Big Stack Special: Emerson Ward Wins $16K Following Nine-Way Chop

October Big Stack Special
$100,000 Guaranteed
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
$130 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Entries: 1,186
Prize Pool: $118,600
October 18-22, 2017

October Big Stack Special Winner, Emerson Ward
FINISHNAMEPRIZE
1stEMERSON WARD$16,554
2ndTHUY PAM$14,544
3rdBUTCHIE MITCHELL$11,481
4thHAIM TOORGEMAN$10,198
5thJORGE GOMEZ$9,164
6thHENRY BILLETE$7,710
7thALEXANDER MICHAELS$5,125
8thDANIEL FISHMAN$4,378
9thROBERTO MALDONADO$3,938
10thGABRIEL BARROETA FLORES$1,186
11thSCOTT JORDAN$1,186
12thJONATHAN MARKS$1,186
13thJOAQUIN SOSA$949
14thJIAN ZHAO$949
15thNICHOLAS AVENA$949
16thIFTIKHAR MEMON$806
17thNORMAN SIMMONS$806
18thLAWRENCE KLUR$806
19thANGEL BRACHO$700
20thJENNA GOLDSTEIN$700
21stALDRING GOMEZ TORRES$700
22ndMAHENDRAN RAMANATHAN$700
23rdSTEVEN SONDAK$700
24thJEAN MELGAR VALENCIA$700
25thNAGUI YASSA$700
26thWILMER DIAZ LEAL$700
27thKEVIN BETHEL$700
28thBRANDON SCHWARTZ$593
29thBRIAN HERZFELD$593
30thRICHARD FORTNER$593
31stKENNETH ARNAEZ$593
32ndANDREW FRIER$593
33rdALAN GREENSTEIN$593
34thPAULA HOLDER$593
35thANTONIO CAMPBELL$593
36thJUAN RODRAGUEZ$593
37thVITO POLERA$498
38thJUAN FERRER$498
39thARI DINOV$498
40thLEE STEWART$498
41stRAYMOND ROBERTY$498
42ndANDRES MORALES$498
43rdNIGEL MURRAY$498
44thCESAR AMARAN$498
45thROBERTO BERROCAL$498
46thLINDA LIPKINS$439
47thRICHIE SMOAK$439
48thRONALD CAMPILLO$439
49thALEXANDER CASTANER$439
50thKEVIN IPPOLITO$439
51stLLOYD GUNTHER$439
52ndJOEL BORDEN$439
53rdDANIEL STEVEN$439
54thNAJEEB REYES$439
55thSOLOMON YAGUDAEV$391
56thANDREY KOLCHKOV$391
57thJEFFREY FOGEL$391
58thDARREN RUSH$391
59thSTANLEY POINT DU JOUR$391
60thVINCENT GREEN$391
61stROMAN BOROZAN$391
62ndBARRY CHAZEN$391
63rdALFREDO GUEVARA$391
64thSTEVEN LIPKINS$344
65thJORDAN KELLER$344
66thDEJAN PETKOVIC$344
67thFRANK LERCZAK$344
68thKEVIN MURPHY$344
69thEDUARDO CHRIST$344
70thJAIME PENARANDA$344
71stPETER KLEIN$344
72ndNIZAR DAJANI$344

