2022 LHPO Live Updates

Championship: Jason Hickey Eliminated in 23rd Place by Manuel Amaro

$3,500 WPT LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 26:  50,000/75,000 with a 75,000 ante
Players Remaining:  22 of 1,982

Jason Hickey
Jason Hickey

Manuel Amaro raised all in from the button for about 1,200,000 and Jason Hickey called all in for about 850,000 from the big blind.

Amaro:  AcJh
Hickey:  Ah9s

The board ran out Kd8h5d2sJs, no help to Hickey, ending Amaro’s tournament in 23rd place.

Manuel Amaro  –  2,425,000  (32 bb)
Jason Hickey  –  Eliminated in 23rd Place  ($33,440)

Championship: Recent Eliminations, 25th-32nd Place

$3,500 WPT LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 26:  50,000/75,000 with a 75,000 ante
Players Remaining:  23 of 1,982

Cherish Andrews
25th-Place Finisher Cherish Andrews

Here is a list of recent eliminations, along with their payouts:

25th:  Cherish Andrews  –  $27,810
26th:  Loni Hui  –  $27,810
27th:  Nitis Udornpim  –  $27,810
28th:  James Carroll  –  $27,810
29th:  Danny Panagatos  –  $27,810
30th:  William Eitze  –  $27,810
31st:  Lazaro Hernandez  –  $27,810
32nd:  Andrew Brinkley  –  $27,810

High Roller: Prize Pool and Payouts with $643,180 to the High Roller Champion

2022 Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 28
$25,500 High Roller NLH (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guarantee
Entries:  93
Prize Pool:  $2,297,100
January 24-25, 2022

Registration has closed for the $25,500 High Roller, and with 93 entries, the prizepool is worth $2,297,100 — more than doubling the guarantee.

The final 13 players will finish in the money, guaranteed at least $57,430 each, and first prize is worth $643,180.

Here is the full list of payouts:

1st:  $643,180
2nd:  $470,905
3rd:  $291,730
4th:  $202,145
5th:  $130,935
6th:  $98,775
7th:  $80,400
8th:  $68,915
9th:  $66,615
10th:  $64,320
11th:  $62,025
12th:  $59,725
13th:  $57,430

Championship: Artur Rudenkov Eliminated in 24th Place by Omar Lakhdari

$3,500 WPT LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 26:  50,000/75,000 with a 75,000 ante
Players Remaining:  23 of 1,982

Artur Rudenkov
Artur Rudenkov

Artur Rudenkov raised to 700,000 from the cutoff, Omar Lakhdari three-bet to 2,000,000 from the button and Rudenkov waited out the Cherish Andrews elimination before calling all in for about 275,000 more.

Rudenkov:  As10h
Lakhdari:  QdQs

The board ran out 3c8h8cJc5d, ending Rudenkov’s tournament in 24th place.

Omar Lakhdari  –  3,200,000  (43 bb)
Artur Rudenkov  –  Eliminated in 24th Place  ($33,440)

Championship: Cherish Andrews Eliminated in 25th Place by Anton Wigg

$3,500 WPT LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 26:  50,000/75,000 with a 75,000 ante
Players Remaining:  24 of 1,982

Anton Wigg (left) vs. Cherish Andrews (right)

Cherish Andrews raised to 475,000 from under the gun (leaving 25,000 behind) and Anton Wigg called from the button.

The flop was Ad9d8s, Andrews used a time-extension before betting her remaining 25,000 and Wigg called after a few moments.

Andrews:  Kd10c
Wigg:  4h4d

The 9s turn and 5h river completed the board, no help to Andrews, ending her tournament in 25th place.

Anton Wigg  –  5,100,000  (68 bb)
Cherish Andrews  –  Eliminated in 25th Place  ($27,810)

Championship: Loni Hui Eliminated in 26th Place by Omar Lakhdari

$3,500 WPT LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 26:  50,000/75,000 with a 75,000 ante
Players Remaining:  25 of 1,982

Loni Hui
Loni Hui

Loni Hui got it all in under the gun for 1,100,000 with 5s5d, and she needed to improve to stay alive against the 9s9c of Omar Lakhdari in the hijack.

The board came Qh9d6h2s6d, and Lakhdari flopped a set of nines and rivered a full house to win the pot and eliminate Hui in 26th place.

Omar Lakhdari  –  2,500,000  (33 bb)
Loni Hui  –  Eliminated in 26th Place  ($27,810)

With 25 players remaining from a field of 1,982, the average chip stack is about 3.17 million (42 big blinds). The remaining players are all guaranteed at least $27,810 each.

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

Championship: James Carroll Eliminated in 28th Place by Jeremy Ausmus

$3,500 WPT LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 26:  50,000/75,000 with a 75,000 ante
Players Remaining:  27 of 1,982

James Carroll
James Carroll

Nitis Udornpim raised under the gun to 150,000, Jeremy Ausmus reraised from the small blind to 550,000, and James Carroll called all in from the big blind for 275,000. Udornpim folded.

Carroll turned over Ac7c, and he needed his hand to hold to stay alive against Ausmus’s Kc9c.

The board came Kh4s3h2h3c, and Ausmus paired his king on the flop to win the pot and eliminate Carroll in 28th place.

Jeremy Ausmus  –  4,600,000  (61 bb)
James Carroll  –  Eliminated in 28th Place  ($27,810)

With 27 players remaining from a field of 1,982, the average chip stack is about 2.94 million (39 big blinds). The remaining players are all guaranteed at least $27,810 each.

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

Event 29: Prize Pool and Payouts; $14,325 Up Top

2022 Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 29
$600 Six-Max Double Black Chip Bounty PLO (Re-Entry)
Entries:  184
Prize Pool:  $61,640
January 24, 2022

Event 29 of the 2022 Lucky Hearts Poker is a $600 Six-Max Double Black Chip Bounty PLO (Re-Entry). A field of 184 entries produced a prize pool of $61,640. The final 31 finish in the money, with a min-cash paying $505.

Up top for the winner is $14,325.

1st:  $14,325
2nd:  $9,670
3rd:  $6,665
4th:  $4,695
5th:  $3,375
6th:  $2,485
7th-8th:  $1,870
9th-10th:  $1,440
11th-12th:  $1.135
13th-14th:  $915
15th-16th:  $760
17th-18th:  $645
19th-24th:  $560
25th-31st:  $505

Championship: Manuel Amaro Doubles Thru Jake Ferro

$3,500 WPT LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 26:  50,000/75,000 with a 75,000 ante
Players Remaining:  29 of 1,982

Jake Ferro raised from the cutoff to 150,000, Manuel Amaro moved all in from the button for 1,150,000, and Ferro called with Ah10d.

Amaro turned over 9h9c, and needed it to hold to stay alive.

The board came Qd2d2s5s3c, and the pocket nines held up for Amaro to win the pot and double up in chips.

Manuel Amaro  –  2,500,000  (33 bb)
Jake Ferro  –  8,500,000  (113 bb)

With 29 players remaining from a field of 1,982, the average chip stack is about 2.73 million (36 big blinds). The remaining players are all guaranteed at least $27,810 each.

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

Champsionship: Jake Ferro Dents James Carroll’s Stack

$3,500 WPT LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 26:  50,000/75,000 with a 75,000 ante
Players Remaining:  29 of 1,982

Jake Ferro opened to 150,000 from the hijack and James Carroll called from the big blind.

The flop was 8s6s5s and Carroll check-called 100,000 from Ferro.

The turn was the 4d, Carroll led for 275,000 and Ferro called.

The river was the 10d, Carroll bet 75,000, Ferro raised to 1,100,000 and Carroll used several time-chips before he called.

Ferro showed KsQs for a king-high flush, Carroll mucked and Ferro collected the pot.

Jake Ferro  –   9,600,000  (128 bb)
James Carroll  –   400,000  (5 bb)