$600 Seniors 50+ No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) Structure | Payouts Level 12: 1,000/2,000 with a 2,000 ante Players Remaining: 46 of 176
The UTG+1 player moved all in with a short stack, the player in the hijack moved all in over the top, and Neil Blumenfield called from the big blind, covering both players.
These were their cards in descending order of chip counts.
Neil Blumenfield: Hijack: UTG+1:
The board came , and the UTG+1 player turned a gutshot straight draw, but improved no further. Blumenfield won the entire pot with his pocket queens to eliminate both of his opponents from the tournament.
Neil Blumenfield – 105,000 (53 bb)
With 46 players remaining from a field of 176, the average chip stack is around 76,500 (38 big blinds). The final 22 players will finish in the money, guaranteed at least $1,175 each.
2022 Seminole Hard Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Florida Event 2 $600 Seniors 50+ No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) Entries: 176 Prize Pool: $92,400 November 16, 2022
Registration closed for the $600 Seniors Event with 176 entries creating a prize pool worth $92,400. The last 22 spots will be paid with $1,175 for a min-cash and $23,740 plus the RRPO trophy for the Seniors Event champ.
$600 Seniors 50+ No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) Structure Level 5: 200/400 with a 400 ante Entries: 147
The Seniors Event reached the first break of their day and tournament staff sent them away from a 15-minute breather. The entry count is just shy of 150 and they are having a good time on the other side of the Grand Ballroom.
Jeff Kessler had the best time of them over the first four levels and the 2013 RRPO Seniors champ leads the field early with 84,200.
The Seniors Event is wasting no time creating a big field early in the morning with 80 already in the game and hours to go to build it bigger. Some early faces include Jeff Kessler, Thomas Gari, and Nancy Thomas, Jacqueline Scott.
Kessler is a former champ of this tournament, he won the RRPO Seniors Event in 2013 in the old Seminole Paradise Poker Room.
The Seniors Event is such a popular game on any schedule that we went ahead and planned two for this series starting with the first at 11 am in the Grand Ballroom. Event 2 is a $600 Seniors Event open to anyone 50 years and older.
Players start with 20,000 deep stacks and all levels last 30 minutes. Late registration and unlimited re-entries are available until the start of Level 9 at 3:30 pm. They have a 40-minute dinner break at 5:30 pm and return to play down to the first RRPO trophy of the series.
Players begin with 20,000 in chips
Levels last 30 minutes
Late registration until start of Level 9 (3:30pm)
This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion