2018 Lucky Hearts Poker Open Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Florida Event 17 $300 Turbo No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) Entries: 114 Prize Pool: $30,000 January 21, 2018
Well that didn’t take long.
Frank Nerat has just outlasted a field of 114 entries in Event 17, collecting the trophy and the top prize of $8,850. It took less than seven hours for him to accomplish the victory.
Nerat is a 66-hear-old attorney from Lansing, Michigan. This result is the largest on his record, which includes just one previous tournament cash. Remarkably, he began the final table with the shortest stack, entering with less than three big blinds.
Final table results:
1st: Frank Nerat – $8,850
2nd: Sasidhar Bobba – $5,475
3rd: Donald Somers – $3,270
4th: Frank Bedoya – $2,100
5th: Yousef Nassr – $1,590
6th: Ory Hen – $1,320
7th: Esteban Garcia – $1,140
8th: Glenn Menne – $1,005
9th: Joseph Patalano – $885
$300 Turbo No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $30,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 20: 5,000/10,000 with a 1,500 ante
Players Remaining: 10 of 114
Playing like a true turbo, Event 17 is down to its final table with only ten players remaining. Sashi Bobba holds a big lead with regulars Yousef Nassr, Joseph Patalano, and former SHRP Player of the Year Ory Hen trying to catch him.
We have two new tournaments on the Lucky Hearts Poker Open schedule and both of them will zip off with turbo formats while the Championship plays down in the ballroom.
Event 17 is a $300 buy-in tournament with a turbo structure and a $30,000 guaranteed prize pool. It is set up to start and finish on the same day so we will crown another LHPO trophy before the night is through.
Entrants start out with 10,000 stacks and play 15-minute levels from start to finish. Late registration and re-entries are available until the start of Level 11 at 2 pm. They will return and continue shrinking the field until only the Event 17 remains.
Cards fly at 11 am and we’ll keep one eye on them from across the hallway.
$30,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool
Players begin with 10,000 in chips and 15-minute levels
Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 11
This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion
Tomorrow starts the big buy-ins with the two-day, $50,000 Super High Roller. Players in this prestigious tournament will be treated to a private tournament space in the meeting rooms across the hall from the main ballrooms and it boasts a $1,000,000 guarantee.
They’ll begin with 100,000 chips and it kicks off with 40-minute levels before they jump to 60 minutes later in the structure. Unlimited re-entry is permitted until the start of Level 10 and the tournament will feature a catered dinner break.
Here are the details on tomorrow’s event:
12PM: Event 17 Day 1 – $50,000 Super High Roller (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool
Players begin with 100,000 in chips
Levels 1-12 will last 40 minutes; Levels 11+ last 60 minutes, 30 minutes heads up
Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 10
Day 1 will end after Level 14 or Tournament Director discretion