Rock ‘N’ Roll

2021 Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open Schedule

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Primary Events

EventDayDateTimeBuy-inTournament DescriptionStructure
1AWed17-Nov10AM$400Deep Stack No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry)Structure Sheet
1BWed17-Nov6PM$400$1,000,000 GTDStructure Sheet
1CThu18-Nov10AM$400--Structure Sheet
1DThu18-Nov6PM$400--Structure Sheet
1EFri19-Nov10AM$400--Structure Sheet
1FFri19-Nov6PM$400--Structure Sheet
1GSat20-Nov10AM$400--Structure Sheet
1HSat20-Nov6PM$400--Structure Sheet
1Sun21-Nov1PM--Day 2Structure Sheet
2Wed17-Nov11AM$400Omaha 8 or Better (Re-Entry)Coming Soon
3Wed17-Nov3PM$200Quad Stack Double Green Chip Bounty (Re-Entry)Coming Soon
4Thu18-Nov11AM$400H.O.R.S.E. (Re-Entry)Coming Soon
5Thu18-Nov3PM$600Deep Stack Double Black Chip Bounty NLH (Re-Entry)Coming Soon
6Fri19-Nov11AM$400PLO 8 (Re-Entry)Coming Soon
7Sat20-Nov11AM$400O.E. (Re-Entry)Coming Soon
8Sun21-Nov1PM$400Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry) - $50,000 GTDComing Soon
9Sun21-Nov4PM$1,100 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry)Coming Soon
9Mon22-Nov2PM--Day 2Coming Soon
10AMon22-Nov11AM$600Deep Stack No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry)Coming Soon
10BMon22-Nov5PM$600$250,000 GTDComing Soon
10CTue23-Nov11AM$600--Coming Soon
10DTue23-Nov5PM$600--Coming Soon
10Wed24-Nov1PM--Day 2Coming Soon
11Mon22-Nov12PM$400Six-Max Deep Stack PLO (Re-Entry)Coming Soon
12Mon22-Nov6PM$150Big Stack NLH (Re-Entry) - $30,000 GTD Coming Soon
13Tue23-Nov12PM$400Deep Stack PLO Black Chip Bounty (Re-Entry)Coming Soon
14Tue23-Nov3PM$400Six-Max Big Stack No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry)Coming Soon
15Wed24-Nov6PM$200Quad Stack Double Green Chip Bounty (Re-Entry) - $10,000 GTDStructure Sheet
16Thu25-Nov6PM$150Holiday Triple Stack NLH (Re-Entry) - $10,000 GTD + $3,500 Championship Seat AddedComing Soon
17AFri26-Nov11AM$3,500 No Limit Hold'em Championship (Re-Entry)Structure Sheet
17BSat27-Nov11AM$3,500 $2,000,000 GTDStructure Sheet
17Sun28-Nov12PM--Day 2Structure Sheet
17Mon29-Nov12PM--Day 3Structure Sheet
17Tue30-Nov12PM--Day 4Structure Sheet
17Wed1-Dec2PM--Day 5 - Live Stream on WPT.comStructure Sheet
18Fri26-Nov7PM$150Big Stack NLH (Re-Entry) - $20,000 GTDComing Soon
19Sat27-Nov2PM$600Mixed Pot Limit Omaha (PLO,PLO8,BIGO) (Re-Entry)Coming Soon
20Sat27-Nov7PM$600Big Stack Double Black Chip Bounty No Limit Hold'em Turbo (Re-Entry)Coming Soon
21Sun28-Nov1PM$400Deep Stack Black Chip Bounty NLH (Re-Entry) - $50,000 GTDComing Soon
22Sun28-Nov4PM$1700Deep Stack Purple Chip Bounty NLH (Re-Entry) - $100,000 GTDStructure Sheet
22Mon29-Nov2PM--Day 2Structure Sheet
23Sun28-Nov6PM$600Deep Stack Turbo No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry)Coming Soon
24Mon29-Nov11AM$1,100 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry) - $100,000 GTDStructure Sheet
25AMon29-Nov11AM$150Big Stack No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry)Structure Sheet
25BMon29-Nov5PM$150$100,000 GTDStructure Sheet
25CTue30-Nov11AM$150--Structure Sheet
25DTue30-Nov5PM$150--Structure Sheet
25Wed1-Dec5PM--Day 2 (Held in Poker Room)Structure Sheet
26Mon29-Nov12PM$25,500 High Roller (Re-Entry) - $1,000,000 GTDStructure Sheet
26Tue30-Nov1PM--Day 2Structure Sheet
27Mon29-Nov3PM$400Deep Stack Black Chip Bounty NLH (Re-Entry)Coming Soon
28Mon29-Nov6PM$2,200 Deep Stack PLO (Re-Entry)Coming Soon
28Tue30-Nov4PM--Day 2Coming Soon
29Tue30-Nov10AM$400Seniors 50+ Big Stack No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) - $15,000 GTDStructure Sheet
30Tue30-Nov12PM$5,000 Eight-Max Deep Stack No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) - $200,000 GTDStructure Sheet
31Tue30-Nov6PM$1,100 Deep Stack NLH Turbo (Re-Entry)Coming Soon

2019 RRPO in Review

Milen Stefanov, 2019 WPT RRPO Champion

The 2019 Seminole Hard Rock “Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open” wrapped up another great series with some record-breaking numbers. The 26 tournaments on the schedule drew 10,840 combined entries across the board putting up prize pools worth a total of $8,278,745.

