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2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Schedule

Trophy Event Schedule:

EventDayDateTimeBuy-InTournament DescriptionStructure
1AThu1-Aug11AM$600Deep Stack NLH Flight A (Re-Entry) - $1,000,000 GTDStructure
1BThu1-Aug6PM$600Deep Stack NLH Flight B (Re-Entry) - $1,000,000 GTDStructure
1CFri2-Aug11AM$600Deep Stack NLH Flight C (Re-Entry) - $1,000,000 GTDStructure
1DFri2-Aug6PM$600Deep Stack NLH Flight D (Re-Entry) - $1,000,000 GTDStructure
1ESat3-Aug11AM$600Deep Stack NLH Flight E (Re-Entry) - $1,000,000 GTDStructure
1FSat3-Aug6PM$600Deep Stack NLH Flight F (Re-Entry) - $1,000,000 GTDStructure
1Sun4-Aug1PM--Day 2--
2Thu1-Aug12PM$400Omaha 8 or Better (Re-Entry) - $30,000 GTD - One Day EventStructure
3Fri2-Aug12PM$400H.O.R.S.E. (Re-Entry) - One Day EventStructure
4Sat3-Aug12PM$400PLO 8 (Re-Entry) - One Day EventStructure
5Sun4-Aug12PM$400Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry) - $50,000 GTD - One Day EventStructure
6Sun4-Aug3PM$1,700 Purple Chip Bounty (Single Re-Entry) - $100,000 GTDStructure
6Mon5-Aug2PM--Day 2--
7Mon5-Aug11AM$400Seniors 50+ (Re-Entry) - One Day EventStructure
8Mon5-Aug12PM$400Big Stack Black Chip Bounty NLH (Single Re-Entry) - $50,000 GTD - One Day EventStructure
9Mon5-Aug3PM$400PLO (Re-Entry) - One Day EventStructure
10Mon5-Aug6PM$150Big Stack NLH (Re-Entry) - $30,000 GTD - $5,250 Championship Seat Added - One Day EventStructure
11Tue6-Aug11AM$600Six-Max NLH (Single Re-Entry) - $100,000 GTD - One Day EventStructure
12Tue6-Aug12PM$400Big O (Re-Entry) - One Day EventStructure
13Tue6-Aug3PM$400Omaha 8/Stud 8 (Single Re-Entry) - One Day EventStructure
14Tue6-Aug5PM$1,100 Eight-Handed Turbo NLH (Freeze-Out) - One Day EventStructure
15Wed7-Aug12PM$2,200 Eight-Handed NLH (Single Re-Entry) - $200,000 GTD - One Day EventStructure
16Wed7-Aug7PM$300Jeff Conine Celebrity Poker Classic - One Day Charity EventStructure
17Thu8-Aug12PM$1,100 Six-Max Big Stack NLH (Single Re-Entry) - $100,000 GTD - One Day EventStructure
18Thu8-Aug1PM$50,000 Super High Roller NLH (Single Re-Entry) - $1,000,000 GTD - Held in Salon EastStructure
18Fri9-Aug1PM--Day 2--
19Thu8-Aug3PM$400Six-Max PLO (Single Re-Entry) - One Day EventStructure
20AFri9-Aug11AM$5,250 SHRPO Championship Day 1A (Single Re-Entry) - $3,000,000 GTDStructure
20BSat10-Aug11AM$5,250 SHRPO Championship Day 1B (Single Re-Entry) - $3,000,000 GTDStructure
20Sun11-Aug12PM--Day 2--
20Mon12-Aug12PM--Day 3--
20Tue13-Aug1PM--Final Table Televised and Live Streamed as Part of The Big 4--
21Sun11-Aug2PM$2,650 NLH (Single Re-Entry) - $1,000,000 GTDStructure
21Mon12-Aug12PM--Day 2--
21Tue13-Aug1PM--Final Table Televised and Live Streamed as Part of The Big 4--
22Mon12-Aug11AM$1,100 NLH (Re-Entry) - $500,000 GTDStructure
22Tue13-Aug1PM--Final Table Televised and Live Streamed as Part of The Big 4--
23Mon12-Aug12PM$25,500 High Roller (Re-Entry) - $2,000,000 GTD - Held in Salon EastStructure
23Tue13-Aug1PM--Final Table Televised and Live Streamed as Part of The Big 4--
24ASun11-Aug5PM$150NLH Day 1A (Re-Entry) - $50,000 GTDStructure
24BMon12-Aug5PM$150NLH Day 1B (Re-Entry) - $50,000 GTDStructure
24Tue13-Aug5PM--Day 2 - Held in the Poker Room--
25Mon12-Aug6PM$2,650 PLO (Re-Entry)Structure
25Tue13-Aug3PM--Day 2 - Held in the Poker Room--
26Tue13-Aug11AM$400Deep Stack Turbo (Re-Entry) - $30,000 GTD - Held in Salon East - One Day EventStructure
27Tue13-Aug12PM$10,000 NLH (Re-Entry) - $500,000 GTD - Held in Salon East - One Day EventStructure