Daily Tournament Schedule — November 2017

DateTimeBuy-InTournamentDetails
Wed, Nov 111:00 AM$100Big Stack Turbo NLH (RE)Structure
Wed, Nov 16:00 PM$100Big Stack Special NLH (RE) - $15K GTD & Winner Receives a $3,500 RRPO Championship Event SeatStructure
Thu, Nov 211:00 AM$130Mega Satellite into Wednesday, November 8th's $1,100/$30K GTD - 2 Seats GTDStructure
Thu, Nov 26:00 PM$150Triple Stack Thursday Semi-Turbo NLH - $20,000 GTD - 30,000 Starting Units!Structure
Fri, Nov 311:00 AM$100Deep Stack Turbo Six-Max NLH (RE)Structure
Fri, Nov 36:00 PM$150Friday Big Stack NLH (RE) - $15,000 GTDStructure
Sat, Nov 411:00 AM$150Deep Stack Saturday NLH (RE) - $15,000 GTDStructure
Sat, Nov 46:00 PM$100Deep Stack Green Chip Bounty Turbo NLH (RE)Structure
Sun, Nov 511:00 AM$130Triple Stack Sunday Turbo NLH (RE) - $7,500 GTD - 30,000 Starting Units!Structure
Sun, Nov 54:00 PM$390Mega Satellite into RRPO $2M Championship Event - 2 Seats GTDStructure
Mon, Nov 611:00 AM$100Triple Stack Sunday Turbo NLH (RE) - $7,500 GTD - 30,000 Starting Units!Structure
Mon, Nov 66:00 PM$350Mega Satellite into RRPO $2M Championship Event - 2 Seats GTDStructure
Tue, Nov 711:00 AM$130Mega Satellite into Wednesday, November 8th's $1,100/$30K GTD - 2 Seats GTDStructure
Tue, Nov 76:00 PM$150Triple Stack Tuesday Special - $15K GTD & Winner Receives a $3,500 RRPO Championship Event SeatStructure
Wed, Nov 811:00 AM$100Big Stack Turbo NLH (RE)Structure
Wed, Nov 85:00 PM$1,100 No Limit Hold'em (RE) - $30,000 GTD - $13,500 GTD to 1st Place!Structure
Thu, Nov 911:00 AM$100No Limit Hold'em Turbo (RE)Structure
Thu, Nov 96:00 PM$150Triple Stack Thursday Semi-Turbo Special - $15K GTD & Winner Receives a $3,500 RRPO Championship Event SeatStructure
Fri, Nov 104:00 PM$350Friday Special Deep Stack NLH (RE) - $25,000 GTDStructure
Sat, Nov 1111:00 AM$250Holiday Deep Stack NLH (RE) - $30,000 GTD & Winner Receives a $3,500 RRPO Championship Event SeatStructure
Sun, Nov 1211:00 AM$130Triple Stack Sunday Special Turbo NLH (RE) - $15K GTD & Winner Receives a $3,500 RRPO Championship Event SeatStructure
Sun, Nov 124:00 PM$390Mega Satellite into RRPO $2M Championship Event - 10 Seats GTDStructure
Mon, Nov 1311:00 AM$80Turbo Mega Satellite into RRPO Event #1 Plus $200 Cash - 10 Packages GTDStructure
Mon, Nov 136:00 PM$200MULTI Satellite into RRPO Event #1, Any $570 Plus $770 in Cash - 5 Packages GTDStructure
Tue, Nov 1411:00 AM$80Turbo Mega Satellite into RRPO Event #1 Plus $200 Cash - 10 Packages GTDStructure
Tue, Nov 146:00 PM$80Turbo Mega Satellite into RRPO Event #1 Plus $200 Cash - 5 Packages GTDStructure
RRPO November 15-29: Tournament Schedule
Thu, Nov 3011:00 AM$100No Limit Hold'em Turbo (RE)Structure
Thu, Nov 306:00PM$150Triple Stack Thursday NLH (RE) - 30,000 Starting Units!Structure

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Daily Tournament Schedule — October 2017

