$250 Ladies No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $10,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts Level 17: 4,000/8,000 with a 8,000 ante Players Remaining: 8 of 76
In addition to the “natural” prizepool of $15,960 for this event (listed below), the winner will also receive a seat into the $1,100 main event, along with a prize package from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City that includes a two-night hotel stay, a $200 dining credit for one of their gourmet restaurants, and a $200 credit to the Rock Spa.
$250 Ladies No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $10,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts Level 17: 4,000/8,000 with an 8,000 ante Players Remaining: 8 of 76
In the last hand before the break, with the blinds at 3,000-6,000, Patricia Conrad moved all in from the small blind for 93,000, and Joanne Milburn thought for a while before she called all in for 92,000 with .
Conrad turned over , and whoever lost this pot would either be eliminated or down to 1K.
The board came , and Milburn spiked a five on the river to win the pot with a full house, fives full of jacks. Conrad suffered the bad beat to be knocked all the way down to a single 1K chip with the blinds increasing to 4,000-8,000.
$250 Ladies No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $10,000 Guaranteed | Structure Level 11: 1,000/2,000 with a 2,000 ante Players Remaining: 24 of 76
Registration closed on the Ladies Event and it was a great turnout. The tournament had a $10,000 guaranteed prize pool and the 76 entries easily surpassed it. They combined to create a prize pool worth $15,960 and the last ten spots will earn some money.
A min-cash is worth $479 while the winner takes home $5,394 plus the LHPO trophy, custom-framed winner’s photo courtesy of Image Masters, a vacation package at Hard Rock Atlantic City, and a $1,100 seat into the $1,000,000 Guarantee WPTDeepStacks Main Event.
2019 Lucky Hearts Poker Open Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Florida Event 5 $250 Ladies No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) Entries: 76 Prize Pool: $15,960 January 12, 2019
1st: $5,394 + Main Event seat and Hard Rock AC package 2nd: $3,112 3rd: $1,947 4th: $1,317 5th: $998 6th: $798 7th: $718 8th: $638 9th: $559 10th: $479
$250 Ladies No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $10,000 Guaranteed | Structure Level 9: 600/1,200 with a 1,200 ante Entries: 72
The Ladies Event is into the ninth level of the day and time is running out to get into the action. We have 72 entries so far, a great turnout for the special event.
Sachi Botner looks like the current leader with 65,000 and she has some competition on her right in Nancy Thomas. She picked up the biggest score of her career in the same event as the previously mentioned Jerry Wong. Thomas made the first Ultimate Re-Entry final table in 2017 and finished second for nearly $110,000.
$250 Ladies No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $10,000 Guaranteed | Structure Level 3: 100/200 with a 200 ante Entries: 48
We put a $10,000 Guarantee on the Ladies Event and they wasted no time blasting past it. Entry number 48 officially put the prize pool over $10,000 and registration is open until 6:30pm.
Table 20 grabbed our attention at the start of the day when the four starting players were having a laugh. They are best friends and all drew the same table. Melissa Mancini, MG Fernandez, Christine DiFiore, and Robyn Marshman are having a good time before getting down to serious business later this evening.
Marshman is no stranger to this tournament; she won the Ladies Event during the 2017 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown.
We have other successful women in the crowd including two big winners. Jacquelyn Scott won the WSOP Ladies Championship in 2015 and Melisa Singh won the WSOP Circuit Ladies Event ring when the series was here in October 2017
Besides the big field Ultimate Re-Entry flights and a little Pot Limit Omaha 8 in the corner, we have a special tournament on the schedule. At 3pm we kick off the Ladies Event with some nice added prizes.
The tournament has a $250 buy-in with a $10,000 guaranteed prize pool. In addition to the top money for first place, the winner will also receive a Hard Rock Atlantic City package that includes hotel, dinner, and spa trip along with a seat into the $1,000,000 Guarantee WPTDeepStacks Lucky Hearts Poker Open Main Event.
They will start with 15,000 deep stacks and the first nine levels will last 20-minutes each. Late registration and re-entries are available until the start of Level 10 at 6:30pm and levels increase to 30-minutes.
They will play it out for the title later this evening with the winner earning the Hard Rock AC package and WPTDeepStacks Main Event seat.
$10,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool
Winner receives Hard Rock AC package and $1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event seat
Players begin with 15,000 in chips
Levels 1-9 last 20 minutes; Levels 10+ last 30 minutes
Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 10
This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion