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Escalator IV Series Event #3 Returning Day 2 Table and Seats

Escalator IV Series Event #3
$360 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$300,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Players Remaining: 171 of 1,187

Flight A: 167 Entries; 24 Advanced
Flight B: 102 Entries; 15 Advanced
Flight C: 154 Entries; 22 Advanced
Flight D: 172 Entries; 26 Advanced
Flight E: 231 Entries; 33 Advanced
Flight F: 361 Entries; 51 Advanced
Day 2: Sunday at 12pm

TableSeatFirst NameLast NameCitySTChip Count
51DavidZiontsDavieFL118,500
52LuckensonPericlesTamaracFL34,000
53JorgeGomezMiamiFL133,000
54ImanDanMiamiFL81,500
55KevinBuldoCape CoralFL137,000
56AftabShakoorPalm CityFL210,500
57BassamMouradPembroke PinesFL190,000
59OscarApaestigueHialeahFL61,000
61JohnRestrepoMiamiFL271,000
62ReynelHernandezMiamiFL183,000
63AlanRosenbaumVero BeachFL48,000
64CorneliusRogersVero BeachFL196,000
65LakishiaJeffersonPlantationFL198,500
66AllenWhiteCape May ChNJ121,500
68JosiasCardoso Dos SantosKentWA327,500
69ClaireChiangChandlerAZ137,500
71WilmerDiaz LealBarquisimeto132,000
73MichaelVadalaOviedoFL71,000
74FrederickGoldbergDavieFL180,000
75JamesFarnsworthTampaFL67,500
76JonathanGrassoCoral SpringsFL112,000
77MichaelLarkinPalm Beach GardensFL65,000
78RobinelEugeneBoynton BeachFL46,000
79IonGodorojaMooldova111,500
111MarcSacheliMiamiFL138,000
112DevondMarshallMiamiFL100,000
114RobertGianquittiBoca RatonFL102,000
115TuanPhanLake WorthFL99,000
116EliudOrtiz DiazCorazalPR90,000
117KennethKuhlMargateFL66,500
118AntonioReyOrlandoFL112,500
119HaimToorgemanPembroke PinesFL147,500
121EphraimUzanBrooklynNY37,500
122ScottZakheimFort LauderdaleFL92,000
123HenvirgMonjarrezMiamiFL79,500
124AnthonyRuttlerWestonFL64,500
125BalintGaraiHungari69,000
126ZacharyLiversedgeParklandFL139,500
127OnielMccallaMiramarFL83,000
128JacobRistichFort LauderdaleFL47,000
129JaimeGonzalezWest Palm BeachFL338,500
131KeithMoreaBoca RatonFL74,000
132RaminderSinghDelray BeachFL101,500
133ReneMartinezHomesteadFL107,500
134BrandonMillerPalm BayFL188,500
135RobertTannenbaumBoca RatonFL147,500
136GilLevyOldsmarFL154,000
137CindyBaumal-MuchnickAventuraFL76,500
138NicholasDiukEsteroFL44,500
139ThomasGityPort Saint LucieFL216,000
141ManuelAmaro AlvarezLantanaFL171,000
142RaymondRuszkowskiCutler BayFL93,000
143AlcidesGomez IIMiamiFL140,000
144AllanBielerSunriseFL99,000
145PierrotMassenatPembroke PinesFL61,000
146AntonioColonPrincetonFL133,500
147CarlosBezara VivasNaplesFL152,000
148ManuelJoMiamiFL175,500
149HomeroMolinaPembroke PinesFL135,500
191EricBrewsterCoconut CreekFL123,000
192ShawnFaganBoca RatonFL70,000
193HaralambosSideris SansivieroCaracas78,000
194CourtlandTwymanWellingtonFL196,500
195TruyenNguyenWaxhawNC285,000
196RicardoEyzaguirreOrlandoFL222,000
197RaffaelloLocatelliNew YorkNY134,000
198ConorHannanOgdensburgNY115,000
199NeilBlumenfieldFort LauderdaleFL196,000
201ErrolRosenWestonFL97,000
202MichaelKilkerMiamiFL210,000
203CharlesOdenzMargateFL29,500
204PasqualeCaiazzaDavieFL308,000
205AbbeyDanielsCoral SpringsFL71,500
206DavidPocesBoca RatonFL246,000
207AdnanKazimRiverviewFL101,500
208DavidMorenoHallandale BeachFL152,000
209IdoAshkenaziDavieFL439,500
241JosephTrupianoCoral SpringsFL104,500
242ArthurLucasNorth CharlestonSC279,000
