$10m Guaranteed Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Main Event is just around the corner, and what a series it promises to be.
It’s early days, but all the signs point towards the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open becoming one of the most eagerly anticipated schedules of the year.
That kind of thing happens when you slap a $10m guarantee on your main event. Last year, 2,384 players made sure the guarantee was met, with Blair Hinkle taking the top prize of $1,745,245 after outlasting an extremely impressive final table that included Justin Bonomo (2nd), Mukul Pahuja (3rd) and Samuel Guilabert (5th).
Well the $10m monster is back, and it rests deep within an impressive 20-day festival that has everything modern poker junkies need to make sure they get their fix.
The $10m Guarantee is bound to attract players in there thousands, but so will some of their other amazing value laden events.
Just check this out.
There is a $350 Deep Stack No-Limit Hold’em (NLHE) Re-Entry with a $500,000 Guarantee, two $1,100 NLHE Re-Entries with $100,000 Guarantees, a $150 NLHE Re-Entry with a $150,000 Guarantee, a $2,200 Six-Max NLHE with a $200,000 Guarantee, and a $560 Deep Stack NLHE Re-Entry event carrying a $1m Guarantee.
24 events in all, and a huge supporting cast of satellite tournaments spread over the sites 130 poker tables.
The $10m Guaranteed event will also be the final event to count towards the Seminole Hard Rock Player of the Year Tournament Leaderboard. Points were accrued at the Lucky Hearts Poker Open at Seminole Coconut Creek, Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown at Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood, and Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Summer Poker Open.
Ngoc Vu currently has the lead over Timothy Kegel.
Current Player of the Year Standings
1st. Ngoc Vu – 1120.474 points
2nd. Timothy Kegel – 1072,877 points
3rd. Marsha Wolak – 1050,599 points
4th. Gregory Marcus – 976,444 points
5th. Mukul Pahuja – 956,303 points
The 2014 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open comes to you Aug 14 – 3 Sep.