2022 LHPO Live Updates

High Roller: Final Two Tables

$25,500 High Roller NLH (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guarantee | Structure | Payouts
Level 14:  5,000/15,000 with a 15,000 ante
Players Remaining:  16 of 93

High Roller - Final Two Tables
High Roller – Table 67

After the elimination of Michael Wang in 17th place, the final 16 players had a redraw for the final two tables. Here are their new seating positions along with their approximate chip counts:

Table 67
Seat 1.  David Mock  –  440,000  (29 bb)
Seat 2.  Rainer Kempe  –  610,000  (41 bb)
Seat 3.  Jonathan Jaffe  –  1,240,000  (83 bb)
Seat 4.  Vikenty Shegal  –  270,000  (28 bb)
Seat 5.  Erik Seidel  –  170,000  (11 bb)
Seat 6.  Joseph Cheong  –  1,360,000 (91 bb)
Seat 7.  Eli Berg  –  405,000  (27 bb)
Seat 8.  Caleb Piderit  –  355,000  (24 bb)

Table 69
Seat 1.  Jerry Wong  –  750,000  (50 bb)
Seat 2.  Sameer Batra  –  430,000  (29 bb)
Seat 3.  Dan Colpoys  –  855,000  (57 bb)
Seat 4.  Chad Eveslage  –  260,000  (17 bb)
Seat 5.  Gal Yifrach  –  240,000  (16 bb)
Seat 6.  Martin Zamani  –  450,000  (30 bb)
Seat 7.  Tim Capretta  –  865,000  (58 bb)
Seat 8.  Darren Elias  –  370,000  (25 bb)

With 16 players remaining from a field of 93, the average chip stack is about 580,000 (39 big blinds). The final 13 players will finish in the money, guaranteed at least $57,430 each.

Action is scheduled to continue tonight until there are nine players remaining for tomorrow’s final table, which is scheduled to begin at 12:00 noon EST.

High Roller - Final Two Tables
High Roller – Table 69

High Roller: Shannon Shorr Eliminated by Jonathan Jaffe

$25,500 High Roller NLH (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guarantee | StructurePayouts
Level 14:  5,000/15,000 with a 15,000 ante
Players Remaining:  16 of 93

Shannon Shorr raised all in for about 110,000 from the cutoff and Jonathan Jaffe gave him action from the small blind with AsKc, leading Shorr’s Qd10s.

The board ran out clean for Jaffe, ending Shorr’s tournament.

Jonathan Jaffe  –  1,240,000  (83 bb)
Shannon Shorr  –  Eliminated

Michael Wang was also just eliminated and the field is now redrawing to two tables.

Well have seating and chip counts in a few minutes.

High Roller: Picking Up the High Roller with 18 Players Left

$25,500 High Roller NLH (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guarantee | StructurePayouts
Level 14:  5,000/15,000 with a 15,000 ante
Players Remaining:  18 of 93

Final Three Tables

Now that the WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Championship has bagged up with 16 players remaining, our focus turns to the $25,500 High Roller, which has 18 players remaining at the final three tables.

They will be playing down to the final nine players tonight, and the final 13 will finish in the money, guaranteed at least $57,430 each.

Championship: Josh Kay Leads the Remaining 16 Players Into Day 4

$3,500 WPT LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27:  50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining:  16 of 1,982

Josh Kay
Josh Kay

Day 3 of the $3,500 WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Championship has concluded with 16 players remaining from the field of 1,982 entries. Leading the way is Josh Kay with 11,825,000 (118 bb), followed closely by Alex Yen with 11,050,000 (111 bb).

