Benjamin Robinson Wins Event 21 of the 2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Outright for $18,030

2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 21
$400 Seniors 50+ (Re-Entry)
Entries: 227
Prize Pool:  $77,180
August 2, 2021

2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Event 21 Seniors Champion Benjamin Robinson

Event 21 of the 2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open was the $400 Seniors 50+ (Re-Entry). A field of 227 entries made this the second-largest Seniors Event in SHRP history. The prize pool generated was $77,180 and winning the lion’s share of it was Benjamin Robinson, winning outright for $18,030.

“It was a long day, I’ll say that,” said Robinson afterward. “We played like 12-13 hours or something. I don’t even know what time it is. It was a grind, for sure, but I’m happy to win it.”

Robinson resides in Coral Springs and while he doesn’t play a ton of poker, he’ll take part in a few tournaments during the bigger tournament series.

PlaceFirst NameLast NamePrize Amount
1BenjaminRobinson$18,030
2DavidCoughlin$12,275
3JamesKirvin$7,910
4MackHam$4,815
5JaraslawOsinski$3,715
6TraciMyhrum$3,080
7JacqueDoucette$2,625
8JeffreySheppard$2,240
9BruceMcPhillips$1,895
10HowardWolper$1,895
11MiguelCesar$1,600
12ArthurHolmes$1,600
13ScottRobbins$1,365
14JohnColon$1,365
15JeffreySilverstein$1,365
16ScottLeventhal$1,135
17RobertKahn$1,135
18JacquelynScott$1,135
19JohnHolley$910
20WilliamCascioli$910
21FrankHarrington$910
22DavidScarpetta$740
23ScottLevitt$740
24KevinBlewitt$740
25NancyBirnbaum$610
26ThomasBrown$610
27ScottEdwin Roberts$610
28ChristopherWeber$610
29KevinO'Malley$610

Event 21: Benjamin Robinson Wins! ($18,030); David Coughlin Eliminated in 2nd Place ($12,275)

$400 Seniors 50+ NLH (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 24:  15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 ante
Players Remaining:  1 of 227

2021 SHRPO Event 21 Seniors Champion Benjamin Robinson

Benjamin Robinson limped on the button, David Coughlin raised an additional 65,000 from the big blind and Robinson called.

The flop was 7h6d9s, Coughlin continued for 135,000 and Robinson called.

The turn was the 3s and both players checked.

The river was the 8d, Coughlin shoved for roughly 750,000 and Robinson called right away with Jd10d for the nut straight, catching Coughlin’s AsQh bluff to win Event 21 outright for $18,030.

David Coughlin finished runner-up for $12,275.

David Coughlin
David Coughlin – 2nd Place

A summary of the event will be posted later tonight.

Event 21: James Kirvin – 3rd Place ($7,910)

$400 Seniors 50+ NLH (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 23:  15,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining:  2 of 227

James Kirvin
James Kirvin – 3rd Place

Following a flop of 9dKc8h with about 250,000 in the pot, Benjamin Robinson checked from the small blind and James Kirvin shoved from the button for 400,000.

Robinson thought for about 35 seconds before he called with Ad9s for a pair of nines, essentially racing with Kirvin’s Jd10d for an open-ended straight draw with overcards.

The 6d turn gave Kirvin outs a flush as well, but the river was the 3c to end his tournament in third place.

Benjamin Robinson – 1,675,000 (67 bb)
David Coughlin – 1,065,000 (42 bb)
James Kirvin – Eliminated in 3rd Place ($7,910)

Event 21: Benjamin Robinson Doubles Into the Chip Lead

$400 Seniors 50+ NLH (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 23:  15,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining:  3 of 227

Benjamin Robinson
Benjamin Robinson

Benjamin Robinson raised to 100,000 from the button and James Kirvin defended his big blind.

The flop was 8sJc3s, Kirvin checked, Robinson shoved for 485,000 and Kirvin called with Jd9d for a pair of jacks. Robinson turned over KhKs for a pair of kings.

The As turn and 7c river completed the board, safe for Robinson to double up and take the chip lead.

Benjamin Robinson – 1,210,000 (48 bb)
James Kirvin – 610,000 (24 bb)

Event 21: Mack Ham – 4th Place ($4,815)

$400 Seniors 50+ NLH (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 23:  15,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining:  3 of 227

Mack Ham
Mack Ham – 4th Place

Mack Ham raised all in from the small blind for about 290,000 and Benjamin Robinson called out of the big blind with a slightly larger stack.

Ham: Qd8d
Robinson: Kc10d

The board came down AhKhKs7s4c, giving Robinson trip kings to eliminate Ham in fourth place.

Benjamin Robinson – 655,000 (26 bb)
Mack Ham – Eliminated in 4th Place ($4,815)