2018 Lucky Hearts Poker Open Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Florida $150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) Entries: 683 Prize Pool: $81,960 January 22-24, 2018
Event 22 of the 2018 Lucky Hearts Poker Open was a $150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) tournament. Over two starting flights, a total of 683 entries generated a prize pool of $81,960, easily surpassing the $50,000 guarantee. Only 65 players made it to Day 2, and when it was all said and done a three-handed deal was agreed upon. Carlos Torres Vasquez was the chip leader at the time, making him the official winner.
“I’m a recreational player and only play once a week, so to have a result like this is very nice. I was just happy to make the final table and would have been happy with any result, so to win the trophy feels like a bonus.”
Final Table Results:
1st: Carlos Torres Vasquez – *$14,598
2nd: David Dohner – *$14,270
3rd: Matan Yehudai – *$13,701
4th: Emanuel Ibarry Quinonez – $5,737
5th: Hector Lopez – $4,139
6th: Karen Cleveland – $3,319
7th: Robert Leff – $2,541
8th: Daniel Saffer – $1,803
9th: Steven Touitou – $1,311
10th: Michael Johnson – $984 *denotes three-way deal
$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 26: 20,000/40,000 with a 5,000 ante
Players Remaining 6 of 683
Carlos Torres Vasquez raised to 150,000 from under the gun, Matan Yehudai called from the hijack, David Dohner reraised all in from the button for 775,000, Torres Vasquez reraised all in, and Yehudai folded.
Torres Vasquez showed [Ad][Ac], leading Dohner’s [9d][9h].
The board came down [8s][7c][6s][5d][Qh], giving Dohner a nine-high straight to double up.
David Dohner – 1,790,000 (45 bb)
Carlos Torres Vasquez – 2,150,000 (53 bb)