Escalator $350: Chris Poole Beats Tough Field, Scores $50K

2019 Escalator III Series
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Week 3: $350 Buy-In, $300,000 Guaranteed
No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Entries: 1,380
Prize Pool: $414,000
March 7-10, 2019

FINISHFIRST NAMELAST NAMEPRIZE
1CHRISTOPHERPOOLE$50,219 + $3,500 Seat
2STEVENKARP$46,267
3SYEDSHAH$44,765
4GEORGEHORTELANO$41,474
5LEEHARRISON$38,765
6MICHAELHOLCROFT$18,530
7ALANROSENBAUM$14,440
8CHRYSTIANOLIVEIRA$10,770
9EFTHIMIOSPIPERAKIS$7,910
10PEYTONPALMA$5,400
11LONIHARWOOD$4,840
12RICHARDWHITEBROOK$4,840
13JOHNROVETO$3,267
14MARKALCIVAR$3,267
15GASTONMICULITZKI$3,267
16KIARANMCLAUGHLIN$2,185
17MICHAELGRAFFEO$2,185
18DERRICKCUTLER$2,185
19WILLIEWIGGINS$1,809
20NATHANPITTS$1,809
21LANCEFUNSTON$1,809
22ANTHONYASTARITA$1,809
23STAFFANLIND$1,809
24CARLORODRIGUEZ$1,809
25JOSEPHMCNEELY$1,809
26MATTHEWCRISSY$1,809
27SHADRACH SAMUELTERCY$1,809
28STEPHENEKIN$1,532
29JAIROVELASQUEZ$1,532
30PAULOTREU$1,532
31ARIDINOV$1,532
32MARCKROPF$1,532
33JULIORUIZ$1,532
34JALENHEALD$1,532
35THOMASCURTIS$1,532
36HOWARDMASH$1,532
37ANDRESMORALES$1,323
38STANLEYSANDERS$1,323
39JASONKWARTLER$1,323
40LAWRENCEKLUR$1,323
41REINALDOTROCONIS$1,323
42RYANVAN SANFORD$1,323
43KEVINHO$1,323
44KEVINLOVE$1,323
45NOELATHERLEY$1,323
46JAMEYDOYLE$1,160
47JOSEREYES$1,160
48JOSEPHVILLACCI$1,160
49SOLANGELUCAS$1,160
50VOITTOAULIS RINTALA$1,160
51CHARBELEL BEYROUTI$1,160
52ALFREDOGUEVARA$1,160
53YAOZHAO$1,160
54MATTHEWBRETZFIELD$1,160
55MICHAELWEINBERG$1,001
56JAMESHAMBURGER$1,001
57FREDERICODABUS$1,001
58ROBERTMANTIN$1,001
59DEVINWEINBERG$1,001
60PHILIPPEKNAPIC$1,001
61JONATHANBRODY$1,001
62JORGEGOMEZ$1,001
63JAVIERRAMIREZ$1,001
64RAMINDERSINGH$858
65ARKADIYPERVVY BAKHTIN$858
66SHAYNEMOILSKI$858
67MARTINST AMAANT$858
68ZACHARYHAMMONS$858
69RAFAELMARCONDES DOS REIS$858
70LUIZDE FARIAS GUIARES$858
71JOSEPHGRECO$858
72CHRISTOPHERTRYBA$858
73JOELGOSSETT$776
74COLBYCOVINGTON$776
75HEIDIERICKSON$776
76JOSEDEL CID CONTRERAS$776
77SCOTTZAKHEIM$776
78JEFFREYJOLORTE$776
79DANIELDOMBROWSKI$776
80DANIELDIAMOND$776
81THAOLE$776
82PINCHASCHAKCHAKOV$727
83ROBERTFLACCO$727
84MARCELOBELLIZZI$727
85IRASCHWARTZ$727
86TOBYKASSER$727
87DAVIDNOWLING$727
88CHARLESTOWNSEND$727
89WILLIAMRINCON$727
90JONATHANDOBSON$727
91MELISSABARTELME$690
92CRAIGWITZ$690
93MICHELGARIEPY$690
94ISRARKHAN$690
95JACKBATTAGLLA$690
96HAIMTOORGEMAN$690
97RICHARDLEGER$690
98GARYVIEBAHN$690
99HUICUNQIAO$690
100ERICPOLIRER$690
101PAULSMERDON$674
102SCOTTBAUMSTEIN$674
103JORGESOTO$674
104BLAKEVITA$674
105RODNEYMORET-ROJAS$674
106FARIBORZZOJAJI$674
107MICHAELCHIAPPETTA$674
108YAROSLAVNAKONECHNYY$674
109MICHAELGOLDFARB$674
110RYANGALPERN$674
111RICHARDLESTER$662
112LEROYGRANT$662
113JORGEDE ARRUDA FERES RIBE$662
114NAGUIYASSA$662
115MICHAELGARAVUSO$662
116DAVIDSWATSCHENO$662
117DEVONDMARSHALL$662
118HECTORVAZQUEZ$662
119ENRIQUEPEREZ$662
120RILEYFULLER$662
121JACOBRISTICH$649
122JOSHUAPALMER$649
123TRUYENNGUYEN$649
124CHARLESODENZ$649
125IMANDAN$649
126CLAIRECHIANG$649
127FRANCISMOHAN$649
128CARLOSTORRES VAZQUEZ$649
129DANIELBARNES$649
130ISRAELDE LA CERDA$649

