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Big Stack Special: Chip Counts through Flight B

April Big Stack Special
$130 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$100,000 Guaranteed
| Structure
Total Players Remaining: 40 of 346
Day 2 Blinds: 2,000/4,000 with a 4,000 ante

Flight A: 155 Entries, 19 Advanced
Flight B: 191 Entries, 21 Advanced
Flight C/D: Thursday at 11am/7pm
Flight E/F: Friday at 11am/7pm
Flight G: Saturday at 11am
Day 2: Sunday at 12pm

Day 2 chip counts

RANKFIRST NAMELAST NAMECHIP COUNTTABLESEAT
1PETERCHIN444,000194
2DAVIDSHMUEL323,000149
3RASHIDMIDDLETON309,000318
4MICHAELNEWMAN295,000251
5JESICALEAL GONZALEZ278,000285
6LUISBASTIDAS265,000195
7YIGALHEN260,000342
8GERARDOGONZALEZ232,000295
9CARLOSYEPEZ194,000284
10GinoldRendel182,000332
11THOMASGARI168,000317
12ANDRESMORALES148,000331
13BRUNELSICAR120,000241
14VINCENZOFRANCAVILLA116,000216
15NORMANGUIGUI110,000353
16ANDREWJONES109,000263
17DEBORAHMUHA107,000363
18DANIELAGUIRRE106,000307
19CAREYPICKUS101,000147
20RONNIEBENSIMON100,000184
21MATHIEUKERRY98,000296
22MARCCOHEN94,000262
23RODRIGOARAYA FIGUEROA94,000354
24STUARTCHESHIRE93,000148
25MIKEZHOLENDZ86,000249
26ALBERTONIEBLA76,000306
27PHILLIFSCHITZ76,000343
28RYANWELSH73,000205
29MICHAELBUCAR73,000239
30JonAldalur63,000138
31JACINTOALLEGUE54,000238
32LEWISVALBUENA53,000341
33RODOLFORODRIGUEZ52,000364
34JOSEGARCIA51,000252
35JUANFERRER48,000206
36MAURICELIGHTNER47,000217
37JAIMEWIEGREFE46,000137
38ROMANOJEDA42,000352
39HAROLDPAWLUK29,000183
40LUISNUNEZ24,000339

April Big Stack Special Details — $130 buy-in, $100K Gtd Wednesday-Sunday

Wednesday, April 24th

11am: Flight A – $130 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

  • $130 buy-in, $100,000 guaranteed
  • 15,000 chips and 30-minute levels
  • Registration and re-entry available until the start of Level 9 (about 3:30pm)
  • Play concludes following Level 14 (about 6:40pm)
  • Day 2 Sunday, April 28th at12pm

7pm: Flight B – $130 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

  • $130 buy-in, $100,000 guaranteed
  • 15,000 chips and 30-minute levels
  • Registration and re-entry available until the start of Level 9 (about 11:30pm)
  • Play concludes following Level 14 (about 2:40am)
  • Day 2 Sunday, April 28th at 12pm
Thursday, April 25th

11am: Flight C – $130 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

  • $130 buy-in, $100,000 guaranteed
  • 15,000 chips and 30-minute levels
  • Registration and re-entry available until the start of Level 9 (about 3:30pm)
  • Play concludes following Level 14 (about 6:40pm)
  • Day 2 Sunday, April 28th at 12pm

7pm: Flight D – $130 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

  • $130 buy-in, $100,000 guaranteed
  • 15,000 chips and 30-minute levels
  • Registration and re-entry available until the start of Level 9 (about 11:30pm)
  • Play concludes following Level 14 (about 2:40am)
  • Day 2 Sunday, April 28th at 12pm
Friday, April 26th

11am: Flight E – $130 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

  • $130 buy-in, $100,000 guaranteed
  • 15,000 chips and 30-minute levels
  • Registration and re-entry available until the start of Level 9 (about 3:30pm)
  • Play concludes following Level 14 (about 6:40pm)
  • Day 2 Sunday, April 28th at 12pm

7pm: Flight F – $130 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

  • $130 buy-in, $100,000 guaranteed
  • 15,000 chips and 30-minute levels
  • Registration and re-entry available until the start of Level 9 (about 11:30pm)
  • Play concludes following Level 14 (about 2:40am)
  • Day 2 Sunday, April 28th at 12pm
Saturday, April 27th