Secondary Event Schedule:

EventDayDateTimeBuy-InTournament DescriptionStructure
28Thu1-Aug9AM$80Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #1 ($600/$1M) (1 in 10) -2 Seats GTD (Held in Poker Room)Structure
29Thu1-Aug3PM$200Multi Satellite into Any $600 Event & Event #22 (1 in 10) - 4 Pkgs GTDStructure
30Thu1-Aug8PM$140Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #1 (1 in 5) - 2 Seats GTDStructure
31Fri2-Aug9AM$80Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #1 ($600/$1M) (1 in 10) -2 Seats GTD (Held in Poker Room)Structure
32Fri2-Aug3PM$200Multi Satellite into Any $600 Event & Event #22 (1 in 10) - 4 Pkgs GTDStructure
33Fri2-Aug8PM$140Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #1 (1 in 5) - 2 Seats GTDStructure
34Sat3-Aug9AM$80Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #1 ($600/$1M) (1 in 10) -2 Seats GTD (Held in Poker Room)Structure
35Sat3-Aug3PM$150Double Green Chip Bounty NLH (RE) - $570 Championship Mega Satellite Seat ADDEDStructure
36Sat3-Aug8PM$570Turbo Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTDStructure
37Sun4-Aug12PM$200Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #6 Purple Chip Bounty (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTDStructure
38Sun4-Aug5PM$300Turbo Event #21 Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTDStructure
39Sun4-Aug8PM$570Turbo Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTDStructure
40Mon5-Aug9AM$130Turbo Mega Satellite into Any $1,100 Event (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTD (Held in Poker Room)Structure
41Mon5-Aug8PM$550Turbo MULTI Satellite into Event #21 and 22 Plus $1,250 Cash (1 in 10) - 2 Pkgs GTDStructure
42Tue6-Aug9AM$130Turbo Mega Satellite into Any $1,100 Event (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTD (Held in Poker Room)Structure
43Tue6-Aug8PM$570Turbo Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTDStructure
44Wed7-Aug9AM$130Turbo Mega Satellite into Any $1,100 Event (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTD (Held in Poker Room)Structure
45Wed7-Aug11AM$570Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 20 Seats GTDStructure
46Wed7-Aug3PM$570Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 10 Seats GTDStructure
47Wed7-Aug6PM$5,100 Mega Satellite into the Super High Roller - 1 Seat GTDStructure
48Wed7-Aug8PM$570Turbo Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTDStructure
49Thu8-Aug9AM$140Turbo Championship Step Satellite (1 in 5) - 2 Seats GTD (Held in Poker Room)Structure
50Thu8-Aug11AM$570Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 20 Seats GTDStructure
51Thu8-Aug3PM$570Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 10 Seats GTDStructure
52Thu8-Aug6PM$570Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 5 Seats GTDStructure
53Thu8-Aug8PM$570Turbo Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTDStructure
54Fri9-Aug10AM$555Super Turbo Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 1 Seat GTDStructure
55Fri9-Aug3PM$570Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 10 Seats GTDStructure
56Fri9-Aug8PM$570Turbo Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 5 Seats GTDStructure
57Fri9-Aug10:30PM$555Super Turbo Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 1 Seat GTDStructure
58Sat10-Aug10AM$555Super Turbo Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 1 Seat GTDStructure
59Sat10-Aug3PM$300Mega Satellite into Event #21 (1 in 10) - 10 Seats GTDStructure
60Sat10-Aug8PM$300Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #21 (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTDStructure
61Sat10-Aug10:30PM$2,625 Super Turbo Event #23 Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 1 Seat GTDStructure
62Sun11-Aug10AM$300Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #21 (1 in 10) - 1 Seat GTDStructure
63Sun11-Aug4PM$140Mega Satellite into Event #22 (1 in 10) - 10 Seats GTDStructure
64Sun11-Aug7PM$2,650 Mega Satellite into Event #23 (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTDStructure
65Sun11-Aug8PM$140Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #22 (1 in 10) - 5 Seats GTDStructure
66Mon12-Aug9AM$140Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #22 (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTD (Held in Poker Room)Structure
67Mon12-Aug7PM$1,050 Mega Satellite into Event #27 (1 in 10) - 5 Seats GTDStructure
68Mon12-Aug10:30PM$1,030 Super Turbo Event #27 Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 1 Seat GTDStructure
69Tue13-Aug10AM$1,030 Super Turbo Event #27 Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 1 Seat GTD (Held in Poker Room)Structure
70Tue13-Aug12PM$1,030 Last Chance Super Turbo Event #27 Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 1 Seat GTDStructure

