2023 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Florida Event 23 $10,000 Deep Stack No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) Entries: 84 Prize Pool: $798,000 August 1, 2023
Event 23 of the 2023 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open was a $10,000 Deep Stack No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry). A field of 84 entries generated a prize pool of $798,000, and emerging victorious was Justin Liberto, winning outright for $257,000.
Liberto began the final table as the chip leader and maintained it for the majority of the way. The final hand between Liberto and second-place finisher Dan Heimiller was a set-over-set cooler, where Liberto was on the winning side to clinch the victory.
Liberto’s six-figure score was his second at the Seminole Hard Rock, having final tabled the 2022 SHRPO Championship last August with a fourth-place finish for $305,955. With his result tonight, Liberto eclipsed the $5.7 million mark in career live tournament winnings per the Hendon Mob poker database.
$10,000 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry) Structure | Payouts Level 16: 25,000/50,000 with a 50,000 ante Players Remaining: 2 of 84
On the turn of a board, a series of raises culminated with Justin Liberto all in for 2,340,000 from the big blind with for top two pair against Asher Neaman in the small blind with for a king-high straight.
The river was the , giving Liberto queens full of kings to double up.
Down to about 600,000, Neaman busted shortly thereafter in third place.
Justin Liberto – 5,700,000 (114 bb) Dan Heimiller – 2,700,000 (54 bb) Asher Neaman – Eliminated in 3rd Place ($96,800)