The Lodge’s weekly tournament schedule continued to smash guarantees as October rolled into November. Tuesday’s $15K Guaranteed Freeroll saw the biggest prize pool of the week, while Sunday’s $15K Freezeout and Thursday’s “Dirty Thirty” freeroll both cleared the five-figure prize pool mark.
Here’s a look at the latest members of the Blog of Fame from the week’s action at the Lodge:
Tuesday $15K Guaranteed Freeroll (Nov. 1)
The Tuesday $15K Guaranteed Freeroll went well past the advertised prize pool, as per usual. A total of 164 players created a $24,560 prize pool for the $30 buy-in/$20 rebuy tournament.
The tournament ended with the final nine players agreeing to an ICM deal. Those champions included Terry Morales (1st – $3,324), Joshua Hogan (2nd – $3,002), James Sombathy (3rd – $2,806), Matthew Norkiewicz (4th – $2,302), and Bill Cox (5th – $2,170).
Rounding out the final nine were Greg Bevis (6th – $2,083), Lance Kittrell (7th – $1,909), Anthony Owens (8th – $1,693) and Michael Rudolph (9th – $1,564).
Sunday $15K Guaranteed Deep Stack Freezeout (Nov. 6)
Sunday’s $15K Guaranteed Freezeout saw 113 runners come through, creating a $23,504 prize pool. The event ended with the final nine players agreeing to an ICM deal.
The big winners included Michelle Maynard (1st – $3,203), Joshua Hogan (2nd – $3,162), Estevan Trevino (3rd – $2,819), Larry Zellner (4th – $2,757), and Lance Kitrell (5th – $2,598).
Also in the final nine were Glenn Cuniff (6th – $2,216), Marc Saenz (7th – $1,948), Jacob Albarado (8th – $1,590) and James Spera (9th – $1,450).
Monday $2K Guaranteed Bounty (Oct. 31)
Halloween poker action commenced with Monday’s $2K Guaranteed Bounty.
The event ended in a four-way deal, with Lance Kittrell (1st – $661), Jason Aguilar (2nd – $358), G. Scarmuzza (3rd – $550) and Sherri Frost (4th – $330) taking the top four spots.
Monday $3.5K Guaranteed Big-O (Oct. 31)
The second of two tournaments on Halloween night saw 85 entries compete for five-card Omaha glory in the $3.5K Guaranteed Big-O.
The event nearly doubled the guarantee, with a $6,480 prize pool. Among the top finishers in a seven-way deal were Sandeep Vasudevan (1st – $1,297), Eric Chavez (2nd- $943), Robert Rough (3rd – $873), and Marc Muntingh (4th – $873).
Rounding out the top seven were Andrew Timm (5th – $766), Christopher Prince (6th – $718) and Juan Vela (7th – $563).
Tuesday $1K Guaranteed “The Over Stack” (Nov. 1)
The Tuesday Over Stack drew 46 entries, with the last four players standing agreeing to a four-way ICM chop.
That list of winners included Walter Allan (1st – $782), Chester Williams (2nd – $605), Sherri Frost (3rd – $576) and Kelly Johnson (4th – $425).
The prize pool finished at $2,668, with 46 entries registering for the tournament.
Thursday $1K Guaranteed “The Over Stack” (November 3)
The Thursday edition of the $1K Over Stack drew 57 entries, creating a prize pool of $3,306.
The event finished with a three-way ICM chop. The top three included Jason Loden (1st – $865), Joseph Williams (2nd – $791) and Michael Osip (3rd – $758).
Thursday $7.5K Guaranteed “The Dirty Thirty” Freeroll (November 3)
Thursday’s Dirty Thirty Freeroll eclipsed the five-figure prize pool mark, with 106 players and $14,070 in prize money.
The last nine players standing agreed to an ICM chop. That list included Victoria Luna (1st – $2,079), Andrew Eis (2nd – $1,793), Gustavo Garza (3rd – $1,698), Cynthia Lemmons (4th – $1,651), and Jeremy Letto (5th – $1,612).
Rounding out the final nine were Gopal Pathak (6th – $1,309), Charles Nicholson (7th – $1,031), Kenneth Glaser (8th – $1,006) and Ted Gomez (9th – $1,006).
Friday $4K Guaranteed Freezeout (Nov. 4)
The $4K Friday Night Freezeout drew 103 runners, creating a $9,682 prize pool.
The event ended in a three-way chop, with winners including Jaron B. (1st – $2,491), Ahn P. (2nd – $1,933) and Min K. (3rd – $1,549).
Austin Ladies’ Poker Event (Nov. 5)
Saturday’s tournament action at the Lodge included the November Austin Ladies Poker tournament, which drew 52 players.
Debora Shaw took down the championship, topping the field for a $1,000 payday. Shaw outdueled Aurora Meza (2nd – $750) in heads-up action.
Saturday $4K Guaranteed Bounty (Nov. 5)
The winner’s photo from Saturday’s $4K Guaranteed Bounty got an unexpected photo bomb from Doug Polk. The final nine players agreed to an ICM chop.
That list included Jason K., Jennifer K., Rupinder C., Alisa S., Joseph G., Pirouz M., and Shadi F. A total of 70 players registered, creating a $6,675 prize pool with bounties included.