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Geoff Fisk

Geoff Fisk

Who Won At The Lodge from January 1-7?

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As the calendar rolls over to 2024, the tournament schedule at the Lodge rolls on with lots of big winner.

Let’s take a look at how the best poker club in Texas kicked off the year for the week of Jan. 1-7:

Tuesday $15K Guaranteed Freeroll (January 2)

The Tuesday $15K Guaranteed Freeroll saw 141 players compete for $19,220 in prize money. The final five players agreed to an ICM deal.

The top finishers included Austin Lim(1st – $4,561), Dwayne Carreon (2nd – $2,658), Yong Jo (3rd – $2,589), Aaron Anders (4th – $2,456) and Philip Moniz (5th – $2,413).

Tuesday $15K Guaranteed Freeroll (January 2)

Austin Ladies Event (January 6)

The monthly Austin Ladies Event returned to the Lodge on January 6.

Melinda Hipp took down the tournament for a $900 payday. Sheila Hetzel (2nd – $540) and Sharon Barth (3rd – $360) finished second and third, respectively.

Austin Ladies Event (January 6)

Monday $2K Guaranteed Bounty (January 1)

The Monday Bounty event drew 68 players, and ended with a four-way ICM chop.

The top finishers included Kamran Dargahi (1st – $850), Gibalgerson Reyes Samano (2nd – $775) and Joseph Wahlen (3rd – $565).

Monday $2K Guaranteed Bounty (January 1)

Monday $3.5K Guaranteed Big-O (January 1)

The Monday Big-O drew 89 runners, and played to a five-way ICM chop.

The top three included Terry Harman (1st – $1,728), Clifton Ulen (2nd – $1,187), and John Clark (3rd – $1,057).

Monday $3.5K Guaranteed Big-O (January 1)

Wednesday $1K Guaranteed Freezeout (January 3)

The Wednesday $1K Guaranteed Freezeout drew 62 players and played to a heads-up ICM chop.

Adam Fillman (1st – $1,000) and Timothy Lownsdale (2nd – $978) chopped up the top two payout spots.

Wednesday $1K Guaranteed Freezeout (January 3)

Wednesday $5K Guaranteed PLO Texas Freeroll (January 3)

The Wednesday Texas PLO Freeroll ended in a seven-way ICM chop.

The top four included Mahesh Rathi (1st – $2,890), Gibalgerson Reyes Samano (2nd – $1,568), Daniel Kahl (3rd – $1,462) and Greg Jenkins (4th – $1,408).

Wednesday $5K Guaranteed PLO Texas Freeroll (January 3)

Thursday $1K Guaranteed NLH (January 4)

The Thursday $1K Guaranteed NLH drew 58 players for a $3,364 prize pool. The tournament played to a heads-up ICM chop.

Steven Ward (1st – $765) and Robert Kyle (2nd – $755) took the top two payout spots.

Thursday $1K Guaranteed NLH (January 4)

Thursday $7.5K Guaranteed “The Dirty Thirty Freeroll” (January 4)

The Thursday Dirty Thirty Texas Freeroll played to a six-way ICM deal.

Kenneth Huseman (1st – $2,440) and Michael Berry (2nd – $2,010) took the top two payout spots. 

Timothy Stoneham (3rd – $1,817) and Daniel Marin (4th – $1,431) rounded out the top four.

Thursday $7.5K Guaranteed “The Dirty Thirty Freeroll” (January 4)

Friday $4K Guaranteed Freezeout (January 5)

Friday’s $4K Guaranteed Freezeout drew 100 players, and ended in a six-way ICM chop. 

The top finishers included Tony Elwood (1st – $1,807), P. Rodriguez (2nd – $1,668), and N. Cummings (3rd – $1,507).

Friday $4K Guaranteed Freezeout (January 5)

Saturday Deep Stack (January 5)

The Saturday Deep Stack saw 114 entries compete for $8,664 in prize money. The tournament ended with a heads-up ICM chop.

The top two included Mitchell Uppman (1st – $2,211) and Galen Wood (2nd – $2,000). Michael Khatibi (3rd – $1,135) rounded out the top three.

Saturday Deep Stack (January 5)

$3K Guaranteed Saturday 1×1 (January 6)

The weekly Saturday 1×1 event drew 86 players, and ended with a four-way ICM deal.

The top finishers included Jamal Smith (1st – $1,517), Sean Wang (2nd – $1,436), Jeremy Turim (3rd – $1,093 and Jayson Sanders (4th – $827).

$3K Guaranteed Saturday 1x1 (January 6)

Sunday $100 Buy-In Freezeout (January 7)

The Sunday Freezeout drew 60 players for a $4,560 prize pool. 

Derrick Diaz (1st – $1,017) and Jesse Scanlan (2nd – $928) took the top two payout spots.

Sunday $100 Buy-In Freezeout (January 7)

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