Big Stack Special: Daniel Hallowell Best in 10-Way Chop, Wins $18K

Big Stack Special
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
$130 Buy-In No Limit Hold’em
$100,000 Guaranteed
Entries: 1,924
Prize Pool: $192,400
July 10-14, 2019

July Big Stack Special champion, Daniel Hallowell
FINISHNAMEPRIZE
1DANIEL HALLOWELL$18,240
2DAMIEN SIMON$15,295
3CHERYL PARKER$15,110
4CRAIG KESSINGER$14,428
5ALFRED VARGAS$13,781
6RICHARD GANESH$11,815
7YAMAC AKGUN$11,205
8LAKISHIA JEFFERSON$10,410
9DEVOND MARSHALL$7,835
10MICHAEL SCHEINBERG$7,542
11ZOLTAN CZINKOTA$1,847
12ROLANDO RODRIGUEZ VAZQUEZ$1,847
13MERVICK NUNEZ MARINO$1,443
14JOSE RODRIGUEZ$1,443
15MICHAEL SHOEMAKER$1,443
16SEAN SIMPSON$1,212
17ROBERT PLOTKIN$1,212
18CARLOS BOLANOS$1,212
19MICHAEL TRATHEN$1,020
20HEIDI ERICKSON$1,020
21EPHRAIM UZAN$1,020
22GREG ROSEN$1,020
23JAMES HAMBURGER$1,020
24CARLO RODRIGUEZ$1,020
25BEN GUY$1,020
26CARLOS CRUZ$1,020
27GLENN MENNE$1,020
28MICHAEL VILLARES$866
29TREY BRAUCH$866
30MARCO RODRIGUEZ$866
31IGOR EVSEEV$866
32ERROL ROSEN$866
33ANTONIO COLON$866
34CODY MANNING$866
35WASHINGTON GAVILANES$866
36MARVIN YOUNG$866
37JAMES HENDERSON$731
38VITO VISCITO$731
39BRYAN NUNES ALENCAER$731
40LANDON SAUTER$731
41ROBERT RODRIGUEZ$731
42ALVARO VIVAS GRISALES$731
43ARIEL SOFFER$731
44GREGORIO CORREA$731
45GEORGE HORTELANO$731
46GIL NEHAMKIN$635
47PETER CHIN$635
48MIRCO SCHAREN$635
49MAX KASSIK$635
50HARJINDER CHAWLA$635
51BERNHARD SCHMIDT$635
52RAFI LANKRI$635
53JASON SIMS$635
54HENRY BILLETE$635
55PHILIP NOVICK$558
56ANDREW DAIRE$558
57STEVEN FLACCO$558
58JEFF LEVINE$558
59RONEL JUAN$558
60JASON BARTHOLOMEW$558
61ANDRE BRYAN$558
62BRETT FELDMAN$558
63JOSEPH BLOCK$558
64KEITH CLOUGHERTY$500
65JACINTO ALLEGUE$500
66MICHAEL TAIT$500
67MICHAEL GRAFFEO$500
68PAUL KAPELA$500
69VERNON DEAS$500
70DARVIN JACKSON$500
71VITALY CHAIKA$500
72JOHN VALEVICH$500
73KEITH SAUNDERS$443
74JOSE NAVARRETE$443
75CESAR FUENTES$443
76SERBAN TOMUTA$443
77JOSE SANTOYO$443
78MICHAEL MONACO$443
79KYLE LONG$443
80KYLE SOREL$443
81ANTHONY DE LA REGATA$443
82AFTAB SHAKOOR$404
83RENE NORIEGA$404
84ROBERT TANNENBAUM$404
85RANDY MATIENZO$404
86CARLOS CASTRO$404
87SAGI ZOMMER$404
88JILL FIORENTINO$404
89COREY GOLDSMITH$404
90MARC ENGELMAN$404
91PAVLOS KASSELOURIS$366
92JORDAN THOMPSON$366
93MELANIE HOCHMAN$366
94TIM SHANE$366
95ANTHONY SEMENTELLI$366
96PHILIP STUTTMAN$366
97ERIC PIDERIT$366
98CARLOS TORRES VAZQUEZ$366
99EFTHIMIOS PIPERAKIS$366
100EMMANUEL TINEBRA$308
101RICHARD DE ALMEIDA NETTO$308
102STUART GREENBAUM$308
103ORLANDO MALDONADO$308
104JAMAR BROWN$308
105GABRIEL TORRES$308
106UDI ABUTBUL$308
107LORELL PASCUAL$308
108STEPHEN SMITH$308
109JOEL BORDEN$289
110JORDAN KASIMOW$289
111JULIO FERNANDEZ$289
112JORGE CHAVEZ$289
113LEROY JONES$289
114RAOUL CHEONG$289
115KEVIN MURPHY$289
116JUAN PABLO BARBOSA$289
117DONALD `WILLIAMS$289

