2018 Escalator Series (Week 4)
$560 Buy-In, $400,000 Guaranteed
Level 1: 25/50 | Structure
The clock strikes the 11 o’clock hour in South Florida and poker action is underway at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Going now is Flight A of the property’s unique Escalator Series headliner, a $560 buy-in no limit hold’em tournament. This marks the last of four month-long events and boasts the biggest of the guarantees — $400,000.
Each of the first three tournaments saw fields in excess of 1,400 entries and another 1,000+ are expected over the course of the next few days. While cards are freshly in the air for Flight A, Flight B is still to come tonight at 7pm followed Flight C, D, E and F set for 11am and 7pm Friday and Saturday.
Flight A details:
11am: Flight A – $560 Buy-In, $400,000 Guaranteed
- 20,000 chips and 30-/40-minute levels
- Registration and re-entry available until the start of Level 9 (about 3:30pm)
- Play concludes following Level 14 (6:40pm) or 10 percent of the field
- Day 2 begins Sunday, March 18th at 1pm
- Structure Sheet
This series last ran in 2016 and this same event drew 1,081 entries generating a total prize pool of better than $540,000. Claiming the top spot along with $88,506 and a $3,500 seat was Richard Whitebrook whose crowning came following a three-way chop.
Updates will be available daily now through Sunday right here at SHRPO.com. We’ll check back in on Flight A following the first break.
Good luck, players!