DateTimeBuy-InTournamentDetails
Tue, Oct 311:00 AM$130Mega Satellite into Wednesday, October 11th's $1,100/$30K GTD - 2 Seats GTDStructure
Tue, Oct 37:00 PM$300Hurrican Irma Relief Charity Event Benefting Feeding South Florida - Over $50K in Cash & Prizes GTD!Structure
Wed, Oct 411:00 AM$100Big Stack Turbo NLH (RE)Structure
Wed, Oct 46:00 PM$100Big Stack Special NLH (RE) - $15K GTD & Winner Receives a $3,500 RRPO Championship Event SeatStructure
Thu, Oct 511:00 AM$130Mega Satellite into Wednesday, October 11th's $1,100/$30K GTD - 2 Seats GTDStructure
Thu, Oct 56:00 PM$150Triple Stack Thursday Semi-Turbo NLH (RE) - 30,000 Starting Units!Structure
Fri, Oct 611:00 AM$100Deep Stack Turbo Six-Max NLH (RE)Structure
Fri, Oct 66:00 PM$150Friday Big Stack NLH (RE)Structure
Sat, Oct 711:00 AM$150Deep Stack Saturday NLH (RE) - $15,000 GTDStructure
Sat, Oct 76:00 PM$100Deep Stack Green Chip Bounty Turbo NLH (RE)Structure
Sun, Oct 811:00 AM$130Triple Stack Sunday Turbo NLH (RE) - $7,500 GTD - 30,000 Starting Units!Structure
Sun, Oct 84:00 PM$390Mega Satellite into RRPO $2M Championship Event - 2 Seats GTDStructure
Mon, Oct 911:00 AM$100Big Stack Turbo Green Chip Bounty NLH (RE)Structure
Mon, Oct 96:00 PM$350Deep Stack NLH Black Chip Bounty - $15,000 GTDStructure
Tue, Oct 1011:00 AM$100Big Stack Turbo Omaha 8 or Better (RE)Structure
Tue, Oct 106:00 PM$150Triple Stack Tuesday NLH (RE) - $10,000 GTD - 30,000 Starting UnitsStructure
Wed, Oct 1111:00 AM$100Big Stack Turbo NLH (RE)Structure
Wed, Oct 115:00 PM$1,100 No Limit Hold'em (RE) - $30,000 GTD - $13,500 GTD to 1st Place!Structure
Thu, Oct 1211:00 AM$100No Limit Hold'em Turbo (RE)Structure
Thu, Oct 126:00 PM$150Triple Stack Thursday Semi-Turbo NLH (RE) - $10,000 GTD - 30,000 Starting Units!Structure
Fri, Oct 1311:00 AM$100Deep Stack Turbo Six-Max NLH (RE)Structure
Fri, Oct 136:00 PM$150Friday Big Stack NLH (RE) - $15,000 GTDStructure
Sat, Oct 1411:00 AM$150Deep Stack Saturday NLH (RE) - $15,000 GTDStructure
Sat, Oct 146:00 PM$100Deep Stack Green Chip Bounty Turbo NLH (RE)Structure
Sun, Oct 1511:00 AM$130Triple Stack Sunday Turbo NLH (RE) - $7,500 GTD - 30,000 Starting Units!Structure
Sun, Oct 154:00 PM$390Mega Satellite into RRPO $2M Championship Event - 2 Seats GTDStructure
Mon, Oct 1611:00 AM$100Big Stack Turbo Green Chip Bounty NLH (RE)Structure
Mon, Oct 166:00 PM$350Deep Stack NLH Black Chip Bounty - $100 For Every Player You Eliminate!Structure
Tue, Oct 1711:00 AM$100Big Stack Turbo H.O.R.S.E. (RE)Structure
