Registration has closed in the $360 Omaha 8/Stud 8 event, and it attracted 41 entries, creating a total prizepool worth $12,300. The final six players will finish in the money, guaranteed at least $738 each, and first prize is worth $4,797 plus a Lucky Hearts Poker Open trophy.
2019 Lucky Hearts Poker Open
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Event 17 $360 Omaha 8/Stud 8 (Single Re-Entry)
Prize Pool: $12,300
January 19, 2019
Continuing with the mixed games on today’s schedule, the second new tournament on the schedule will switch between Omaha 8 and Stud 8 for plenty of split pots.
Event 17 has a $360 buy-in and it will be a fun tournament for those who already bagged up in the Main Event or those who do not bother with two-card games. They will sit down to 12,000 starting stacks and play 30-minute levels from start to finish. Late registration is open until the start of Level 9 at 7:30pm and they will continue splitting pots until we have our OE champion later tonight.
Players begin with 12,000 in chips and 30-minute levels
Late registration/SINGLE re-entry available until start of Level 8
This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion
2018 Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Florida
Championship $2,200 Deep Stack Pot Limit Omaha (Re-Entry) Entries: 89 Prize Pool: $178,000 November 26-27, 2018
Swedish poker professional Peter Eichhardt has just won Event 17, the $2,200 Deep Stack Pot Limit Omaha.
On the first day of the two day tournament, “I quadrupled up at the end of registration, I played solid the rest of the way. It went fast, there were 89 entrants and only 35 left when registration closed.”
It wasnt all smooth sailing for the champion however, “I had to fade a flush draw for my life with 20 left against Richard Gayler.. I had 70k and went to 170k at the end of the night, I went from being in danger to having a top five stack.”
Gayler came into Day 2 as the chip leader and parlayed his stack to a fourth place finish worth $13,795.
Scotter Clark who came into the day as the shortest stack made it all the way to third place. After Clark was eliminated by Leif Force he gave him a signed toy dump truck that he would roll his chips into the pot with whenever he was all in.
Shortly after heads up play started the two WSOP Bracelet winners Eichhardt and Force agreed to a chop with their nearly even stacks. Eichhardt had the slight lead which awarded him the trophy.
“Today went really well for me, I had some really good hands, good spots. I think me and Leif [Force] were the two best players at the table.”
Force chimed in “That was the only reason I chopped, I wouldnt have chopped with anybody else.” Eichhardt agreed, “He’s very experienced, so am I” This was Force’s fourth final table of the series.
Eichhardt had great things to say about the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. “I like playing here at Seminole a lot. We come all the way from Europe, Michael Tureniec and we have good results here. The reason why is the poker is really good here. The atmosphere, the weather is fine, it feels good when you’re not playing you can go to the pool”
“We come here often, the whole package is great. The poker room is nice and Tony Burns is brilliant.”
1st: Peter Eichhardt – $45,745*
2nd: Leif Force – $44,545*
3rd: Scotter Clark – $21,360
4th: Richard Gayler – $13,795
5th: Matthew Wantman – $10,680
6th: Christopher Wilson – $8,455
7th: Greg Levine – $7,120
8th: Adam Hendrix – $6,230
9th: Emmanuel Sebag – $5,648
10th: Petko Tsakov – $5,162
11th: Darryll Fish – $4,806
12th: Phil Laak – $4,454