Here is the Day 4 table and seat draw:

Table 7
Seat 1:  Jose Montes  –  2,200,000  (22 bb)
Seat 2:  Andrew Esposito  –  2,050,000  (21 bb)
Seat 3:  Matt Bond  –  4,325,000  (43 bb)
Seat 4:  Alex Yen  –  11,050,000  (111 bb)
Seat 5:  Daniel Lazrus  –  9,600,000  (96 bb)
Seat 6:  Jake Daniels  –  1,200,000  (12 bb)
Seat 7:  Joseph Crowley  –  2,075,000  (21 bb)
Seat 8:  Joshua Kay  –  11,825,000  (118 bb)

Table 8
Seat 1:  Thomas Carroll  –  1,725,000  (17 bb)
Seat 2:  Nicholas Verderamo  –  9,650,000  (97 bb)
Seat 3:  Anton Wigg  –  3,650,000  (37 bb)
Seat 4:  Jeremy Ausmus  –  6,600,000  (66 bb)
Seat 5:  Saber Salum  –  2,550,000  (26 bb)
Seat 6:  Jake Ferro  –  5,150,000  (52 bb)
Seat 7:  Matthew Zarcadoolas  –  1,625,000  (16 bb)
Seat 8:  Omar Lakhdari  –  4,300,000  (43 bb)

Here are the remaining payouts:

1st: $975,240
2nd: $650,180
3rd: $482,380
4th: $361,130
5th: $272,830
6th: $208,025
7th: $160,095
8th: $124,365
9th-10th: $97,525
11th-12th: $77,215
13th-14th: $61,725
15th-16th: $49,825

There is 6:05 remaining in Level 27. Day 4 action will conclude when there are six players remaining for Wednesday’s live-streamed final table.

Championship: Ronnie Abro Eliminated in 17th Place by Alexander Yen

$3,500 WPT LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27:  50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining:  16 of 1,982

Alexander Yen
Alexander Yen

Alexander Yen raised under the gun to 200,000, Ronnie Abro moved all in from the small blind for 2,250,000, and Yen called with AcJd.

Abro turned over KcJc, and he was dominated as he faced potential elimination.

The board came Ad9d7cAh9s, and Yen paired his ace on the flop, turned trips, and rivered a full house to win the pot and eliminate Abro in 17th place.

Alexander Yen  –  11,050,000  (111 bb)
Ronnie Abro  –  Eliminated in 17th Place  ($40,615)

The final 16 players are now bagging and tagging their chips for Day 4, which begins tomorrow (Tuesday) at 12:00 noon EST. Stay tuned for the official chip counts of the final 16 players.

Championship: Carlos Rodriguez Eliminated in 18th Place by Jake Ferro

$3,500 WPT LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27:  50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining:  17 of 1,982

Jake Ferro
Jake Ferro

Omar Lakhdari raised to 275,000 from the cutoff, Carlos Rodriguez called from the button and Jake Ferro called from the big blind.

They checked to the turn of a 5s4s3dQs board where Rodriguez shoved for 1,850,000. Ferro called and Lakhdari folded.

Ferro tabled 9s7s for a flush and had Rodriguez’s KcQd drawing dead, rendering the Ah river moot.

Jacob Ferro  –  6,300,000  (63 bb)
Carlos Rodriguez  –  Eliminated in 18th Place  ($40,615)

Championship: Manuel Amaro Eliminated in 19th Place by Chipleader Josh Kay

$3,500 WPT LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27:  50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining:  18 of 1,982

Josh Kay
Josh Kay

Manuel Amaro moved all in from the cutoff for 1,425,000, and Josh Kay called from the big blind with KsQh.

Amaro turned over JdJc, and needed his jacks to hold to stay alive.

The board came 8c3c3hQc4d, and Kay paired his queen on the turn to win the pot and eliminate Amaro in 19th place. Kay is solidly in the lead at this point with 11.5 million in chips.

Josh Kay  –  11,500,000  (115 bb)
Manuel Amaro  –  Eliminated in 19th Place  ($40,615)

With 18 players remaining from a field of 1,982, the average chip stack is about 4.4 million (44 big blinds). The remaining players are all guaranteed at least $40,615 each.

Action is scheduled to continue tonight until the field is down to the final two tables (16 players).

