Kahlil Francis Wins Event 6 of the 2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Outright for $13,220

2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 6
$400 Eight-Handed Pot-Limit Omaha (Re-Entry)
Entries:  144
Prize Pool:  $48,240
July 28, 2022

2022 SHRPO Event 6 Champion Kahlil Francis

Event 6 of the 2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open was a $400 Eight-Handed Pot Limit Omaha (Re-Entry). A field of 144 entries generated a prize pool of $48,240, and Kahli Francis outlasted the rest to win the first-place prize of $13,220 and his first SHRP trophy.

This marked Francis’ second PLO final table at the Seminole Hard Rock, having previously finished seventh in a $400 PLO event at the 2022 Showdown series for $1,730.

PlaceFirst NameLast NamePrize Amount
1KahlilFrancis$13,220
2DanielNotice$8,390
3YulienAlvarez Gutierrez$5,040
4EugeneMistretta$3,040
5JoseCamacho$2,365
6JuliusThreadgill$1,975
7TonyTamayo$1,715
8JosephBell$1,525
9JuanMontoya$1,350
10JuanRiccardi$1,350
11GilAboodi$1,185
12EitanElbaz$1,185
13DianaBernal$1,025
14SamuelDoss$1,025
15AlbertoFonseca Pinilla$1,025
16MattBretzfield$1,025
17CharlesMayes$900
18JosephLupo$900

Event 6: Kahlil Francis Wins! ($13,220); Daniel Notice Eliminated in 2nd Place ($8,390)

$400 Eight-Handed Pot-Limit Omaha (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 19 :  6,000/12,000 with a 12,000 ante
Players Remaining:  1 of 144

Kahlil Francis
2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Event 6 Champion Kahlil Francis

Kahlil Francis potted to 36,000 on the button, Daniel Notice repotted to 108,000 from the big blind,  Francis repotted, and Notice called all in for about 135,000.

Francis:  AsQcJh6h
Notice:  AhKsJs3d

The board ran out 10d6s3s6d5c, giving Francis trip sixes to win the pot and Event 6 outright for $13,220.

Notice finished runner-up for $8,390.

A recap of the event will be posted later tonight.

Daniel Notice
Daniel Notice

Event 6: Yulien Alvarez Gutierrez – 3rd Place ($5,040)

$400 Eight-Handed Pot-Limit Omaha (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 19 :  6,000/12,000 with a 12,000 ante
Players Remaining:  2 of 144

Yulien Alvarez Gutierrez
Yulien Alvarez Gutierrez

On a flop of 6d4d2h, a series of raises led to Yulien Alvarez Gutierrez all in for about 430,000 in the small blind against Kahlil Francis in the big blind.

Gutierrez:  Kd9d10h3h
Francis:  AsAd5d4h

Both players had flush draws, but Francis had nut diamonds along with aces.

The 10c turn have Gutierrez a few outs to two pair, but the river was the 8h to lock up the pot for Francis, ending Gutierrez’s run in third place.

Kahlil Francis  –  1,800,000  (150 bb)
Daniel Notice  –  360,000  (30 bb)
Yulien Alvarez Gutierrez  –  Eliminated in 3rd Place  ($5,040)

Event 6: Eugene Mistretta – 4th Place ($3,040)

$400 Eight-Handed Pot Limit Omaha (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 18 :  5,000/10,000 with a 10,000 ante
Players Remaining:  3 of 144

Eugene Mistretta
Eugene Mistretta

Kahlil Francis limped from UTG/cutoff, Yulien Alvarez Gutierrez did the same from the small blind, and Eugene Mistretta raised all in for 41,000 from the big blind. Both Francis and Gutierrez called.

The flop came Ks7d5d, Gutierrez bet the pot of 123,000, and Francis folded.

Gutierrez:  Kc7c10d10h.
Mistretta:  AhJh6c4h

Gutierrez was ahead with kings and sevens, and held up through the 6d turn and Jd river to eliminate Mistretta in fourth place.

Yulien Alvarez Gutierrez  –  630,000  (63 bb)
Eugene Mistretta  –  Eliminated in 4th Place  ($3,040)