Poker Promotions — July 2019

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Daily Tournament Calendar — July 2019

DateTimeBuy-InTournamentDetails
Mon, Jul 11:00 PM$150Big Stack Double Green Chip Bounty NLH - $5,000 GTD & Winner Receives $550 SHRPO Step Satellite SeatStructure
Mon, Jul 16:00 PM$130Monday Night Big Stack NLH - $20,000 GTD & Winner Receives $550 SHRPO Step Satellite SeatStructure
Tue, Jul 21:00 PM$80Step Satellite into July 7th SHRPO Championship Mega Satellite - 2 Seats GTDStructure
Tue, Jul 26:00 PM$150Triple Stack Tuesday NLH - $15,000 GTD & Winner Receives $550 SHRPO Step Satellite SeatStructure
Wed, Jul 31:00 PM$100Big Stack Turbo NLHStructure
Wed, Jul 36:00 PM$300SHRPO Event #21 ($2,650/$1M GTD) Mega Satellite - 2 Seats GTDStructure
Thu, Jul 41:00 PM$80Step Satellite into July 7th SHRPO Championship Mega Satellite - 2 Seats GTDStructure
Fri, Jul 511:00 AM$250Holiday Deep Stack NLH - $30,000 GTD & Top 3 Finishers Receive a $570 SHRPO Satellite SeatStructure
Fri, Jul 56:00 PM$150Friday Big Stack NLH (RE) - $20,000 GTD Structure
Sat, Jul 611:00 AM$150Deep Stack Saturday NLH - $15,000 GTD & Winner Receives $550 SHRPO Step Satellite SeatStructure
Sat, Jul 66:00 PM$100Deep Stack Turbo Green Chip Bounty NLH - Winner Receives $550 SHRPO Step Satellite SeatStructure
Sun, Jul 711:00 AM$150Triple Stack Sunday NLH (RE) - $7,500 GTD & Winner Receives $550 SHRPO Step Satellite SeatStructure
Sun, Jul 74:00 PM$570SHRPO Championship Mega Satellite (RE) - 2 Seats GTDStructure
Mon, Jul 81:00 PM$150Big Stack Double Green Chip Bounty NLHStructure
Mon, Jul 86:00 PM$130Monday Night Big Stack NLH - $20,000 GTD & Winner Receives $550 SHRPO Step Satellite SeatStructure
Tue, Jul 91:00 PM$80Step Satellite into July 21st SHRPO Championship Mega Satellite - 2 Seats GTDStructure
Tue, Jul 96:00 PM$150Triple Stack Tuesday NLH - $10,000 GTD & Winner Receives $550 SHRPO Step Satellite SeatStructure
Wed, Jul 1011:00 AM$130July Big Stack Special - Flight A - $100,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Wed, Jul 106:00 PM$130July Big Stack Special - Flight B - $100,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Thu, Jul 1111:00 AM$130July Big Stack Special - Flight C - $100,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Thu, Jul 116:00 PM$130July Big Stack Special - Flight D - $100,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Fri, Jul 1211:00 AM$130July Big Stack Special - Flight E - $100,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Fri, Jul 126:00 PM$130July Big Stack Special - Flight F - $100,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Sat, Jul 1311:00 AM$130July Big Stack Special - Flight G - $100,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Sun, Jul 1412:00 PMDay 2July Big Stack Special - $100,000 GTD Prize Pool--
Sun, Jul 144:00 PM$140Mega Satellite into $1,100 Wednesday Deep Stack - 2 Seats GTDStructure
