2022 Showdown Live Updates

Gene Hughes Wins Event 50 of the 2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown In Seven-Way Deal

2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 50
$200 Quad Stack Double Green Chip Bounty (Re-Entry)
$30,000 Guaranteed
Entries:  377
Prize Pool:  $41,570
Bounty Prize Pool:  $18,750
April 12, 2022

2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Event 50 Champion Gene Hughes

The final event of the 2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown was a $200 Quad Stack Double Green Chip Bounty (Re-Entry). A field of 377 entries generated a prize pool of $41,570, with an additional $18,750 set aside for bounties. All told, the $30,000 guarantee was more than doubled.

A seven-handed deal was reached at the final table with Gene Hughes as the chip leader, making him the official winner for $6,034.

PlaceFirst NameLast NamePrize Amount
1GeneHughes$6,034*
2MansoorKader$3,629*
3IgorKorkhin$3,449*
4AlanAgo$3,023*
5TomThomas$2,973*
6CarlCajuste$2,713*
7MichaelYehudai$2,454*
8SantanaNoronha$1,120
9MikhailProkopchuk$900
10EthanBlauner$900
11ThomasGari$775
12DanKashvin$775
13AnthonyCasas$650
14RobertLeff$650
15StevenRaeman$650
16JuanMubarak$525
17AnthonyTalavera$525
18TylerFemling$525
19IlanHadida$425
20KyleHeath$425
21MinhNguyen$425
22VladimirFlorent$350
23AngeloCastaldi$350
24MichaelMendez$350
25YsraelRodriguez$325
26AdamZeltser$325
27GinoldRendel$325
28ValeryLitvak$300
29WilliamHaworth$300
30RaminderSingh$300
31AlainCandales Falcon$300
32MelissaKaiser$300
33LarsRimmereid$300
34MarcelaAguilar$300
35MarkCannon$300
36FadilSadiku$300
37AvramLockwood$275
38DevinTravis$275
39LawrenceRubenstein$275
40RomanPipman$275
41DavidBarbieri$275
42ClaudioPiedrabuena$275
43SebastienGiraldo$275
44ErikDe Souza$275
45ErikDominguez$275
46OryHen$275
47ScottRobb$275
48MarkBernstein$275

*denotes seven-handed deal

Brandon Lulov Wins Event 49 of the 2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Outright for $246,125

2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 49
$5,000 Eight-Max No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$500,000 Guaranteed
Entries:  232
Prize Pool:  $1,102,000
April 12, 2022

2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Event 49 Champion Brandon Lulov

Event 49 of the 2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown was the $5,000 Eight-Max No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry), the usual big buy-in event on the last day of the series. A field of 232 entries was the second-largest for this event, behind only the 2021 Showdown’s 287. The guarantee was more than doubled with a prize pool of $1,102,000.

Winning the tournament outright was Brandon Lulov for $246,125.

Lulov overcame a nearly 10:1 chip disadvantage to Matt Berkey, doubling up three times in about 15 minutes to take the lead before ultimately taking it down.

PlaceFirst NameLast NamePrize Amount
1BrandonLulov$246,125
2MattBerkey$171,825
3NirCohen$110,955
4DavidColeman$71,800
5NickSchulman$53,000
6RodneyTurvin$43,970
7AlexandreVuilleumier$37,465
8T.K.Miles$31,200
9ErikSeidel$25,975
10GeorgeWolff$25,975
11NitisUdornpim$22,680
12MichaelRossitto$22,680
13DuffCharette$19,450
14EmaZajmovic$19,450
15DamienWilkinson$16,825
16DanielCorbett$16,825
17BrekSchutten$14,800
18RichardRice$14,800
19IanO'Hara$14,800
20TonyDunst$14,800
21JakeSchwartz$12,900
22RaulMartinez Gallego$12,900
23SalimAdmon$12,900
24GenevaPinney$12,900
25AmarenderSartaj Puri$11,000
26CarlosChadha-Villamarin$11,000
27RajivMaragh$11,000
28Taylorvon Kriegenbergh$11,000
29KristenBicknell$11,000

Igor Evseev Wins Event 48 of the 2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown in Three-Way Deal

2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 48
$400 Big Stack No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$30,000 Guaranteed
Entries:  170
Prize Pool:  $56,950
April 12, 2022

2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Event 48 Champion Igor Evseev

Event 48 of the 2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown was a $400 Big Stack No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry). A field of 170 entries created a prize pool of $56,950, nearly doubling the guarantee.

A three-handed deal was reached at the final table, with Igor Evseev chip leading at the time, making him the official winner for $12,142.

PlaceFirst NameLast NamePrize Amount
1IgorEvseev$12,142*
2TamHo$9,731*
3JonathanMarcu$8,427*
4DonFlynn$3,555
5RobertoBendeck$2,745
6ArturNazarenko$2,275
7EricSiegel$1,965
8JohnColucci$1,720
9JoshuaMultack$1,500
10ChadLipton$1,500
11BradleyYoung$1,275
12RaminderSingh$1,275
13BarryRosenkranz$1,080
14VinnyPahuja$1,080
15AlessioIsaia$1,080
16KennethNicoletti$900
17WilliamMcPhillips$900
18HaimToorgeman$900
19JohnValevich$725
20AnatoliiZyrin$725
21DucarmelBeaubien$725
22WilmerChavira$725

*denotes three-handed deal

Kirk Steele Wins Event 47 of the 2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Outright for $21,620

2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 47
$1,100 5-Card PLO Championship (Freeze-Out)
Entries:  62
Prize Pool:  $60,140
April 12, 2022

2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Event 47 Champion Kirk Steele

Event 47 of the 2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown was a $1,100 5-Card PLO Championship (Freeze-Out). The event drew 62 entries, generating a prize pool of $60,140.

Winning outright was Kirk Steele, earning $21,620 for the victory.

PlaceFirst NameLast NamePrize Amount
1KirkSteele$21,620
2MillardHale$12,720
3SeanShah$8,000
4DonaldMaloney$5,415
5SangwookByun$4,210
6LisaSeamans$3,305
7JimCollopy$2,705
8CharlesGomez$2,165

Event 49: Brandon Lulov Wins! ($246,125); Matt Berkey Eliminated in 2nd Place ($171,825)

$5,000 Eight-Max NLH (Re-Entry)
$500,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27:  30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining:  1 of 232

Brandon Lulov

Brandon Lulov limped in, Matt Berkey raised all in for about 760,000, and Lulov called.

Lulov:  Kd10d
Berkey:  Qs9d

The board ran out 6h8hKs2h5h, clean for Lulov to lock up the outright victory for $246,125.

Berkey finished runner-up for $171,825.

A recap of the event will be posted later tonight.

Matt Berkey