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Escalator $150: Day 2 Chip Counts through Flight D

2019 Escalator III Series (Week 1)
$150 Buy-In, $100,000 Guaranteed

Players Remaining: 73 of 813 | Structure
Day 2 Blinds: 2,000/4,000 with a 4,000 ante

Flight A: 198 Entries, 19 Advanced
Flight B: 154 Entries, 13 Advanced
Flight C: 221 Entries, 20 Advanced
Flight D: 240 Entries, 21 Advanced
Flight E: Friday at 11am
Flight F: Saturday at 11am
Day 2: Sunday at noon

Day 2 chip counts through Flight D:

RANKFIRST NAMELAST NAMECHIP COUNTTABLESEAT
1HECTORPACHECO454,000315
2PHILIPCONSOLO397,500236
3GABRIELSACK389,000354
4FREDERICODABUS274,500307
5DENNISBRINN251,500332
6ARIELROSELLO QUINTANA247,500206
7MATANYEHUDAI244,000207
8JOHANNTIEMANN237,000362
9MICHAELJOHNSON215,000255
10NEILBLUMENFIELD215,000262
11DAVIDNOWLING211,500335
12JORGEGOMEZ186,000246
13GEORGEHORTELANO186,000251
14JOELBORDEN182,000291
15WADEWALKER180,000343
16JEFFREYDOAN172,500264
17JUANDIAZ171,000331
18MAXIMAEROV170,000317
19RONALDHIGGINS JR169,000352
20CHRISTIANSERINO167,000296
21MICHAELO'MALLEY160,000197
22BENJAMINROBINSON159,000299
23MIRIAMTOORGEMAN156,500198
24SCOTTEFRON155,500254
25NANCYBIRNBAUM155,500368
26STEVENBENNETT154,000369
27DANIELGONZALO152,000189
28MICHAELALCANTARA145,000308
29JONATHANLEVY143,500235
30PAULSMERDON142,500289
31ROBERTOBENDECK132,000351
32ERICSNYDER131,000243
33HENRYMILLER129,000261
34NACHUMLUMELSKI127,000192
35RICHARDDE CARVALHO SAUNDERS126,500333
36BRIANGOODMAN123,500305
37EVANTEITELBAUM122,500297
38JOSHUASMITH122,000363
39KIMSCORATOW121,000314
40DAVEPHILLIPS118,500282
41ANDRESMORALES106,500242
42THAOLE105,500342
43DEANPHELPS105,000316
44FELIPEPEREZ100,500288
45ALLOCKWOOD99,000244
46WILLIAMSWICICKA JR95,500191
47RUSSELLBEYER95,500298
48GEORGENAVARRO95,000201
49CHADFREEDMAN94,000361
50SAGIZOMMER93,000233
51HARRYSILVER92,500253
52MIHALYLUKACS90,500208
53ALBERTOFAUR85,000183
54JULIORODRIGUEZ81,000287
55CHRISTOPHERZITO75,000318
56STEVENCABAS74,000181
57STEVENFOSTOFF72,000341
58ROBERTHUGHSON JR65,000182
59RAMINDERSINGH61,500199
60ARIEBEN-MAYOR56,000188
61ROBERTFLACCO51,500344
62ANDREGULLEY50,000209
63IGOREVSEEV48,000359
64KEVINNAIM45,000245
65CHARLESFLEURY44,000281
66EDWARDKOZELSKI42,500263
67MICHAELGULLIFORD42,000353
68DAVIDBAEZ41,500309
69LOUISLEO IV41,000234
70MIGUELCARDENTEY40,500237
71JAMESHAMBURGER30,500334
72WILLIAMRINCON29,000269
73SCOTTPERMANN22,000306

Escalator Schedule | Week 1

Week 1 | $150 Buy-In, $100,000 Guaranteed

Final table receives $250 Week 2 entry | Winner receives added $3,500 WPT Showdown Championship seat

