The Lodge’s weekly tournament schedule was augmented by the $40K “Art Of Poker” event, a special monthly tournament that took center stage on Saturday, Feb. 18.
That event saw the top two finishers each take home more than $12K. The prize pool went over the $70K mark, as 347 players came out to Round Rock, TX to participate.
The Art of Poker wasn’t the only big event on the schedule at the Lodge from Feb. 13-19. Let’s take a look at the big winners from the week:
$40K Guaranteed “The Art Of Poker (Feb. 18)
The special Art of Poker event created one of the biggest prize pools yet this month on the Lodge tournament schedule. A total of 347 entries came out, with the prize money finishing at $72,176.
The final three players agreed to an ICM chop. That trio of winners included Sudhakar Kalakota (1st – $12,752), Reynaldo Reyna (2nd – $12,245) and Lance Kitrell (3rd – $9,868).
Tuesday $15K Guaranteed Freeroll (Feb. 14)
The Tuesday $15,000 Guaranteed Freeroll ended with a nine-way ICM deal.
The winner’s list included Nick Netti (1st – $2,338), Jose Alicea (2nd – $2,287), Adam Kerman (3rd – $2,253), Eli Gabriel (4th – $2,059) and Gopal Pathak (5th – $1,676).
Rounding out the final nine were Michael James (6th – $1,327), Leo Xu (7th – $1,302), Tyler Bautista (8th – $1,224) and Tung Tran (9th – $711).
Monday $2K Guaranteed Bounty (Feb. 13)
Howard Hammerbeck started the week off with another win. The Lodge regular took down the Monday $2K Guaranteed Bounty for $1,053.
Other top finishers included Nada Mungovan Stearns (2nd – $652) and Jacob Romero (3rd – $427).
Monday $3.5K Guaranteed Big-O (Feb. 13)
Monday’s Big-O event ended with a four-player ICM deal.
The winners included Kenneth Allen (1st – $1,909), Jeffrey Hood (2nd – $1,843), Clifton Ulen (3rd – $1,328) and John Emmons (4th – $1,100).
Wednesday $2K Guaranteed Bounty (Feb. 15)
Guido Scaramuzza took the outright win in the Wednesday $2K Bounty, taking home a $998 payday.
Scaramuzza outdueled Walter Allan (2nd – $587) in heads-up play to take down the tournament.
Thursday $1K Guaranteed NLH (Feb. 16)
The final two players in the Thursday $1K Guaranteed NLH agreed to an even chop.
Steve Hwang and Justin Davis each took home $938 in the deal.
Thursday $7.5K Guaranteed “The Dirty Thirty Freeroll” (Feb. 16)
Thursday’s weekly “Dirty Thirty” Freeroll saw the prize pool eclipse five figures, as per usual. A total of 94 entries pushed the final prize money to $10,200.
The event ended in a four-way ICM deal. The top four finishers included Joseph Ortiz (1st – $2,436), Cody Culp (2nd – $2,085), Russell Atkins (3rd – $1,393) and Justin Davis (4th – $1,241).
Friday $4K Guaranteed Freezeout (Feb. 17)
The Friday $4,000 Guaranteed Freezeout finished with a three-way even chop. Michael Anthony, Quinnlyn Slattman, and Rodelio Reyes each took home $2,154 as the top three finishers.
The tournament drew 113 total entries.
Saturday $4K Guaranteed Bounty (Feb. 18)
The Saturday $4K Guaranteed Bounty saw 74 runners enter, creating a $7,030 prize pool.
Aaron Kobler took the outright win, securing a $2,391 payday. Steve Hwang (2nd – $1,483) and Joseph Wahlen (3rd – $970) rounded out the top three.
The Sunday Survivor (Feb. 19)
The Sunday Survivor saw four players outlast the rest of the field.
Julius Cantu, Carl Mora, Satya Datla, and Matthew Burns each took home $943.