11am: Flight G – $130 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

  • $130 buy-in, $100,000 guaranteed
  • 15,000 chips and 30-minute levels
  • Registration and re-entry available until the start of Level 9 (about 3:30pm)
  • Play concludes following Level 14 (about 6:40pm)
  • Day 2 Sunday, April 28th at 12pm
Sunday, April 28th

12pm: Day 2 – $130 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

Poker Promotions — May 2019

Cash Game Promotions
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Tournament Promotions

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Daily Tournament Calendar — May 2019

DateTimeBuy-InTournamentDetails
Wed, May 111:00 AM$140Mega Satellite into May Wednesday Night or Big Slick - 2 Seats GTDComing Soon
Wed, May 15:00 PM$1,100 Wednesday Night Deep Stack NLH - $30,000 GTDComing Soon
Thu, May 211:00 AM$140Mega Satellite into May Big Slick - 2 Seats GTDComing Soon
Thu, May 26:00 PM$150Triple Stack Thursday NLH - $15,000 GTDComing Soon
Fri, May 34:00 PM$350Friday Special Deep Stack NLH - $30,000 GTD & Top 2 Receive $1,100 Big Slick SeatsComing Soon
Sat, May 411:00 AM$1,100 May Big Slick Deep Stack NLH - $50,000 GTDComing Soon
Sat, May 46:00 PM$100Deep Stack Turbo Green Chip Bounty - $5,000 GTDComing Soon
Sun, May 511:00 AM$150Triple Stack Sunday NLH - $15,000 GTD & Winner Receives $1,650 May DSS Main Event SeatComing Soon
Sun, May 54:00 PM$200Mega Satellite into May Deep Stack Series Main Event - 2 Seats GTDComing Soon
Mon, May 611:00 AM$150Big Stack Double Green Chip Bounty NLH - $5,000 GTDComing Soon
Mon, May 66:00 PM$130Monday Night Big Stack NLH - $20,000 GTDComing Soon
Tue, May 711:00 AM$100Big Stack Turbo NLHComing Soon
Tue, May 76:00 PM$150Triple Stack Tuesday NLH - $15,000 GTDComing Soon
Wed, May 811:00 AM$130May Big Stack Special - Flight A - $100,000 GTD Prize PoolComing Soon
Wed, May 87:00 PM$130May Big Stack Special - Flight B - $100,000 GTD Prize PoolComing Soon
Thu, May 911:00 AM$130May Big Stack Special - Flight C - $100,000 GTD Prize PoolComing Soon
Thu, May 97:00 PM$130May Big Stack Special - Flight D - $100,000 GTD Prize PoolComing Soon
Fri, May 1011:00 AM$130May Big Stack Special - Flight E - $100,000 GTD Prize PoolComing Soon
Fri, May 107:00 PM$130May Big Stack Special - Flight F - $100,000 GTD Prize PoolComing Soon
Sat, May 111:00 PMDay 2May Big Stack Special - $100,000 GTD Prize PoolComing Soon
Sat, May 116:00 PM$100Deep Stack Turbo Green Chip Bounty - $5,000 GTDComing Soon
Sun, May 1211:00 AM$150Triple Stack Sunday NLHComing Soon
Sun, May 124:00 PM$200Mega Satellite into May Deep Stack Series Main Event - 2 Seats GTDComing Soon
Mon, May 1311:00 AM$100Big Stack Double Green Chip Bounty NLH - $5,000 GTDComing Soon
Mon, May 136:00 PM$130Monday Night Big Stack NLH - $20,000 GTDComing Soon
Tue, May 1411:00 AM$100Big Stack Turbo NLHComing Soon
Tue, May 146:00 PM$150Triple Stack Tuesday NLH - $10,000 GTDComing Soon
Wed, May 1511:00 AM$90Mega Turbo Satellite into May Deep Stack Series Event #1 - 10 Seats GTDComing Soon
Wed, May 156:00 PM$90Mega Turbo Satellite into May Deep Stack Series Event #1 - 5 Seats GTDComing Soon
Thu, May 1611:00 AM$350Deep Stack No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) Day 1A - $150,000 GTDStructure
Thu, May 166:00 PM$140Multi Satellite into Event #1 & #3 Plus $330 Cash ($350 & $560) - 4 Packages GTD - 1 in 10Coming Soon
Fri, May 1711:00 AM$350Deep Stack No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) Day 1B - $150,000 GTDStructure
Fri, May 176:00 PM$140Multi Satellite into Event #1 & #3 Plus $330 Cash ($350 & $560) - 4 Packages GTD - 1 in 10Coming Soon
Sat, May 1811:00 AM$350Deep Stack No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) Day 1C - $150,000 GTDStructure
Sat, May 186:00 PM$250Multi Satellite into Event #3 & #5 ($560 & $1,650) - 2 Packages GTD - 1 in 10Coming Soon
Sun, May 1912:00 PMDay 2Deep Stack No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) - $150,000 GTD--
Sun, May 196:00 PM$150Deep Stack Turbo No Limit Hold'em - $10,000 GTDStructure
Mon, May 2011:00 AM$560Deeper Stack No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) Day 1A- $150,000 GTDStructure
Mon, May 206:00 PM$130Deep Stack No Limit Hold'em - $20,000 GTDStructure
Tue, May 2111:00 AM$560Deeper Stack No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) Day 1B - $150,000 GTDStructure
Tue, May 216:00 PM$250Multi Satellite into Event #5 Plus $500 Cash - 2 Packages GTD - 1 in 10Coming Soon
Wed, May 2212:00 PMDay 2Deeper Stack No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) - $150,000 GTD--
Wed, May 226:00 PM$250Multi Satellite into Event #5 Plus $500 Cash - 4 Packages GTD - 1 in 10Coming Soon
Thu, May 2311:00 AM$1,650 Deepest Stack No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) Day 1A - $300,000 GTDStructure
Thu, May 236:00 PM$250Multi Satellite into Event #5 Plus $500 Cash - 4 Packages GTD - 1 in 10Coming Soon
Fri, May 2411:00 AM$1,650 Deepest Stack No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) Day 1B - $300,000 GTDStructure
Sat, May 2511:00 AM$1,650 Deepest Stack No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) Day 1C - $300,000 GTDStructure
Sat, May 256:00 PM$150Deep Stack Turbo Double Green Chip Bounty NLH - $10,000 GTDStructure
Sun, May 2612:00 PMDay 2Deepest Stack No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) - $300,000 GTD--
Sun, May 266:00 PM$150Deep Stack Turbo No Limit Hold'em - $10,000 GTDStructure
Mon, May 2711:00 AM$250Holiday Deep Stack No Limit Hold'em - $30,000 GTD - $5,250 SHRPO Seat Added to 1stStructure
Tue, May 2811:00 AM$100Big Stack Turbo NLHComing Soon
Tue, May 286:00 PM$150Triple Stack Tuesday NLH - $15,000 GTDComing Soon
Wed, May 2911:00 AM$100Big Stack Turbo Pot Limit OmahaComing Soon
Wed, May 295:00 PM$1,100 Wednesday Night Deep Stack NLHComing Soon
Thu, May 3011:00 AM$200Omaha 8 or Better - $5,000 GTDComing Soon
Thu, May 306:00 PM$100Triple Stack Thursday Special NLH - $15,000 GTD & Winner Receives a $5,250 SHRPO Championship SeatComing Soon
Fri, May 3111:00 AM$100No Limit Hold'em TurboComing Soon
Fri, May 316:00 PM$150Friday Big Stack NLH - $20,000 GTDComing Soon

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Concludes; Championship Final Six Head to Las Vegas

The 2019 World Poker Tour Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown ran April 4th through the 17th at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood. The series crowned 28 trophy winners and was highlighted by the $3,500 buy-in, $3,000,000 guaranteed Championship.

As part of WPT’s Season XVII initiative, the Championship played down to the final six and bagged and tagged set to return May 30th at the HyperX ESports Arena in Las Vegas to compete for a $715,175 prize. Leading the way is James Carroll, but he’s trailed by a slew of notables including Maria Ho in second.

Link: Championship Update

While those six are still jockeying for a title, each of the below Poker Showdown players already scored a trophy in their respective events. Here’s a look at all the series champions:

That’s a wrap at the Seminole Hard Rock! Next up, the May Deep Stack Series May 16th-27th.

Event 25: Guarantee Gone in the Big $5K

$5,000 Eight-Handed NLH (Re-Entry)
$200,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 6: 300/500 with a 500 ante
Entries: 49

The one-day eight-handed $5,000 buy-in $200,000 guarantee ticked past 43 entries and busted the six-figure prize pool target just a bit ago. The clock shows 49 entries in the game putting the pot at $232,750. Registration and re-entry are available all the way until about 5:40pm.

We will pick up updates from this event a little deeper into the structure.

Event 25: Eight Handed Turbo Kicks off at 6pm

$2,200 Eight-Handed Turbo NLH (Re-Entry)
Structure
Level 1: 100/100

Event 25 of the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown begins at 6pm. This is a $2,200 buy-in Eight Handed No Limit Hold’em Turbo tournament. It’s a fast pace with 15-minute levels, but there’s plenty of play with 20,000 starting chips. Late registration and unlimited re-entry are available until the start of Level 9 with play structured to narrow to a champion during the early morning hours of Tuesday.

Details:

6PM: Event 25 – $2,200 Eight-Handed Turbo NLH (Re-Entry)

  • Players begin with 20,000 in chips and 15-minute levels
  • Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 9
  • This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion
  • Event 25 Structure Sheet

We will provide the highlights of this event including the prize pool and payouts and a final report with winner photo.

Good luck, turbo players!

Event 22: Prize Pool and Payouts Final, Guarantee Doubled Up

$570 Big Stack NLH (Single Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 10: 500/1,500 with a 1,500 ante
Players Remaining: 67 of 202

Registration is closed in today’s 11am $570 buy-in Big Stack Re-Entry tournament and the figures are final. The event drew 202 entries more than doubling the guarantee to the tune of a $101,000 prize pool. The top 26 spots finish in the money and are assured $754. Payouts escalate from there and top out in the form of a $24,847 prize pool. In addition, the champion will earn a Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown trophy.

Tournament details and payouts:

2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino 
Hollywood, Florida
Event 22
$570 Big Stack Re-Entry
$50,000 Guaranteed
Entries: 202

Prize Pool: $101,000
April 15, 2019

1st – $24,847 + Trophy
2nd – $17,244
3rd – $10,353
4th – $6,297
5th – $4,863
6th – $4,030
7th – $3,434
8th – $2,959
9th – $2,485
10th-12th – $2,161
13th-15th – $1,838
16th-18th – $1,515
19th-21st – $1,212
22nd-24th – $934
25th-26th – $754

We will provide another update when play reaches the 10-handed final table.

Event 21: Final Six in Their Seats, Cards in the Air

$2,200 Pot Limit Omaha (Re-Entry)
Prize Pool: $112,000 | Structure | Payouts
Return to Level 13: 3,000/6,000
Players Remaining: 6 of 56

$2,200 PLO final six

The clock hits the 3pm hour and Day 2 of the $2,200 buy-in Pot Limit Omaha Re-Entry trophy event is underway. From 56 starters, only six are in with Phil Hui holding a comfortable edge atop the counts.

Here’s a look at those still in:

Seat 1: Jordan Dhanani – 151,500
Seat 2: Joseph Irgon – 112,000
Seat 3: Phil Hui – 376,000
Seat 4: Ben Yu – 176,000
Seat 5: Dani Dayan – 160,000
Seat 6: Zhuang Ruan – 146,000

The final six are already in the money each having locked up $6,720. Payouts escalate from there and top out in the form of a $41,440 first prize.

Remaining payouts and yesterday’s in-the-money finishers:

1st: $41,440
2nd: $24,640
3rd: $15,120
4th: $10,640
5th: $8,400
6th: $6,720
7th: William Valladares Hurtado – $5,040

We will provide a full recap on this event complete with a winner’s photo after it concludes.

Trophy Frames Courtesy of IMPDI // Photos for Sale at Event Center Booth

All primary event winners of the 2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown receive a free custom trophy frame courtesy of IMPDI. Champions are encouraged to stop by the booth just outside the Event Center and ask for Eric Harkins to pick up their prize.

Additionally, Harkins captures images of most all primary event players and photos are available for purchase and print. You can also view the gallery at THIS LINK.