Mon, Jul 151:00 PM$150Big Stack Double Green Chip Bounty NLH - $5,000 GTD & Winner Receives $550 SHRPO Championship Mega Satellite SeatStructure
Mon, Jul 156:00 PM$130Monday Night Big Stack NLH - $20,000 GTD & Winner Receives $550 SHRPO Step Satellite SeatStructure
Tue, Jul 161:00 PM$80Step Satellite into July 21st SHRPO Championship Mega Satellite - 2 Seats GTDStructure
Tue, Jul 166:00 PM$150Triple Stack Tuesday NLH - $15,000 GTD & Top 10 Receive a $570 SHRPO Satellite SeatStructure
Wed, Jul 171:00 PM$140Mega Satellite into $1,100 Wednesday Deep Stack or July Big Slick - 2 Seats GTDStructure
Wed, Jul 175:00 PM$1,100 Deep Stack No Limit Hold'em - $30,000 GTDStructure
Thu, Jul 181:00 PM$80Step Satellite into July 21st SHRPO Championship Mega Satellite - 2 Seats GTDStructure
Thu, Jul 186:00 PM$150Triple Stack Thursday NLH - $15,000 GTD & Top 10 Receive a $570 SHRPO Satellite SeatStructure
Fri, Jul 194:00 PM$350Friday Special Deep Stack NLH - $25,000 GTDStructure
Sat, Jul 2011:00 AM$150Deep Stack Saturday NLH - $15,000 GTDStructure
Sat, Jul 206:00 PM$100Deep Stack Turbo Green Chip Bounty NLHStructure
Sun, Jul 2111:00 AM$150Triple Stack Sunday NLH (RE) - $7,500 GTDStructure
Sun, Jul 214:00 PM$570SHRPO Championship Mega Satellite (RE) - 10 Seats GTDStructure
Mon, Jul 221:00 PM$150Big Stack Double Green Chip Bounty NLHStructure
Mon, Jul 226:00 PM$130Monday Night Big Stack NLH - $20,000 GTDStructure
Tue, Jul 231:00 PM$80Step Satellite into $300 High Roller Mega Satellite - 5 Seats GTDStructure
Tue, Jul 236:00 PM$150Triple Stack Tuesday NLH - $15,000 GTDStructure
Wed, Jul 241:00 PM$100Big Stack Turbo NLHStructure
Wed, Jul 246:00 PM$300SHRPO Event #21 ($2,650/$1M GTD) Mega Satellite - 2 Seats GTDStructure
Thu, Jul 251:00 PM$80Step Satellite into $300 High Roller Mega Satellite - 5 Seats GTDStructure
Thu, Jul 256:00 PM$150Triple Stack Thursday NLH - $15,000 GTDStructure
Fri, Jul 261:00 PM$140Mega Satellite into $1,100 July Big Slick - 2 Seats GTDStructure
Fri, Jul 266:00 PM$150Friday Big Stack NLH (RE) - $20,000 GTD Structure
Sat, Jul 2711:00 AM$1,100 July Big Slick NLH - $30,000 GTDStructure
Sat, Jul 276:00 PM$550SHRPO Super High Roller Step Satellite into $5,100 Mega Satellite on July 29th - 5 Seats GTDStructure
Sun, Jul 2811:00 AM$80Step Satellite into $300 High Roller Mega Satellite - 5 Seats GTDStructure
Sun, Jul 284:00 PM$250MULTI Satellite into SHRPO Events #1 & 22 Plus $500 in Cash - 4 Packages GTDStructure
Mon, Jul 291:00 PM$250MULTI Satellite into SHRPO Events #1 & 22 Plus $500 in Cash - 4 Packages GTDStructure
Mon, Jul 296:00 PM$130Monday Night Big Stack NLH - $30,000 GTDStructure
Tue, Jul 301:00 PM$80Mega Satellite into SHRPO Event #1 - 10 Seats GTDStructure
Tue, Jul 306:00 PM$300Step II Satellite into $2,650 SHRPO High Roller Mega Satellite - 5 Seats GTDStructure
Wed, Jul 311:00 PM$80Mega Satellite into SHRPO Event #1 - 10 Seats GTDStructure
Wed, Jul 316:00 PM$2,650 Mega Satellite into SHRPO High Roller Event #23 - 1 Seat GTDStructure

