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Who Won At The Lodge From April 29-May 12?

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The first two weeks of May at the Lodge heavily featured the 2024 Lodge Championship Series on the tournament floor. 

You can take at look at our 2024 LCS recap here. Let’s take a look at some of the big winners from the non-LCS tournament category from April 29-May 5:

Sunday $15K Single Re-Entry Deep Stack (May 5)

Sunday’s weekly $15K Guaranteed Deep Stack saw 112 players compete for a $22,848 prize pool.

Matthew McDowell (1st – $6,778) finished as the outright winner in the tournament.

Other top finishers included Howard Hammerbeck (2nd – $4,203), Auston Amoroso (3rd – $2,960) and Brian Thomas (4th – $2,147).

$5K Guaranteed LCS Freezeout (May 5)

Monday $2K Guaranteed Bounty (April 29)

The Monday Bounty event drew 51 players, and played to a heads-up chop.

Shyenne Valenzuela and Ronald Sax each took home $790 per the terms of the deal.

Monday $2K Guaranteed Bounty (April 29)

$5K Guaranteed LCS Freezeout (April 29)

The first of several LCS Freezeout special tournaments ran on April 29. The event drew 62 players for a $9,920 prize pool.

Mike Davis and Jon Good chopped up the top two payout spots for $2,751 each.

Nathaniel Klaer finished third for $1,390.

Monday $2K Guaranteed Bounty (April 29)

Wednesday $5K Guaranteed PLO Texas Freeroll (May 1)

The Wednesday Texas PLO Freeroll drew 55 entries, and played to a seven-way ICM chop.

The top finishers included Mark Bernstein (1st – $1,459), Chandler Boling (2nd – $1,081), and Mike Sawchuk (3rd – $1,061).

Wednesday $5K Guaranteed PLO Texas Freeroll (May 1)

Friday $2K Guaranteed Bounty (May 3)

Friday’s weekly $2K Guaranteed Bounty event saw 35 players compete. The tournament played to a three-way ICM chop.

Payton Kelly (1st – $629), Pablo Ramirez (2nd – $492) and Aaron Sceales (3rd – $486) took down th top three payout spots.

Friday $2K Guaranteed Bounty (May 3)

$5K Guaranteed LCS Freezeout (May 5)

The May 5 LCS Freezeout played to an outright winner, with Daniel Chan (1st – $3,020) taking down first place.

Dustin Doege (2nd – $1,760) finished as the runner-up.

$5K Guaranteed LCS Freezeout (May 5)

$5K Guaranteed LCS Freezeout (May 6)

The May 6 LCS Freezeout played to a heads-up ICM deal.

Juan Rodriguez (1st – $2,965) and Peter Clive (2nd – $1,760) took the top two payout spots.

$5K Guaranteed LCS Freezeout (May 6)

Monday $3.5K Guaranteed Big-O (May 6)

The Monday Big-O ended with a three-way ICM deal.

The top finishers included Steven Alvarez (1st – $1,724), Diego Diaz (2nd – $1,455) and Daniel Marin (3rd – $1,297).

Monday $3.5K Guaranteed Big-O (May 6)

Monday $2K Guaranteed Bounty (May 6)

The Monday Bounty played to a heads-up ICM deal.

Eric Brown (1st – $1,000) and Scott Niemann (2nd – $703) took the top two payout spots.

Monday $2K Guaranteed Bounty (May 6)

Tuesday $15K Guaranteed Freeroll (May 7)

The Tuesday $15K Guaranteed Freeroll played down to a three-way ICM chop.

Thuy Nguyen (1st – $6,370) took down the lion’s share of the prize money per the terms of the deal.

Other top finishers included J. Chawla (2nd – $5,612), Bradford Gibson (3rd – $5,418) and Michael Gibson (4th – $2,800).

Tuesday $15K Guaranteed Freeroll (May 7)

Thursday $1K Guaranteed NLH (May 9)

The Thursday $1K Guaranteed NLH finished with a seven-way ICM deal.

John Shepard (1st – $828) came away with the first-place prize money, with Tim Lownsdale (2nd – $639) finishing runner-up.

Thursday $1K Guaranteed NLH (May 9)

Friday $4K Guaranteed Freezeout (May 10)

Friday’s $4K Guaranteed Freezeout drew 94 players, and ended in a five-way ICM deal. 

The big winners included Fred Woodward (1st – $1,730), Jacob Stein (2nd – $1,419), and Zachary Schmidt (3rd – $1,336).

Friday $4K Guaranteed Freezeout (May 10)

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