Escalator $350: Day 2 Table Draws

2019 Escalator III Series (Week 3)
$350 Buy-In, $300,000 Guaranteed

Players Remaining: 201 of 1,380  | Structure | Payouts
Day 2 Blinds: 2,000/4,000 with a 4,000 ante

Flight A: 273 Entries, 39 Advanced
Flight B: 178 Entries, 23 Advanced
Flight C: 224 Entries, 34 Advanced
Flight D: 162 Entries, 23 Advanced
Flight E: 307 Entries, 44 Advanced
Flight F: 236 Entries, 38 Advanced
Day 2: Sunday at 1pm

Day 2 table draws:

FIRST NAMELAST NAMECHIP COUNTTABLESEAT
ZACHARYMULLENNIX82,500131
THAOLE49,500132
JACKBATTAGLLA117,000133
COLBYCOVINGTON272,000134
GEORGEHORTELANO342,500135
CHARLESTOWNSEND223,500136
JOSEPHVILLACCI265,000137
JAIROVELASQUEZ117,000138
JAIMEWIEGREFE45,500139
NICHOLASBAURICHTER32,000141
JAMEYDOYLE213,000142
SYEDSHAH290,500143
MICHAELHALLEN155,000144
JEFFREYJOLORTE204,000145
ISRAELDE LA CERDA50,000146
JORGESOTO47,500147
ANGELJARA76,500148
DAVIDMAC DONALD175,500149
MICHAELGARAVUSO118,000151
CARLOSRODRIGUEZ ROJAS48,500152
ESTEBANGARCIA101,500153
JOSEREYES324,000154
TOBYKASSER165,000155
ZacharyEichenbaum92,000156
RYANVAN SANFORD152,500157
STEPHENSMITH43,500158
FREDERICODABUS134,000159
CLAIRECHIANG177,500161
ANTHONYASTARITA336,000162
DAVIDPOURAZAR62,500163
RILEYFULLER132,500164
DAVIDSWATSCHENO247,500166
DEJANPETKOVIC64,500167
MARCKROPF184,000168
BRANDONMILLER134,500169
JOSEPHMCNEELY252,500171
BLAKEVITA182,000172
JOSERODRIGUEZ147,000173
JOSEPHGRECO210,500175
RAFAELBABABEKOV182,000176
JOSEDEL CID CONTRERAS163,000177
RICHARDRIVERO84,000178
PEYTONPALMA176,500179
RALPHROBINSON133,000181
PAULOTREU130,500182
ARKADIYPERVVY BAKHTIN234,000183
MICHAELGOLDFARB162,500184
CHRISTOPHERYOUNG130,500185
MICHAELBONSIGNORE92,500186
ANTHONYBENNETT76,000187
CARLOSPEREZ40,000188
HEIDIERICKSON139,000189
FRANCOISZAYAS47,000191
THOMASCURTIS128,500192
TIMOTHYMYERS84,500193
STEPANGUSAK63,500194
CHRISTOPHERTRYBA133,000195
RICHARDLEGER199,000196
ANDRESMORALES115,000197
JOSHUAPALMER141,500198
ENRIQUEPEREZ47,000199
SHAYNEMOGILSKI106,000201
PHILIPPEKNAPIC102,000202
MICHAELFRYETT149,500203
MICHELGARIEPY163,500204
MARKALCIVAR152,500205
ZACHARYHAMMONS227,000206
MATTHEWCRISSY185,500207
CHRYSTIANOLIVEIRA95,000208
RICHARDWHITEBROOK129,000209
ARNONCLINE84,500211
DANIELDIAMOND139,000212
NATHANPITTS66,500213
JUANMUBARAK PERALTA97,500214
KEMHALLGRANT117,000215
SOLANGELUCAS84,500216
JOHNROVETO175,000217
JULIORUIZ180,000218
REINALDOTROCONIS TRUTSCHEL148,000219
MICHAELCHIAPPETTA221,500231
KEVINLOVE132,000232
JACOBRISTICH81,500233
MELISSABARTELME205,000234
JONATHANLEVY81,500235
DANIELBARNES96,500236
RAFAELREIS225,500237
GASTONMICULITZKI187,000238
ALEXANDREARSENAULT53,500239
JUANRESTREPO48,500241
RUSSELLWILLIAMS130,000242
TOMISLAVKRIZANIC24,000243
LAWRENCEKLUR144,500244
SCOTTBAUMSTEIN137,000245
CARLOSTORRES VAZQUEZ79,000246
RICHARDDE CARVALHO SAUNDERS182,500247
CARLORODRIGUEZ367,500248
RAMINDERSINGH238,000249
CHARLESODENZ110,000251
PAULSMERDON97,000252
ROLANDOQUINONES113,500253
KIARANMCLAUGHLIN227,000254
MATTHEWBRETZFIELD195,500255
HAIMTOORGEMAN164,000256
STANLEYSANDERS II50,000257
JOELHARWOOD36,000258
FRANKLINMACHADO98,500259
JONATHANBRODY156,500261
JASONWANDLING86,500262
FARIBORZZOJAJI72,000263
JORGEGOMEZ112,000264
SCOTTZAKHEIM92,000265
WILLIEWIGGINS142,000266
LENOLCLARK JR108,500267
JOSENIGAGLIONI137,500268
EPHRAIMUZAN67,500269
DANIELDOMBROWSKI115,500271
STEVENKARP172,500272
MICHAELWEINBERG74,500273
CYBELCABRERO SANTA25,000274
SEBASTIANKOS87,000276
LEEHARRISON141,000277
JASONKWARTLER136,500278
MICHAELGULLIFORD58,000279
DEVINWEINBERG235,000281
NISSIMGOZLAN114,000282
BIENVENIDOSANTIAGO57,500283
DAVIDNOWLING481,000284
GARYVIEBAHN75,500285
ROBERTJONSSON59,500286
HUICUNQIAO99,000287
PHILLIFSCHITZ52,500288
ALANROSENBAUM102,000289
LONIHARWOOD261,500291
TRUYENNGUYEN298,000292
RYANGALPERN100,500293
WILLIAMRINCON414,000294
FRANCISMOHAN40,000295
JORGEO'FARRIL62,500296
YAOZHAO103,000297
MICHAELHOLCROFT311,000298
GUILLERMOHAMILTON50,500299
NORMANZAPCZYNSKI84,000301
WALTERBRAVO77,500302
ERICPOLIRER197,500303
HOWARDMASH301,500304
VOITTO AULISRINTALA73,500305
LEROYGRANT96,000306
RICHARDLESTER56,500307
TIMOTHYKOTOCAVAGE38,000308
DEVONDMARSHALL48,000309
JOELGOSSETT159,000311
MICHAELGRAFFEO91,500312
MOHAMEDSERRY220,000313
EFTHIMIOSPIPERAKIS260,000315
MARTINST AMAANT63,000315
ALEJANDROFUNES30,000316
CHARBELEL BEYROUTI212,500317
JAVIERRAMIREZ74,500318
JAMESHAMBURGER192,500319
PINCHASCHAKCHAKOV70,500321
MANELICMINAYA293,500322
IMANDAN205,000323
TRINGUYEN96,500324
ALEJANDROCARRATALA48,500326
CHRISTOPHERPOOLE189,000327
LUIZDE FARIAS GUIMARES71,000328
MARCELOBELLIZZI159,500331
STEPHENEKIN271,000332
JORGEDE ARRUDA FERES RIBE154,500333
STAFFANLIND199,000334
NAGUIYASSA151,000336
JONATHANOUNJIAN46,500337
ALFREDOGUEVARA127,000338
DMITRYSAVELYEV53,000339
JONATHANDOBSON127,500341
ERICPENNER57,500342
DOUGLASDECKER141,500343
ROBERTCHUSID79,000345
CRAIGWITZ116,500346
RODNEYMORET-ROJAS174,000347
JALENHEALD63,500348
SHADRACH SAMUELTERCY91,500349
KEVINHO198,000351
HECTORZAYAS VAZQUEZ67,500352
ISRARKHAN248,500353
YAROSLAVNAKONECHNYY144,500354
NOELATHERLEY228,500355
ROBERTFLACCO64,000356
ELIASNASSIF127,000357
DIANEDEVEREAUX33,000358
LANCEFUNSTON302,500359
MITCHELLMANTIN134,500361
IRASCHWARTZ266,500362
DREWJOHNSON40,000363
JOSHUAHILLOCK145,000364
ROBERTMANTIN265,000365
JERRYWILLIS132,000366
DERRICKCUTLER135,000367
KEVINNAIM107,000368
ARIDINOV139,000369

