$300 Seniors Event (Re-Entry) Structure | Payouts Level 19: 4,000/8.000 with a 1,000 ante Players Remaining: 10 of 177
The first final table redraw of the series is upon us. The $300 seniors event is down to its final 10 players and they have redrawn for seats at the final table, led by Dennis Johnson , with 331,000 in chips.
With one more elimination, the final nine players will make the official final table.
Here is a look at the seating arrangement and chip counts for the final 10 players:
Seat 1: John Selix – 180,000 Seat 2: H. Bruce Freedman – 145,000 Seat 3: Zoltan Czinkota – 115,000 Seat 4: Boyd Rose – 80,000 Seat 5: Steve Harmell – 121,000 Seat 6: Greg McCann – 208,000 Seat 7: Jeff Kessler – 210,000 Seat 8: Dennis Johnson – 331,000 Seat 9: James Kirvin – 243,000 Seat 10: Jacobo Fernandez – 107,000
$300 Seniors Event (Re-Entry) Structure | Payouts Level 13: 1,000/2,000 with a 300 ante Players Remaining: 30 of 177
Seniors Event players took off on their 40-minute dinner break after Level 12 and they are on their way back to their seats. Only 30 players remain with 23 getting paid, it should move right along from this point forward.
Dennis Johnson leads the field with Harvey Freedman and Allan Coumel rounding out the stacks over 100,000.
$300 Seniors Event (Re-Entry) Structure | Payouts Level 10: 500/1,000 with a 10 ante Players Remaining: 63 of 177
Registration closed on the Seniors Event after their second break and they returned to play for some nice money. The tournament drew 177 entries, besting the 160 from this tournament last year, and they created a prize pool worth $45,135.
The last 23 players will take home some money with a min-cash banking $428 while the winner will earn $11,693 plus the Showdown trophy and custom-framed winner’s photo courtesy of IMPDI.
2018 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Florida $300 Seniors Event (Re-Entry) Entries: 177 Prize Pool: $45,135 April 5, 2018
$300 Seniors Event (Re-Entry) Structure Level 4: 100/200 with a 25 ante Total Entries: 140
The Seniors Event is off for their first break of the day, along with the big opening flight of Event 1, and they are pushing up a nice prize pool. There are 140 in the game and on pace to top the 160 entries from this tournament last year.
Jeff Kessler is among the senior crowd today and looking for his second SHRP title in this unique game. He won the Seniors Event during the 2013 Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open back in the days when that series ran in the old poker room.
It may not be the official first event of the series but the seniors will award the first trophy. While some will be playing the opening flight of Event 1 in one part of the Hard Rock Event Center, our elder statesmen will be battling it out of the other side for the Seniors Event trophy.
The tournament is open to anyone 50 years and older and the $300 buy-in event will attract a nice crowd.
Players will start out with 10,000 stacks and the tournament will run 30-minute levels. Late registration and re-entries are available until the start of Level 9 at 3:30 pm and they have a dinner break schedule after Level 12.
The tournament will play out today and we will crown our first champion before the night is complete.
Players begin with 10,000 in chips and 30-minute levels
Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 9
Event is open to players 50 years of age or older
This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion