Event 24: Matthew Wantman Defeats Tough Field in $2,650 PLO, Wins $70,009

2018 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open 
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event #24
$2,650 Pot Limit Omaha (Re-Entry)

Entries: 91
Prize Pool: $220,675
August 13-14, 2018

Matthew Wantman emerged victorious Tuesday night at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood winning Event 24 of the 2018 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open, a $2,650 buy-in Pot Limit Omaha tournament. Wantman beat up a tough final table and earned $70,009 in addition to a Seminole Hard Rock Trophy.

Event 24 drew 91 total entries generating a prize pool in excess of $220,000. The top 12 were paid and notables Jeff Madsen, Matt Stout, Phil Hui and Ben Yu were among those to finish in the money.

Full results:

1st: Matthew Wantman –  $70,009 + Trophy
2nd: Rajesh Vohra – $41,928
3rd: Charles Kapetanakos – $26,481
4th: Greg Levine – $17,102
5th: Iman Dan – $13,241
6th: Alexander Condon – $10,482
7th: Ben Yu – $8,827
8th: Phil Hui – $7,724
9th: Matt Stout – $7,002
10th: David Eller – $6,400
11th: Bruce Rogoff – $5,958
12th: Jeff Madsen – $5,521

Event 24: Tough PLO Field Back for Final Day

$2,650 Pot Limit Omaha (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 13: 3,000/6,000
Players Remaining: 10 of 91

From 91 starting, just 10 remain in the $2,650 buy-in Pot Limit Omaha Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open trophy event. Here’s how it stacks up:

Seat 1: Matt Wantman – 205,000
Seat 2: Iman Dan – 177,000
Seat 3: Phil Hui – 108,000
Seat 4: Greg Levine – 188,000
Seat 5: Charles Kapetanakos – 353,000
Seat 6: Matt Stout – 238,000
Seat 7: Raj Vohra – 141,000
Seat 8: Ben Yu – 178,000
Seat 9: David Eller – 47,000
Seat 10: Alex Condon – 190,000

1st: $70,009 + Trophy
2nd: $41,928
3rd: $26,481
4th: $17,102
5th: $13,241
6th: $10,482
7th: $8,827
8th: $7,724
9th: $7,002
10th: $6,400

11th: Bruce Rogoff – $5,958
12th: Jeff Madsen – $5,821

We will provide the final results and winner report after the event concludes.

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 24: Charles Kapetanakos Leads PLO Final Table Going to Day 2

$2,650 Pot Limit Omaha (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 13: 3,000/6,000
Players Remaining: 10 of 91

While the Big 4 tournaments were playing down to a final table, we had another great group of players in the $2,650 Pot Limit Omaha game. They made it down to the final table before the ten remaining players bagged up their chips at 3am and will return on Tuesday at 3pm to play down to a winner.

Charles Kapetanakos leads a star-studded final table that also includes Matt Stout, Phil Hui, Matt Wantman, Ben Yu, Alex Condon, Raj Vohra, Greg Levine, Iman Dan, and David Eller.

There’s $70,000 waiting up top for one of these players on Tuesday afternoon.

Seat 1: Matt Wantman – 205,000
Seat 2: Iman Dan – 177,000
Seat 3: Phil Hui – 108,000
Seat 4: Greg Levine – 188,000
Seat 5: Charles Kapetanakos – 353,000
Seat 6: Matt Stout – 238,000
Seat 7: Raj Vohra – 141,000
Seat 8: Ben Yu – 178,000
Seat 9: David Eller – 47,000
Seat 10: Alex Condon – 190,000

Remaining payouts:

1st: $70,009 + Trophy
2nd: $41,928
3rd: $26,481
4th: $17,102
5th: $13,241
6th: $10,482
7th: $8,827
8th: $7,724
9th: $7,002
10th: $6,400