Escalator $350: Day 2 Chip Counts

2019 Escalator III Series (Week 3)
$350 Buy-In, $300,000 Guaranteed

Players Remaining: 201 of 1,380  | Structure | Payouts
Day 2 Blinds: 2,000/4,000 with a 4,000 ante

Flight A: 273 Entries, 39 Advanced
Flight B: 178 Entries, 23 Advanced
Flight C: 224 Entries, 34 Advanced
Flight D: 162 Entries, 23 Advanced
Flight E: 307 Entries, 44 Advanced
Flight F: 236 Entries, 38 Advanced
Day 2: Sunday at 1pm

Day 2 chip counts:

RANKFIRST NAMELAST NAMECHIP COUNTTABLESEAT
1DAVIDNOWLING481,000284
2WILLIAMRINCON414,000294
3CARLORODRIGUEZ367,500248
4GEORGEHORTELANO342,500135
5ANTHONYASTARITA336,000162
6JOSEREYES324,000154
7MICHAELHOLCROFT311,000298
8LANCEFUNSTON302,500359
9HOWARDMASH301,500304
10TRUYENNGUYEN298,000292
11MANELICMINAYA293,500322
12SYEDSHAH290,500143
13COLBYCOVINGTON272,000134
14STEPHENEKIN271,000332
15IRASCHWARTZ266,500362
16ROBERTMANTIN265,000365
17JOSEPHVILLACCI265,000137
18LONIHARWOOD261,500291
19EFTHIMIOSPIPERAKIS260,000315
20JOSEPHMCNEELY252,500171
21ISRARKHAN248,500353
22DAVIDSWATSCHENO247,500166
23RAMINDERSINGH238,000249
24DEVINWEINBERG235,000281
25ARKADIYPERVVY BAKHTIN234,000183
26NOELATHERLEY228,500355
27ZACHARYHAMMONS227,000206
28KIARANMCLAUGHLIN227,000254
29RAFAELREIS225,500237
30CHARLESTOWNSEND223,500136
31MICHAELCHIAPPETTA221,500231
32MOHAMEDSERRY220,000313
33JAMEYDOYLE213,000142
34CHARBELEL BEYROUTI212,500317
35JOSEPHGRECO210,500175
36MELISSABARTELME205,000234
37IMANDAN205,000323
38JEFFREYJOLORTE204,000145
39RICHARDLEGER199,000196
40STAFFANLIND199,000334
41KEVINHO198,000351
42ERICPOLIRER197,500303
43MATTHEWBRETZFIELD195,500255
44JAMESHAMBURGER192,500319
45CHRISTOPHERPOOLE189,000327
46GASTONMICULITZKI187,000238
47MATTHEWCRISSY185,500207
48MARCKROPF184,000168
49RICHARDDE CARVALHO SAUNDERS182,500247
50BLAKEVITA182,000172
51RAFAELBABABEKOV182,000176
52JULIORUIZ180,000218
53CLAIRECHIANG177,500161
54PEYTONPALMA176,500179
55DAVIDMAC DONALD175,500149
56JOHNROVETO175,000217
57RODNEYMORET-ROJAS174,000347
58STEVENKARP172,500272
59TOBYKASSER165,000155
60HAIMTOORGEMAN164,000256
61MICHELGARIEPY163,500204
62JOSEDEL CID CONTRERAS163,000177
63MICHAELGOLDFARB162,500184
64MARCELOBELLIZZI159,500331
65JOELGOSSETT159,000311
66JONATHANBRODY156,500261
67MICHAELHALLEN155,000144
68JORGEDE ARRUDA FERES RIBE154,500333
69MARKALCIVAR152,500205
70RYANVAN SANFORD152,500157
71NAGUIYASSA151,000336
72MICHAELFRYETT149,500203
73REINALDOTROCONIS TRUTSCHEL148,000219
74JOSERODRIGUEZ147,000173
75JOSHUAHILLOCK145,000364
76YAROSLAVNAKONECHNYY144,500354
77LAWRENCEKLUR144,500244
78WILLIEWIGGINS142,000266
79JOSHUAPALMER141,500198
80DOUGLASDECKER141,500343
81LEEHARRISON141,000277
82DANIELDIAMOND139,000212
83ARIDINOV139,000369
84HEIDIERICKSON139,000189
85JOSENIGAGLIONI137,500268
86SCOTTBAUMSTEIN137,000245
87JASONKWARTLER136,500278
88DERRICKCUTLER135,000367
89BRANDONMILLER134,500169
90MITCHELLMANTIN134,500361
91FREDERICODABUS134,000159
92CHRISTOPHERTRYBA133,000195
93RALPHROBINSON133,000181
94RILEYFULLER132,500164
95JERRYWILLIS132,000366
96KEVINLOVE132,000232
97CHRISTOPHERYOUNG130,500185
98PAULOTREU130,500182
99RUSSELLWILLIAMS130,000242
100RICHARDWHITEBROOK129,000209
101THOMASCURTIS128,500192
102JONATHANDOBSON127,500341
103ALFREDOGUEVARA127,000338
104ELIASNASSIF127,000357
105MICHAELGARAVUSO118,000151
106KEMHALLGRANT117,000215
107JACKBATTAGLLA117,000133
108JAIROVELASQUEZ117,000138
109CRAIGWITZ116,500346
110DANIELDOMBROWSKI115,500271
111ANDRESMORALES115,000197
112NISSIMGOZLAN114,000282
113ROLANDOQUINONES113,500253
114JORGEGOMEZ112,000264
115CHARLESODENZ110,000251
116LENOLCLARK JR108,500267
117KEVINNAIM107,000368
118SHAYNEMOGILSKI106,000201
119YAOZHAO103,000297
120PHILIPPEKNAPIC102,000202
121ALANROSENBAUM102,000289
122ESTEBANGARCIA101,500153
123RYANGALPERN100,500293
124HUICUNQIAO99,000287
125FRANKLINMACHADO98,500259
126JUANMUBARAK PERALTA97,500214
127PAULSMERDON97,000252
128DANIELBARNES96,500236
129TRINGUYEN96,500324
130LEROYGRANT96,000306
131CHRYSTIANOLIVEIRA95,000208
132MICHAELBONSIGNORE92,500186
133SCOTTZAKHEIM92,000265
134ZacharyEichenbaum92,000156
135MICHAELGRAFFEO91,500312
136SHADRACH SAMUELTERCY91,500349
137SEBASTIANKOS87,000276
138JASONWANDLING86,500262
139ARNONCLINE84,500211
140TIMOTHYMYERS84,500193
141SOLANGELUCAS84,500216
142NORMANZAPCZYNSKI84,000301
143RICHARDRIVERO84,000178
144ZACHARYMULLENNIX82,500131
145JACOBRISTICH81,500233
146JONATHANLEVY81,500235
147ROBERTCHUSID79,000345
148CARLOSTORRES VAZQUEZ79,000246
149WALTERBRAVO77,500302
150ANGELJARA76,500148
151ANTHONYBENNETT76,000187
152GARYVIEBAHN75,500285
153MICHAELWEINBERG74,500273
154JAVIERRAMIREZ74,500318
155VOITTO AULISRINTALA73,500305
156FARIBORZZOJAJI72,000263
157LUIZDE FARIAS GUIMARES71,000328
158PINCHASCHAKCHAKOV70,500321
159EPHRAIMUZAN67,500269
160HECTORZAYAS VAZQUEZ67,500352
161NATHANPITTS66,500213
162DEJANPETKOVIC64,500167
163ROBERTFLACCO64,000356
164STEPANGUSAK63,500194
165JALENHEALD63,500348
166MARTINST AMAANT63,000315
167JORGEO'FARRIL62,500296
168DAVIDPOURAZAR62,500163
169ROBERTJONSSON59,500286
170MICHAELGULLIFORD58,000279
171BIENVENIDOSANTIAGO57,500283
172ERICPENNER57,500342
173RICHARDLESTER56,500307
174ALEXANDREARSENAULT53,500239
175DMITRYSAVELYEV53,000339
176PHILLIFSCHITZ52,500288
177GUILLERMOHAMILTON50,500299
178STANLEYSANDERS II50,000257
179ISRAELDE LA CERDA50,000146
180THAOLE49,500132
181CARLOSRODRIGUEZ ROJAS48,500152
182ALEJANDROCARRATALA48,500326
183JUANRESTREPO48,500241
184DEVONDMARSHALL48,000309
185JORGESOTO47,500147
186ENRIQUEPEREZ47,000199
187FRANCOISZAYAS47,000191
188JONATHANOUNJIAN46,500337
189JAIMEWIEGREFE45,500139
190STEPHENSMITH43,500158
191CARLOSPEREZ40,000188
192DREWJOHNSON40,000363
193FRANCISMOHAN40,000295
194TIMOTHYKOTOCAVAGE38,000308
195JOELHARWOOD36,000258
196DIANEDEVEREAUX33,000358
197NICHOLASBAURICHTER32,000141
198ALEJANDROFUNES30,000316
199CYBELCABRERO SANTA25,000274
200TOMISLAVKRIZANIC24,000243

