2022 RRPO Live Updates

High Roller: Joe McKeehen – 6th Place ($92,380)

$25,500 High Roller (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 21:  30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining:  5 of 85

Joe McKeehen
Joe McKeehen

Joe McKeehen moved all in from the small blind for about 430,000, and Gytis Lazauninkas called from the big blind with As8d.

McKeehen turned over Ks9h, and needed to improve to stay alive.

The board came 10h9c7d2c6c, and McKeehen paired his nine on the flop, but Lazauninkas rivered a ten-high flush to win the pot and eliminate McKeehen in sixth place.

Gytis Lazauninkas  –  2,035,000  (34 bb)
Joe McKeehen  –  Eliminated in 6th Place  ($92,380)

With five players remaining, the average chip stack is about 1,700,000 (28 big blinds), and the next player to be eliminated will earn $123,870.

Event 44: Closing out the Series

$300 Quad Stack Black Chip Bounty (Re-Entry)
Structure
Level 1:  100/100

The last open event on the 2022 RRPO schedule gets underway at 5 pm in the Grand Ballroom and it will be something fun for everyone. The $300 buy-in tournament has huge stacks and bounties, $100 on every player’s head.

Players start with 40,000 quad stacks and the first eight levels last 15 minutes each. Late registration and unlimited re-entries are available until the start of Level 9 at 7:15 pm and levels increase to 20 minutes until we have a champion.

We hope to see everyone before we shut down the series and start looking to 2023.

  • Players begin with 40,000 in chips
  • Levels 1-8 last 15 minutes; Levels 9+ last 20 minutes
  • Late registration until start of Level 9 (7:15pm)
  • This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion
  • Event 44 Structure Sheet

Championship: Eric Bonin – 7th Place ($129,000)

$3,500 WPT RRPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 30:  100,000/200,000 with a 200,000 ante
Players Remaining:  6 of 1,541

Eric Bonin

Andrew Wilson opened to 400,000 from under the gun and Eric Bonin moved all in for 1,350,000 from the cutoff. The button and blinds folded and Wilson called with his big stack.

Wilson: Jh8s
Bonin: KsKc

Bonin was in great shape for a double up but our chip leader nailed the QsJsJd flop for trip jacks. The Ac turn and 2h river finished the board and Bonin was eliminated in seventh place.

Tournament staff paused the clock and players are bagging their chips for the live-stream WPT final table tomorrow at 2 pm.

Andrew Wilson – 33,425,000 (167 bb)
Eric Bonin – Eliminated in 7th Place ($129,000)

High Roller: Sergio Aido Leads the Final Six at the Break

$25,500 High Roller (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 21:  30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining:  6 of 85

Sergio Aido
Chipleader Sergio Aido

The players have returned from break to begin Level 21, with increased blinds of 30,000-60,000 with a 60,000 ante.

Here are the official chip counts from the break:

Seat 1.  Gytis Lazauninkas  –  1,620,000  (27 bb)
Seat 2.  Justin Saliba  –  2,040,000  (34 bb)
Seat 3.  Sergio Aido  –  2,570,000  (43 bb)
Seat 4.  Stan Jablonski  –  610,000  (10 bb)
Seat 5.  Scott Margereson  –  825,000  (14 bb)
Seat 6.  Joe McKeehen  –  840,000  (14 bb)

With six players remaining, the average chip stack is about 1,415,000 (24 big blinds), and the next player to be eliminated will earn $92,380.

High Roller: Joe McKeehen Doubles Thru Sergio Aido

$25,500 High Roller (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 20:  25,000/50,000 with a 50,000 ante
Players Remaining:  6 of 85

Joe McKeehen

Joe McKeehen raised from the cutoff to 250,000, Sergio Aido moved all in from the big blind, and McKeehen called all in for 320,000 with Ks2s.

Aido turned over As2d, and McKeehen needed to improve to stay alive.

The board came 10s8c4s9sJh, and McKeehen turned a spade flush to win the pot and double up in chips.

Joe McKeehen  –  715,000  (14 bb)
Sergio Aido  –  2,620,000  (52 bb)

With six players remaining, the average chip stack is about 1,415,000 (28 big blinds), and the next player to be eliminated will earn $92,380.

High Roller: Alex Livingston – 7th Place ($75,580)

$25,500 High Roller (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 20:  25,000/50,000 with a 50,000 ante
Players Remaining:  6 of 85

Alex Livingston
Alex Livingston

Alex Livingston raised UTG+1 to 110,000, Justin Saliba moved all in from the button for about 1,140,000, and Livingston thought for a while before he called all in for about 920,000 with 10h10c.

Saliba turned over AcQc, and needed to improve to stay alive.

Livingston looked at the ace-queen against pocket tens and said, “Justin is very good at these.”

The board came Qs8c3d4d9c, and Saliba paired his queen on the flop to win the pot and eliminate Livingston in seventh place.

Justin Saliba  –  2,185,000  (44 bb)
Alex Livingston  –  Eliminated in 7th Place  ($75,580)

With six players remaining, the average chip stack is about 1,415,000 (28 big blinds), and the next player to be eliminated will earn $92,380.

Championship: Ryan Dougherty – 8th Place ($100,000)

$3,500 WPT RRPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 30:  100,000/200,000 with a 200,000 ante
Players Remaining:  7 of 1,541

Ryan Dougherty

Andrew Wilson opened to 400,000 from early position and Ryan Dougherty moved all in for 850,000 from the cutoff. Josh Kay called from the big blind, Wilson called, and the flop came As8h3d.

Kay checked, Wilson bet 250,000 and Kay folded.

Dougherty: JcTc
Wilson: AhQd

Wilson was ahead with the paired ace; Dougherty picked up a gutshot draw on the 7d turn, but blanked the Qh river to exit in eighth place.

Andrew Wilson – 30,400,000 (152 bb)
Ryan Dougherty – Eliminated in 8th Place ($100,000)

Championship: Ted McNamara – 9th Place ($78,500)

$3,500 WPT RRPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 30:  100,000/200,000 with a 200,000 ante
Players Remaining:  8 of 1,541

Ted McNamara

Ted McNamara opened to 400,000 and Andrew Wilson three-bet to 950,000. McNamara moved all in for about 4,000,000 and Wilson quickly called.

Wilson: AsKh
McNamara: QsQc

A massive race and McNamara needed his queens to hold to double up. The KsJs7c flop moved Wilson into the lead with his paired king and McNamara could not find a comeback on the 4s turn or 2c river.

Andrew Wilson – 24,100,000 (121 bb)
Ted McNamara – Eliminated in 9th Place ($78,500)

High Roller: Stan Jablonski Doubles Thru Alex Livingston

$25,500 High Roller (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 20:  25,000/50,000 with a 50,000 ante
Players Remaining:  7 of 85

Stan Jablonski

Alex Livingston raised under the gun to 110,000, Gytis Lazauninkas called from the hijack, and Stan Jablonski moved all in from the small blind for 375,000.

Livingston moved all in over the top for about 1,750,000, and Lazauninkas thought for a bit before he folded.

Jablonski turned over AdKh, and he needed it to hold to stay alive against Livingston’s AcQd.

The board came Jd7d6h7s5c, and Jablonski won the pot with his king kicker to double up in chips.

Stan Jablonski  –  960,000  (19 bb)
Alex Livingston  –  1,275,000  (26 bb)

With seven players remaining, the average chip stack is about 1,215,000 (24 big blinds), and the next player to be eliminated will earn $75,580.

Seniors: Prize Pool and Payouts with $13,455 to the Seniors Champ

2022 Seminole Hard Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 41
$400 Seniors 50+ (Re-Entry)
Entries:  149
Prize Pool: $49,915
November 29, 2022

Registration closed for the $400 Seniors 50+ Event with 149 entries creating a very nice prize pool worth $49,915. The last 19 spots will be paid with $875 for a min-cash and $13,455 up top for our Seniors champ.

1st: $13,455 + RRPO trophy
2nd: $8,735
3rd: $5,140
4th: $3,120
5th: $2,420
6th: $2,000
7th: $1,750
8th: $1,560
9th-10th: $1,380
11th-12th: $1,200
13th-15th: $1,025
16th-19th: $875