243RamonRodriguez CuniMiamiFL122,000
244LawrenceRubensteinCoral SpringsFL211,500
245SalingManayosGreenacresFL75,500
246JamesHamburgerDelray BeachFL54,500
247RussellWilliamsPort St LucieFL98,000
248CharlemagneBenjamin JrMiami GardensFL105,000
249PaulGrigsbyPompano BeachFL106,500
251RomanDohnal97,000
252ArielRosello QuintanaHialeahFL108,500
253NissimVakninDavieFL220,500
254SteveRaemanPompano BeachFL78,000
255JiriHorak113,000
256GeorgeHortelanoPlantationFL146,500
257MarkCannonPort St LucieFL67,500
258LazaroRojasMiamiFL69,000
259DavidShmuelMiamiFL192,500
261YossiBenDavieFL189,000
262PeterFellowsMiramarFL102,500
263HermesAndinoMiamiFL98,500
264KennethFreyBethelCT41,000
265MichaelHernannBonneauSC87,500
266AngeliChaconCaracas City79,500
267SagiZommerFort LauderdaleFL91,000
268AaronBermanWellingtonFL80,000
269LazaroCastellonMiamiFL134,500
271JessicaRosadoOrange ParkFL139,000
272NedPhillipsSingapore46,000
273JonathanOunjianDeerfield BeachFL143,000
274ElliottZaydmanCoconut CreekFL74,500
275RobertHarris JrPalm Beach GardensFL146,000
277DamonWilsonSunriseFL140,000
278DuardoMouchererek CecchinatoWestonFL104,000
279CharbelBeyroutiHollywoodFL150,000
381NissimGozlanPlantationFL86,000
382FranckyDumornayHollywoood271,500
383DavidSwatschenoHollywoodFL92,500
384SyedShahDelray BeachFL177,500
385AldringGomez TorresHollywoodFL76,500
386VitoRecchimurzo DiazSanta Cruz179,500
387Shadrach SamuelTercyJonesboroGA417,500
388ShariffNassarKailuaHI120,000
391CarloRodriguezWestonFL182,000
392MichaelFryettPalm CityFL199,500
393BrianCookEdgewaterFL100,500
394KrishnaNagarajuIsleworth72,500
395MarshaWolakMargateFL138,000
396MichaelTufaroNaplesFL295,000
397MichaelGraffeoBoca RatonFL165,000
398RichardGressPlantationFL160,000
399AlexanderMolinaPembroke PinesFL72,500
401RobertPollmeierRietberg125,500
402BrandonNoeFort LauderdaleFL115,000
403Juan PabloBarbosaMiramarFL192,000
404ElcinCangirMiamiFL168,500
405BruceTurner130,500
406SamuelSternfieldCoral SpringsFL42,500
407Oleg AlikSitnyakorskyMiamiFL70,000
408JabbourAfifPlantationFL66,000
409DanteCollierWestervilleOH112,500
411CoreyDealSnellvilleGA273,000
412MircoScharenSunny Isles BeachFL88,500
413FurkanBegTempeAZ209,000
414MatthewZarcadoolasPembroke PinesFL304,000
415CalixtoRodriguezPembroke PinesFL76,000
416MichaelNewmanNanuetNY136,000
417ZoltanCzinkotaDavieFL34,000
418AlanScheinLighthouse PointFL176,000
421KyleTaddeiCoral SpringsFL191,000
422DavidBradshaw JrDecaturGA73,500
423OryHenPembroke PinesFL156,000
424EduardoChristFort LauderdaleFL131,000
425RoidiRegaladoChicopee MaaMA15,500
426StevenSanzoneWestonFL437,500
427MaxRomanoDollard-Des-OrmeauxQC329,000
431MichaelKjaerulffBoynton BeachFL116,000
432FredericoDabusDoralFL348,500
433VictorTaiebSunny Isles BeachFL45,500
434FrancoisGagneHillsboro BeachFL300,000
435AndrewKaplanProvidenceRI132,000
436JoseRodriguezJacksonMI76,000
437Alesandro,GenovaWoodbridge56,000
438EliasNassifDavieFL245,500
439ByronAlabadoNorth Bay VillageFL343,000
441TheophilusLawsonMiami GardensFL58,000
442BrianBarros VazquezStone ParkIL265,500
443JosephDuchmanMiami BeachFL159,000
444FredericJonesRochesterNY33,000
445CamiloManrique HuiziWestonFL195,500
446RandyBursteinAventuraFL28,500
447AlmogBitonFort LauderdaleFL62,500
448NashaatAntoniousRedington ShoresFL211,000
449BretteDejesusNaplesFL102,500