Wednesday, February 20th

11am: Flight A – $150 Buy-In, $100,000 Guaranteed

  • 12,000 chips and 30-minute levels
  • Registration and re-entry available until the start of Level 9 (about 3:30pm)
  • Play concludes following Level 14 (6:45pm) or 8 percent of the field
  • Day 2 begins Sunday, February 24th at 12pm

7pm: Flight B – $150 Buy-In, $100,000 Guaranteed

  • 12,000 chips and 30-minute levels
  • Registration and re-entry available until the start of Level 9 (about 11:30pm)
  • Play concludes following Level 14 (2:45am) or 8 percent of the field
  • Day 2 begins Sunday, February 24th at 12pm

Thursday, February 21st

11am: Flight C – $150 Buy-In, $100,000 Guaranteed

  • 12,000 chips and 30-minute levels
  • Registration and re-entry available until the start of Level 9 (about 3:30pm)
  • Play concludes following Level 14 (6:45pm) or 8 percent of the field
  • Day 2 begins Sunday, February 24th at 12pm

7pm: Flight D – $150 Buy-In, $100,000 Guaranteed

  • 12,000 chips and 30-minute levels
  • Registration and re-entry available until the start of Level 9 (about 11:30pm)
  • Play concludes following Level 14 (2:45am) or 8 percent of the field
  • Day 2 begins Sunday, February 24th at 12pm

Friday, February 22nd (One Flight)

11am: Flight E – $150 Buy-In, $100,000 Guaranteed

  • 12,000 chips and 30-minute levels
  • Registration and re-entry available until the start of Level 9 (about 3:30pm)
  • Play concludes following Level 14 (6:45pm) or 8 percent of the field
  • Day 2 begins Sunday, February 24th at 12pm

Saturday, February 23rd (One Flight)

11am: Flight F – $150 Buy-In, $100,000 Guaranteed

  • 12,000 chips and 30-minute levels
  • Registration and re-entry available until the start of Level 9 (about 3:30pm)
  • Play concludes following Level 14 (6:45pm) or 8 percent of the field
  • Day 2 begins Sunday, February 24th at 12pm

