Seniors: Dennis Johnson Leads at Dinner

$300 Seniors Event (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 13: 1,000/2,000 with a 300 ante
Players Remaining: 30 of 177

Dennis Johnson

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.

  1. Dennis Johnson – 135,000 (68 bb)
  2. Harvey Freedman – 100,000 (50 bb)
  3. Allan Coumel – 100,000 (50 bb)
  4. Jacobo Fernandez – 87,000 (44 bb)
  5. Steven Harnell – 86,400 (43 bb)
  6. Boyd Rose – 84,000 (42 bb)
  7. Jerald Welker – 80,000 (40 bb)
  8. Greg McCann – 80,000 (40 bb)
  9. Zoltan Czinkota – 77,000 (39 bb)
  10. Vittario Iemolo – 75,000 (38 bb)

Seniors: Prize Pool and Payouts with $11,693 Up Top

$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

1st: $11,693
2nd: $7,842
3rd: $4,626
4th: $2,814
5th: $2,173
6th: $1,801
7th: $1,535
8th: $1,350
9th: $1,169
10th – 12th: $993
13th – 15th: $835
16th – 18th: $700
19th – 21st: $564
22nd – 23rd: $428

Seniors: Cruising Along

$300 Seniors Event (Re-Entry)
Structure
Level 4: 100/200 with a 25 ante
Total Entries: 140

Jeff Kessler

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.

Seniors: Awarding First Trophy

$300 Seniors Event (Re-Entry)
Structure
Level 1: 25/50

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
  • Event 2 Structure Sheet

Showdown Day 1 Schedule

Primary Event Schedule

11AM: Event 1 Day 1A – $570 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry)

  • $1,000,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool
  • Players begin with 20,000 in chips
  • Day 1 levels last 30 minutes; Day 2 levels last 40 minutes
  • Late registration available until start of Level 9
  • Day 1 will end after Level 14 or Tournament Director discretion
  • Event 1 Structure Sheet

11AM: Event 2 – $300 Seniors Event (Re-Entry)

  • 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
  • Event 2 Structure Sheet

6PM: Event 1 Day 1B – $570 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry)

  • $1,000,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool
  • Players begin with 20,000 in chips
  • Day 1 levels last 30 minutes; Day 2 levels last 40 minutes
  • Late registration available until start of Level 9
  • Day 1 will end after Level 14 or Tournament Director discretion
  • Event 1 Structure Sheet

Secondary and Satellite Schedule

9AM: Event 23 – $80 Turbo Satellite to Event 1 (1-in-10)

  • 2 seats guaranteed into $1,000,000 GTD Event 1
  • Players begin with 8,000 in chips and 15-minute levels
  • Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 9
  • Satellite will be held in the Poker Room
  • This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion
  • Event 23 Structure Sheet

3PM: Event 24 – $200 Multi Event Satellite (1-in-10)

  • 4 packages guaranteed worth $1,670 each
  • Package includes any Showdown $570 entry and WPTDeepStacks Day 1A entry
  • Players begin with 8,000 in chips and 20-minute levels
  • Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 9
  • This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion
  • Event 24 Structure Sheet

8PM: Event 25 – $140 Turbo Satellite to Event 1 (1-in-5)

  • 2 seats guaranteed into $1,000,000 GTD Event 1
  • Players begin with 8,000 in chips and 15-minute levels
  • Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 9
  • This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion
  • Event 25 Structure Sheet

Players are encouraged to park in Seminole Way Garage for easy, covered access to the tournament area and poker room
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