Event 17: Back to Defend

$5,300 Buy-In Championship No Limit Hold’em $10 Million Guaranteed (Re-Entry)
Level 3: 75/150

Defending champion Blair Hinkle is in the house and naturally his random seat draw puts in on Table 1. Hinkle won the inaugural $10 Million Guaranteed Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Championship by outlasting 2,384 other including Justin Bonomo heads-up. He earned $1,745,245 the title, the biggest of his career.

Hinkle isn’t a one-hit wonder. His résumé shows one World Series of Poker bracelet, three WSOP-Circuit rings, and $3.6 million in career tournament earnings. Blair isn’t the only talented poker player, his brother Grant also holds WSOP jewelry.

Blair Hinkle
Blair Hinkle