Escalator $350: Prize Pool and Payouts with $87,335 and a $3,500 Seat to the Champ

2019 Escalator III Series
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Week 3: $350 Buy-In, $300,000 Guaranteed
No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Entries: 1,380
Prize Pool: $414,000
March 7-10, 2019

1st – $87,335* + $3,500 Seat
2nd – $51,610*
3rd – $32,415*
4th – $27,310*
5th – $22,820*
6th – $18,530*
7th – $14,440*
8th – $10,770*
9th – $7,910*
10th – $5,400*
11th-12th – $4,840
13th-15th – $3,267
16th-18th – $2,185
19th-27th – $1,809
28th-36th – $1,532
37th-45th – $1,323
46th-54th – $1,160
55th-63rd – $1,001
64th-72nd – $858
73rd-81st – $776
82nd-90th – $727
91st-100th – $690
101st-110th – $674
111th-120th – $662
121st-130th – $649

*Prize amount inclusive of $560 Escalator Week 4 seat

Escalator Schedule | Week 3

Week 3 | $350 Buy-In, $300,000 Guaranteed

Final table receives $560 Week 4 entry | Winner receives added $3,500 WPT Showdown Championship seat

Thursday, March 7th

11am: Flight A – $350 Buy-In, $300,000 Guaranteed

  • 20,000 chips and 30-/40-minute levels
  • Registration and re-entry available until the start of Level 9 (about 3:30pm)
  • Play concludes following Level 14 (6:45pm) or 12 percent of the field
  • Day 2 begins Sunday, March 10th at 1pm

7pm: Flight B – $350 Buy-In, $300,000 Guaranteed

  • 20,000 chips and 30-/40-minute levels
  • Registration and re-entry available until the start of Level 9 (about 3:30pm)
  • Play concludes following Level 14 (2:45am) or 12 percent of the field
  • Day 2 begins Sunday, March 10th at 1pm

Friday, March 8th

11am: Flight C – $350 Buy-In, $300,000 Guaranteed

  • 20,000 chips and 30-/40-minute levels
  • Registration and re-entry available until the start of Level 9 (about 3:30pm)
  • Play concludes following Level 14 (6:45pm) or 12 percent of the field
  • Day 2 begins Sunday, March 10th at 1pm

7pm: Flight D – $350 Buy-In, $300,000 Guaranteed

  • 20,000 chips and 30-/40-minute levels
  • Registration and re-entry available until the start of Level 9 (about 3:30pm)
  • Play concludes following Level 14 (2:45am) or 12 percent of the field
  • Day 2 begins Sunday, March 10th at 1pm

Saturday, March 9th

11am: Flight E – $350 Buy-In, $300,000 Guaranteed

  • 20,000 chips and 30-/40-minute levels
  • Registration and re-entry available until the start of Level 9 (about 3:30pm)
  • Play concludes following Level 14 (6:45pm) or 12 percent of the field
  • Day 2 begins Sunday, March 10th at 1pm

7pm: Flight F – $350 Buy-In, $300,000 Guaranteed

  • 20,000 chips and 30-/40-minute levels
  • Registration and re-entry available until the start of Level 9 (about 3:30pm)
  • Play concludes following Level 14 (2:45am) or 12 percent of the field
  • Day 2 begins Sunday, March 10th at 1pm

Sunday, March 10th

1pm: Day 2 – $350 Buy-In, $300,000 Guaranteed

Updated chip counts will be posted each morning | Day 2 table draws and payout information will be posted Sunday prior to the restart

Escalator $250: Prize Pool and Payouts with $62,120 + $3,500 Entry to the Champ

2019 Escalator III Series
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Week 2: $250 Buy-In, $200,000 Guaranteed
No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Entries: 1,431
Prize Pool: $300,510
February 27-March 3, 2019

1st – $62,120* + $3,500 Seat
2nd – $37,330*
3rd – $23,280*
4th – $19,655*
5th – $16,390*
6th – $13,360*
7th – $10,370*
8th – $7,655*
9th – $5,605*
10th – $3,825*
11th-12th – $3,475
13th-15th – $2,317
16th-18th – $1,574
19th-27th – $1,313
28th-36th – $1,105
37th-45th – $944
46th-54th – $817
55th-63rd – $713
64th-72nd – $609
73rd-81st – $552
82nd-90th – $520
91st-100th – $496
101st-110th – $475
111th-120th – $457
121st-130th – $446
131st-140th – $440

