Ziya Rahim Wins Event 11 of the 2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Outright for $9,065

2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 11
$400 Omaha 8/Stud 8 (Freeze-Out)
Entries: 93
Prize Pool:  $31,620
July 27, 2021

2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Event 11 Champion Ziya Rahim

Event 11 of the 2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open was a $400 Omaha 8/Stud 8 (Freeze-Out). A field of 93 entries generated a prize pool of $31,620, making this the third-largest Omaha 8/Stud 8 tournament in an SHRP major. Emerging victorious was Ziya Rahim, winning outright for $9,065.

This marked Rahim’s second SHRP major trophy, having previously won a H.O.R.S.E. event at the 2016 SHRPO.

PlaceFirst NameLast NamePrize Amount
1ZiyaRahim$9,065
2GabeRamos$6,055
3AlMorgan$4,105
4MarkBartlog$2,890
5JosephGrimes$2,110
6MichaelRosenberg$1,605
7HoytVerner$1,270
8DavidLevi$1,050
9ClaudangeloBeaudouin$910
10AronDermer$910
11JasonPhamolivo$825
12NicholasMarsico$825

Event 11: Ziya Rahim Wins! ($9,065); Gabe Ramos Eliminated in 2nd Place ($6,055)

$400 Omaha 8/Stud 8 (Freeze-Out)
Structure | Payouts
Level 24: 30,000/60,000 Limits
Players Remaining: 1 of 93

2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Event 11 Champion Ziya Rahim

Stud 8

Ziya Rahim: XxXx / Jc
Gabe Ramos: XxXx / Kd

Rahim was the bring-in, Ramos completed and Rahim called.

Ziya Rahim: XxXx / Jc8c7d
Gabe Ramos: XxXx / KdQh3d

Ramos bet on fourth street, Rahim called, Ramos bet the remainder of his short stack on fifth street and Rahim called.

Ziya Rahim: 6c6h / Jc8c7d
Gabe Ramos: JsQs / KdQh3d

Ramos was ahead with queens and the rest of his runout kept him with a pair of queens. Rahim, however, caught the 5s on sixth street and then squeezed the 9s on seventh street to make a nine-high straight to eliminate Ramos and win the tournament outright for $9,065.

Ramos finished runner-up for $6,055.

Gabe Ramos – 2nd Place

Event 11: Ziya Rahim Scoops

$400 Omaha 8/Stud 8 (Freeze-Out)
Structure | Payouts
Level 24: 30,000/60,000 Limits
Players Remaining: 2 of 93

Ziya Rahim

Stud 8

Ziya Rahim: XxXx / Ah
Gabe Ramos: XxXx / Ac

Ramos was the bring-in and called Rahim’s completion.

Ziya Rahim: XxXx / Ah2dJc4c / Xx
Gabe Ramos: XxXx / Ac8h6hKc / Xx

Ramos check-called a bet from Rahim on fourth street, while Rahim check-called a bet from Ramos on fifth street.

Ramos bet on sixth street, Rahim raised and Ramos called. Ramos then check-called a bet from Rahim on seventh street.

Rahim showed 7d6sJd for a pair of jacks with a 7-6 low, Ramos mucked and Rahim scooped the pot.

Ziya Rahim – 986,000 (16 big bets)
Gabe Ramos – 130,000 (2 big bets)

Event 11: Al Morgan – 3rd Place ($4,105)

$400 Omaha 8/Stud 8 (Freeze-Out)
Structure | Payouts
Level 23: 25,000/50,000 Limits
Players Remaining: 2 of 93

Omaha 8

Following a flop of Qs5hKc, Al Morgan bet his remaining 22,000 from the small blind and Ziya Rahim called from the big blind. Gabe Ramos raised from the button and Rahim called.

The turn was the 4h and the rest of Ramos’ stack got into the middle.

Morgan: AsAc10h3c
Rahim: QdJc4s3d
Ramos: Ks10d3s2s

The river was the 10c, keeping the board void of a low and giving Ramos kings and tens to win the pot, eliminating Morgan in third place.

Ziya Rahim – 800,000 (16 big bets)
Gabe Ramos – 316,000 (6 big bets)
Al Morgan – Eliminated in 3rd Place ($4,105)

Event 11: Final Table Lineup

$400 Omaha 8/Stud 8 (Freeze-Out)
Structure | Payouts
Level 18:  8,000/16,000 Limits
Players Remaining: 8 of 93

2021 SHRPO Event 11 Final Table

Seat 1: Ziya Rahim – 150,000
Seat 2: Michael Rosenberg – 95,000
Seat 3: Gabe Ramos – 165,000
Seat 4: Hoyt Verner – 70,000
Seat 5: Joseph Grimes – 150,000
Seat 6: Mark Bartlog – 215,000
Seat 7: Al Morgan – 165,000
Seat 8: David Levi – 60,000

1st: $9,065 + SHRPO Trophy
2nd: $6,055
3rd: $4,105
4th: $2,890
5th: $2,110
6th: $1,605
7th: $1,270
8th: $1,050

In-The-Money Finishers
9th: Claudangelo Beaudouin – $910
10th: Aron Demer – $910
11th: Jason Phamolivo – $825
12th: Nicholas Marsico – $825