Andres Jeckeln Wins Event 34 of the 2022 Seminole Hard Poker Showdown in Heads-Up Deal

2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 34
$2,200 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry)
$200,000 Guaranteed
Entries:  345
Prize Pool:  $690,000
April 7, 2022

2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Event 34 Champion Andres Jeckeln

Event 34 of the 2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown was a $2,200 Deep Stack No-Limit Hold’em. (Re-Entry). A field of 345 entries generated a prize pool of $690,000, more than tripling the guarantee.

A heads-up deal was made between Andres Jeckeln and 2017 Showdown Championship winner Tony Sinishtaj, and as the chip leader, it was Jeckeln who was the official victor, earning $126,541.

This result was the Argentinian’s second-largest score behind a 32nd-place finish in the 2018 WSOP Main Event for $230,475, and he is now above the $800,000 mark in career live tournament winnings according to the Hendon Mob poker database.

PlaceFirst NameLast NamePrize Amount
1AndresJeckeln$126,541*
2TonySinishtaj$118,909*
3RyanD'Angelo$66,005
4JustinZaki$43,750
5FaridJattin$32,950
6ScottEskenazi$27,255
7AndrewHeckman$22,875
8TaiCao$18,735
9RodneyTurvin$14,650
10AndrewBarfield$14,650
11ArturoTrujillo$12,350
12VictorFigueroa$12,350
13MichaelJagroo$10,500
14KyryloKobzyev$10,500
15JonHoellein$10,500
16ErikDe Souza$8,660
17AdityaPrasetyo$8,660
18CarlosDorca$8,660
19EricSalazar$7,210
20CarlosChadha-Villamarin$7,210
21RaviRaghavan$7,210
22ArianStolt$5,850
23FilippKhavin$5,850
24KennyHallaert$5,850
25OrsonYoung$5,000
26SteveBlackmon$5,000
27PeterForsstrom$5,000
28StevenMcKoy$4,280
29AdamAdler$4,280
30BrandonWilson$4,280
31BinWeng$4,280
32ShannonShorr$4,280
33GeorgePappas$4,280
34DonaldLehn$4,280
35EricBaldwin$4,280
36PierceMcKellar$4,280
37LandonTice$3,600
38JosephCheong$3,600
39KyleCartwright$3,600
40NadyaMagnus$3,600
41StephenEkin$3,600
42ChadEveslage$3,600
43JavierZarco$3,600
44BrockWilson$3,600

*denotes heads-up deal

Event 34: We Have a Deal!

$2,200 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry)
$200,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 28:  50,000/75,000 with a 75,000 ante
Players Remaining:  2 of 345

Andres Jeckeln

Following the elimination of Ryan D’Angelo in third place, Andres Jeckeln and Tony Sinishtaj played for about six minutes before the next scheduled break.

Before they resumed, they looked at the numbers and agreed to a deal.

Here were their chip counts at the time:

Andres Jeckeln  –  4,075,000  (54 bb)
Tony Sinishtaj  –  2,825,000  (38 bb)

Here were the resulting payouts:

Andres Jeckeln  –  $126,541
Tony Sinishtaj  –  $118,909

As the chip leader, Andres Jeckeln was the official winner of Event 34. A recap of the event will be posted later tonight.

Tony Sinishtaj

 

Event 34: Heads-Up Chip Counts at Break

$2,200 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry)
$200,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 28:  50,000/75,000 with a 75,000 ante
Players Remaining:  2 of 345

Andres Jeckeln  –  4,075,000  (54 bb)
Tony Sinishtaj  –  2,825,000  (38 bb)

1st:  $143,785 + Showdown trophy
2nd:  $101,665

3rd:  Ryan D’Angelo  –  $66,005
4th:  Justin Zaki –  $43,750
5th:  Farid Jattin  –  $32,950
6th:  Scott Eskenazi  –  $27,255
7th:  Andrew Heckman  –  $22,875
8th:  Tai Cao  –  $18,735
9th:  Rodney Turvin  –  $14,650

Event 34: Ryan D’Angelo – 3rd Place ($66,005)

$2,200 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry)
$200,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27:  30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining:  2 of 345

Ryan D’Angelo

Ryan D’Angelo raised to 125,000 from the button and Andres Jeckeln called from the big blind.

The flop was QhJdKd, Jeckeln checked, and D’Angelo continued for 90,000. Jeckeln check-raised all in with a covering stack and D’Angelo called all in for roughly 780,000.

D’Angelo:  Qd10h
Jeckeln:  Kc6s

Jeckeln was ahead by the slimmest of margins with a pair of kings against D’Angelo’s pair of queens and open-ended straight draw.

The 5h turn and 4h river completed the board, no help to D’Angelo, ending his tournament in third place.

Andres Jeckeln  –  4,300,000  (72 bb)
Tony Sinishtaj  –  2,600,000  (43 bb)
Ryan D’Angelo  –  Eliminated in 3rd Place  ($66,005)

Event 34: Justin Zaki – 4th Place ($43,750)

$2,200 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry)
$200,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 26:  25,000/50,000 with a 50,000 ante
Players Remaining:  3 of 345

Justin Zaki

Justin Zaki raised all in for about 715,000 from UTG/cutoff and Tony Sinishtaj isolated the action with a shove from the button.

Zaki:  9s9d
Sinishtaj:  AcAd

The board ran out 4d3h10cJcQc, no help to Zaki, ending his run in fourth place.

Tony Sinishtaj  –  1,975,000  (40 bb)
Justin Zaki  –  Eliminated in 4th Place  ($43,750)