Event 27: Jack Salter Wins Outright for $35,050

2019 Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 27
$1,100 Turbo No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Entries:  119
Prize Pool:  $119,000
December 3, 2019

Jack Salter
Event 27 Champion Jack Salter

Event 27 of the 2019 Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open was a $1,100 Turbo  No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry). A field of 119 entries created a prize pool of $119,000.

Emerging victorious was well-known pro Jack Salter, winning outright for $35,050. This marked Salter’s second tournament win in the past month, as he won WPTDeepStacks Montreal in November.

Final Results
1st:  Jack Salter – $35,050
2nd: Marcus El-Huaick – $21,675
3rd:  Leonard Maue – $12,930
4th:  Niel Mittleman – $8,290
5th:  Vincas Tamasauskas – $6,265
6th:  Hiroaki Harada – $5,195
7th:  Tomas Soderstrom – $4,480
8th:  Greg Levine – $3,945
9th:  Chris Weaver – $3,470
10th:  Joseph Cheong – $3,470
11th:  Jeff Madsen – $3,095
12th:  Patrick Quinn – $3,095
13th:  Rami Hatitti – $2,680
14th:  Gediminas Uselis – $2,680
15th:  Spencer Champlin – $2,680

Event 27: Marcus El-Huaick – 2nd Place ($21,675)

$1,100 Turbo No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Structure Payouts
Level 25:  20,000/40,000 with a 40,000 ante
Players Remaining:  1 of 119

Marcus-El-Huaick
Marcus-El-Huaick

Marcus El-Huaick limped on the button, Jack Salter raised all in with a covering stack from the big blind and El-Huaick called all in for roughly 440,000.

El-Huaick: 10h8s
Salter: Ac3d

The flop came down Ks9d8d, giving El-Huaick the lead with a pair of eights.

The 2h turn card left Salter with just three outs.

The Ah landed on the river, though, giving Salter a pair of aces to win the pot, the tournament and eliminate El-Huaick in second place for $21,675.

Jack Salter wins Event 27 outright for $35,050.

Event 27: Leonard Maue – 3rd Place ($12,930)

$1,100 Turbo No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Structure Payouts
Level 23:  15,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining:  2 of 119

Leonard Maue
Leonard Maue

Jack Salter raised all in from the small blind with a covering stack and Leonard Maue tanked for a bit before he called all in for about 190,000.

Salter: KdQh
Maue: Jh2d

The board came down 7d4d8c10s4h, no help to Maue, ending his run in third place for $12,930.

Jack Salter – 1,350,000 (54 bb)
Marcus El-Huaick – 435,000 (17 bb)
Leonard Maue – Eliminated in 3rd Place $12,930

Event 27: Jack Salter Doubles Into the Chip Lead

$1,100 Turbo No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Structure Payouts
Level 22:  10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining:  3 of 119

Jack Salter
Jack Salter

Leonard Maue raised to 40,000 from the button, Jack Salter three-bet to about 110,000 from the big blind, Maue four-bet shoved and Salter called all in for 590,000.

Maue: 9h7h
Salter: JhJd

The board ran out 4s7c3hJcJs, giving Salter quad jacks to double through Maue and into the chip lead.

Jack Salter – 1,210,000 (61 bb)
Leonard Maue – 300,000 (20 bb)

Event 5: Niel Mittelman – 4th Place ($8,290)

$1,100 Turbo No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Structure Payouts
Level 22:  10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining:  3 of 119

Niel Mittelman
Niel Mittelman

Jack Salter was all in from the small blind for about 250,000 with 10s5s against Niel Mittelman in the big blind with Ad2c.

The board ran out 7s6c8dKd5d, giving Salter a pair of fives on the river to double through Mittelman.

A few hands later, a short-stacked Mittelman was all in for about 120,000 with Jh6h against Salter with Jc8h.

The final board read 4d6d8d5d9c, giving Salter a pair of eights to eliminate Mittelman in fourth place.

Jack Salter – 600,000 (30 bb)
Niel Mittelman – Eliminated in 4th Place ($8,290)