Tue, Oct 176:00 PM$150Triple Stack Tuesday NLH (RE) - $10,000 GTD - 30,000 Starting UnitsStructure
Wed, Oct 1811:00 AM$130October Big Stack Special - Flight A - $100,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Wed, Oct 187:00 PM$130October Big Stack Special - Flight B - $100,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Thu, Oct 1911:00 AM$130October Big Stack Special - Flight C - $100,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Thu, Oct 197:00 PM$130October Big Stack Special - Flight D - $100,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Fri, Oct 2011:00 AM$130October Big Stack Special - Flight E - $100,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Sat, Oct 2111:00 AM$130October Big Stack Special - Flight F- $100,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Sun, Oct 2212:00 PMDay 2October Big Stack Special - $100,000 GTD Prize Pool--
Sun, Oct 224:00 PM$390Mega Satellite into RRPO $2M Championship Event - 2 Seats GTDStructure
Mon, Oct 2311:00 AM$100Big Stack Turbo Green Chip Bounty NLH (RE)Structure
Mon, Oct 236:00 PM$350Deep Stack NLH Black Chip Bounty - $100 For Every Player You Eliminate!Structure
Tue, Oct 2411:00 AM$95Satellite into Sunday, October 29th RRPO Championship Event Mega Satellite - 5 Seats GTDStructure
Tue, Oct 246:00 PM$150Triple Stack Tuesday NLH (RE) - $15,000 GTD - 30,000 Starting UnitsStructure
Wed, Oct 2511:00 AM$100Big Stack Turbo NLH (RE)Structure
Wed, Oct 256:00 PM$100Big Stack NLH (RE)Structure
Thu, Oct 2611:00 AM$95Satellite into Sunday, October 29th RRPO Championship Event Mega Satellite - 5 Seats GTDStructure
Thu, Oct 266:00 PM$150Triple Stack Thursday Semi-Turbo NLH (RE) - $20,000 GTDStructure
Fri, Oct 274:00 PM$350Friday Special Deep Stack NLH (RE) - $25,000 GTD - Winner Receives a $3,500 RRPO Championship Event SeatStructure
Sat, Oct 2811:00 AM$150Deep Stack Saturday NLH (RE) - $15,000 GTDStructure
Sat, Oct 286:00 PM$100Deep Stack Green Chip Bounty Turbo NLH (RE)Structure
Sun, Oct 2911:00 AM$130Triple Stack Sunday Turbo NLH (RE) - $15,000 GTD - Winner Receives a $3,500 RRPO Championship Event SeatStructure
Sun, Oct 294:00 PM$390Mega Satellite into RRPO $2M Championship Event - 5 Seats GTDStructure
Mon, Oct 3011:00 AM$100Big Stack Turbo Green Chip Bounty NLH (RE)Structure
Mon, Oct 306:00 PM$350Deep Stack NLH Black Chip Bounty - $100 For Every Player You Eliminate!Structure
Tue, Oct 3111:00 AM$95Satellite into Sunday, November 5th RRPO Championship Event Mega Satellite - 5 Seats GTDStructure
Tue, Oct 316:00 PM$150Triple Stack Tuesday NLH (RE)Structure