Seminole Turnpike Series: Robert Pollmeier Scores $25K in Nine-Way Chop

Seminole Turnpike Series
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek
Hollywood/Coconut Creek, Florida
$250 Buy-In No Limit Hold’em
$250,000 Guaranteed
Entries: 1,605
Prize Pool: $337,050
June 19-23, 2019

2019 June Seminole Turnpike Series champion, Robert Pollmeier
FINISHFIRST NAMELAST NAMEPRIZE
1ROBERTPOLLMEIER$25,000
2HECTORPACHECO$20,505
3ROBERTWILLIAMSON$20,505
4LAWRENCEKLUR$20,505
5SAGIZOMMER$20,505
6HOWARDMASH$20,505
7ROBERTCAPOTE$20,505
8DAVIDRING$20,505
9PASQUALECAIAZZA$20,505
10SCOTTHARWOOD$4,270
11SCOTTHECKER$4,270
12KEVINPAUSTENBACH$4,270
13PIERROTMASSENAT$3,317
14RAULHERNANDEZ$3,317
15LISATEEBAGY$3,317
16JAMESHAMBURGER$2,666
17ZACHARYHAMMONS$2,666
18MERVICKNUNEZ MARINO$2,666
19WILLIAMBEASLEY$2,157
20KEVINKAMMINGA$2,157
21DONFLYNN$2,157
22ANTONIOREYES$1,807
23EVANTEITELBAUM$1,807
24YUEWANG$1,807
25HARJINDERCHAWLA$1,534
26ANTHONYBENNETT$1,534
27JOROANTHOMPSON$1,534
28JONATHANGORDON$1,321
29THOMASCUCE$1,321
30MARKMILLER$1,321
31RAMINDERSINGH$1,321
32DAVIDFEIGENBAUM$1,321
33MARCINPLEWINSKI$1,321
34PAVELIVAN$1,321
35WILLIAMRINCON$1,321
36AFTABSHAKOOR$1,321
37ADELAQRA$1,119
38GEORGEHORTELANO$1,119
39GERARDOGONZALEZ$1,119
40ERICGUTH$1,119
41JAMESHAYES$1,119
42ROBERTSEATON$1,119
43PHILIPMARTIN$1,119
44STEWARTYANCIK$1,119
45DOMENICPIZZIFERRI$1,119
46CHARLESODENZ$984
47ERROLROSEN$984
48GINOLDRENDEL$984
49DENNISRODRIGUEZ$984
50ONIELMCCALLA$984
51CHRISTOPHERYOUNG$984
52JASONPREST$984
53JONATHANDOBSON$984
54JASONMARSHMAN$984
55NISSIMGOZLAN$883
56YURIYK0ZINSKIY$883
57KYLETADDEI$883
58JONATHANSANCHEZ$883
59ELLIOTTZAYDMAN$883
60ALEXANDERPEREZ$883
61SHANNONMCCLOUD$883
62ANTONIOALVAREZ GARCIA MO$883
63SHRAVANKULSHRESTHA$883
64ADAMSCHWARTZ$809
65JOSEPHMANCUSO$809
66RODRIGOGARCIA LUSSARDI$809
67RYANANDERKIN$809
68IFTIKHARMEMON$809
69VIKTORNASTESKI$809
70CHRISTOPHERBOYLE$809
71ROBERTLEFF$809
72CHARLESKURLAND$809
73CHARLESFLEURY$752
74THOMASGARI$752
75GIUSEPPELUNETTO$752
76JORGEGOMEZ$752
77SHAWNVRENNA$752
78GEORGEDUFFIELD$752
79CURTISDAYE$752
80NIZARDAJANI$752
81BENJAMINROBINSON$752
82PIOTRKORDOS$715
83DAVIDNATHANIEL$715
84JUSTINMOLIS$715
85WILLIAMSWICICKA$715
86ARMANDDAYAN$715
87NEALCORCORAN$715
88AMIRBARON$715
89ROBERTGIANQUITTI$715
90DANYBLACKBURN$715
91JAMESBOMAR$677
92TOMISLAVKRIZANIC$677
93CHRISTOPHERBUGGS$677
94CHRISTOPHERDRAWS$677
95DEBORAHMUHA$677
96DAVIDOSHRY$677
97TOMERAKERMAN$677
98HARMEETCHAWLA$677
99MICHAELDREZNICK$677
100THAOLE$640
101ARMANDODEL POZO$640
102JASONCASTEN$640
103JOHNTHANH NGUYEN$640
104ARIELSOFFER$640
105NIEKOKNOWLES$640
106EPHRAIMUZAN$640
107ZIADMATTA$640
108ALLANBIELER$640
109MATTHEWLAWRENCE$603
110JEANDEROMEDI$603
111ERICSAMRA$603
112STEVEOLIVIER$603
113JOSEPHBLOCK$603
114ARIELROSELLO QUINTANA$603
115EVGENIYCATANE$603
116DANIELWAYSON$603
117RICARDOVELASCO$603
118MARYPLANT$566
119JOSEREYES$566
120JASONBARTHOLOMEW$566
121DANIELCOUZENS$566
122ALAINCANDALES FALCON$566
123RONELJUAN$566
124JESSEDELBENE$566
125JOHNDRIKAKIS$566
126TIMOTHYMARCUS$566
127PETERSHONK$529
128BERNARDCOHEN$529
129DANAKORTH$529
130JORGELEIDI$529
131JONATHANBLANCO$529
132REYNALDOVAZQUEZ$529
133WILLIEWIGGINS$529
134FERNANDOGIMENO$529
135ROBERTSCHMAL$529
136ANTHONYSEMENTELLI$492
137FABIOBADUY$492
138OSMANYSALDANAS$492
139LIRANHASSIN$492
140DANIELLEBASTARACHE$492
141DUSTINTIGER$492
142JONATHANMARCU$492
143THOMASCURTIS$492
144JOWNAYCOCK$492
145JOSEGALLEGOS$455
146DAVIDKATZ$455
147SCOTTHARTMAN$455
148MARKKOTTLER$455
149GAVINGOWIE$455
150DENYSBAZELIUK$455
151RAPHAELBLOOM$455
152MATTHEWDROZDOWSKI$455
153GUILLEMOREYES CARDOSO$455
154MICHAELHARLEY$418
155KONSTANTINOSATTONIS$418
156DANIELMATTAR$418
157CARLOSMEDINA CHINTAN$418
158JOSEPHLEVITT$418
159PETERYOUNG$418
160SCOTTCOWAN$418
161STEVENCOSSTA$418
162SEBASTIANKOS$418
163JAMESGIORDANO$418
164MICHAELJONES$418
165WILLIAMMCINTYRE$418
166STEWARTNEWMAN$418
167ADAMWEINBERG$418

