Event 21: Aaron Duczak Wins After Three-Handed Deal

2018 Lucky Hearts Poker Open
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 21

$360 Six Max PLO (Single Re-Entry)
Entries: 108
Prize Pool: $32,400
January 22, 2018

Aaron Duczak

Event 21 of the 2018 Lucky Hearts Poker Open was a $360 Six Max PLO (Single Re-Entry) tournament. A field of 108 entries generated a prize pool of $32,400. The final three players made a deal, and Aaron Duczak was the chip leader at the time to make him the official winner.

Duczak hails from British Columbia, Canada and this result pushes him past the $180,000 mark in career live tournament winnings according to the Hendon Mob poker database. It also marks his first cash at the Seminole Hard Rock.

Results:
1st. Aaron Duczak – *$7,244
2nd. Bradley Ruben – *$6,484
3rd. Michael Cohen – *$5,582
4th. Bradley Coultas – $2,349
5th. Jeff Trudeau Jr. – $1,814
6th. Steven Pollack – $1,490
7th. David Shmuel – $1,264
8th. Alex Cohen – $1,102
9th. George Warner – $972
10th. Brian Eisenberg – $859
11th. Farid Dhanani- $859
12th. Kevin Love – $859
13th. Christopher Back – $761
14th. Joseph Cheong – 761

*denotes three-way deal

Event 21: Final Table Lineup

$360 Six-Max Pot Limit Omaha (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 16: 2,000/4,000
Players Remaining: 7 of 108

Seat 1: Brad Coultas – 35,500 (9 bb)
Seat 2: Jeff Trudeau Jr. – 166,500 (42 bb)
Seat 3: Steve Pollack – 90,000 (23 bb)
Seat 4: Aaron Duczak – 323,500 (81 bb)
Seat 5: David Shmuel – 158,500 (40 bb)
Seat 6: Brad Ruben – 208,500 (52 bb)
Seat 7: Michael Cohen – 97,500 (24 bb)

Event 21: Short-Handed PLO

$360 Six-Max Pot Limit Omaha (Re-Entry)
Structure
Level 1: 25/50

Pot Limit Omaha is a favorite game around these parts and we make sure to put plenty of those games on the schedule. The penultimate PLO tournament will be played with a short-handed format to juice up the action.

Event 21 is a $360 buy-in Six-Max Pot Limit Omaha tournament that will bring out the four-card specialists.

Entrants will sit down to 10,000 starting stacks and play 30-minute levels from start to finish. Late registration is available until the start of Level 9 at 7:30 pm and the one-day event will continue to go until we crown a champion.

  • Players begin with 10,000 in chips and 30-minute levels
  • Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 9
  • This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion
  • Event 21 Structure Sheet

LHPO Day 12 Schedule

Primary Event Schedule

11AM: Event 19 – $570 Big Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

  • $50,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool
  • Players begin with 15,000 in chips and 30-minute levels
  • Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 9
  • This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion
  • Event 19 Structure Sheet

12PM: Day 3 – $3,500 WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Championship

12PM: Day 1 – $25,500 High Roller

  • $1,000,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool
  • Players begin with 100,000 in chips
  • Levels last 40 minutes; Final Table levels last 90 minutes
  • Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 13
  • Day 1 will end after Level 15 or Tournament Director discretion
  • High Roller Structure Sheet

3PM: Event 21 – $360 Six-Max Pot Limit Omaha (Re-Entry)

  • Players begin with 10,000 in chips and 30-minute levels
  • Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 9
  • This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion
  • Event 21 Structure Sheet

5PM: Event 22 Day 1A – $150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

  • $50,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool
  • Players begin with 10,000 in chips and 30-minute levels
  • Late registration available until start of Level 9
  • Day 1 will end after Level 14 or Tournament Director discretion
  • Event 22 Structure Sheet

Secondary and Satellite Schedule

9AM: Event 71 – $140 Mega Satellite into Event 19 (1-in-5)

  • 5 seats guaranteed into $570/$50,000 GTD Event 19
  • Players begin with 8,000 in chips and 20-minute levels
  • Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 7
  • Satellite will be held in the Poker Room
  • This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion
  • Event 71 Structure Sheet

3PM: Event 72 – $550 Mega Satellite into Event 23 (1-in-10)

  • 5seats guaranteed into $5,000/$250,000 GTD Event 23
  • Players begin with 8,000 in chips and 30-minute levels
  • Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 7
  • This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion
  • Event 72 Structure Sheet

6PM: Event 73 – $550 Mega Satellite into Event 23 (1-in-10)

  • 2 seats guaranteed into $5,000/$250,000 GTD Event 23
  • Players begin with 8,000 in chips and 30-minute levels
  • Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 7
  • This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion
  • Event 73 Structure Sheet

Players are encouraged to park in Seminole Way Garage for easy, covered access to the tournament area and poker room
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