Event 19: Nikolay Ponomarev Wins the Big O Title ($4,995)

2019 Lucky Hearts Poker Open
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 19
$360 Big O (Re-Entry)
Entries:  49
Prize Pool:  $14,700
January 20, 2019

Nikolay Ponomarev - Event 19 Champion
Nikolay Ponomarev – Event 19 Champion

Nikolay Ponomarev defeated Claudangelo Beaudouin in a heads-up battle to win the $360 Big O event, earning $4,995.

There were 49 entries in this one-day event, which played out on a busy day in the Lucky Hearts Poker Open, with five trophy events running simultaneously.

Ponomarev is Russian by birth, and this is the first time he’s ever visited the Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood. It’s been a successful visit, and now he has a trophy to show for it.

Final Results:

1st:  Nikolay Ponomarev  –  $4,995 + LHPO Trophy
2nd:  Claudangelo Beaudouin  –  $3,330
3rd:  Steven Gerson  –  $2,220
4th:  Ralph Broderick  –  $1,540
5th:  Peter Nathan  –  $1,115
6th:  Marcus Stein  –  $840
7th:  Carey Pickus  –  $660