Big Stack Special: Engjell Rroshi Outlasts 1,360, Victorious to the Tune of $15K Payout

Big Stack Special
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
$130 Buy-In No Limit Hold’em
$100,000 Guaranteed
Entries: 1,360
Prize Pool: $136,000
June 5-9, 2019

June 2019 Big Stack Special champion, Engjell Rroshi

June 2019 Big Stack Special final results:

FINISHNAMEPRIZE
1ENGJELL RROSHI$15,768
2DANIEL RESTREPO$15,122
3TAMARA GOLDSHTEYN$11,696
4DEVIN WEINBERG$11,428
5STEPHEN IBRAHIM$11,360
6MANUEL JO$10,516
7CLIFFORD CONNERS$9,056
8DOUGLAS LOVELACE$7,126
9GLEN CANELSTEIN$1,850
10EGILS UPITIS$1,333
11MATTHEW GALLEN$1,333
12ARTHUR EUAS$1,333
13ERIK GUZMAN$1,061
14JOSEPH KEARNS$1,061
15JUAN FERRER$1,061
16MICHAEL SILVAS$898
17RAFAEL GARAVITO$898
18JAY KLITZNER$898
19JAKE EMBRES$762
20FABIO BADUY$762
21JOSEPH PETROLINO$762
22BENJAMIN SRIQUI$762
23ELIEZER GONZALEZ$762
24OTIS JAMES$762
25SEBASTIAN MARTINEZ$762
26PHILIP CONSOLO$762
27SCOTT SOMMER$762
28ERIC BELLER$653
29ROBERT HUGHSON$653
30IRWIN BLOCK$653
31RICHARD VELASCO$653
32ALEXANDER MORALES$653
33ELMER DORMIDO$653
34JULIEN DURITY$653
35SCOTT HOLLAND$653
36DON FLYNN$653
37NICOLAS GAGNE$544
38RICHARD FREEDMAN$544
39ANGELO CASTALDI$544
40MICHEAL GARCELL$544
41PHILIPPE BRUNEAU$544
42BENJAMIN GELLER$544
43MICHEAL INGBER$544
44YURIY KOZINSKIY$544
45ELEAZAR CUKIERMAN$544
46PATRICK CAPOZZIELLO$476
47BRUCE SNELL$476
48CARLOS CRUZ$476
49STEPHEN HARRIS$476
50HENRY BILLETE$476
51LEROY JONES JR$476
52KEVIN PAUSTENBACH$476
53MARIE FISHER$476
54DONALD WILLIAMS$476
55RICHARD WHITEBROOK$422
56PASQUALE CAIAZZA$422
57VITAS DIKTANAS$422
58JESSE HATFIELD$422
59FRANK DIMEGLIO$422
60GEORGE HORTELANO$422
61CAMERON COLLINS$422
62MARJAN MITREVSKI$422
63NIR PELEG$422
64SEBASTIAN GALLEGO$381
65ERNESTO AMENGUAL$381
66MICHEAL MENDEZ$381
67RAYMOND NALBANDIAN$381
68DAVID MICHELSON$381
69JERROLD SOLOV$381
70RENATO LABADAN$381
71DAN AVITSUR$381
72BARRY CHAZEN$381
73ANGELO MIELE$340
74RUBEN LEYVA VICENTE$340
75STEVEN CARSWELL$340
76ALVARO VIVAS GRISALES$340
77VIGORN DANCHAARNJITT$340
78NICOLAS KURBAN$340
79TROY TORCHIA$340
80GIOVANNI SPATARO$340
81NIGEL MURRAY$340

Championship: James Carroll Shines in South Florida and Las Vegas, Wins Poker Showdown Championship for $715K

2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino 
Hollywood, Florida
$3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed

Entries: 1,360
Prize Pool:  $4,352,000
April 12-16, May 30, 2019

WPT Poker Showdown champion, James Carroll (Photo Credit: WPT)

Hollywood, Fla. – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood concluded its 2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown series on Thursday with a winner in the $3,500 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown WPT Championship. Crowned champion was James Carroll of Las Vegas earning a $715,175 first prize inclusive of a $15,000 WPT Baccarat Crystal Tournament of Champions.

“It feels great,” Caroll told the WPT following the win. “It’s surreal. It feels fantastic. I’m very happy right now.”

New to Season XVII, the WPT Poker Showdown Championship culminated at HyperX Esports Arena at the Luxor in Las Vegas, where the final six players played in front of a live audience and a slew of television cameras for future airing on FOX Sports Regional Networks. The final table structure placed Seminole Hard Rock Poker front and center in the industry.

With 1,360 total entries, the WPT Poker Showdown Championship featured a final prize pool of $4,352,000, easily exceeding the $3 million guarantee. Additionally, the strong turnout marked the fourth largest field in WPT Main Event tour history.

Originally from Boston, Carroll is 38 years old and has been playing poker professionally for 10 years. His victory last night marks the second WPT title on his resume, previously having won the WPT Bay 101 Shooting Stars in 2014 in California. Last night’s win also goes down as the second-largest score of his career with reported earnings now approaching $4 million.

Championship final table results:

1st: James Carroll (Las Vegas, Nev.) – $715,175*
2nd: Eric Afriat (Canada) – $465,120
3rd: Maria Ho (Los Angeles, Calif.) – $344,960
4th: Jerry Wong (Davie, Fla.) – $257,815
5th: Ami Alibay (Canada) – $194,610
6th: Chad Eveslage (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) – $148,380

*First prize is inclusive of a $15,000 Baccarat Crystal WPT Tournament of Champions seat

Championship: James Carroll Wins WPT Poker Showdown Championship ($715,175); Eric Afriat – 2nd Place ($465,120)

$3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure Payouts
Level 38: 400,000/800,000 with a 800,000 ante
Players Remaining: 1 of 1,360

James Carroll
James Carroll (Photo Credit: WPT)

James Carroll overcame a two-to-one heads-up chip deficit to defeat Eric Afriat in the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown WPT Championship.

On the fateful hand, Afriat raised the button to 2,000,000 and Carroll jammed. Afriat called and was racing for his tournament life.

Double Up Eric Afriat
Eric Afriat (Photo Credit: WPT)

Afriat: 6h6d
Carroll: Ks8d

The flop made it quick, falling KcKdQc improving Carroll to trips. The turn was the 3h while the river Qs sealed the deal. Carroll was anointed champion earning $715,175 and a $15,000 WPT Tournament of Champions seat while Afriat went down as the runner-up for $465,120.

Champion James Carroll
WPT Poker Showdown champion, James Carroll (Photo Credit: WPT)
WPT Poker Showdown champion James Carroll (left) poses with Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood Tournament Director Tony Burns

Six-handed final table results:

1st: James Carroll – $715,175*
2nd: Eric Afriat – $465,120
3rd: Maria Ho – $344,960
4th: Jerry Wong – $257,815
5th: Ami Alibay – $194,610
6th: Chad Eveslage – $148,380

Championship: Maria Ho — 3rd Place ($344,960)

$3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure Payouts
Level 36: 250,000/500,000 with a 500,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 1,360

Double Up Maria Ho
Maria Ho (Photo Credit: Maria Ho)

Maria Ho jammed 8,100,000 from the button and James Carroll called from the big blind.

Ho: Ac5d
Carroll: KsQc

Runout: AsQhJdKc4s

Ho flopped the best of it, but Carroll took the lead scoring two pair on the turn. His hand held and Ho was eliminated in third place earning $344,960.

It was Carroll that scored the elimination, but even with Ho’s chips he went into heads-up play versus Eric Afriat at about a two-to-one disadvantage.

James Carroll – 18,800,000
Eric Afriat – 35,600,000
Maria Ho – Eliminated in 3rd place ($344,960)