2017 Rock N Roll Poker Open Schedule

2014 Rock 'N' Roll Poker Open

Primary Event Schedule

EventDayDateTimeBuy-InTournamentStructure
1AWed15-Nov11AM$360Ultimate Re-Entry NLH $500K GTDDetails
1BWed15-Nov5PM$360--Details
1CThur16-Nov11AM$360--Details
1DThur16-Nov5PM$360--Details
1EFri17-Nov11AM$360--Details
1FFri17-Nov5PM$360--Details
1GSat18-Nov11AM$360--Details
1HSat18-Nov5PM$360--Details
1Sun19-Nov1PM--Day 2--
2Wed15-Nov11AM$300Omaha 8 or Better (Re-Entry)Structure
3Thur16-Nov11AM$300Seniors 50+ NLH (Re-Entry)Structure
4Fri17-Nov12PM$360PLO (Re-Entry)Structure
5Sun19-Nov12PM$360Turbo Black Chip Bounty NLH (Re-Entry) $30K GTDStructure
6AMon20-Nov11AM$570Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry) $250K GTDStructure
6BMon20-Nov6PM$570--Structure
6CTues21-Nov11AM$570--Structure
6DTues21-Nov6PM$570--Structure
6Wed22-Nov1PM--Day 2--
7Mon20-Nov12PM$360PLO 8 or Better (Re-Entry)Structure
8Tues21-Nov12PM$360Six-Max NLH (Single Re-Entry)Structure
9AFri24-Nov12PM$3,500 Championship NLH (Re-Entry) $2M GTDStructure
9BSat25-Nov12PM$3,500 Championship NLH (Re-Entry) $2M GTDStructure
9Sun26-Nov12PM--Day 2--
9Mon27-Nov12PM--Day 3--
9Tues28-Nov12PM--Day 4--
9Wed29-Nov12PM--Day 5 (Final Table)--
10Sun26-Nov12PM$360Big Stack Turbo NLH (Re-Entry) $30K GTDStructure
11Sun26-Nov3PM$1,650 Purple Chip Bounty NLH (Re-Entry) $100K GTDStructure
11Mon27-Nov2PM--Day 2--
12AMon27-Nov11AM$150NLH (Re-Entry) $100K GTDStructure
12BMon27-Nov3PM$150--Structure
12CMon27-Nov7PM$150--Structure
12DTues28-Nov11AM$150--Structure
12ETues28-Nov3PM$150--Structure
12FTues28-Nov7PM$150--Structure
12Wed29-Nov1PM--Day 2--
13Mon27-Nov12PM$5,000 NLH (Re-Entry) $200K GTDStructure
14Mon27-Nov6PM$1,100 Turbo NLH (Re-Entry)Structure
15Tues28-Nov12PM$300HORSE (Re-Entry)Structure
16Wed29-Nov12PM$250NLH (Re-Entry) $30K GTDStructure
17Wed29-Nov6PM$100NLH (Re-Entry) $20K GTDStructure

Secondary Event Schedule

EventDayDateTimeBuy-InTournamentStructure
18Thurs16-Nov9AM$90Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #1 - 2 Seats GTD (1 in 5)***Structure
19Thurs16-Nov3PM$150Multi Satellite into Event #1 & 6 Plus $270 Cash - 2 Pkgs GTD (1 in 10)Structure
20Thurs16-Nov8PM$150Multi Satellite into Event #1 & 6 Plus $270 Cash - 2 Pkgs GTD (1 in 10)Structure
21Fri17-Nov9AM$90Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #1 - 2 Seats GTD (1 in 5)***Structure
22Fri17-Nov3PM$150Multi Satellite into Event #1 & 6 Plus $270 Cash - 2 Pkgs GTD (1 in 10)Structure
23Fri17-Nov8PM$150Multi Satellite into Event #1 & 6 Plus $270 Cash - 2 Pkgs GTD (1 in 10)Structure
24Sat18-Nov9AM$90Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #1 - 2 Seats GTD (1 in 5)***Structure
25Sat18-Nov8PM$390Turbo Mega Championship Satellite - 2 Seats GTD (1 in 10)Structure
26Sun19-Nov9AM$140Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #6 - 2 Seats GTD (1 in 5)***Structure
27Sun19-Nov8PM$390Turbo Mega Championship Satellite - 2 Seats GTD (1 in 10)Structure
28Mon20-Nov9AM$140Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #6 - 2 Seats GTD (1 in 5)***Structure
29Mon20-Nov8PM$140Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #6 - 4 Seats GTD (1 in 5)Structure
30Tues21-Nov9AM$140Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #6 - 2 Seats GTD (1 in 5)***Structure
31Tues21-Nov7PM$150Survivor NLH (Re-entry) - 1 in 10 wins $1,200Structure
32Wed22-Nov9AM$390Turbo Championship Satellite - 2 Seats GTD (1 in 10)***Structure
33Wed22-Nov11AM$390Mega Championship Satellite - 20 Seats GTD (1 in 10)Structure
34Wed22-Nov3PM$390Mega Championship Satellite - 10 Seats GTD (1 in 10)Structure
35Wed22-Nov6PM$390Mega Championship Satellite - 5 Seats GTD (1 in 10)Structure
36Wed22-Nov8PM$200Turbo Championship Satellite - 2 Seats GTD (1 in 20)Structure
37Thurs23-Nov6PM$150Survivor NLH (Re-Entry) - 1 in 10 wins $1,200Structure
38Thurs23-Nov8PM$390Turbo Championship Satellite - 2 Seats GTD (1 in 10)Structure
39Fri24-Nov9AM$390Turbo Championship Satellite - 2 Seats GTD (1 in 10)***Structure
40Fri24-Nov3PM$390Mega Championship Satellite - 5 Seats GTD (1 in 10)Structure
41Fri24-Nov8PM$390Turbo Championship Satellite - 2 Seats GTD (1 in 10)Structure
42Fri24-Nov10:30PM$375Super Turbo Championship Satellite - 1 Seat GTD (1 in 10)Structure
43Sat25-Nov9AM$390Turbo Championship Satellite - 2 Seats GTD (1 in 10)***Structure
44Sat25-Nov12PM$375Last Chance Super Turbo Championship Satellite - 1 Seat GTD (1 in 10)Structure
45Sat25-Nov8PM$200Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #11 - 2 Seats GTD (1 in 10)Structure
46Sun26-Nov7PM$150Survivor NLH (Re-Entry) - 1 in 10 wins $1,200Structure
47Sun26-Nov8PM$550Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #13 - 1 Seat GTD (1 in 10)Structure

 

2017 Fun in the Sun Schedule

EventDayDateTimeBuy-InTournamentStructure
1ATue26-Dec11AM$250F.I.T.S. Event #1 Day 1A -- Big Stack NLH (RE) -- $50,000 GuaranteedStructure
1BTue26-Dec7PM$250F.I.T.S. Event #1 Day 1B -- Big Stack NLH (RE) -- $50,000 GuaranteedStructure
1Wed27-Dec2PM--Day 2 -- F.I.T.S. Event #1--
2Wed27-Dec6PM$130F.I.T.S. Event #2 Deep Stack Turbo NLH (RE) -- $15,000 GTD - $1,100 WPTDeepStacks Seat ADDED!Structure
3Thur28-Dec11AM$350F.I.T.S. Event #3 Black Chip Bounty NLH (RE) -- $25,000 GTD - $3,500 WPT Championship Seat ADDED!Structure
4Fri29-Dec11AM$250F.I.T.S. Event #4 Big Stack NLH (RE) -- $25,000 GuaranteedStructure
5Fri29-Dec6PM$130F.I.T.S. Event #5 Deep Stack Turbo NLH (RE) -- $15K GTD- $1,100 WPTDeepStacks Seat ADDED!Structure
6Sat30-Dec11AM$560F.I.T.S. Event #6 F.I.T.S. Main Event Deep Stack NLH (RE) -- $50,000 GuaranteedStructure

Over $66K Raised for Feeding South Florida in PokerStars Hurricane Irma Charity Event

2017 PokerStars Charity Event Benefiting Feeding South Florida
Hurricane Irma Relief
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
$300 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Entries: 124
Prize Pool: $10,500
October 3, 2017

PokerStars and the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida teamed up for a charity event benefiting Feeding South Florida’s Hurricane Irma relief efforts.

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Tournament Director Tony Burns (left) and Feeding South Florida CEO Paco Velez kick off the event

The event boasted a $300 buy-in and saw South Florida poker pros, amateurs and television and radio personalities compete for over $50,000 in prizes.

ESPN’s Israel Gutierrez
Recording artist FRAN¢ aka former Miami Dolphin A.J. Francis

After the first $10,500, 100 percent of tournament buy-ins went directly to charity. PokerStars matched the prize pool’s charitable contribution and that was paired with the money raised by silent auction items. In the end, over $66,000* was raised with Bryan Emory of Plantation, Florida. going down as the tournament’s champion.

Bryan Emory (right) poses with Seminole Hard Rock Tournament Director Tony Burns

“I put three [entries] into it,” Emory said of his charitable contribution. “I probably wouldn’t normally do that […] It’s a good cause.”

In addition to $3,000 in cash, Emory earned a PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Championship package.

“I took a break [from][poker] for the past few months and I’m ready to get to play and travel a little bit. I’m super excited,” Emory said of winning the package.

Bryan Emory

Final results:

1st: Bryan Emory – $3,000 + PCA Championship Package
2nd: Alberto Rodriguez – $2,000 + $10,000 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Entry
3rd: Paul Balzano – $1,400 + $5,250 SHRPO Championship Entry
4th: Natasha Mercier – $1,100 + $3,500 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Entry
5th: Scott Bailey – $800 + Hard Rock Punta Cana Three-Night Stay
6th: Mark Smith – $700 + Party Like a Rock Star Basket (Jason Taylor Guitar)
7th: Chris Van Vliet – $600 + Party Like a Rock Star Basket (Boston Guitar)
8th: Scott Bailey – $500 + Party Like a Rock Star Basket (Chris Rock Guitar)
9th: Gil Aboodi – $400 + Party Like a Rock Start Basket (Yes Guitar)

Preceding the tournament was an exclusive player party featuring passed hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.

In addition to player entry fees and PokerStars match, money raised in the silent auction went toward Feeding South Florida

Hurricane Irma was one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the Atlantic and caused catastrophic damage. Feeding South Florida is the leading domestic hunger relief organization in South Florida with 98 percent of all donations put directly back in to the community. The organization serves Broward, Miami-Dade,Palm Beach and Monroe Counties. According to the organization’s CEO, every dollar affords them up to six meals for a needy Floridian.

Thank you to all who participated in this charitable event!

*$66,000 figure includes tournament prize pool donations along with all silent auction items and independent donations.

PokerStars Charity Event: Down to the Final Nine and in the Money

PokerStars Hurricane Irma Relief Charity Poker Tournament
Level 13: 4,000/8,000 | Structure
Players Remaining: 9 of 124

The PokerStars Hurricane Irma Relief Charity Poker Tournament benefiting Feeding South Florida is down to the final nine. Here’s a look at who’s left:

Seat 1: John Bond
Seat 2: Natasha Mercier
Seat 3: Scott Bailey
Seat 4: Gil Aboodi
Seat 5: Chris Van Vliet
Seat 6: Bryan Emory
Seat 7: Paul Balzano
Seat 8: Alberto “Terminator” Rodriguez
Seat 9: “Scooter” Mark Smith

1st – $3,000 + PCA Championship Package
2nd – $2,000 + $10,000 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Entry
3rd – $1,400 + $5,250 SHRPO Championship Entry
4th – $1,100 + $3,500 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Entry
5th – $800 + Hard Rock Punta Cana Three-Night Stay
6th – $700 + Party Like a Rock Star Basket (Jason Taylor Guitar)
7th – $600 + Party Like a Rock Star Basket (Boston Guitar)
8th – $500 + Party Like a Rock Star Basket (Chris Rock Guitar)
9th – $400 + Party Like a Rock Start Basket (Yes Guitar)

PokerStars Charity Event: Natasha Gets the Best of Jason

PokerStars Hurricane Irma Relief Charity Poker Tournament
Level 12: 3,000/6,000 | Structure
Players Remaining: 18 of 124

Natasha (left) and Jason Mercier

Husband and wife duo Natasha and Jason Mercier found themselves seated next to eachother late in the PokerStars Hurricane Irma Relief Charity Tournament. Natasha outlasted Jason, as he’s one of the event’s most recent eliminations.

PokerStars Charity Event: Registration Closed

PokerStars Hurricane Irma Relief Charity Poker Tournament
Level 9: 800/1,600 | Structure
Players Remaining: 47 of 124

In addition to player entry fees and PokerStars match, money raised in the silent auction will go toward Feeding South Florida

Registration is closed in the PokerStars Hurricane Irma Relief Charity Poker Tournament benefiting Feeding South Florida. The field sits at 124 players and PokerStars is set to match their charitable contribution to the prize pool. We will provide the final tally at the end of the event.