The second day of opening flights for Event 5 is underway. Flights 1A/B/C saw 97 survive from the starting 906 players and return for Day 2 on Wednesday. Since play ended early for 1A when they hit 10% of the field, each flight will now end at mid-level of Level 15.
The $150 buy-in tournament allows re-entry through the first 9 levels and the action is sure be high while the registration desk is open.
Players begin with 12,000 stacks and 20-minute levels, switching up to 30-minutes from Level 10 until stopping with 15 minutes remaining in Level 15. The tournament has a $150,000 guaranteed prizepool, six starting flights with the final three today. Flights 1E and 1F kick-off at 3pm and 7pm.
They are in the their seats and cards are in the air.
Jorge Leidi (Aventura, FL) got all-in holding AK suited, only to run into pocket Aces on his left. It looked like Jorge was going to bust out with just a couple of minutes left in the night, but the board ran out Q T 2 5 J and Jorge rivered Broadway to double up.
With about 15 minutes remaining in level 15, the clock was stopped and the surviving 30-something players bagged their chips for the night.
A tournament benefiting Habitat For Humanity International and Habitat for Humanity of Broward has been added to the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open. Presented by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, the tournament will take place on Wednesday, August 27 at 6 p.m.
The Big Stack Turbo No Limit Hold’em event will feature a $300 buy-in, half of which will be donated to the two charities and the remaining placed in the tournament prize pool. To increase excitement and participation, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood is adding over $15,000 to the prize pool, including a $5,300 entry into the $10 Million Guaranteed Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Championship event.
Onsite registration is open until Wednesday, August 27 at 8:00 p.m. A full schedule and details can be found at SHRPO.com.