2020 LHPO Live Updates

Championship Day 1B: Chris Conrad Doubles; David Levy and Mario Hudson Lead

$3,500 WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | StructurePayouts
Level 10:  600/1,200 with a 1,200 ante
Day 1B Players Remaining:  189 of 420

Mario Hudson
Mario Hudson has recently become one of the contenders for the Day 1B chip lead.

Chris Conrad got it all in from the small blind for 35,600 with AdKd, and he needed to improve to stay alive against the 10s10d of the UTG+1 player.

The board came Ks8c7h3sAc, and Conrad paired his king on the flop and his ace on the river to win the pot with two pair and double up in chips.

Chris Conrad  –  53,600  (45 bb)

Here are some of the big stacks in the field heading into the final 30 minutes of the night:

David Levy  –  338,000  (211 bb)
Mario Hudson  –  312,000  (195 bb)
John Dollinger  –  255,000  (159 bb)
Donys Agnelli  –  235,000  (147 bb)
James Calderaro  –  225,000  (141 bb)
David Farber  –  216,000  (135 bb)
Mukul Pahuja  –  216,000  (135 bb)
Peter Walsworth  –  215,000  (134 bb)

Action will continue tonight until the end of this level, around 11:15 pm.

Championship: Prize Pool and Payouts with $482,636 to the WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Champion

2020 Lucky Hearts Poker Open
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 18
$3,500 WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed
Entries:  843
Prize Pool:  $2,697,600
January 17-22, 2020

Registration has closed for the WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Championship, and across the two starting flights there were a total of 843 entries, creating a total prizepool worth $2,697,600.

The final 106 players will finish in the money, guaranteed at least $5,666 each, with the final five players all earning $129K+ each. First prize is worth $482,636.

1st:  $482,636*
2nd:  $311,751
3rd:  $230,086
4th:  $171,642
5th:  $129,438
6th:  $98,686
7th:  $76,078
8th:  $59,309
9th-10th:  $46,763
11th-12th:  $37,295
13th-14th:  $30,091
15th-16th:  $24,564
17th-20th:  $20,292
21st-24th:  $16,965
25th-32nd:  $14,357
33rd-40th:  $12,300
41st-48th:  $10,670
49th-56th:  $9,374
57th-64th:  $8,340
65th-72nd:  $7,517
73rd-80th:  $6,865
81st-89th:  $6,353
90th-98th:  $5,959
99th-106th:  $5,666

* First-prize amount includes the winner’s $15,000 entry into the season-ending Baccarat Crystal WPT Tournament of Champions.

Event 20: Final Table Begins with David Frenkel in the Lead

$400 Deep Stack Turbo NLH (Re-Entry)
StructurePayouts
Level 16:  3,000/5,000 with a 5,000 ante
Players Remaining:  9 of 61

Event 20 Final Table
Event 20 Final Table

The final nine players have drawn for random seats at the final table, but only the final eight will finish in the money as they play down to a winner tonight.

Here are their updated chip counts, followed by the payouts:

Seat 1.  Philippe Goreau  –  135,000  (27 bb)
Seat 2.  David Coughlin  –  240,000  (48 bb)
Seat 3.  Adam Pedigo  –  58,000  (12 bb)
Seat 4.  Hassan Tahsildar  –  310,000  (62 bb)
Seat 5.  Marcus Amorim  –  55,500  (11 bb)
Seat 6.  Cindy Kerslake  –  165,000  (33 bb)
Seat 7.  Trent Smith  –  114,000  (23 bb)
Seat 8.  Scott Roberts  –  97,000  (19 bb)
Seat 9.  David Frenkel  –  342,000  (68 bb)

1st:  $7,465
2nd:  $4,387
3rd:  $2,748
4th:  $1,867
5th:  $1,452
6th:  $1,141
7th:  $933
8th:  $747

Championship Day 1B: David Levy Leads the Field at the Break with 299,400

$3,500 WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 9:  500/1,000 with a 1,000 ante
Day 1B Entries:  420

David Levy
Chipleader David Levy

The players return from their last break of the day to begin Level 9, with increased blinds of 500-1,000 with a 1,000 ante.

A scan of the field during the break turned up nine players with at least 180K in chips, creating an unofficial leaderboard:

1.  David Levy  –  299,400  (299 bb)
2.  Donys Agnelli  –  238,200  (238 bb)
3.  David Farber  –  235,300  (235 bb)
4.  Mike Vela  –  208,500  (209 bb)
5.  Jose Parra  –  201,500  (202 bb)
6.  Dantonio Brown  –  201,300  (201 bb)
7.  David Shmuel  –  199,200  (199 bb)
8.  Mukul Pahuja  –  192,000  (192 bb)
9.  John Dollinger  –  189,100  (189 bb)

Registration has closed, and the official prizepool should be released soon.

Action will continue tonight until the end of Level 10, around 11:15 pm.

Championship Day 1B: Alex Rocha Doubles Through Peter Walsworth

$3,500 WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 7:  300/600 with a 600 ante
Day 1B Entries: 411

Peter Walsworth (left) versus Alex Rocha (right)

Alex Rocha was all in for 3,600 with Qd8d and in good shape against Peter Walsworth’s Js8s.

The board ran out KhKs5dQd3s and Rocha ended up with two-pair to double up right before registration closed.

Alex Rocha – 8,000
Peter Walsworth – 200,000