Event 10: Trent Smith Wins After Five-Way Deal

2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 10
$150 Big Stack NLH (Re-Entry)
$30,000 Guaranteed
Entries:  635
Prize Pool:  $76,200
August 5, 2019

Event 10 Champion Trent Smith

Event 10 of the 2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open was a $150 Big Stack NLH (Re-Entry) with a guaranteed prize pool of $30,000. More than double that amount was generated as a field of 635 entries created a prize pool of $76,200.

A deal took place between the final five players and as the chip leader, Trent Smith was the official winner. For his showing, Smith collected $9,200 and a $5,250 seat into the SHRPO Championship, which begins on Friday, August 9th.

Final Table Results
*1st: Trent Smith – $9,200 + $5,250 Championship Seat
*2nd: Greg Shanower – $8,794
*3rd: David Moreno – $8,664
*4th: Larry Kiang – $6,272
*5th: Francis Garcia – $5,695
6th: Aidan Hynes – $2,865
7th: Quyen Hoang – $2,340
8th: Alan Katsnelson – $1,895
9th: Nigel Murray – $1,425

*denotes five-way deal

Event 10: We Have a Deal!

$150 Big Stack NLH (Re-Entry)
$30,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 29:  50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining: 5 of 635

The remaining five players agreed to a deal. Here were their chip counts at the time:

Trent Smith – 2,835,000 (28 bb)
Greg Shanower – 2,500,000 (25 bb)
David Moreno – 2,400,000 (24 bb)
Larry Kiang – 1,015,000 (10 bb)
Francis Garcia – 775,000 (8 bb)

Here were the resulting payouts:

Trent Smith – $9,200 + $5,250 Championship Seat
Greg Shanower – $8,794
David Moreno – $8,664
Larry Kiang – $6,272
Francis Garcia – $5,695

As the chip leader, Trent Smith is officially the winner of Event 10 of the 2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open.

Event 10 Champion Trent Smith
Second-Place Finisher Greg Shanower
Third-Place Finisher David Moreno
Fourth-Place Finisher Larry Kiang
Fifth-Place Finisher Francis Garcia

Event 10: Aidan Hynes – 6th Place ($2,865)

$150 Big Stack NLH (Re-Entry)
$30,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 29:  50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining:  5 of 635

Aidan Hynes

David Moreno raised to 225,000 from the cutoff, Aidan Hynes reraised all in for about 810,000 from the button and Moreno called.

Moreno: 5d5s
Hynes: AsQs

The board ran out 10h6d4h7d4s, no help to Hynes, ending his tournament in sixth place.

David Moreno – 2,400,000 (24 bb)
Aidan Hynes – Eliminated in 6th Place ($2,865)

Event 10: Quyen Hoang – 7th Place ($2,340)

$150 Big Stack NLH (Re-Entry)
$30,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 28:  40,000/80,000 with an 80,000 ante
Players Remaining:  6 of 635

Quyen Hoang

Quyen Hoang raised all in for 475,000 from under the gun and Greg Shanower called from the hijack with AsQs, leading Hoang’s Ks8c.

The board ran out 5s3s3d10hQd, giving Shanower queens and threes to eliminate Hoang in seventh place.

Greg Shanower – 2,050,000 (26 bb)
Quyen Hoang – Eliminated in 7th Place (2,340)

Event 10: Alan Katsnelson – 8th Place ($1,895)

$150 Big Stack NLH (Re-Entry)
$30,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27:  30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining:  7 of 635

Alan Katsnelson

Following a flop of Kc6d5h in a limped pot, Alan Katsnelson was all in for about 160,000 from the big blind against Trent Smith in the cutoff.

Katsnelson: 6c3h
Smith: Kh8h

Katsnelson wasn’t able to catch up, ending his run in eighth place.

Trent Smith – 2,600,000 (43 bb)
Alan Katsnelson – Eliminated in 8th Place ($1,895)