Event 14: Shawn Nguyen Wins Pot Limit Omaha 8 ($8,200)

2019 Lucky Hearts Poker Open
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 14
$570 Pot Limit Omaha 8 (Re-Entry)
Entries:  40
Prize Pool:  $20,000
January 18, 2019

Shawn Nguyen
Shawn Nguyen

With Day 1B of the Main Event playing out in the background, Shawn Nguyen outlasted a field of 40 entries in $570 Pot Limit Omaha 8 to win $8,200.

This is the second PLO-8 trophy that Nguyen has won here at the Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood in just the past two months. Nguyen’s other PLO-8 victory came during the Rock ‘n’ Roll Poker Open, when he won $360 Pot Limit Omaha 8 to earn $8,471.

Nguyen also picked up the biggest score of his career here; he finished fourth at the televised final table of the 2015 WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown, earning $323,500.

Final Results:

1st:  Shawn Nguyen  –  $8,200 + LHPO trophy
2nd:  Sean Legendre  –  $5,000
3rd:  Daniel Vitiello  –  $3,000
4th:  Zachary Milchman  –  $2,200
5th:  George Linkenback  –  $1,600