2023 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Florida Event 45 $25,500 PLO High Roller (Re-Entry) Entries: 27 Prize Pool: $666,900 April 27, 2023
Event 45 of the 2023 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown was the $25,500 Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller (Re-Entry). A field of 27 entries generated a prize pool of $666,900 and emerging victorious was Ren Lin, winning outright for $266,700.
This marked Lin’s sixth cash in an SHRP major series event and his third final table made, with his previous best finish coming during the 2022 SHRPO, where he took 5th in a $2,700 NLH for $50,300.
With his win tonight, Lin now has more than $4.8 million in career live tournament winnings per the Hendon Mob poker database.
$25,500 PLO High Roller (Re-Entry) Structure | Payouts Level 11: 10,000/15,000 with a 15,000 ante Players Remaining: 2 of 27
On the turn of a board with 185,000 in the pot, Ren Lin checked from the big blind and Dylan Smith bet the pot from the button. Lin check-raised pot to 740,000, Smith raised all in, and Lin called all in for 830,000 total.
Lin had it locked up with a set of tens against Smith’s tens and nines, rendering the river moto.
Ren Lin – 1,845,000 (123 bb) Dylan Smith – 1,530,000 (102 bb)
$25,500 PLO High Roller (Re-Entry) Structure | Payouts Level 9: 5,000/10,000 with a 10,000 ante Players Remaining: 5 of 27
Michael Wang opened to 22,000 from the hijack, Dylan Smith called on the button, and Sam Soverel three-bet to 70,000 from the small blind. Wang folded, Smith reraised, and Soverel called all in for another 10,000 or so.
The board ran out , giving Smith queens and fives to eliminate Soverel on the money bubble.
Dylan Smith – 870,000 (87 bb) Sam Soverel – Eliminated on the Money Bubble