The latest week of tournament action at the Lodge saw lots of big winners, including a 14-way chop and a nine-way chop in a couple of events.
Isaac Friese was the biggest winner of the week, scoring $15K-plus with an outright win in the special “Big One Re-Entry” event.
The Big One was one of three tournaments offering a five-figure guarantee for the week of Feb. 6-12:
$30K GuaranteedThe Big One Re-Entry (Feb. 11)
The “Big One Re-Entry” played out as one of several special events added to the Lodge’s February tournament schedule.
The tournament offered the biggest guarantee of the week, and that number was far surpassed. A total of 186 runners contributed to a $56,544 final prize pool.
Isaac Friese took the outright win, winning $15,497. Other top finishers included Reitta Seidel (2nd – $9,895), Unnamed (3rd – $6,500), Winston Liu (4th – $4,354) and Lang Anderson (5th – $3,138).
Tuesday $15K Guaranteed Freeroll (Feb. 7)
The Tuesday $15,000 Guaranteed Freeroll saw 152 entries enter, with the final three players agreeing to an ICM deal.
That list of winners included Jonathan Pfaff (1st – $4,364), Kyle Moss (2nd – $4,199) and Alessanro Bertoncini (3rd – $3,822).
Sunday $15K Guaranteed Deep Stack Freezeout (Feb. 12)
The Sunday $15K Guaranteed Freezeout finished with a four-way ICM deal.
Mahesh Rathi (1st – $3,435), Michael Holst (2nd – $3,398), Rupinder Cheema (3rd – $3,024) and Kiran Desai (4th – $2,308) were the big winners.
The $250 buy-in tournament drew 67 players for a $16,750 prize pool.
Monday $2K Guaranteed Bounty (Feb. 6)
The Monday $2K Guaranteed Bounty ended in a five-way deal.
Kiran Desai (1st – $519), Bradley Gordon (2nd – $470), Darlene Mar (3rd – $447), Stephen Vickrey (4th – $418) and Chester Williams (5th – $341) were the top five finishers.
Monday $3.5K Guaranteed Big-O (Feb. 6)
Monday’s weekly $3.5k Big-O event ended in a four-way deal.
William Bechtler (1st – $1,251), Kenneth Rogers (2nd – $1,251), Michael Leal (3rd – $1,114) and Anne Sidari (4th – $850) took down the top four spots.
The tournament drew 85 players, with the prize pool reaching $6,480.
Wednesday $2K Guaranteed Bounty (Feb. 8)
Jonathan Pfaff (1st – $1,094) and Howard Hammerbeck (2nd – $644) took the top two spots in Wednesday’s $2K Guaranteed Bounty event.
This week’s edition of the tournament drew 50 players total.
Wednesday $5K Guaranteed PLO Freeroll (Feb. 8)
The Wednesday $5K Guaranteed PLO Freeroll drew 62 runners, with the final seven players agreeing to an ICM deal.
That list of winners included Christopher Bess (1st – $1,909), Mahesh Rathi (2nd – $1,544), Julia Borrego (3rd – $1,299) and Alex Damico (4th – $1,216).
Rounding out the top seven were Andrew Robinson (5th – $1,208), Kenneth Rogers (6th – $812) and John Newton ($752).
Thursday $1K Guaranteed NLH (Feb. 9)
Thursday’s $1K Guaranteed NLH event saw the final four players agree to an even chop.
Russell Atkins, Austin Watkins, Jean March, and Frank Fircano each took home $580 in the deal.
Thursday $7.5K Guaranteed “The Dirty Thirty Freeroll” (Feb.9)
Thursday’s “Dirty Thirty” Freeroll drew 105 players, and the final 14 players agreed to an even chop! Each of those players took home $915.
That list included Kristin Brotherton, Ryan Shaw, Tung Tran, Justin Stinnett, Phillip Monday, Alex Pultz, and Felix Delgado.
Rounding out the list of 14 were Mahesh Rathi, Chaitianya Anne, Amit Mankhand, Jennifer Bell, Heath Norris, Glaydon Osborn, and Sudhakar Kalakota.
Friday $2K Guaranteed Bounty (Feb. 10)
Friday’s $2k Bounty ended with Howard Hammerbeck taking the outright win for $1,179.
The event drew 68 entries, creating a $5,168 prize pool with bounties added.
Friday $4K Guaranteed Freezeout (Feb. 10)
The Friday $4K Freezeout saw the final nine players agree to an ICM deal.
John Covert (1st – $1,865), Rudresh Ghosh (2nd $1,431), Rupinder Cheema (3rd – $1,364), Lance Cummings (4th – $1,123) and Greg Leroy (5th – $993) took the top five spots.
Rounding out the final nine were Randall Bott (6th – $926), Mark Martin (7th – $635), Aaron White (8th – $635) and Wayne Xia (9th – $447).
Saturday $4K Guaranteed Bounty (Feb. 11)
Williams Barnes took down the Saturday $4K Bounty event, taking home $2,125 in the win.
Other top finishers included Tamra Lemon (2nd – $1,311), Brenda Hamill (3rd – $868) and Steven Reddy (4th – $619).