The monthly “Art of Poker” event returned to the Lodge this week, bringing a $40,000 guaranteed prize pool to the schedule. The top two finishers in that event each went home with at least $10,000.
Plenty of other players came away from Round Rock, TX as big winners in the week of April 10-16. Let’s take a look:
$40K Guaranteed“The Art of Poker” (April 15)
The biggest tournament on the Lodge schedule this week drew 318 entries. The top two finishers each took home five-figure payouts.
Andrew Kogler topped the field taking home the first-place payday ofm$14,636. Rasheed Deeb finished runner up for $10,500.
Other top finishers included Gopal Pathak (3rd – $6,813), Marc Abel (4th – $4,961) and Roger Hicks (5th – $3,638).
Tuesday $15K Guaranteed Freeroll (April 11)
Tuesday’s $15K Freeroll saw 167 players compete, and the final five agreed to an ICM deal.
The top five included Steve Hwang (1st – $4,950), Terry Donovan (2nd – $4,114), Russell Atkins (3rd – $3,443), Lance Rangel (4th – $2,722) and Bala Talasila (5th – $2,687).
Sunday $15K Single Re-Entry Deep Stack (April 16)
The Sunday $15K saw the final six players agree to an ICM chop.
That list of winners included George Bronstein (1st – $3,324), Se Pak (2nd – $2,944), Rahseed Deeb (3rd – $2,818), Daniel Marin (4th – $2,814), David Galyean (5th – $2,564) and Christopher Cottle (6th – $2,325).
Monday $2K Guaranteed Bounty (April 10)
A total of 56 players came out for the Monday $2K Guaranteed Bounty.
Matthew Buchanan and Walter Allan agreed to an even heads-up chop to end the tournament, with each taking home $837.
Monday $3.5K Guaranteed Big-O (April 10)
The Monday Big-O saw 83 players compete for a $6,414 prize pool. The final six contenders agreed to an ICM deal.
That list of winners included Michael Koger (1st – $1,449), Tng Tran (2nd – $1,037), Andrew Stock (3rd – $950), Jamal Smith (4th – $876), Bradford Gibson (5th – $671) and Daniel Marin (6th – $617).
Tuesday $1K Guaranteed NLH (April 11)
Tuesday’s $1K Guaranteed No-Limit Hold’em event ended with the final two contenders agreeing to an even chop.
Jefferson Carpenter and Susan Kelly were the final two standing, and each went home with $945 per the terms of the deal.
Wednesday $5K Guaranteed PLO Freeroll (April 12)
The weekly Wednesday Pot-Limit Omaha event drew 62 entrants, and the prize pool ended up at $7,560.
The final two players agreed to an even heads-up chop. Monica Grace and Troy Arn each went away with $2,140.
Thursday $7.5K Guaranteed “The Dirty Thirty Freeroll” (April 13)
The entire final table at the Thursday Dirty Thirty agreed to end the tournament in a nine-way ICM deal.
Griffen Goss (1st – $1,766), David Wilson (2nd – $1,721), Jason Garza (3rd – $1,640), Daniel Marin (4th – $1,603), and Bradford Gibson (5th – $1,587) took the top five spots.
Rounding out the final nine were Lee-Anne Pearl (6th – $1,320), Steve Hwang (7th – $981), Raymond Barlowe (8th – $712) and Molly McHenney (9th – $589).
Friday $4K Guaranteed Freezeout (April 14)
The $4K Friday Freezeout drew 96 players, and ended with the top three players each taking home at least $1,000.
Michael Bahls (1st – $2,414, Derwin Gavin (2nd – $1,850) and Rupinder Cheema (3rd – $1,182) finished in the top three.
Sunday Big Bet Bounty NLH/PLO (April 16)
The mixed NLH/PLO Big Bet Bounty saw 42 players compete for a $2,940 prize pool.
Edward Soto (1st – $1,060) topped the field, followed by Derwin Gavin (2nd – $766), and Steve Hwang (3rd – $614).