Gavin O’Rourke Claims His Second SHRP Trophy This Week and Third Overall

2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino 
Hollywood, Florida
Event 25
$2,200 Eight-Handed Turbo NLH (Re-Entry)
Entries: 104
Prize Pool: $208,000
April 15, 2019

Gavin O’Rourke Wins His Second SHRP Trophy This Week

Event 25 of the 2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown was a $2,200 Eight-Handed Turbo NLH (Re-Entry). A field of 104 entries created a prize pool of $208,000, and winning outright was Gavin O’Rourke for $58,260.

It was only a few days ago when O’Rourke won Event 16 for his second SHRP trophy and before week’s end, O’Rourke won his third.

“It’s a little bit surreal,” O’Rourke said afterward. “I’m not used to running this good, so I’ll just take it when I get it.”

Results:
1st: Gavin O’Rourke – $58,260
2nd: Michael Tureniec – $38,840
3rd: Joe Kuether – $26,360
4th: Talesh Patel – $18,555
5th: Shankar Pillai – $13,565
6th: Tony Dunst – $10,310
7th: Nipun Java – $8,165
8th: Ahmad Raza – $6,745
9th: Jarrett Blakeley – $5,825
10th: Matthew Leecy – $5,825
11th: Will Failla – $5,270
12th: Jeremy Stein – $5,270
13th: Kristopher Tate – $5,010

Event 25: Gavin O’Rourke Wins! ($58,260); Michael Tureniec Eliminated in 2nd Place ($38,840)

$2,200 Eight-Handed Turbo NLH (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 26: 50,000/75,000 with a 75,000 ante
Players Remaining: 1 of 104

Gavin O’Rourke raised all in from the button with a covering stack and Michael Tureniec called all in from the big blind for about 325,000.

O’Rourke: AcQh
Tureniec: Ad5s

The board ran out  Jh8h6d7sKs, no help to Tureniec, ending his run in second place for $38,840.

Gavin O’Rourke wins his second trophy of the series and the first-place payday of $58,260.

Gavin O’Rourke – 1st Place
Michael Tureniec – 2nd Place

Event 25: Joe Kuether – 3rd Place ($26,360)

$2,200 Eight-Handed Turbo NLH (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 25: 30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 104

Joe Kuether – 3rd Place

Gavin O’Rourke raised all in from the small blind and Joe Kuether called all in from the big blind for roughly 380,000.

O’Rourke: 7h4h
Kuether: Ad3h

The board came down Kh3d2h2s9h, giving O’Rourke a flush to eliminate Kuether.

Gavin O’Rourke – 1,680,000
Michael Tureniec – 400,000
Joe Kuether – Eliminated in 3rd Place ($26,360)

Event 25: Gavin O’Rourke Doubles Through Michael Tureniec

$2,200 Eight-Handed Turbo NLH (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 25: 30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining: 3 of 104

Gavin O’Rourke raised all in from the button for 530,000 and Michael Tureniec called from the big blind.

O’Rourke: AcKs
Tureniec: Ah4d

The board ran out 10h10d7dAd4h, giving O’Rourke aces and tens with a king kicker to double through Tureniec.

Gavin O’Rourke – 1,150,000
Michael Tureniec – 400,000

Event 25: Talesh Patel – 4th Place ($18,555)

$2,200 Eight-Handed Turbo NLH (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 25: 30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining: 3 of 104

Talesh Patel – 4th Place

Michael Tureniec raised all in for effectively 310,000-ish from the small blind and Talesh Patel called all in from the big blind.

Tureniec: 8s6h
Patel: 5d5c

The board ran out Qd10h7s2d9c, giving Tureniec a ten-high to eliminate Patel in fourth place.

Michael Tureniec – 930,000
Talesh Patel – Eliminated in 4th Place ($18,555)

Results Thus Far
1st: $58,260
2nd: $38,840
3rd: $26,360
4th: Talesh Patel – $18,555
5th: Shankar Pillai – $13,565
6th: Tony Dunst – $10,310
7th: Nipun Java – $8,165
8th: Ahmad Raza – $6,745
9th: Jarrett Blakeley – $5,825
10th: Matthew Leecy – $5,825
11th: Will Failla – $5,270
12th: Jeremy Stein – $5,270
13th: Kristopher Tate – $5,010