Escalator IV Series Event #3 Returning Day 2 Chip Counts

Escalator IV Series Event #3
$360 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$300,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Players Remaining: 171 of 1,187

Flight A: 167 Entries; 24 Advanced
Flight B: 102 Entries; 15 Advanced
Flight C: 154 Entries; 22 Advanced
Flight D: 172 Entries; 26 Advanced
Flight E: 231 Entries; 33 Advanced
Flight F: 361 Entries; 51 Advanced
Day 2: Sunday at 12pm

TableSeatFirst NameLast NameCitySTChip Count
209IdoAshkenaziDavieFL439,500
426StevenSanzoneWestonFL437,500
387Shadrach SamuelTercyJonesboroGA417,500
432FredericoDabusDoralFL348,500
439ByronAlabadoNorth Bay VillageFL343,000
129JaimeGonzalezWest Palm BeachFL338,500
427MaxRomanoDollard-Des-OrmeauxQC329,000
68JosiasCardoso Dos SantosKentWA327,500
204PasqualeCaiazzaDavieFL308,000
414MatthewZarcadoolasPembroke PinesFL304,000
434FrancoisGagneHillsboro BeachFL300,000
396MichaelTufaroNaplesFL295,000
195TruyenNguyenWaxhawNC285,000
242ArthurLucasNorth CharlestonSC279,000
411CoreyDealSnellvilleGA273,000
382FranckyDumornayHollywoood271,500
61JohnRestrepoMiamiFL271,000
442BrianBarros VazquezStone ParkIL265,500
206DavidPocesBoca RatonFL246,000
438EliasNassifDavieFL245,500
196RicardoEyzaguirreOrlandoFL222,000
253NissimVakninDavieFL220,500
139ThomasGityPort Saint LucieFL216,000
244LawrenceRubensteinCoral SpringsFL211,500
448NashaatAntoniousRedington ShoresFL211,000
56AftabShakoorPalm CityFL210,500
202MichaelKilkerMiamiFL210,000
413FurkanBegTempeAZ209,000
392MichaelFryettPalm CityFL199,500
65LakishiaJeffersonPlantationFL198,500
194CourtlandTwymanWellingtonFL196,500
64CorneliusRogersVero BeachFL196,000
199NeilBlumenfieldFort LauderdaleFL196,000
445CamiloManrique HuiziWestonFL195,500
259DavidShmuelMiamiFL192,500
403Juan PabloBarbosaMiramarFL192,000
421KyleTaddeiCoral SpringsFL191,000
57BassamMouradPembroke PinesFL190,000
261YossiBenDavieFL189,000
134BrandonMillerPalm BayFL188,500
62ReynelHernandezMiamiFL183,000
391CarloRodriguezWestonFL182,000
74FrederickGoldbergDavieFL180,000
386VitoRecchimurzo DiazSanta Cruz179,500
384SyedShahDelray BeachFL177,500
418AlanScheinLighthouse PointFL176,000
148ManuelJoMiamiFL175,500
141ManuelAmaro AlvarezLantanaFL171,000
404ElcinCangirMiamiFL168,500
397MichaelGraffeoBoca RatonFL165,000
398RichardGressPlantationFL160,000
443JosephDuchmanMiami BeachFL159,000
423OryHenPembroke PinesFL156,000
136GilLevyOldsmarFL154,000
208DavidMorenoHallandale BeachFL152,000
147CarlosBezara VivasNaplesFL152,000
279CharbelBeyroutiHollywoodFL150,000
119HaimToorgemanPembroke PinesFL147,500
135RobertTannenbaumBoca RatonFL147,500
256GeorgeHortelanoPlantationFL146,500
275RobertHarris JrPalm Beach GardensFL146,000
273JonathanOunjianDeerfield BeachFL143,000
143AlcidesGomez IIMiamiFL140,000
277DamonWilsonSunriseFL140,000
126ZacharyLiversedgeParklandFL139,500
271JessicaRosadoOrange ParkFL139,000
111MarcSacheliMiamiFL138,000
395MarshaWolakMargateFL138,000
69ClaireChiangChandlerAZ137,500
55KevinBuldoCape CoralFL137,000
416MichaelNewmanNanuetNY136,000
149HomeroMolinaPembroke PinesFL135,500
269LazaroCastellonMiamiFL134,500
197RaffaelloLocatelliNew YorkNY134,000
146AntonioColonPrincetonFL133,500
53JorgeGomezMiamiFL133,000
71WilmerDiaz LealBarquisimeto132,000
435AndrewKaplanProvidenceRI132,000
424EduardoChristFort LauderdaleFL131,000
405BruceTurner130,500
401RobertPollmeierRietberg125,500
191EricBrewsterCoconut CreekFL123,000
243RamonRodriguez CuniMiamiFL122,000
66AllenWhiteCape May ChNJ121,500
388ShariffNassarKailuaHI120,000
51DavidZiontsDavieFL118,500
431MichaelKjaerulffBoynton BeachFL116,000
402BrandonNoeFort LauderdaleFL115,000
198ConorHannanOgdensburgNY115,000
255JiriHorak113,000
118AntonioReyOrlandoFL112,500
409DanteCollierWestervilleOH112,500
76JonathanGrassoCoral SpringsFL112,000
79IonGodorojaMooldova111,500
252ArielRosello QuintanaHialeahFL108,500
133ReneMartinezHomesteadFL107,500
249PaulGrigsbyPompano BeachFL106,500
248CharlemagneBenjamin JrMiami GardensFL105,000
241JosephTrupianoCoral SpringsFL104,500
278DuardoMouchererek CecchinatoWestonFL104,000
449BretteDejesusNaplesFL102,500
262PeterFellowsMiramarFL102,500
114RobertGianquittiBoca RatonFL102,000
132RaminderSinghDelray BeachFL101,500
207AdnanKazimRiverviewFL101,500
393BrianCookEdgewaterFL100,500
112DevondMarshallMiamiFL100,000
144AllanBielerSunriseFL99,000
115TuanPhanLake WorthFL99,000
263HermesAndinoMiamiFL98,500
247RussellWilliamsPort St LucieFL98,000
251RomanDohnal97,000
201ErrolRosenWestonFL97,000
142RaymondRuszkowskiCutler BayFL93,000
383DavidSwatschenoHollywoodFL92,500
122ScottZakheimFort LauderdaleFL92,000
267SagiZommerFort LauderdaleFL91,000
116EliudOrtiz DiazCorazalPR90,000
412MircoScharenSunny Isles BeachFL88,500
265MichaelHernannBonneauSC87,500
381NissimGozlanPlantationFL86,000
127OnielMccallaMiramarFL83,000
54ImanDanMiamiFL81,500
268AaronBermanWellingtonFL80,000
123HenvirgMonjarrezMiamiFL79,500
266AngeliChaconCaracas City79,500
193HaralambosSideris SansivieroCaracas78,000
254SteveRaemanPompano BeachFL78,000
137CindyBaumal-MuchnickAventuraFL76,500
385AldringGomez TorresHollywoodFL76,500
436JoseRodriguezJacksonMI76,000
415CalixtoRodriguezPembroke PinesFL76,000
245SalingManayosGreenacresFL75,500
274ElliottZaydmanCoconut CreekFL74,500
131KeithMoreaBoca RatonFL74,000
422DavidBradshaw JrDecaturGA73,500
399AlexanderMolinaPembroke PinesFL72,500
394KrishnaNagarajuIsleworth72,500
205AbbeyDanielsCoral SpringsFL71,500
73MichaelVadalaOviedoFL71,000
192ShawnFaganBoca RatonFL70,000
407Oleg AlikSitnyakorskyMiamiFL70,000
258LazaroRojasMiamiFL69,000
125BalintGaraiHungari69,000
257MarkCannonPort St LucieFL67,500
75JamesFarnsworthTampaFL67,500
117KennethKuhlMargateFL66,500
408JabbourAfifPlantationFL66,000
77MichaelLarkinPalm Beach GardensFL65,000
124AnthonyRuttlerWestonFL64,500
447AlmogBitonFort LauderdaleFL62,500
145PierrotMassenatPembroke PinesFL61,000
59OscarApaestigueHialeahFL61,000
441TheophilusLawsonMiami GardensFL58,000
437Alesandro,GenovaWoodbridge56,000
246JamesHamburgerDelray BeachFL54,500
63AlanRosenbaumVero BeachFL48,000
128JacobRistichFort LauderdaleFL47,000
78RobinelEugeneBoynton BeachFL46,000
272NedPhillipsSingapore46,000
433VictorTaiebSunny Isles BeachFL45,500
138NicholasDiukEsteroFL44,500
406SamuelSternfieldCoral SpringsFL42,500
264KennethFreyBethelCT41,000
121EphraimUzanBrooklynNY37,500
417ZoltanCzinkotaDavieFL34,000
52LuckensonPericlesTamaracFL34,000
444FredericJonesRochesterNY33,000
203CharlesOdenzMargateFL29,500
446RandyBursteinAventuraFL28,500
425RoidiRegaladoChicopee MaaMA15,500

Escalator IV Series Event #3 Prize Pool and Payouts

Escalator IV Series Event #3
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
$360 Buy-in/$300,000 Guaranteed
Entries: 1,187
Prize Pool: $356,100
March 5 – 8, 2020

Escalator IV Series Event 3 drew 1,187 entries over the six starting flights to put the $360 buy-in tournament over the $300,000 guarantee.

They combined to push the prize pool up to $356,100 and the last 149 spots will be paid. A min-cash is worth $449 and the Event 3 champion will earn $59,523. The payouts numbers below include a $570 Event 4 seat for the last nine players.

1st: $59,523
2nd: $41,918
3rd: $27,388
4th: $20,438
5th: $15,577
6th: $12,700
7th: $10,587
8th: $8,505
9th: $6,466
10th-12th: $4,513
13th-15th: $3,524
16th-18th: $2,857
19th-21st: $2,330
22nd-24th: $1,920
25th-27th: $1,681
28th-36th: $1,464
37th-45th: $1,253
46th-54th: $1,109
55th-63rd: $997
64th-72nd: $927
73rd-81st: $860
82nd-90th: $800
91st-99th: $748
100th-108th: $695
109th-117th: $646
118th-126th: $597
127th-135th: $548
136th-144th: $498
145th-149th: $449
 – Top nine payouts include $570 Event 4 buy-in

LHPO in Review

The 2020 Seminole Lucky Hearts Poker Open featured 29 tournaments with more than $5,000,000 in guaranteed prize pools. The series opened with the $1,000,000 guaranteed WPTDeepStacks Hollywood event and finished with the $2,000,000 guaranteed WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Championship with a $25K High Roller in the middle.

Brian Altman made World Poker Tour history when he won the LHPO Championship on the final day. He is the first in tour history to win the same tournament twice, this one to go along with his WPT LHPO Championship title from 2015.

In addition to that record, this is also Altman’s sixth career SHRP title putting him in a tie with Raminder Singh for second behind David Prociak.

Raminder Singh captured his sixth title earlier in the series in the $600 Six-Max tournament. Edwards Muñiz had a good opening weekend of the series; he bagged early in the WPTDeepStacks, won $400 Big O tournament on his day off, then shipped the WPTDeepStacks title.

Jonathan Jaffe shipped the $25K High Roller title with Brian Altman on the rail, the Jaffe returned the favor when Altman won the Championship. Then posed after swapping the good luck hoodies.

You can find complete results, updates, and recaps on the event links below.

Jonathan Jaffe, 2020 LHPO High Roller champ with Brian Altman

Edwards Muñiz, 2020 WPTDeepStacks Hollywood Champion
Event 13 Champion Raminder Singh
Event 13 Champion Raminder Singh

Images courtesy of Eric Harkins and Image Masters. If you would like to purchase any prints of your pictures, you can check out his booth in the hallway or visit the Image Masters website.

Brian Altman Wins Second WPT LHPO Championship Title

2020 Lucky Hearts Poker Open
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 18
$3,500 WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed
Entries:  843
Prize Pool:  $2,697,600
January 17-22, 2020

The WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Championship was the headliner on the schedule and it did not disappoint. The $3,500 buy-in tournament drew a great, fun, talented group of players and Brian Altman made history by winning his second career WPT LHPO title for $482,636.

“This is incredibly special. It’s amazing to be the first person to win the same WPT event twice, and kind of cement myself in history with this event,” Altman said. “Obviously it’s fantastic to get big wins, but playing these events I’m happy to put myself in a position to go deep, be chip leader, and make final tables.”

The 843 entries over two starting flights easily surpassed the $2,000,000 guaranteed prize pool and put $2,697,600 up for grabs. The last 106 spots and the field made the money late on Day 2 as Altman and John Dollinger began moving up the accounts.

Dollinger and Altman were among the leaders for the last two days of the Championship and they swapped the lead late on Day 4. It was Altman who bagged the final table lead but Dollinger was only a few chips behind.

Peter Walsworth was the shortest stack coming into the final table, found an early double up, but eventually fell in sixth place to his friend Dollinger.

Nadeem Hirani

Nadeem Hirani also found an early double up but he was sent out in fifth place when his big slick could not hold against the JhTd of Altman.

Nadya Magnus

Russian Nadya Magnus had a chance to put a female name on the WPT Champions Cup but she got in with a big ace that wasn’t as big as Altman’s big slick. She had a great run this week but fell in fourth place.

John Dollinger (left) and Chanracy Kun (right)

Dollinger and Altman held the majority of chips at the three-handed table but Chanracy Khun made a valiant comeback with two doubles. But the comeback ultimately fell short and he was eliminated by Dollinger in third place to set up the heads-up battle for the title.

Dollinger had a significant lead for the title but Altman quickly took back the advantage. On the final hand of the tournament, Altman picked up aces and Dollinger ran into them to end the tournament.

Altman made history by becoming the first player to ever win the same World Poker Tour event twice. He captured the WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Championship in 2015 and added another five years later.

“Winning a second WPT title feels amazing. It’s incredibly special. It doesn’t always work out. I’ve had maybe a dozen or so situations where I’ve gone deep and thought I was going to win and I didn’t,” Altman said. “But that’s how tournaments go. To continually put myself in a position to win tournaments, it feels special.”

On a fun side note, Altman was on hand when friend Jonathan Jaffe won the LHPO High Roller on Tuesday and joined him in the winner’s photo. Jaffe returned the favor today by railing the final table and hopping in the shot.

Final table results:

1st:  Brian Altman – $482,636*
2nd:  John Dollinger – $311,751
3rd:  Chanracy Khun – $230,086
4th:  Nadya Magnus – $171,642
5th:  Nadeem Hirani – $129,438
6th:  Peter Walsworth – $98,686
* First-prize amount includes the winner’s $15,000 entry into the season-ending Baccarat Crystal WPT Tournament of Champions.

Download: Complete Championship results (PDF)