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2021 WPT Poker Showdown Schedule

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EventDayDateTimeBuy-inTournament DescriptionStructure Sheets
(Coming Soon)
1AThu15-Apr10AM$600Deep Stack No Limit' Hold'em (Single Re-Entry Per Flight)Structure
1BThu15-Apr6PM$600480 Players Max Per FlightStructure
1CFri16-Apr10AM$600$500,000 GTDStructure
1DFri16-Apr6PM$600--Structure
1ESat17-Apr10AM$600--Structure
1FSat17-Apr6PM$600--Structure
1Sun18-Apr2PM--Day 2Structure
2Thu15-Apr12PM$400Omaha 8 or Better (Freeze-Out)Structure
3Fri16-Apr12PM$400H.O.R.S.E. (Freeze-Out)Structure
4Sat17-Apr12PM$400Deep Stack PLO (Single Re-Entry)Structure
5Sun18-Apr12PM$400Deep Stack No Limit Hold'em (Single Re-Entry) - $25,000 GTDStructure
6Sun18-Apr4PM$1,100 Deep Stack No Limit Hold'em (Single Re-Entry) - $75,000 GTDStructure
6Mon19-Apr3PM--Day 2Structure
7Mon19-Apr10AM$400Seniors 50+ No Limit Hold'em (Single Re-Entry)Structure
8Mon19-Apr12PM$600Big Stack Double Black Chip Bounty NLH (Single Re-Entry) - $50,000 GTDStructure
9Mon19-Apr3PM$400Black Chip Bounty PLO (Single Re-Entry)Structure
10Mon19-Apr7PM$150Big Stack NLH (Double Re-Entry) - $10,000 GTDStructure
11Tue20-Apr10AM$400Omaha 8/Stud 8 (Freeze-Out)Structure
12Tue20-Apr12PM$600Big Stack Six-Max No Limit Hold'em (Single Re-Entry) - $50,000 GTDStructure
13Tue20-Apr3PM$400Six-Max PLO 8 (Single Re-Entry)Structure
14Tue20-Apr7PM$600Deep Stack Turbo No Limit Hold'em (Freeze-Out)Structure
15Wed21-Apr12PM$1,100 Deep Stack No Limit Hold'em (Single Re-Entry) - $100,000 GTDStructure
16Wed21-Apr2PM$50,000 Super High Roller (Single Re-Entry) - Held in Salon WestStructure
16Thu22-Apr2PM--Day 2Structure
17Thu22-Apr12PM$2,200 Deep Stack No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) - $200,000 GTDStructure
18AFri23-Apr11AM$3,500 NLH Championship (Single Re-Entry Per Day)Structure
18BSat24-Apr11AM$3,500 $2,000,000 GTDStructure
18Sun25-Apr12PM--Day 2Structure
18Mon26-Apr12PM--Day 3Structure
18Tue27-Apr12PM--Day 4Structure
19Sat24-Apr7PM$1,100 Deep Stack Turbo No Limit Hold'em (Freeze-Out)Structure
20Sun25-Apr1PM$400Big Stack Black Chip Bounty NLH (Single Re-Entry) - $50,000 GTDStructure
21Sun25-Apr4PM$1,700 Deep Stack Purple Chip Bounty NLH (Re-Entry) - $100,000 GTDStructure
21Mon26-Apr3PM--Day 2Structure
22Sun25-Apr8PM$600Big Stack Turbo NLH/PLO (Re-Entry)Structure
23Mon26-Apr12PM$600Big Stack No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) - $50,000 GTDStructure
24Mon26-Apr12PM$25,500 High Roller NLH (Re-Entry) - Held in Salon WestStructure
24Tue27-Apr2PM--Day 2Structure
25Mon26-Apr3PM$400PLO (Single Re-Entry)Structure
26AMon26-Apr5PM$150Big Stack NLH (Double Re-Entry per day) (296 player max per day)Structure
26BTue27-Apr5PM$150$50,000 GTDStructure
26Wed28-Apr5PM--Day 2 - Held in Poker RoomStructure
27Tue27-Apr11AM$400Big Stack No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry)Structure
28Tue27-Apr12PM$5,000 Deep Stack No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry) - $200,000 GTDStructure
29Tue27-Apr5PM$2,200 Deep Stack PLO (Re-Entry)Structure
29Wed28-Apr3PM--Day 2 - Held in Poker RoomStructure

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Postpones WPT Poker Showdown

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (March 13, 2020) – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood’s WPT Poker Showdown has been postponed. A main stop for the World Poker Tour, the tournament was scheduled to run from April 16 through May 5. The three-week tournament will be rescheduled at a later date.

The health and safety of players, guests and team members are of the utmost importance, and Seminole Hard Rock is aligning with local, state, federal and global public health agencies and guidelines.

Championship: James Carroll Wins WPT Poker Showdown Championship ($715,175); Eric Afriat – 2nd Place ($465,120)

$3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure Payouts
Level 38: 400,000/800,000 with a 800,000 ante
Players Remaining: 1 of 1,360

James Carroll
James Carroll (Photo Credit: WPT)

James Carroll overcame a two-to-one heads-up chip deficit to defeat Eric Afriat in the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown WPT Championship.

On the fateful hand, Afriat raised the button to 2,000,000 and Carroll jammed. Afriat called and was racing for his tournament life.

Double Up Eric Afriat
Eric Afriat (Photo Credit: WPT)

Afriat: 6h6d
Carroll: Ks8d

The flop made it quick, falling KcKdQc improving Carroll to trips. The turn was the 3h while the river Qs sealed the deal. Carroll was anointed champion earning $715,175 and a $15,000 WPT Tournament of Champions seat while Afriat went down as the runner-up for $465,120.

Champion James Carroll
WPT Poker Showdown champion, James Carroll (Photo Credit: WPT)
WPT Poker Showdown champion James Carroll (left) poses with Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood Tournament Director Tony Burns

Six-handed final table results:

1st: James Carroll – $715,175*
2nd: Eric Afriat – $465,120
3rd: Maria Ho – $344,960
4th: Jerry Wong – $257,815
5th: Ami Alibay – $194,610
6th: Chad Eveslage – $148,380

Championship: Maria Ho — 3rd Place ($344,960)

$3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure Payouts
Level 36: 250,000/500,000 with a 500,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 1,360

Double Up Maria Ho
Maria Ho (Photo Credit: Maria Ho)

Maria Ho jammed 8,100,000 from the button and James Carroll called from the big blind.

Ho: Ac5d
Carroll: KsQc

Runout: AsQhJdKc4s

Ho flopped the best of it, but Carroll took the lead scoring two pair on the turn. His hand held and Ho was eliminated in third place earning $344,960.

It was Carroll that scored the elimination, but even with Ho’s chips he went into heads-up play versus Eric Afriat at about a two-to-one disadvantage.

James Carroll – 18,800,000
Eric Afriat – 35,600,000
Maria Ho – Eliminated in 3rd place ($344,960)