Seminole Laborious Rock Poker Showdown ending up in Florida
The Seminole Laborious Rock Poker Showdown is nearly over, and the 2021 version has been one for the report books. Thus far this 12 months, dwell poker tournaments have performed extraordinarily nicely, with gamers turning out in giant numbers to compete. The shortage of occasions in 2020 is a root trigger behind the big participant numbers. After having nothing to compete on this time final 12 months, gamers are losing no time shopping for into occasions this 12 months.
For the Showdown, the Seminole Hard Rock Casino noticed report turnouts for early occasions. South Florida was busy as gamers got here from throughout the state and the US to participate. Proper now, the Most important Occasion continues to be but to play out and it was capable of be an enormous one, seeing 2,482 entries. There have been solely two beginning flights, so this was an enormous deal.
Taking part in All the way down to the Winner
This 12 months’s World Poker Tour Most important Occasion in the course of the Showdown had a buy-in of $3,500 and simply beat the tour report of 1,795 entries. It really beat out the report for many entries ever for the property. Manner again in 2013, the on line casino hit a report excessive of two,384 entries within the Laborious Rock Poker Open. The Most important Occasion of this sequence beat that quantity by slightly below 100 gamers.
For the Main Event, there’s a delayed closing desk format. The ultimate six gamers within the event stay and they’re going to journey to Las Vegas to play it all the way down to the winner in just some weeks. The occasion will resume on Could 18, so a while stays earlier than we’ll see who claims the title.
When the gamers hit the felt, Brek Schutten will maintain first-place in chips with simply over 31.3 million. Schutten has a substantial lead over his rivals, with the second-place chip holder being Steven Snyder with simply over 15.9 million.
Participant of the Yr Winner
The Hublot Participant of the Yr contest has additionally come to an finish in the course of the sequence. This time round, outcomes went again to 2019 on account of COVID-19 principally removing any 2020 outcomes. The winner was Brian Altman, a participant who cashed out 4 occasions in the course of the season and made it to 3 closing poker tables.
Altman nonetheless has the potential to earn extra factors as a result of WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open closing desk nonetheless set to happen this Could. Despite the fact that extra factors could also be added to his whole, Altman simply outpaced his rivals to say the title.