas – 35,000
Isaiah Goldman – 20,700
Chris Bolek – 20,400
Scott Wright – 17,500
Jessica Dawley – 15,700
Brian Hastings – 14,900
Asher Conniff – 14,000

Main Event: David Prociak Leads the Field at the Dinner Break

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 25: 15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 ante
Players Remaining: 48 of 1,634

A scan of the field during the dinner break turned up five players with at least 2 million in chips, and David Prociak is the big stack with 2,935,000 (98 big blinds).

Here are some of the players with above-average chip stacks during the dinner break:

David Prociak  –  2,935,000  (98 bb)
Nick Yunis  –  2,145,000  (72 bb)
Kevin Chan  –  2,040,000  (68 bb)
Tony Tran  –  2,015,000  (67 bb)
Anthony Hu  –  1,975,000  (66 bb)
Antonio Delacruz  –  1,870,000  (62 bb)
Daniel Eichhorn  –  1,740,000  (58 bb)
Gustavo Lopez  –  1,675,000  (56 bb)
Stephen Ibrahim  –  1,665,000  (56 bb)
Corey Burbick  –  1,195,000  (40 bb)
Jason Young  –  1,120,000  (37 bb)

Dinner Break is scheduled to end around 7:35 pm, and the field will be playing down to the final three tables (27 players) before stopping for the night.

Main Event: More Results, 49th-73rd Places

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 25: 15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 ante
Players Remaining: 48 of 1,634

Here are the most recent eliminations leading up to the dinner break, along with how much they earned:

49th:  Nicholas Cox  –  $4,050
50th:  Anthony Astarita  –  $4,050
51st:  Philip Wojtuniecki  –  $4,050
52nd:  Glenn Becker  –  $4,050
53rd:  Rex Clinkscales  –  $4,050
54th:  Jason Wandling  –  $4,050

55th:  Ellen Smith  –  $3,575
56th:  Claudio Kalili  –  $3,575
57th:  Eliud Ortiz Diaz  –  $3,575
58th:  Nash Tran  –  $3,575
59th:  Robert Brown  –  $3,575
60th:  Michael Amato  –  $3,575
61st:  David Castranova  –  $3,575
62nd:  Gregory Spinder  –  $3,575
63rd:  Vladislav Mezheritsky  –  $3,575

64th:  Adam Korth  –  $3,260
65th:  Jeffrey Elwell  –  $3,260
66th:  Brian Schaffer  –  $3,260
67th:  Satish Surapaneni  –  $3,260
68th:  Jacobo Milhem Mugrabi  –  $3,260
69th:  Loni Harwood  –  $3,260
70th:  Edward Jaffy  –  $3,260
71st:  Iman Dan  –  $3,260
72nd:  Roberto Bendeck  –  $3,260

73rd:  Amit Ezra  –  $3,055

Main Event: Jason Wandling Eliminated by Yaroslav Nakonechnyy

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 24: 15,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining: 52 of 1,634

Yaroslav Nakonechnyy

Jason Wandling was all in for around 300,000 with ad8h and called by Yaroslav Nakonechnyy’s kcks.

The board ran out jh8s7c3h10s and Nakonechnyy’s pocket kings hold to eliminate Wandling.

Yaroslav Nakonechnyy – 1,700,000 (68 bb)
Jason Wandling – Eliminated 

Event 21: Back from Break

$2,500 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$300,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 5: 200/300 with a 300 ante
Entries: 113

Brian Hastings

The $2,500 event had its first break of the day and the entry count climbed over 100 to leave it only a couple dozen away from making the $300,000 Guarantee.

More big names are jumping in the tournament including Asher Conniff. The former WPT World Champion skipped the WPTDeepStacks Main Event but could not pass up the $2,500 and other big buy-in tournaments over these two days.

Asher Conniff
Phil Hui