Nicholas Verderamo Wins Event 14 of the 2022 Lucky Hearts Poker Open Outright for $38,600

2022 Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 14
$600 Six-Max No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed
Entries:  392
Prize Pool:  $205,800
January 18, 2022

2022 Lucky Hearts Poker Open Event 14 Champion Nicholas Verderamo

Event 14 of the 2022 Lucky Hearts Poker Open was the $600 Six-Max No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry). A field of 392 entries produced a prize pool of $205,800, more than quadrupling the guarantee. Emerging victorious was Nicholas Verderamo, winning the tournament outright for $38,600.

For Verderamo it’s another score to add to the recent hot streak that he has been on.

“I flew in this morning after chopping a big tournament in Maryland last night, but I gave up the trophy in that deal,” Verderamo said afterward. “So I’m pretty happy with how things went today. This was a great tournament. Six-max is so much fun to play and obviously, I’m happy with the result. ”

PlaceFirst NameLast NamePrize Amount
1NicholasVerderamo$38,600
2SandySanchez$26,925
3AaronThivyanathan$19,055
4JacobFortinsky$13,705
5AnkitAhuja$10,020
6RobertStewart$7,445
7JeremyBecker$5,625
8DavidJackson$5,625
9AdamTravis$4,325
10ChristopherMull$4,325
11FredGoldberg$3,385
12AndrewBrinkley$3,385
13JasonBrumbach$2,695
14DavidHanna$2,695
15GregorySpinder$2,185
16ArlonBerdos$2,185
17YvesTremblay$1,805
18JohnRipnick$1,805
19JakeSchwartz$1,515
20ScottSpivak$1,515
21WilliamWatson$1,515
22DylanSmith$1,515
23KennethBerman$1,515
24KahlilFrancis$1,515
25JudithBielan$1,300
26MichaelNewman$1,300
27Lucas JoseBassa$1,300
28AnthonyMarch$1,300
29RudyMamo$1,300
30SebastiaanDe Jonge$1,300
31MatthewZarcadoolas$1,135
32ArnaldoAzualde$1,135
33NeilZoneashvili$1,135
34CarlosCaldas$1,135
35AlikSitnyakovsky$1,135
36JasonBlodgett$1,135
37MarkWahba$1,015
38DanielCouzens$1,015
39SimonTremblay$1,015
40ClaudioPiedrabuena$1,015
41JamesAnderson$1,015
42FrankMarasco$1,015
43CarlBevilacqua$920
44DavidMock$920
45RonaldKatz$920
46PatrickWhite$920
47ChadStewart$920
48OryHen$920
49VinnyPahuja$855
50Jean-LouisSantoni$855
51CaseyCrews$855
52AlessioIsaia$855
53RyanLamanque$855
54AlfredoVaz Reed$855
55LisaSeamans$810
56SeanMiller$810
57RyanSlowik$810
58MarcusGurley$810
59MakotoYosimichi$810
60VincentChauve$810
61FarzadRaji$785
62PerryShiao$785
63BarryAbramowitz$785
64SebastienSoares$785
65ZacharyFischer$785
66JosephDi Rosa Rojas$785

Event 14: Nicholas Verderamo Wins! ($38,600); Sandy Sanchez Eliminated in 2nd Place ($26,925)

$600 Six-Max No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 29:  50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining:  1 of 392

Nicholas Verderamo

Nicholas Verderamo raised all in on the button with a covering stack and Sandy Sanchez called all in from the big blind for about 1,200,000 with Ad7c, leading Verderamo’s Jd9c.

The board ran out 8s9dQd10h5h, giving Verderamo a queen-high straight to win Event 14 outright for $38,600.

Sandy Sanchez finished runner-up for $26,925.

A recap of the event will be posted later tonight.

Sandy Sanchez

Event 14: Aaron Thivyanathan – 3rd Place ($19,055)

$600 Six-Max No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 29:  50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining:  2 of 392

Aaron Thivyanathan

Nicholas Verderamo raised to 200,000 on the button, Aaron Thivyanathan three-bet all in from the big blind for about 2,500,000 and Verderamo called instantly with KcKd, leading Thivyanathan’s Ac3c.

The board ran out 3d8s7h8h6s, not enough help to Thivyanathan, ending his tournament in third place.

Nicholas Verderamo  –  6,425,000  (64 bb)
Sandy Sanchez  –  1,425,000  (14 bb)
Aaron Thivyanathan  –  Eliminated in 3rd Place  ($19,055)

Event 14: Nicholas Verderamo Doubles Thru Aaron Thivyanathan

$600 Six-Max No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 28:  50,000/75,000 with a 75,000 ante
Players Remaining:  3 of 392

Nicholas Verderamo raised to 175,000 from the button and Aaron Thivyanathan called from the big blind.

The flop was 5d9dKs and Thivyanathan checked to Verderamo who continued for 125,000. Thivyanatahan check-raised to 400,000, Verderamo called and the turn was the 6c. Thivyanathan shoved for effectively 1,200,000 and Verderamo called all in.

Verderamo:  Kh10h
Thivyanathan:  7h5c

Verderamo was ahead with a pair of kings against Thivyanathan’s pair of fives and straight draw.

The river was the 9s, safe for Verderamo to double up.

Nicholas Verderamo  –   3,625,000  (48 bb)
Aarron Thivyanathan  –  1,925,000  (26 bb)

Event 14: Aaron Thivyanathan Doubles Thru Nicholas Verderamo

$600 Six-Max No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 28:  50,000/75,000 with a 75,000 ante
Players Remaining:  3 of 392

Sandy Sanchez raised to 150,000 from the button, Aaron Thivyanathan three-bet all in for 1,875,000 from the small blind, Nicholas Verderamo four-bet all in from the big blind for about 3,100,000 and Sanchez folded.

Thivyanathan:  QdQs
Verderamo:  AdKs

The board ran out 2h7c4dJs8d, safe for Thivyanathan to double up.

Aaron Thivyanathan  –  3,975,000  (53 bb)
Nicholas Verderamo  –  1,200,000  (16 bb)