Event 23: Tim Piperakis Wins $150 NLH Outright for $19K Score

2018 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event #23

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed
Entries: 610
Prize Pool: $73,200
August 12-14, 2018

It was nearly 2am local time Thursday when Tim Piperakis claimed the final trophy of the 2018 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open. Officially Event 23, the $150 No Limit Hold’em Re-Entry tournament drew 610 entries easily besting the $50,000 guarantee to the tune of a $73,200 prize pool. Piperakis’ outright victory earned him $19,760 along with a Seminole Hard Rock trophy.

The victory marked the Florida residents’ first major and moved him over $50,000 in career earnings.

Final results:

1st: Efthimios (Tim) Piperakis – $19,760 + Trophy
2nd: Andrew Dymburt – $11,712
3rd: George Rovero Spyropoulos – $7,686
4th: Dan Avitsur – $5,307
5th: Ryan Miller – $3,916
6th: Lee Stewart – $3,111
7th: Eric Piderit – $2,379
8th: Brian Gelrod – $1,720
9th: Juan Ferrer – $1,244
10th: Christopher Mull – $952
11th: Juan Diaz – $952
12th: Francois Zayas – $952
13th: Kristian Tsotsoros – $769
14th: Marc Schiller – $769
15th: Joshua Wasserman – $769
16th: Phong Nguyen – $659
17th: Franco Otiniano-Hurtado – $659
18th: Didier Bramy – $659
19th: Hany Ayoub – $549
20th: Gil Guadalpi – $549
21st: Jonathan Brody – $549
22nd: Nestor Torres Saldana – $549
23rd: Roberto Bonilla Rivera – $549
24th: William Farnan – $549
25th: Jonathan Joffey – $549
26th: Jacob Ristich – $549
27th: Julie Phyuthinn – $549
28th: Carlos Torres Vazquez – $476
29th: Igor Evseev – $476
30th: Douglas Baer – $476
31st: George Navarro – $476
32nd: Armando Del Pozo – $476
33rd: Daniel Quesada – $476
34th: Pedro Merced Estevez – $476
35th: Allan Bieler – $476
36th: David Maddox – $476

Event 23: Day 2 of the $150 Underway

$150 No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Day 2 Blinds: 1,500/3,000 with a  500 Ante
Players Remaining: 62 of 610

Day 2 of the $150 buy-in $50,000 guarantee No Limit Hold’em Re-Entry is freshly underway in the poker room. From a field of 610 entries, only 62 remain and they’re set to play this event out to its conclusion.

Day 2 Chip Counts | Table Draws | Payouts

The final results as well as a winner photo and brief recap will be posted after it concludes. Good luck, $150 players!

SHRPO Day 13 Schedule

Primary Event Schedule

11AM: Event 25 – $10,000 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

  • $500,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool
  • Players begin with 20,000 in chips and 30-minute levels
  • Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 11
  • Single ante will be paid from the big blind for the entire table
  • Tournament will be held in Salon East (outside Event Center)
  • This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion
  • Event 25 Structure Sheet

12PM: Event 26 – $300 Deep Stack Turbo NLH (Re-Entry)

  • $25,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool
  • Players begin with 20,000 in chips and 15-minute levels
  • Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 15
  • Tournament will be held in Salon East (outside Event Center)
  • This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion
  • Event 26 Structure Sheet

1PM: Final Table – $5,250 SHRPO Championship

1PM: Final Table – $2,650 Big 4 No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)

1PM: Final Table – $25,500 Big 4 High Roller (Re-Entry)

1PM: Final Table – $1,100 Big 4 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

3PM: Event 24 Day 2 – $2,650 Pot Limit Omaha (Re-Entry)

5PM: Event 23 Day 2 – $150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

Secondary and Satellite Schedule

10AM: Event 68 – $1,030 Event 25 Super Turbo Satellite (1-in-10)

  • 1 seat guaranteed into $10,000/$500,000 GTD Event 25
  • Players begin with 8,000 in chips and 10-minute levels
  • Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 9
  • This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion
  • Event 67 Structure Sheet

12PM: Event 69 – $1,030 Event 25 Super Turbo Satellite (1-in-10)

  • 1 seat guaranteed into $10,000/$500,000 GTD Event 25
  • Players begin with 8,000 in chips and 10-minute levels
  • Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 9
  • This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion
  • Event 69 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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Event 23: Day 2 Table and Seat Assignments

$150 No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Day 2 Blinds: 1,500/3,000 with a  500 Ante
Players Remaining: 62 of 610

Flight A: 200 Entries, 19 Advanced
Flight B: 410 Entries, 43 Advanced

Day 2 chip counts:

First NameLast NameChip CountTableSeat
MARCCOHEN24,500281
EFTHIMIOSPIPERAKIS40,500282
NESTORTORRES SALDANA68,500283
ETHANKAPLAN36,000284
RANDALFERNANDEZ50,000285
WANLOPPHONPHORNWITHOON97,000286
PANAGIOTISNIFAKOS78,500287
JUANFERRER107,000288
DOUGLASBAER129,500289
JohnathanCordero Rivera75,000291
JONATHANJOFFEY56,000292
VENDELJOHNSON67,500293
DIDIERBRAMY128,500294
ERICPIDERIT80,000295
NICOLASPALLARES54,000296
JOHNPALACE111,000297
MICHELLESCHISSLER44,000298
CARLOSTORRES VAZQUEZ59,000299
WILLIAMFARNAN91,500301
GEORGENAVARRO96,500302
DANIELVANDYKE65,000303
LEESTEWART173,000304
CHRISTOPHEREATON41,000305
DAVIDMADDOX165,000306
JOSHUAWASSERMAN161,000308
DANAVITSUR71,500309
SALIMSALEM101,500311
RYANMILLER131,000312
JONATHANBRODY55,000313
DANIELHEIMILLER27,500314
JAMESHAMBURGER33,500315
PHONGNGUYEN41,500316
LUIZDE FARIAS GUIMARES159,000317
MARCSCHILLER110,500318
HANYAYOUB236,500319
ANTHONYABDO143,000331
IGOREVSEEV97,000332
DOVIDGOLDFISCHER40,000333
ALLANBIELER97,000334
ANDREWDYMBURT231,000335
FRANCOOTINIANO-HURTADO224,000336
MICHAELGULLIFORD27,000337
ARMANDODEL POZO47,000338
JOHNHOLLEY III87,500339
CHRISTOPHERMULL86,000341
DANIELQUESADA91,000342
JULIEPHYUTHINN74,000343
PEDROMERCED ESTEVEZ92,000344
JUANDIAZ62,500345
JESSEHATFIELD43,000346
GEORGEROVERO SPYROPOULOS218,000347
JOULEKADADU90,500348
STEVENCOSTA96,000349
NAINGTHU120,000351
GILGUADALPI193,500352
BRIANGELROD85,500353
KRISTIANTSOTSOROS160,000354
JACOBRISTICH155,000355
ROBERTKESSLER69,000356
DanielPrenat56,500357
FRANCOISZAYAS209,000358
ROBERTOBONILLA RIVERA141,500359

Event 23: Day 2 Chip Counts

$150 No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Day 2 Blinds: 1,500/3,000 with a  500 Ante
Players Remaining: 62 of 610

Flight A: 200 Entries, 19 Advanced
Flight B: 410 Entries, 43 Advanced

Day 2 chip counts:

RankFirst NameLast NameChip Count
1HANYAYOUB236,500
2ANDREWDYMBURT231,000
3FRANCOOTINIANO-HURTADO224,000
4GEORGEROVERO SPYROPOULOS218,000
5FRANCOISZAYAS209,000
6GILGUADALPI193,500
7LEESTEWART173,000
8DAVIDMADDOX165,000
9JOSHUAWASSERMAN161,000
10KRISTIANTSOTSOROS160,000
11LUIZDE FARIAS GUIMARES159,000
12JACOBRISTICH155,000
13ANTHONYABDO143,000
14ROBERTOBONILLA RIVERA141,500
15RYANMILLER131,000
16DOUGLASBAER129,500
17DIDIERBRAMY128,500
18NAINGTHU120,000
19JOHNPALACE111,000
20MARCSCHILLER110,500
21JUANFERRER107,000
22SALIMSALEM101,500
23IGOREVSEEV97,000
24ALLANBIELER97,000
25WANLOPPHONPHORNWITHOON97,000
26GEORGENAVARRO96,500
27STEVENCOSTA96,000
28PEDROMERCED ESTEVEZ92,000
29WILLIAMFARNAN91,500
30DANIELQUESADA91,000
31JOULEKADADU90,500
32JOHNHOLLEY III87,500
33CHRISTOPHERMULL86,000
34BRIANGELROD85,500
35ERICPIDERIT80,000
36PANAGIOTISNIFAKOS78,500
37JohnathanCordero Rivera75,000
38JULIEPHYUTHINN74,000
39DANAVITSUR71,500
40ROBERTKESSLER69,000
41NESTORTORRES SALDANA68,500
42VENDELJOHNSON67,500
43DANIELVANDYKE65,000
44JUANDIAZ62,500
45CARLOSTORRES VAZQUEZ59,000
46DanielPrenat56,500
47JONATHANJOFFEY56,000
48JONATHANBRODY55,000
49NICOLASPALLARES54,000
50RANDALFERNANDEZ50,000
51ARMANDODEL POZO47,000
52MICHELLESCHISSLER44,000
53JESSEHATFIELD43,000
54PHONGNGUYEN41,500
55CHRISTOPHEREATON41,000
56EFTHIMIOSPIPERAKIS40,500
57DOVIDGOLDFISCHER40,000
58ETHANKAPLAN36,000
59JAMESHAMBURGER33,500
60DANIELHEIMILLER27,500
61MICHAELGULLIFORD27,000
62MARCCOHEN24,500