Daniel Swartz Wins Event 20 of the 2021 Lucky Hearts Poker Open After Three-Way Deal

2021 Lucky Hearts Poker Open
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 20
$1,700 Purple Chip Bounty NLH (Re-Entry)
$100,000 Guaranteed
Entries: 229
Prize Pool:  $229,000
Bounty Prize Pool: $114,500
January 24-25, 2021

2021 LHPO Event 20 Champion Daniel Swartz

Event 20 of the 2021 Lucky Hearts Poker Open, a $1,700 Purple Chip Bounty No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry), drew 229 entries and generated a prize pool of $229,000, with another $114,500 set aside for bounties. The $100,000 guarantee was more than tripled.

The final three players agreed to a deal and as the chip leader, it was Daniel Swartz who was the official winner.

PlaceFirst NameLast NamePrize Amount
1DanielSwartz$42,219*
2JasonNablo$39,067*
3JoannColiny$31,204*
4MannyTarich$18,980
5DavidLaufer$14,285
6RandyGordon$10,890
7DavidDiBernardi$7,495
8GeorgeDolofan$7,495
9DienLe$5,215
10AnthonyZinno$5,215
11T.K.Miles$4,190
12TimothyCapretta$4,190
13YoungsooJim$3,415
14PeterMuraca$3,415
15DaniGenov$2,820
16JinXin$2,820
17PavloVeksler$2,360
18ValeryLitvak$2,360
19JordanDegrenier$2,360
20MaxwellYoung$2,360
21MervickNunez Marino$2,005
22MichaelLaufer$2,005
23DavidMzareulov$2,005
24AntonioMallol$2,005
25ShanmukhaMeruga$1,725
26AyodesiCoker$1,725
27MichaelEsquivel$1,725
28MyungShin$1,725
29JaredPalmer$863
30JoseCampos Diaz$862

*denotes three-way deal

Event 20: Purple Chip Bounty Down to Three Tables

$1,700 Purple Chip Bounty NLH (Re-Entry)
$100,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 17: 3,000/6,000 with a 6,000 ante
Players Remaining: 20 of 229

Anthony Zinno

While we concentrate our efforts on the Championship, the Purple Chip Bounty is moving right along and down to three tables. Former WPT Player of the Year Anthony Zinno is still in contention for his first SHRP trophy after coming close a few times including a $25K RRPO High Roller final table in 2019.

21st: Mervick Nunez Marino – $2,005
22nd: Michael Laufer – $2,005
23rd: David Mzareulov – $2,005
24th: Antonio Mallol – $2,005
25th: Shanmukha Meruga – $1,725
26th: Ayodesi Coker – $1,725

Event 20: Day 2 Set to Go

$1,700 Purple Chip Bounty NLH (Re-Entry)
$100,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 15: 2,000/4,000 with a 4,000 ante
Players Remaining: 26 of 229

Event 20 had one of the bigger buy-ins of the series and the great turnout this series continued. The 229 entries in the field made it out biggest Purple Chip Bounty tournament in our history and it wasn’t close.

2021 LHPO (January) – 229 entries
2016 LHPO (January) – 165 entries
2015 RRPO (November) – 162 entries
2013 SHRPO (August) – 153 entries
2018 RRPO (November) – 153 entries

Only 26 players return for Day 2 with Randy Gordon leading a talented group of players that includes Anthony Zinno, TK Miles, David Dibenardi, and reigning Tampa Winter Poker Open champ Max Young.

Cards go back in the air at 2 pm and we’ll keep an eye on them as they head towards the final table and new champion.

Chip counts:

RankFirst NameLast NameChip Count
1RandyGordon561,000
2DavidLaufer360,000
3AnthonyZinno315,000
4JasonNablo280,000
5JoannColiny275,000
6GeorgeDolofan263,000
7MannyTarich254,000
8JordanDegrenier208,000
9MichaelLaufer202,000
10MervickNunez Marino193,000
11T.K.Miles172,000
12DanielSwartz147,000
13JinXin143,000
14MaxwellYoung131,000
15PeterMuraca128,000
16DaniGenov122,000
17PavloVeksler110,000
18DavidDibernardi109,000
19DienLe109,000
20ValeryLitvak84,000
21ShanmukhaMeruga80,000
22TimothyCapretta78,000
23AntonioMallol73,000
24DavidMzareulov68,000
25YoungsooKim67,000
26AyodesiCoker49,000