The series was headlined by the $2,000,000 guaranteed WPT RRPO Championship that pushed the prize pool over $3.1 million. At an international final table, Bulgaria’s Milen Stefanov won the title along with $545,070.

Event 1 Champion - Ben Boston
Event 1 Champion Ben Boston

The series started with the massive $400 buy-in, $1 Million guaranteed tournament that put nearly $1.6 million up for grabs. Ben Boston took home $133,918 for the first big win of the series.

You can find all the RRPO results and updates for each event on the links below.

We look forward to seeing everyone back here for the 2020 Lucky Hearts Poker Open which will feature the $1,000,000 guarantee WPTDeepStacks Hollywood Main Event and $2,000,000 WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Championship.

Juan Endara Wins His Long-Awaited First Trophy and $37,828 in the Final Event of RRPO

2019 Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 21
$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$100,000 Guaranteed
Entries:  1,258
Prize Pool:  $149,760
December 2-4, 2019

Event 21 Champion - Juan Endara
Event 21 Champion Juan Endara

When the final table of the WPT Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open Championship came to an end Wednesday night, there was still one event waiting to award a trophy — Event 21, $150 No-Limit Hold’em.

This is the kind of event that usually ends in a deal, with a very low buy-in but big prize money and large pay jumps for the final few spots. But there was no deal on this night, and Juan Endara defeated Daniel Le after a lengthy heads-up battle.

“It feels incredible,” said Endara. “I’ve made maybe six final tables, and the best I’ve finished is third place. I’ve gotten sixth a couple times. But this is my first win, and I’m very happy.”

There was a great turnout for this final event, with 1,258 entries in six starting flights over the previous three days, and they created a prizepool worth $149,760. There were 138 players who survived those starting flights to reach Day 2, but only 72 of them would finish in the money.

“It’s a small tournament, a $150 tournament, but you know what? A win is a win,” said Endara. “And it’s nice money. First place is a fantastic return on my money.”

Nice money indeed. Endara won $37,828, which is a 252x return on his $150 buy-in.

When the field got down to five players, there were murmurs about a possible deal, but they died quickly, and then they came up again when it was down to the final three players. But eventual runner-up Daniel Le wanted to keep playing. So they kept playing.

“I know sometimes it makes sense to chop,” said Endara, “and I was considering it, because we were very evenly stacked, and there was high variance. But honestly, I wanted to play.”

Endara was thrilled to win his first trophy in a poker tournament, and was particularly proud that he won it outright, with no deal. And it was his first time playing heads-up in a live tournament.

“I’ve played heads-up online,” said Endara, “but it’s not the same. I think I played well. I made two mistakes — I’m sure I made a lot more, but two that I know of for sure — but I think I played well overall.”

Endara lives in Miami, and has been coming to Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood for about eight years.

“I love the staff,” said Endara. “Honestly, they’re the best around the country. I’ve played up in Atlantic City, I’ve played in Vegas, I’ve played in L.A., and these guys are top notch. Everything about the Seminole Hard Rock is just the best.”


Final Table Results:

1st:  Juan Endara  –  $37,828 + RRPO Trophy
2nd:  Daniel Le  –  $21,940
3rd:  William Jennings  –  $14,377
4th:  Salvatore Sollecito  –  $9,660
5th:  Ross Lebo  –  $6,739
6th:  Michael Tait  –  $5,242
7th:  Jose Avila  –  $4,044
8th:  Brooks Long  –  $2,995
9th:  Alcides Gomez  –  $2,097

Event 21: Juan Endara Wins Outright in a Heads-Up Battle Against Daniel Le

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$100,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 35: 200,000/400,000 with a 400,000 ante
Players Remaining: 1 of 1,248

Juan Endara
Juan Endara

With the final board showing Ad5h3dQhKh on the river and more than 2.5 million already in the pot, Juan Endara moved all in for about 13 million, dwarfing Daniel Le’s remaining stack of 2,825,000.

Le tanked for a very long time before he called with Kc6c for a rivered pair of kings, but Endara turned over 5d3s to win the pot — and the final RRPO trophy of this series — with a flopped two pair, fives and threes.

Stay tuned for a recap from this final event of the Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open.

1st:  Juan Endara  –  $37,828 + RRPO Trophy
2nd:  Daniel Le  –  $21,940
3rd:  William Jennings  –  $14,377
4th:  Salvatore Sollecito  –  $9,660
5th:  Ross Lebo  –  $6,739
6th:  Michael Tait  –  $5,242
7th:  Jose Avila  –  $4,044
8th:  Brooks Long  –  $2,995
9th:  Alcides Gomez  –  $2,097

Daniel Le
Daniel Le

Event 21: Juan Endara Doubles Thru Daniel Le to Take the Lead

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$100,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 35: 200,000/400,000 with a 400,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 1,248

Juan Endara
Juan Endara

After a flop of 9d5h3h with 2.1 million already in the pot, Juan Endara checked, Daniel Le bet 525,000, and Endara thought for a while before he check-raised to 1,500,000.

Le took a moment or two to think before moving all in, and Endara stood up and took a deep breath before he said, “I call.”

Le said, “I have a five,” as he showed 5d4s for a pair of fives, and Endara turned over 10s9c for a pair of nines. Endara needed his hand to hold to stay alive.

The turn card was the 8s, the river card was the 7c, and Endara won the pot with his pair of nines to double up into the chip lead.

Juan Endara  –  13,650,000  (34 bb)
Daniel Le  –  5,050,000  (13 bb)

Here are the payouts they’re playing for:

1st:  $37,828 + RRPO Trophy
2nd:  $21,940