*Prize amount inclusive of $350 Escalator Week 3 seat

Escalator $350: Idris Ambraisse Wins $88K and a Showdown Seat Following Outright Win

2018 Escalator Series
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Week 3: $350 Buy-In, $300,000 Guaranteed
No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Entries: 1,435
Prize Pool: $430,500
March 8-11, 2018

2018 Escalator Week 3 champion, Idris Ambraisse

Final results:

1st: Idris Ambraisse – $88,939* + $3,500 Seat
2nd: David Poces – $53,460*
3rd: Scott Levitt – $33,362*
4th: Donald Williams – $28,179*
5th: Joseph Gotlieb – $23,505*
6th: Butch Mitchell – $19,171*
7th: Jordan Wunder – $14,892*
8th: Bobby Leff – $11,013
9th: Ilan Hadida – $8,081*
10th: Michael Johnson – $5,531*
11th: Jonathan Snead – $4,971
12th: David Shmuel – $4,971
13th: Evan Teitelbaum – $3,314
14th: Dejan Petkovic – $3,314
15th: Jose Navarrete – $3,314
16th: Adam Mann – $2,252
17th: Juan Vazquez – $2,252
18th: Brandon Setzer – $2,252
19th: Georges Boyadjian – $1,878
20th: Alan Gold – $1,878
21st: Sean Shah – $1,878
22nd: Gabriel Caballero – $1,878
23rd: Alberto Niebla – $1,878
24th: Shlomi Bracha – $1,878
25th: Ory Hen – $1,878
26th: Michael Graffeo – $1,878
27th: Charlemagne Benjamin – $1,878
28th: Iman Dan – $1,581
29th: Salvador Hernandez – $1,581
30th: Manny Tarich – $1,581
31st: Mark Wahba – $1,581
32nd: Michael Bucar – $1,581
33rd: Franis Margaglione – $1,581
34th: Michael Babani – $1,581
35th: Mark Nahama – $1,581
36th: Ronald Campillpo – $1,581
37th: James Clark – $1,351
38th: Raymond Roberty – $1,351
39th: Alan Saltzman – $1,351
40th: Pedro Palacio – $1,351
41st: Zoltan Czinkota – $1,351
42nd: Arturo Trujillo – $1,351
43rd: Emerson Ward – $1,351
44th: Angelo Miele – $1,351
45th: Karen Mairena – $1,351
46th: Aldring Torres – $1,168
47th: Frederico Dornelas – $1,168
48th: Jordan Meltzer – $1,168
49th: Reinaldo Trutschel – $1,168
50th: Lester Trimino – $1,168
51st: Chad Starker – $1,168
52nd: Robertas Zebrauskis – $1,168
53rd: Kristopher Stupicic – $1,168
54th: Jason Ehlen – $1,168
55th: Dimitry Agracho – $1,020
56th: Jorge Gomez – $1,020
57th: Jonathan Brody – $1,020
58th: Daniel Pearlman – $1,020
59th: Bebert Benhamo – $1,020
60th: Adam Ross – $1,020
61st: Loc Nguyen – $1,020
62nd: Ross Corless – $1,020
63rd: Shariff Nassar – $1,020
64th: Michael Fryett – $871
65th: William Farnan – $871
66th: Charles Horton – $871
67th: Chas Samuel – $871
68th: Paul Balzano – $871
69th: Scott Efron – $871
70th: Nicolas Yunis – $871
71st: John Dermody – $871
72nd: Haim Nagar – $871
73rd: Jordan Keller – $790
74th: Michael Newman – $790
75th: Kenneth Bruno – $790
76th: Roberto Martelo – $790
77th: Adam Koppel – $790
78th: Quyen Hoang – $790
79th: Brian Appel – $790
80th: Andre Rakusa – $790
81st: Alexander Ruth – $790
82nd: Anthony Perrotta – $744
83rd: Bryan Reinsel – $744
84th: Joshua Robins – $744
85th: Christian Rodriguez – $744
86th: Thomas Schlesinger – $744
87th: Paulius Bikus – $744
88th: Juan Rodraguez – $744
89th: Vincent Spadavecchia – $744
90th: Shawn Defoe – $744
91st: Eduardo Kock – $710
92nd: Stephen Novak – $710
93rd: Brian Eisenberg – $710
94th: Frederico Dabus – $710
95th: Michael Mizrachi – $710
96th: Justin Harvell – $710
97th: Marvin Young – $710
98th: Rafael Calero – $710
99th: Andrew Dakoski – $710
100th: Juan Peralta – $710
101st: Dennis Rodriguez – $680
102nd: Colby Covington – $680
103rd: Marc Anderson – $680
104th: Richard Leger – $680
105th: Shadrach Samuel Tercy – $680
106th: Steve Karp – $680
107th: Witold Wasik – $680
108th: Bran Crudden – $680
109th: Haim Toorgeman – $680
110th: Dylan Drazen – $680
111th: Robert Kessler – $654
112th: Vitaly Chaika – $654
113th: Jonathan Williams – $654
114th: Marcus Stein – $654
115th: Joseph Rahman – $654
116th: Edgar Varas – $654
117th: Scott Zakheim – $654
118th: Francisco Castillo – $654
119th: Steven Bennett – $654
120th: Chad Freedman – $654
121st: Randy Burstein – $637
122nd: Antonio Colon – $637
123rd: Blake Kouwenhoven – $637
124th: Michael Kopjanski – $637
125th: Vito Polera – $637
126th: Ievgenii Geletek – $637
127th: Anthony Astarita – $637
128th: Sheldon Gross – $637
129th: Eric Mutschler – $637
130th: Brent Philbin – $637
131st: Nicolas Nieto – $629
132nd: Peter Chin – $629
133rd: Tomislav Krizanic – $629
134th: Adam Reitoral – $629
135th: Christopher Brown – $629
136th: Rayme Silvestre – $629
137th: Nissim Gozlan – $629
138th: Antonio Albanes – $629
T139th: Lawrence Klur – $315
T139th: Kharlin Sued – $315
T140th: Lee Cain – $314
T140th: Wlidir Guerra – $314

*Prize value is inclusive of $560 Escalator Week 4 seat

2018 Escalator Week 3 champion, Idris Ambraisse

Escalator $350: Idris Ambraisse Wins Escalator $350 Outright for $88,939; David Poces — 2nd Place ($53,460)

2018 Escalator Series (Week 3)
$350 Buy-In, $300,000 Guaranteed
Level 32: 75,000/150,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 1 of 1,435 | Structure | Payouts

Idris Ambraisse

The flop laid [7c 5d 3s]. Idris Ambraisse checked and David Poces bet 400,000. Ambraisse raised to 1,000,000 and Poces called.

The turn was the [3h]. Ambraisse lead for 500,000 and Poces moved all-in. Ambraisse called and had the title within reach.

Ambraisse: [5s 5c] for a fullhouse
Poces: [qc 7s] for two pair

River: [6c]

Ambraisse’s boat was best and he earned the outright win in the Escalator $350 scoring $88,939 and a $3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship seat in the process. Poces, meanwhile, scored $53,460 for the runner-up finish.

David Poces

1st: Idris Ambraisse – $88,939* + $3,500 Seat
2nd: David Poces – $53,460*

The complete results will be posted shortly along with a winner’s photo.

Escalator $350: Scott Levitt – 3rd Place ($33,362)

2018 Escalator Series (Week 3)
$350 Buy-In, $300,000 Guaranteed
Level 32: 75,000/150,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 1,435 | Structure | Payouts

Scott Levitt

Short stack Scott Levitt was all-in from the button holding [ks qc] against Idris Ambraisse’s [ah 8c] in the small blind.

Runout: [jc jd 5s 5h 9s]

Ambraisse’s ace-high held and Levitt was eliminated in third place. Ambraisse took the chip lead into heads-up play versus David Poces.

Scott Levitt – Eliminated in 3rd place ($33,362)

Escalator $350: Ambraisse Doubles through Levitt in Huge Pot

2018 Escalator Series (Week 3)
$350 Buy-In, $300,000 Guaranteed
Level 31: 60,000/120,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 3 of 1,435 | Structure | Payouts

Idris Ambraisse was on the button and raised to 250,000. David Poces called from the small blind as did Scott Levitt from the big.

The final three saw a flop of [qh 6h 5d]. Poces and Levitt checked. Ambraisse C-bet 200,000. Both Poces and Levitt called.

The turn fell the [5c]. It again checked to Ambraisse and he again bet, this time 400,000. Poces quickly folded, but Levitt mixed it up raising to 1,200,000. Ambraisse called and it was river time.

The river came the [jh]. Levitt lead for 1,000,000. Ambraisse jammed for 2,890,000 more. Levitt had Ambraisse covered, but just slightly. After some time in the tank, he called.

Ambraisse: [6s 6d] for sixes full
Levitt: [8d 5s] for trip fives

Ambraisse doubled to take a sizable chip lead while Levitt was left short.

Idris Ambraisse – 11,600,000 (96 bb)
David Poces – 8,375,000 (69 bb)
Scott Levitt – 1,550,000 (12 bb)