The final 36 players will finish in the money, guaranteed at least $395 each, and the field will play down to a winner tonight. First prize is worth $16,432, plus the trophy and a framed winner’s photo courtesy of Image Masters.
$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts Level 15: 2,000/4,000 with a 4,000 ante Flight B Players Remaining: 42 of 342
There were 342 entries for Day 1B of the $150 No Limit Hold’em event, and after 14 levels, only 42 remained at the end of the day.
Nathan Grow was the massive chipleader with 536,000 (134 big blinds), more than twice as much as anyone else in this flight. Coincidentally, the same situation happened yesterday in Flight A, when Ignas Jasinevicius finished with 449,500 (112 big blinds), more than twice as many chips as anyone in that flight.
The full list of official chip counts and the seat draw for Day 2 will be posted later tonight.
$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $50,000 Guaranteed | Structure Level 10: 600/1,200 with a 1,200 ante Flight B Players Remaining: 99 of 342
There were 165 entries in Flight A, and another 342 entries in Flight B, creating a total field of 507 for Event 20.
That creates a total prizepool worth $60,840, and the final 36 players will finish in the money. A min-cash is worth $395, while the winner will earn $16,432, a Lucky Hearts Poker Open trophy, and a framed winner’s photo courtesy of Image Masters.
There were 23 survivors from Flight A, and Flight B’s field will play thru the end of Level 14 tonight, which should be around 12:45 am.
2019 Lucky Hearts Poker Open Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Florida Event 20 $150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $50,000 Guaranteed Entries: 507 Prize Pool: $60,840 January 20-22, 2019
The second and final starting day in Event 20, a $150 re-entry tournament with $50,000 guaranteed, begins shortly. Yesterday’s play saw 23 advance from 165 starting. Ignas Jasinevicius bagged tops with 449,000 chips and he’s looking down at the rest of the field.
Flight B players look to best Jasinevicius and they’re set to take their seats to 15,000 chips and log 14, 30-minute levels. Those who advance join the 23 from Flight A for Day 2 tomorrow at 5pm.
Here are the details:
5PM: Event 20 Day 1B – $150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool
Players begin with 15,000 in chips with 30-minute levels
Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 9
Single ante will be paid from the big blind for the entire table
Day 1 will end after Level 14 or Tournament Director discretion
$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $50,000 Guaranteed | Structure Level 15: 2,000/4,000 with a 4,000 ante Players Remaining: 23 of 165
There were 165 entries for Day 1A of the $150 No Limit Hold’em event, and after 14 levels, only 23 remained at the end of the day.
In the final minutes of the night, the two chipleaders — Frankie Flowers and Ignas Jasinevicius — were at the same table, and they played a big pot.
After a flop of , Jasinevicius (big blind) and Flowers (under the gun) put in 60,000 each. The turn card paired the board with the , Jasinevicius checked, Flowers bet 30,000, and Jasinevicius called. The river card was the , and both players checked.
Jasinevicius turned over to win the pot with an overpair, and Flowers mucked. That hand catapuled Jasinevicius up over 400K, and he finished with a massive chip lead, more than double anyone else in the field. As for Flowers, even after losing this pot he still finished the day third in chips, less than a big blind from second.
Here are the official chip counts for the 23 survivors from Day 1A: