Shannon Shorr Wins Event 28 of the 2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Outright for $296,535

2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 28
$5,000 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry)
$200,000 Guaranteed
Entries: 287
Prize Pool:  $1,363,250
April 27, 2021

2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Event 28 Champion Shannon Shorr

Event 28 of the 2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown was a $5,000 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry). A field of 287 entries more than doubled the previous high in this event and along with that, the $200,000 guaranteed prize pool was obviously smashed to the tune of $1,363,250, also a record high for this event.

The tournament lasted nearly 17 hours and in the end, it was Shannon Shorr who emerged victoriously, winning outright for $296,535.

For Shorr, it marked his 18th cash in a Seminole major and his first trophy. The Alabama native now has more than $8.4 million in career live tournament earnings according to the Hendon Mob database.

PlaceFirst NameLast NamePrize Amount
1ShannonShorr$296,535
2MatasCimbolas$197,945
3MarcLevy$145,580
4NitisUdornpim$108,345
5ThomasWinters$81,605
6AaronVan Blarcum$62,615
7ArtemMetalidi$48,015
8PaulDomb$33,605
9PhilipShing$29,683
10BorisKolev$29,682
11AlexFoxen$25,760
12DylanLinde$25,760
13JamesMendoza$19,320
14ArtPapazyan$19,320
15JakeSchwartz$15,890
16YimingLi$15,890
17FrederickGoldberg$13,245
18DavidToscano$13,245
19LandonTice$13,245
20AaronKupin$13,245
21CaryKatz$11,190
22JackHardcastle$11,190
23GalYifrach$11,190
24JeremyAusmus$11,190
25DanielLazrus$9,585
26NadyaMagnus$9,585
27ConradDe Armas$9,585
28JeffreyTrudeau Jr.$9,585
29MichaelWang$9,585
30PaulCamby$9,585
31JustinZaki$9,585
32JamesRomero$9,585
33TonyDunst$8,320
34MarkGuariglia$8,320
35AdamHendrix$8,320
36VladimirVasilyev$8,320

Event 28: Shannon Shorr Wins! ($296,535); Matas Cimbolas Eliminated in 2nd Place ($197,945)

$5,000 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry)
$200,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 29: 50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining: 1 of 287

2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Event 28 Champion Shannon Shorr

Shannon Shorr limped on the button and Matas Cimbolas checked his option in the big blind.

They checked to the turn of a 3d2h10dQd board where Shorr bet 100,000. Cimbolas check-called.

The river was the 4c, Cimbolas checked, Shorr shoved for effectively 670,000-ish and Cimbolas tanked for about three minutes before he called all in.

Shorr tabled KsQh for a pair of queens, besting Cimbolas’ 5s2d for a pair of deuces to win Event 28 outright for $296,535.

Cimbolas finished runner-up for $197,945.

Matas Cimbolas – 2nd Place

Event 28: Marc Levy – 3rd Place ($145,580)

$5,000 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry)
$200,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 28: 50,000/75,000 with a 75,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 287

Marc Levy – 3rd Place

Shannon Shorr raised to 150,000 from the button, Marc Levy three-bet all in for730,000 and Shorr called.

Shorr: AsQs
Levy: Ah7c

The board ran out 2cQd2d4c4s, giving Shorr queens and fours to eliminate Levy in third place.

Shannon Shorr – 4,585,000 (61 bb)
Marc Levy – Eliminated in 3rd Place ($145,580)