Championship: Yuriy Kozinskiy Eliminated in 20th Place by Josh Kay

$3,500 WPT LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27:  50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining:  19 of 1,982

Yuriy Kozinskiy raised to 275,000 from the hijack, Josh Kay three-bet to 800,000 from the big blind, Kozinskiy four-bet all in for about 1,700,000 and Kay called instantly with QsQd, leading Kozinskiy’s Jc10c.

The board ran out Ad3d7h3c3h, safe for Kay to score the elimination.

Josh Kay  –  9,800,000  (98 bb)
Yuriy Kozinskiy  –  Eliminated in 20th Place  ($40,615)

Championship: Howard Feingold Eliminated in 21st Place by Daniel Lazrus

$3,500 WPT LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27:  50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining:  20 of 1,982

Daniel Lazrus
Daniel Lazrus

Daniel Lazrus entered the pot under the gun, Howard Feingold moved all in from the hijack for 1,550,000, and Lazrus called with QsQc.

Feingold turned over AcJc, and needed to improve to stay alive.

The board came Qd8d5s6d2h, and Lazrus flopped a set of queens to win the pot and eliminate Feingold in 21st place.

Daniel Lazrus  –  9,250,000  (93 bb)
Howard Feingold  –  Eliminated in 21st Place  ($33,440)

With 20 players remaining from a field of 1,982, the average chip stack is about 3.96 million (40 big blinds). The remaining players are all guaranteed at least $40,615 each.

Action is scheduled to continue tonight until the field is down to the final two tables (16 players).

Championship: Josh Kay and Daniel Lazrus Lead the Field at the Break; Official Chip Counts

$3,500 WPT LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27:  50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining:  22 of 1,982

Josh Kay
Chipleader Josh Kay

The players returned from break to begin Level 27, with increased blinds of 50,000-100,000 and a big blind ante of 100,000.

With 22 players remaining from a field of 1,982, the average chip stack is about 3.6 million (36 big blinds). The remaining players are all guaranteed at least $33,440 each.

Here are the official chip counts and seating positions from the break:

TABLE 8
Seat 1.  Manuel Amaro  –  2,425,000  (24 bb)
Seat 2.  Alexander Yen  –  4,325,000  (43 bb)
Seat 3.  
Seat 4.  Jake Ferro  –  6,350,000  (64 bb)
Seat 5.  Josh Kay  –  7,200,000  (72 bb)
Seat 6.  Ronnie Abro  –  3,625,000  (36 bb)
Seat 7.  Omar Lakhdari  –  2,400,000  (24 bb)
Seat 8.  Yuriy Kozinskiy  –  4,000,000  (40 bb)

TABLE 15
Seat 1.  Joseph Crowley  –  2,000,000  (20 bb)
Seat 2.  Anton Wigg  –  3,525,000  (35 bb)
Seat 3.  Jake Daniels  –  3,475,000  (35 bb)
Seat 4.  Thomas Carroll  –  2,925,000  (29 bb)
Seat 5.  
Seat 6.  Matt Bond  –  3,400,000  (34 bb)
Seat 7.  Nicholas Verderamo  –  5,900,000  (59 bb)
Seat 8.  Carlos Rodriguez  –  2,800,000  (28 bb)

TABLE 16
Seat 1.  Francis Anderson  –  700,000  (7 bb)
Seat 2.  Daniel Lazrus  –  7,175,000  (72 bb)
Seat 3.  Matthew Zarcadoolas  –  1,925,000  (19 bb)
Seat 4.  Howard Feingold  –  900,000  (9 bb)
Seat 5.  Jose Montes  –  2,400,000  (24 bb)
Seat 6.  Saber Salum  –  3,025,000  (30 bb)
Seat 7.  Andrew Esposito  –  1,275,000  (13 bb)
Seat 8.  Jeremy Ausmus  –  6,775,000  (68 bb)

Action is scheduled to continue tonight until the field is down to the final two tables (16 players).