Jamicheal Harris Wins Event 5 of the 2022 Lucky Hearts Poker Open Outright for $13,775

2022 Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 5
$400 Big O (Re-Entry)
Entries: 161
Prize Pool:  $53,935
January 15, 2022

2022 Lucky Hearts Poker Open Event 5 Champion Jamicheal Harris

Event 5 of the 2022 Lucky Hearts Poker Open was a $400 Big O (Re-Entry). The field of 161 entries and prize pool of $53,935 marked the biggest for a Big O event during an SHRP major series.

Winning the tournament outright was Jamicheal Harris, earning $13,775 for his showing. Harris defeated Long Nguyen heads up, denying Nguyen’s bid for a victory in a third straight series.

PlaceFirst NameLast NamePrize Amount
1JamichealHarris$13,775
2LongNguyen$9,025
3MichealYehudai$5,535
4CoryZeidman$3,570
5JoeBrown$2,600
6JohnBinns$2,195
7KennethPo$1,905
8DarinUtley$1,620
9JohnZaleski$1,620
10MatthewMyers$1,340
11JosephPatalano$1,340
12BenjaminWarren$1,145
13JordanMiller$1,145
14Unclaimed$995
15DiegoDiaz$995
16SalPipitone$995
17AronDermer$875
18JeffreyGreen$875
19KenAldridge$875
20EgertonBullock$755
21StephenJohnson$755

Event 5: Jamicheal Harris Wins! ($13,775); Long Nguyen Eliminated in 2nd Place ($9,025)

$400 Big O (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 25:  25,000/50,000
Players Remaining:  1 of 161

2022 Lucky Heatys Poker Open Event 5 Champion Jamicheal Harris

Heads-up play between Jamicheal Harris and Long Nguyen saw the table tilt in Harris’ direction, as he increased his chip lead from the onset.

On the final hand, Nguyen limped from the button, Harris raised the pot and Nguyen called all in for about 150,000.

Nguyen:  QdJs10h9h8d
Harris:  AhAcJd9d7d

The board ran out Jh5s4dAd3s, giving Harris a set of aces and a live seven to scoop the pot and win Event 5 outright for $13,775.

Long Nguyen finished runner-up for $9,025.

A recap of the event will be posted later tonight.

Long Nguyen

Event 5: Heads-Up Chip Counts

$400 Big O (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 25:  25,000/50,000
Players Remaining:  2 of 161

Jamicheal Harris  –  1,425,000  (29 bb)
Long Nguyen  –  990,000  (20 bb)

1st:  $13,775
2nd:  $9,025

3rd:  Michael Yehudai  –  $5,535
4th:  Cory Zeidman  –  $3,570
5th:  Joe Brown  –  $2,600
6th:  John Binns  –  $2,195
7th:  Kenneth Po  –  $1,905
8th:  Darin Utley  –  $1,620

Event 5: Michael Yehudai – 3rd Place ($5,535)

$400 Big O (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 25:  25,000/50,000
Players Remaining:  2 of 161

Michael Yehudai

Long Nguyen limped from the small blind, Michael Yehudai raised to 150,000 from the big blind, Nguyen reraised and Yehudai called all in for about 250,000 total.

Nguyen:  KdKsQc8d2s
Yehudai:  AhQd9h7d5c

The board came down 4d4sQhJd4h, giving Nguyen fours full of kings to eliminate Yehudai in third place.

Michael Yehudai  –  Eliminated in 3rd Place  ($5,535)

Event 5: Three-Handed Chip Counts at Break

$400 Big O (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 25:  25,000/50,000
Players Remaining:  3 of 161

Seat 1:  Michael Yehudai  –  400,000  (8 bb)
Seat 2:  Jamicheal Harris  –  1,050,000  (21 bb)
Seat 3:  Long Nguyen  –  965,000  (19 bb)

1st:  $13,775
2nd:  $9,025
3rd:  $5,535

4th:  Cory Zeidman  –  $3,570
5th:  Joe Brown  –  $2,600
6th:  John Binns  –  $2,195
7th:  Kenneth Po  –  $1,905
8th:  Darin Utley  –  $1,620