Sunday, February 24th

12pm: Day 2 – $150 Buy-In, $100,000 Guaranteed

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

Daily Tournament Calendar — March 2019

DateTimeBuy-InTournamentDetails
Fri, Mar 111:00 AM$250Escalator III Series Event #2 -- Flight E - $200,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Fri, Mar 17:00 PM$250Escalator III Series Event #2 -- Flight F - $200,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Sat, Mar 211:00 AM$250Escalator III Series Event #2 -- Flight G - $200,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Sun, Mar 312:00 PMDay 2Escalator Series Event #2 - Winner Receives a $3,500 Showdown Championship Event Seat--
Sun, Mar 34:00 PM$250MULTI Satellite into Showdown Events #1 & #9 Plus $480 Cash! - 4 Packages GTDStructure
Mon, Mar 411:00 AM$150Big Stack Double Green Chip Bounty NLH (RE) - $5,000 GTDStructure
Mon, Mar 46:00 PM$130Monday Night Big Stack NLH (RE) - $20,000 GTDStructure
Tue, Mar 511:00 AM$100Big Stack Turbo NLH (RE)Structure
Tue, Mar 56:00 PM$150Triple Stack Tuesday NLH (RE) - $15,000 GTDStructure
Wed, Mar 611:00 AM$90Escalator III Event #3 Mega Satellite (1 in 5) - 2 Seats GTDStructure
Wed, Mar 66:00 PM$150MULTI Satellite into Escalator III Events #3 & #4 Plus $290 Cash! - 4 Packages GTDStructure
Thu, Mar 711:00 AM$350Escalator III Series Event #3 -- Flight A - $300,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Thu, Mar 77:00 PM$350Escalator III Series Event #3 -- Flight B - $300,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Fri, Mar 811:00 AM$350Escalator III Series Event #3 -- Flight C - $300,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Fri, Mar 87:00 PM$350Escalator III Series Event #3 -- Flight D - $300,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Sat, Mar 911:00 AM$350Escalator III Series Event #3 -- Flight E - $300,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Sat, Mar 97:00 PM$350Escalator III Series Event #3 -- Flight F - $300,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Sun, Mar 101:00 PMDay 2Escalator Series Event #3 - Winner Receives a $3,500 Showdown Championship Event Seat--
Sun, Mar 104:00 PM$390Mega Satellite into WPT Showdown Championship Event - 5 Seats GTDStructure
Mon, Mar 1111:00 AM$150Big Stack Double Green Chip Bounty NLH (RE) - $5,000 GTDStructure
Mon, Mar 116:00 PM$130Monday Night Big Stack NLH (RE) - $20,000 GTDStructure
Tue, Mar 1211:00 AM$100Big Stack Turbo NLH (RE)Structure
Tue, Mar 126:00 PM$150Triple Stack Tuesday NLH (RE) - $10,000 GTDStructure
Wed, Mar 1311:00 AM$140Turbo Mega Satellite into Escalator Event #4 - 5 Seats GTDStructure
Wed, Mar 136:00 PM$140Turbo Mega Satellite into Escalator Event #4 - 5 Seats GTDStructure
Thu, Mar 1411:00 AM$560Escalator III Series Event #4 -- Flight A - $400,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Thu, Mar 147:00 PM$560Escalator III Series Event #4 -- Flight B - $400,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Fri, Mar 1511:00 AM$560Escalator III Series Event #4 -- Flight C - $400,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Fri, Mar 157:00 PM$560Escalator III Series Event #4 -- Flight D - $400,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Sat, Mar 1611:00 AM$560Escalator III Series Event #4 -- Flight E - $400,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Sat, Mar 167:00 PM$560Escalator III Series Event #4 -- Flight F - $400,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Sun, Mar 171:00 PMDay 2Escalator Series Event #4 - Winner Receives a $3,500 Showdown Championship Event Seat--
Sun, Mar 174:00 PM$95Step Satellite into WPT Showdown Championship Mega Satellite on March 31st - 10 Seats GTDStructure
Mon, Mar 1811:00 AM$150Big Stack Double Green Chip Bounty NLH (RE) - $5,000 GTDStructure
Mon, Mar 186:00 PM$130Monday Night Big Stack NLH (RE) - $20,000 GTDStructure
Tue, Mar 1911:00 AM$100Big Stack Turbo NLH (RE) - Winner Receives a $390 Showdown Championship Satellite SeatStructure
Tue, Mar 196:00 PM$150Triple Stack Tuesday NLH (RE) - $15,000 GTD - Winner Receives a $3,500 Showdown Championship Event SeatStructure
Wed, Mar 2011:00 AM$100Big Stack Turbo PLO (RE)Structure
Wed, Mar 205:00 PM$1,100 Deep Stack NLH (RE)Structure
Thu, Mar 2111:00 AM$200Omaha 8 or Better (RE) - $5,000 GTDStructure
Thu, Mar 216:00 PM$150Triple Stack Thursday NLH (RE) - $15,000 GTDStructure
Fri, Mar 2211:00 AM$100Deep Stack Turbo Six-Max NLH (RE)Structure
Fri, Mar 226:00 PM$150Friday Big Stack NLH (RE) - $20,000 GTDStructure
Sat, Mar 2311:00 AM$150Deep Stack Saturday NLH (RE) - $15,000 GTDStructure
Sat, Mar 236:00 PM$100Deep Stack Turbo Green Chip Bounty NLH (RE)Structure
Sun, Mar 2411:00 AM$150Triple Stack Sunday NLH (RE) - $15,000 GTD - Winner Receives a $3,500 Showdown Championship Event SeatStructure
Sun, Mar 244:00 PM$95Step Satellite into WPT Showdown Championship Mega Satellite on March 31st - 10 Seats GTDStructure
Mon, Mar 2511:00 AM$150Big Stack Double Green Chip Bounty NLH (RE) - $5,000 GTDStructure
Mon, Mar 256:00 PM$130Monday Night Big Stack NLH (RE) - $30,000 GTDStructure
Tue, Mar 2611:00 AM$100Big Stack Turbo NLH (RE) - Winner Receives a $390 Showdown Championship Satellite SeatStructure
Tue, Mar 266:00 PM$150Triple Stack Tuesday NLH (RE) - $15,000 GTDStructure
Wed, Mar 2711:00 AM$250Seminole Turnpike Series - Flight A - $250,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Wed, Mar 276:00 PM$250Seminole Turnpike Series - Flight B - $250,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Thu, Mar 2811:00 AM$250Seminole Turnpike Series - Flight C - $250,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Thu, Mar 286:00 PM$250Seminole Turnpike Series - Flight D - $250,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Fri, Mar 2911:00 AM$250Seminole Turnpike Series - Flight E - $250,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Fri, Mar 296:00 PM$150MULTI Satellite into Turnpike Series Flight F Plus $1,000 in Cash - 2 Packages GTDStructure
Sat, Mar 3011:00 AM$250Seminole Turnpike Series - Flight F - $250,000 GTD Prize PoolStructure
Sat, Mar 306:00 PM$100Deep Stack Turbo Green Chip Bounty NLH (RE)Structure
Sun, Mar 3111:00 AMDay 2Seminole Turnpike Series - $250,000 GTD Prize Pool--
Sun, Mar 314:00 PM$390Special Mega Satellite into WPT Poker Showdown Championship Event - 20 Seats GTDStructure

Daily Tournament Calendar — February 2019

DateTimeBuy-InTournamentDetails
Fri, Feb 14:00 PM$350Friday Special Deep Stack NLH (RE) - $30,000 GTD - Top Two Receive a $1,100 Big Slick SeatStructure
Sat, Feb 211:00 AM$1,100 February Big Slick Deep Stack NLH (RE) - $50,000 GTD Structure
Sat, Feb 26:00 PM$100Deep Stack Turbo Green Chip Bounty NLH (RE) - $5,000 GTDStructure
Sun, Feb 311:00 AM$150Triple Stack Sunday NLH (RE) - $7,500 GTD - ICM Hard Stop at 5PMStructure
Sun, Feb 34:00 PM$140Turbo Mega Satellite into Wednesday Deep Stack NLH - 2 Seats GTDStructure
Mon, Feb 411:00 AM$150Big Stack Double Green Chip Bounty NLH (RE) - $5,000 GTDStructure
Mon, Feb 46:00 PM$130Monday Night Big Stack NLH (RE) - $20,000 GTDStructure
Tue, Feb 511:00 AM$100Big Stack Turbo NLH (RE)Structure
Tue, Feb 56:00 PM$150Triple Stack Tuesday NLH (RE) - $15,000 GTDStructure
Wed, Feb 611:00 AM$100Big Stack Turbo Pot Limit Omaha (RE)Structure
Wed, Feb 65:00 PM$1,100 Deep Stack No Limit Hold'em (RE) - $30,000 GTDStructure
Thu, Feb 711:00 AM$200Limit Omaha 8 or Better (RE) - $5,000 GTDStructure
Thu, Feb 76:00 PM$150Triple Stack Thursday NLH (RE) - $15,000 GTDStructure
Fri, Feb 811:00 AM$100Deep Stack Turbo Six-Max NLH (RE)Structure
Fri, Feb 86:00 PM$150Friday Night Big Stack NLH (RE) - $20,000 GTDStructure
Sat, Feb 911:00 AM$150Deep Stack Saturday NLH (RE) - $15,000 GTDStructure
Sat, Feb 96:00 PM$100Deep Stack Turbo Green Chip Bounty NLH (RE)Structure
Sun, Feb 1011:00 AM$150Triple Stack Sunday NLH (RE) - $7,500 GTDStructure
Sun, Feb 104:00 PM$140Turbo Mega Satellite into Wednesday Deep Stack NLH - 2 Seats GTDStructure
Mon, Feb 1111:00 AM$150Big Stack Double Green Chip Bounty NLH (RE)Structure
Mon, Feb 116:00 PM$130Monday Night Big Stack NLH (RE)Structure
Tue, Feb 1211:00 AM$100Big Stack Turbo NLH (RE)Structure
Tue, Feb 126:00 PM$150Triple Stack Tuesday NLH (RE) - $10,000 GTDStructure
Wed, Feb 1311:00 AM$100Big Stack Turbo Pot Limit Omaha (RE)Structure
Wed, Feb 135:00 PM$1,100 Deep Stack No Limit Hold'em (RE)Structure
Thu, Feb 1411:00 AM$200H.O.R.S.E. (RE)Structure
Thu, Feb 146:00 PM$150Triple Stack Thursday NLH (RE)Structure
Fri, Feb 1511:00 AM$100Deep Stack Turbo Six-Max NLH (RE)Structure
Fri, Feb 156:00 PM$150Friday Night Big Stack NLH (RE) - $20,000 GTDStructure
Sat, Feb 1611:00 AM$150Deep Stack Saturday NLH (RE) - $15,000 GTDStructure
Sat, Feb 166:00 PM$100Deep Stack Turbo Green Chip Bounty NLH (RE) - $5,000 GTDStructure
Sun, Feb 1711:00 AM$150Triple Stack Sunday NLH (RE) - $7,500 GTDStructure
Sun, Feb 174:00 PM$200MULTI Satellite into All Four Escalator Events + $390 Cash - 2 Packages GTDStructure
Mon, Feb 1811:00 AM$250Holiday Deep Stack NLH (RE) - $30,000 GTD - Final Table Receives $250 Escalator Event #2 SeatsStructure
Tue, Feb 1911:00 AM$100Big Stack Turbo NLH (RE)Structure
Tue, Feb 196:00 PM$200MULTI Satellite into All Four Escalator Events + $390 Cash - 4 Packages GTDStructure
Wed, Feb 2011:00 AM$150Escalator Series Event #1A -- No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) - $100K GTD Prize PoolStructure
Wed, Feb 207:00 PM$150Escalator Series Event #1B -- No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) - $100K GTD Prize PoolStructure
Thu, Feb 2111:00 AM$150Escalator Series Event #1C -- No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) - $100K GTD Prize PoolStructure
Thu, Feb 217:00 PM$150Escalator Series Event #1D -- No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) - $100K GTD Prize PoolStructure
Fri, Feb 2211:00 AM$150Escalator Series Event #1E -- No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) - $100K GTD Prize PoolStructure
Sat, Feb 2311:00 AM$150Escalator Series Event #1F -- No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) - $100K GTD Prize PoolStructure
Sun, Feb 2412:00 PMDay 2Escalator Series Event #1 - Winner Receives a $3,500 Showdown Championship Event SeatStructure
Sun, Feb 244:00 PM$200MULTI Satellite into Escalator Events #2, 3, & 4 + $540 Cash - 2 Packages GTDStructure
Mon, Feb 2511:00 AM$150Big Stack Double Green Chip Bounty NLH (RE) - $5,000 GTDStructure
Mon, Feb 256:00 PM$130Monday Night Big Stack NLH (RE) - $30,000 GTDStructure
Tue, Feb 2611:00 AM$200MULTI Satellite into Escalator Events #2, 3, & 4 + $540 Cash - 2 Packages GTDStructure
Tue, Feb 266:00 PM$150Triple Stack Tuesday NLH (RE) - $15,000 GTD - Winner Receives a $3,500 Showdown Championship Event SeatStructure
Wed, Feb 2711:00 AM$250Escalator Series Event #2A -- No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) - $200K GTD Prize PoolStructure
Wed, Feb 277:00 PM$250Escalator Series Event #2B -- No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) - $200K GTD Prize PoolStructure
Thu, Feb 2811:00 AM$250Escalator Series Event #2C -- No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) - $200K GTD Prize PoolStructure
Thu, Feb 287:00 PM$250Escalator Series Event #2D -- No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) - $200K GTD Prize PoolStructure
Fri, Mar 111:00 AM$250Escalator Series Event #2E -- No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) - $200K GTD Prize PoolStructure
Fri, Mar 17:00 PM$250Escalator Series Event #2F -- No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) - $200K GTD Prize PoolStructure
Sat, Mar 211:00 AM$250Escalator Series Event #2G -- No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) - $200K GTD Prize PoolStructure
Sun, Mar 312:00 PMDay 2Escalator Series Event #2 - Winner Receives a $3,500 Showdown Championship Event SeatStructure

