$1M Escalator Series: $150 Buy-In, $100,000 Guaranteed
Level 30: 15,000/50,000/100,000
The first of four Escalator Series events concluded with a heads-up deal at the stroke of midnight here at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, FL. The $150 buy-in, $100,000 guaranteed tournament drew a field of 1,250 entries smashing the targeted prize pool before topping out at $150,000.
Following four days of tournament action, Eric Rivkin from East Hampton, NY pocketed the top prize along with a $3,500 seat in the SHRP Showdown Championship and an Escalator Series trophy.
More on the victory will be posted in the morning. In the meantime, here’s a look at the final table results:
1st: Eric Rivkin – $33,970 + $3,500 SHRP Showdown seat
2nd: Reynel Hernandez – $25,390 + $3,500 SHRP Showdown seat
3rd: Luis Sandoval – $14,410
4th: Claudio Kalili – $9,760
5th: Brian Nerney – $6,890
6th: Mohan Navani – $5,410
7th: Edmund Farhat – $4,230
8th: Elliott Zaydman – $3,200
9th: Maria Garrido – $2,315
The Escalator Series continues throughout the month of February with three more events:
- February 10-13: $250 buy-in, $200,000 guaranteed
- February 18-21: $350 buy-in, $300,000 guaranteed
- February 25-28: $560 buy-in, $400,000 guaranteed
More on the tournaments is available by clicking the “Download Tournament Schedule (PDF)” link.
Thanks for playing and we hope to see you again starting February 10!