Steve Olivier Wins Event 9 of the 2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open In Heads-Up Chop

2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 9
$600 Double Black Chip Bounty NLH (Re-Entry)
Entries:  188
Prize Pool:  $61,100
Bounty Prize Pool:  $37,600
July 29, 2022

2022 SHRPO Event 9 Champion Steve Olivier

Event 9 of the 2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open was a $600 Double Black Chip Bounty NLH (Re-Entry). The tournament drew 188 entries, creating a prize pool of $61,100 with an additional $37,600 set aside for bounties.

An even chop was agreed upon between the final two players, and as the chip leader it was Steve Olivier who was the official winner, earning $12,478 and his first SHRP trophy.

Olivier is a regular at the Seminole Hard Rock, playing smaller buy-in events in the poker room throughout the year. This marked his first SHRPO major final table. At one point after losing ace-king to pocket tens with six players left, Olivier was left with just two big blinds, but found a few doubles en route to seizing the chip lead and making the deal.

PlaceFirst NameLast NamePrize Amount
1SteveOlivier$12,478*
2JosephHinton$12,477*
3CalebPiderit$6,265
4EricValerio$3,810
5TylerMitchell$2,940
6MitchellRange$2,440
7HarrisonLuba$2,075
8SamKang$1,815
9SamuelStockwell$1,555
10SebastianDe Navarez$1,555
11RodrigoAldorino$1,340
12AlbertoFonseca Masis$1,340
13CameronMcEldowney$1,130
14PaulStanechewski$1,130
15ChingLo$1,130
16DavidAlbertson$940
17RaminderSingh$940
18HectorPacheco$940
19NealDiaz$800
20JulioClavell$800
21CharlesAyen Jr.$800
22AlecTull$800
23KeithMcCormack$800
24VincentChauve$400
25DanielPearlman$400

*denotes heads-up chop

Event 9: Two Doubles for Steve Olivier Leads to an Even Chop

$600 Double Black Chip Bounty NLH (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 26:  25,000/50,000 with a 50,000 ante
Players Remaining:  2 of 188

Steve Olivier

Steve Olivier was all in for about 450,000 in the big blind with Kh9c against Joseph Hinton on the button with 10s8s.

The board Kd7s4c3dJc, giving Olivier a pair of kings to double up.

A few hands later, Hinton limped on the button, Olivier raised to 150,000, and Hinton called.

The flop was Jd2d6s and Olivier checked to Hinton who bet 225,000. Olivier check-raised all in for 1,000,000 and Hinton called 10d6d for a pair of sixes with a flush draw. Olivier was ahead with Jc10c a pair of jacks, but slightly.

The 2c turn and 5c river completed the board, safe for Olivier to double into the chip lead.

Shortly thereafter, both agreed to an even chop. As the chip leader, Steve Olivier was the official winner of Event 9 for $12,478.

Joseph Hinton was the official runner-up for $12,477.

A recap of the event will be posted later this morning.

Joseph Hinton

Event 9: Joseph Hinton vs. Steve Olivier for the Trophy

$600 Double Black Chip Bounty NLH (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 25:  20,000/40,000 with a 40,000 ante
Players Remaining:  2 of 188

Joseph Hinton (left) vs. Steve Olivier (right)

Joseph Hinton  –  3,100,000  (75 bb)
Steve Olivier  –  660,000  (17 bb)

1st:  $14,835 + SHRPO trophy
2nd:  $10,120

3rd:  Caleb Piderit  –  $6,265
4th:  Eric Valerio  –  $3,810
5th:  Tyler Mitchell  –  $2,940
6th:  Mitchell Range  –  $2,440
7th:  Harrison Luba  –  $2,075
8th:  Sam Kang  –  $1,815
9th:  Samuel Stockwell  –  $1,555

Event 9: Caleb Piderit – 3rd Place ($6,265)

$600 Double Black Chip Bounty NLH (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 25:  20,000/40,000 with a 40,000 ante
Players Remaining:  2 of 188

Caleb Piderit

Caleb Piderit raised all in for about 620,000 from the small blind and Joseph Hinton called from the big blind with AsJc, leading Piderit’s Qd9h.

The board ran out 6h2s4h6d3h, no help to Piderit, ending his tournament in third place.

Caleb Piderit  –  Eliminated in 3rd Place  ($6,265)

Event 9: A Pair of Doubles

$600 Double Black Chip Bounty NLH (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 25:  20,000/40,000 with a 40,000 ante
Players Remaining:  3 of 188

Steve Olivier limped on the button and Joseph Hinton checked his option.

The flop was Js9c6d and Hinton check-called 80,000 from Olivier.

The turn was the 4c, Hinton checked, Olivier bet 300,000, Hinton check-raised all in for 1,070,000, and Olivier called with 9d6c for nines and sixes. Hinton showed KcJc for a pair of jacks with a flush draw.

The river was the 7c, giving Hinton a flush to double through Olivier.

Joseph Hinton  –  2,400,000  (60 bb)
Steve Olivier  –  360,000  (9 bb)

The following hand, Caleb Piderit opened to 80,000 on the button, Olivier three-bet shoved for 320,000 from the big blind, and Piderit called with QsQh, leading Olivier’s Ad7h.

The board ran out Js7d3cAh6h, giving Olivier aces and sevens to double through Piderit.

Steve Olivier  –  700,000  (18 bb)
Caleb Piderit  –  600,000  (15 bb)