2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Schedule


Primary Event Schedule:

EventDayDateTimeBuy-InTournament Description
1AThu4-Apr11AM$570Deep Stack NLH (RE) - $1,000,000 GTD
1BThu4-Apr6PM$570--
1CFri5-Apr11AM$570--
1DFri5-Apr6PM$570--
1ESat6-Apr11AM$570--
1FSat6-Apr6PM$570--
1Sun7-Apr1PM--Day 2
2Thu4-Apr12PM$360Omaha 8 or Better (RE)
3Fri5-Apr12PM$360Seniors 50+ NLH (RE)
4Sat6-Apr12PM$360Big O (RE)
5Sat6-Apr3PM$250Ladies NLH (RE) - $10,000 GTD - $1,100 Event #9 Seat ADDED to 1st
6Sun7-Apr12PM$300Deep Stack Turbo NLH (RE) - $30,000 GTD
7Sun7-Apr3PM$570Six Max NLH (Single RE) - $50,000 GTD
8Mon8-Apr11AM$360PLO (RE)
9AMon8-Apr12PM$1,100 NLH (RE) - $250,000 GTD
9BTue9-Apr12PM$1,100 --
9Wed10-Apr12PM--Day 2
10Mon8-Apr6PM$150Big Stack NLH (RE) - $30,000 GTD - ADDED $3,500 Championship Seat
11Tue9-Apr11AM$360PLO 8 (RE)
12Wed10-Apr10AM$360H.O.R.S.E. (RE)
13Wed10-Apr12PM$1,650 Purple Chip Bounty (Single RE) - $100,000 GTD
13Thu11-Apr1PM--Day 2
14Wed10-Apr2PM$50,000 Super High Roller (Single RE) - $1,000,000 GTD
14Thu11-Apr2PM--Day 2
15Thu11-Apr10AM$360Omaha 8/Stud 8 (RE)
16Thu11-Apr12PM$2,200 8 Handed NLH (Single RE) - $200,000 GTD
17AFri12-Apr11AM$3,500 WPT NLH Championship (RE) - $3,000,000 GTD
17BSat13-Apr11AM$3,500 --
17Sun14-Apr12PM--Day 2
17Mon15-Apr12PM--Day 3
17Tue16-Apr12PM--Day 4
18Fri12-Apr6PM$150Big Stack NLH (RE) - $30,000 GTD - ADDED $3,500 Championship Seat
19Sun14-Apr11AM$360Black Chip Bounty NLH (RE) - $30,000 GTD
20Sun14-Apr3PM$1,100 Six Max NLH (Single RE) - $100,000 GTD
21Sun14-Apr5PM$2,200 Deep Stack PLO (RE)
21Mon15-Apr3PM--Day 2
22Mon15-Apr11AM$570Big Stack NLH (Single RE) - $50,000 GTD
23Mon15-Apr12PM$25,500 High Roller NLH (RE) - $2,000,000 GTD
23Tue16-Apr12PM--Day 2
24AMon15-Apr5PM$150NLH (RE) $50,000 GTD
24BTue16-Apr5PM$150--
24Wed17-Apr5PM--Day 2 - Held in the Poker Room
25Mon15-Apr6PM$2,200 Eight Handed NLH Turbo (RE)
26Tue16-Apr11AM$5,000 NLH (RE) - $200,000 GTD
27Tue16-Apr12PM$360NLH (RE) - $30,000 GTD
28Tue16-Apr6PM$1,100 NLH Turbo (RE)

Secondary Event Schedule:

EventDayDateTimeBuy-InTournament Description
29Thu4-Apr9AM$80Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #1 ($570/$1M) (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTD - Held in the Poker Room
30Thu4-Apr3PM$200Multi Satellite into Any $570 Event & $1,100 Event (1 in 10) - 4 Pkgs GTD
31Thu4-Apr8PM$140Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #1 (1 in 5) - 2 Seats GTD
32Fri5-Apr9AM$80Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #1 ($570/$1M) (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTD - Held in the Poker Room
33Fri5-Apr3PM$200Multi Satellite into Any $570 Event & $1,100 Event (1 in 10) - 4 Pkgs GTD
34Fri5-Apr8PM$390Turbo Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTD
35Sat6-Apr9AM$80Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #1 ($570/$1M) (1 in 10) -2 Seats GTD - Held in the Poker Room
36Sat6-Apr8PM$390Turbo Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTD
37Sun7-Apr9AM$140Turbo Mega Satellite into any $1,100 Event (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTD - Held in the Poker Room
38Sun7-Apr5PM$140Mega Satellite into Event #9 (1 in 10) - 10 Seats GTD
39Sun7-Apr8PM$140Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #9 (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTD
40Mon8-Apr9AM$140Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #9 (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTD - Held in the Poker Room
41Mon8-Apr3PM$140Mega Satellite into Event #9 (1 in 10) - 10 Seats GTD
42Mon8-Apr10:30PM$140Super Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #9 (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTD
43Tue9-Apr9AM$140Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #9 (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTD - Held in the Poker Room
44Tue9-Apr3PM$150Double Green Chip Bounty NLH (RE) - $390 Satellite Seat ADDED to 1st
45Tue9-Apr8PM$200Turbo Mega Satellite into Purple Chip Bounty (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTD
46Wed10-Apr9AM$200Turbo Mega Satellite into Purple Chip Bounty (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTD - Held in the Poker Room
47Wed10-Apr11AM$390Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 20 Seats GTD
48Wed10-Apr3PM$390Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 10 Seats GTD
49Wed10-Apr7PM$390Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 5 Seats GTD
50Wed10-Apr8PM$130All in or Fold NLH (RE)
51Thu11-Apr11AM$390Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 20 Seats GTD
52Thu11-Apr3PM$390Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 10 Seats GTD
53Thu11-Apr7PM$390Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 5 Seats GTD
54Thu11-Apr10:30PM$375Super Turbo Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 1 Seat GTD
55Fri12-Apr9AM$390Turbo Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTD - Held in the Poker Room
56Fri12-Apr12PM$375Super Turbo Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 1 Seat GTD
57Fri12-Apr3PM$390Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 10 Seats GTD
58Fri12-Apr8PM$390Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTD
59Fri12-Apr10:30PM$375Super Turbo Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 1 Seat GTD
60Sat13-Apr9AM$390Turbo Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTD - Held in the Poker Room
61Sat13-Apr12PM$375Super Turbo Championship Mega Satellite (1 in 10) - 1 Seat GTD
62Sat13-Apr8PM$130Win the Button NLH (RE)
63Sat13-Apr10:30PM$2,625 Super Turbo High Roller Satllite - 1 Seat GTD
64Sun14-Apr9AM$140Turbo Mega Satellite into any $1,100 Event (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTD - Held in the Poker Room
65Sun14-Apr7PM$2,650 Mega Satellite into High Roller Event (1 in 10) - 2 Seats GTD
66Sun14-Apr8PM$130Turbo NLH Survivor (RE) 1 in 10 win $1,000
67Sun14-Apr10:30PM$2,625 Super Turbo High Roller Satellite - 1 Seat GTD
68Mon15-Apr10AM$2,625 Super Turbo High Roller Satellite - 1 Seat GTD
69Mon15-Apr8PM$550Mega Satellite into Event #26 - 2 Seats GTD
70Mon15-Apr10:30PM$525Super Turbo Event # 26 Mega Satellite - 1 Seat GTD
71Tue16-Apr9AM$550Turbo Mega Satellite into Event #26 - 1 Seat GTD - Held in the Poker Room
72Tue16-Apr3PM$300Razz (RE)

February Big Slick: Nick Yunis Scores the W and $25K

February Big Slick
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida

$1,100 Buy-In No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed
Entries: 78
Prize Pool: $75,660
February 2, 2019

Final results:

FINISHNAMEPRIZE
1NICOLAS YUNIS$25,572
2RYAN VAN SANFORD$14,754
3TIMOTHY MILES$9,231
4ALCIDES GOMEZ II$6,242
5MATHIEU SELIDES$4,729
6MATHYEU PROVOST$3,783
7YAYMEL BODES$3,405
8MARC THALHEIM$3,026
9DOLPHUS POWERS$2,648
10COREY BURBICK$2,270

2019 LHPO in Review

The 2019 Lucky Hearts Poker Open ran January 10-22 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. In that time, 25 new poker champions were crowned including local standout Michael Newman in the $360 buy-in, $500,000 guaranteed Ultimate Re-Entry opener.

TD Tony Burns and Event 1 Champion Michael Newman
TD Tony Burns and Event 1 Champion Michael Newman

Joining Newman as an LHPO headliner was Jason Young. Young won the series’ $1,000,000 guaranteed, live-streamed WPTDeepStacks Main Event good for a first prize worth $263,205.

Here’s a look at each of the series champions:

That’s it for the Lucky Hearts Poker Open. Thank you to everyone who played! Next up at the Seminole Hard Rock is the Poker Showdown April 4-16. Full details on that series are available HERE.

Event 25: Matty Bretzfield Wins the $1,100 Pot Limit Omaha Title ($15,323)

2019 Lucky Hearts Poker Open
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 25
$1,100 Big Stack Pot Limit Omaha 
Entries:  84
Prize Pool:  $81,480
January 22, 2019

Matty Bretzfield - Event 25 Champion
Matty Bretzfield – Event 25 Champion

“I was long overdue for a trophy at the Hard Rock.”

After a couple of deep runs in previous tournaments here at Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood, Matty Bretzfield overcame a field of 84 entries to win the final event of the Lucky Hearts Poker Open — $1,100 Big Stack Pot Limit Omaha.

From the Money Bubble to the end of the tournament, Bretzfield held the chip lead most of the way. The final five players agreed to a deal to split the remaining prizepool, and as chipleader, Bretzfield won the title, the trophy, and $15,323.

“It’s 4 am, that’s why I wanted to chop so bad — I’m really tired. But it feels really good, and I’m really happy. I chopped with good people.”

It was a long night for the players at the final table, as it took nearly three hours to drop from 12 players to eight.

Bretzfield has a few victories under his belt, but he really wanted a trophy from Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood, especially after finishing 10th in last August’s SHRPO Championship (earning a career-best $62,415), and 11th yesterday in Event #21, $2,500 No Limit Hold’em.

“The trophy means a lot to me. It’s a sense of accomplishment. My mom just moved down here about two months ago, and she’s never seen me win a trophy. She’s just seen the ones I already have. So now I get to go home and bring it to her, and that means a lot to me.”

This is Bretzfield’s first trophy from the Seminole Hard Rock, but he doesn’t plan on it being his last.

“I just started tournament poker seriously back in August. Now I’m on the circuit grinding and it feels great. Living my dream, living in paradise.”


Final Results:

1st:  Matthew Bretzfield  –  $15,323 + LHPO Trophy
2nd:  Sam Sweilem  –  $14,804
3rd:  Tom Guedj  –  $12,495
4th:  Robert Banks  –  $10,891
5th:  Joseph Rahman  –  $10,307
6th:  Joseph Irgon  –  $4,074
7th:  Mario Cohen  –  $3,381
8th:  Zachary Milchman  –  $2,852
9th:  Farid Dhanani  –  $2,628
10th:  Eitan Elbaz-Dahan  –  $2,444
11th:  Mathyeu Provost  –  $2,281