The 2019 Escalator, officially the Escalator III Series, ran February 20th through March 17th at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. This marked the third iteration of the one-of-a-kind month-long event and it was another huge draw in South Florida.
In all, the events garnered a combined turnout of 5,375 entries generating prize pools totaling $1,437,150. In addition to huge scores, the winners of each tournament were presented a $3,500 entry into next month’s $3M guaranteed WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Championship.
Here’s a look at our champions:
- Week 1: $150 buy-in, $100,000 guaranteed – Charles Odenz, $25,946 + $3,500 seat
- Week 2: $250 buy-in, $200,000 guaranteed – Kevin Ho, $50,540 + $3,500 seat
- Week 3: $350 buy-in, $300,000 guaranteed – Christopher Poole, $50,219 + $3,500 seat
- Week 4: $560 buy-in, $400,000 guaranteed – Ofer Peleg, $60,218 + $3,500 seat
That’s a wrap on the month-long Escalator Series, but there are plenty of big events coming up at the Seminole Hard Rock! Be sure to check out our monthly tournaments HERE and our majors and mid-majors HERE.