Table and seat assignments:

TableSeatFirst NameLast NameChip Count
291RandyGordon561,000
292AnthonyZinno315,000
293JinXin143,000
294PeterMuraca128,000
295AyodesiCoker49,000
296ValeryLitvak84,000
297DavidMzareulov68,000
301TimothyCapretta78,000
302DaniGenov122,000
303MannyTarich254,000
304JasonNablo280,000
305DienLe109,000
306PavloVeksler110,000
307MichaelLaufer202,000
391JoannColiny275,000
392DavidLaufer360,000
393GeorgeDolofan263,000
394JordanDegrenier208,000
395ShanmukhaMeruga80,000
396MaxwellYoung131,000
401T.K.Miles172,000
402DavidDibernardi109,000
403YoungsooKim67,000
404MervickNunez Marino193,000
405DanielSwartz147,000
406AntonioMallol73,000

LHPO Day 12 Schedule

Primary Event Schedule

12PM: Event 22 – $600 Big Stack NLH (Re-Entry)

  • $50,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool
  • Players begin with 15,000 in chips and 30-minute levels
  • Late registration/re-entry until start of Level 9 (4:30pm)
  • This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion
  • Event 22 Structure Sheet

12PM: Day 3 – $3,500 WPT LHPO Championship

2PM: Event 20 Day 2 – $1,700 Purple Chip Bounty NLH (Re-Entry)

3PM: Event 23 – $400 Six-Max PLO (Single Re-Entry)

  • Players begin with 12,000 in chips and 30-minute levels
  • Late registration/single re-entry until start of Level 9 (7:30pm)
  • This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion
  • Event 23 Structure Sheet

5PM: Event 24 Day 1A – $150 No Limit Hold’em (Double Re-Entry per Day)

  • $50,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool
  • Players begin with 15,000 in chips and 30-minute levels
  • Late registration/re-entry until start of Level 9 (9:30pm)
  • Field will be capped at 280 unique players
  • Day 1 will end when 12.5% of the field remains
  • Event 24 Structure Sheet

Secondary and Satellite Schedule

9AM: Event 71 – $130 Event 22 Multi Satellite (1-in-10)

  • 1 package guaranteed; package includes Event 22 $600 seat plus $500 in cash
  • Players begin with 10,000 in chips and 15-minute levels
  • Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 5
  • Satellite will be held in the Poker Room
  • Structure Sheet

2PM: Event 72 – $550 Event 25 Mega Satellite (1-in-10)

  • 2 seats guaranteed into $5,000 buy-in LHPO Event 6
  • Players begin with 10,000 in chips and 30-minute levels
  • Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 8
  • Structure Sheet

8PM: Event 73 – $550 Event 25 Turbo Satellite (1-in-10)

  • 1 seat guaranteed into $5,000 buy-in LHPO Event 6
  • Players begin with 10,000 in chips and 15-minute levels
  • Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 9
  • Structure Sheet

Complete 2021 Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open Schedule
 

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Event 20: Day 2 Table and Seat Draw

$1,700 Purple Chip Bounty NLH (Re-Entry)
$100,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Prize Pool:  $229,000
Bounty Prize Pool: $114,500
Return to Level 15: 2,000/4,000 with a 4,000 ante
Players Remaining: 26 of 229

Day 2 begins at 2 p.m.

TableSeatFirst NameLast NameChip Count
291RandyGordon561,000
292AnthonyZinno315,000
293JinXin143,000
294PeterMuraca128,000
295AyodesiCoker49,000
296ValeryLitvak84,000
297DavidMzareulov68,000
301TimothyCapretta78,000
302DaniGenov122,000
303MannyTarich254,000
304JasonNablo280,000
305DienLe109,000
306PavloVeksler110,000
307MichaelLaufer202,000
391JoannColiny275,000
392DavidLaufer360,000
393GeorgeDolofan263,000
394JordanDegrenier208,000
395ShanmukhaMeruga80,000
396MaxwellYoung131,000
401T.K.Miles172,000
402DavidDibernardi109,000
403YoungsooKim67,000
404MervickNunez Marino193,000
405DanielSwartz147,000
406AntonioMallol73,000

Results Thus Far
27th: Michael Esquivel – $1,725
28th: Mike Shin – $1,725
29th: Jared Palmer – $863
30th: Jose Campos Diaz – $862