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2015 Summer Showdown event #7 results

09.01.15
04:19 pm

With 137 player and prize pool of $34,552 here are the winners from Event #7
1st Arthur Pappas   $7,000.00
2nd  Ronald Tenzyk   $4,034.00
3rd  Ian Searing   $4,034.00
4th Thomas Pollina   $4,034.00
5th  Anthony Pollina   $4,034.00
6th  Carmelo Cambareri   $4,034.00
7th  Jill Sodafsky   $1,541.00
8th  Burtin Rubin   $1,234.00
9th John Kasinki   $926.00
10th  James Gmeindl   $674.00
11th  Shannon Beers   $674.00
12th Paul Avilla   $674.00
13th Gerald Leone   $553.00
14th N/A   $553.00
15th N/A   $553.00
 

2015 Summer Showdown Main Event Results

09.01.15
04:01 pm

Our Summer Showdown 2015 Main Event drew 129 entrants for a total prize pool of $125,130.

Finishing on Sunday August 30th, here are the event winners for the Main Event.

Place Name Nationality Prize
1st Brenton Reihl   $30,000.00
2nd  Victor Amereno   $21,063.00
3rd  Samir Desai   $21,062.00
4th Radha Krithivas   $11,870.00
5th  Jonas Bendiks   $8,384.00
6th  Peter Campo   $6,707.00
7th  Souka Kachittavong   $5,581.00
8th  Michael O’Brien   $4,467.00
9th Roger Harris   $3,353.00
10th  N/A   $2,440.00
11th  Je Wook OH   $2,440.00
12th Michael Teixeira   $2,002.00
13th Robert Holtz   $2,002.00
14th Matthew Wantman   $2,002.00
15th Natale Kuey   $2,002.00

2015 Summer Showdown Event 5 $300 NLH Results

08.30.15
01:02 pm

Our first of two $300 NLH $30 GTD events was played on Friday August 28th.

This event brought in a total of 90 entrants playing for a prize pool of $29,100.

We are currently playing our second $300 NLH today. The number of entries is 108 in Level 8.

Here are the results from Friday’s Tournament:

Place Name Nationality Prize
1st Je Wook O USA $7,926.00
2nd  Ivan Z   $6,000.00
3rd  Herbert B   $3,687.00
4th Thomas C   $2,732.00
5th  Thomas W   $2,049.00
6th  Raymond M   $1,638.00
7th  William M   $1,365.00
8th  Michael O   $1,091.00
9th Robert K   $821.00
10th  Victor P   $597.00
11th  Sheldon G   $597.00
12th Ian S   $597.00
 

2015 Summer Showdown Event 4 $120 NLH Results

08.30.15
12:56 pm

Here is the results from our second $120 NLH 10K GTD Tournament.

This event was played at 7 pm on Thursday August 29th.

Total entrants for this event was 107 with a total prize pool of $10,379.

Place Name Nationality Prize
1st Edward A. USA $2,597.00
2nd  Gary S.   $2,000.00
3rd  Guan W.   $1,038.00
4th Stephan G.   $830.00
5th  Paul S.   $675.00
6th  Stephan G.   $571.00
7th  Donna H.   $467.00
8th  Laszlo M.   $363.00
9th Joan O   $327.00
10th  Fahir P   $291.00
11th  Joseph C.   $259.00
12th Matthew H   $259.00
13th Eric T.   $234.00
14th Paul D   $234.00
15th Jeffrey B   $234.00

2015 Summer Showdown Event 3 $120 NLH Results

08.30.15
12:51 pm

On Wednesday, we hosted our always popular $120 NLH $10K Guarantee Tournament as part of our Summer Showdown Series. We had a total of 213 players doubling the total prize pool to $20,661.

Here are the results from that event:

Place Name Nationality Prize
1st Richard Rossi USA $4,027.00
2nd  Brian Z.   $4,027.00
3rd  Robert B   $1,963.00
4th Andrew J   $1,550.00
5th  Joshua L.   $1,219.00
6th  Stephan G   $981.00
7th  Dave M.   $826.00
8th  Steven C   $671.00
9th Randell B   $568.00
10th  Daniel M   $465.00
11th  Angel L.   $393.00
12th Carlo S.   $393.00
13th Peter S.   $331.00
14th Scott R.   $331.00
15th Richard Zisk   $331.00
16th Frank M.   $279.00
17th James R.   $279.00
18th Richard J.   $279.00
19th Kevin B.   $279.00
20th  Gregory F.   $279.00
21st Tanya F.   $238.00
22nd  Leon L.   $238.00
23rd  Christain H.   $238.00
24TH  Robert P.   $238.00
25TH  Gin S.    $238.00
 

2015 Summer Showdown Event 2 $400 80K GTD Results.

08.30.15
12:45 pm

With 192 entrants total between Wednesday and Thursday’s play, there was a total of $77,600 in the prize pool.

Here are the results for Event 2:

Place Name Nationality Prize
1st Gregory W USA $18,740.00
2nd  CARL G.   $13,138.00
3rd  JAMES C.   $8,443.00
4th MENG L.   $6,255.00
5th  KEVIN S.   $4,695.00
6th  JOSEPH STARRATT   $3,756.00
7th  SAMIR D.   $3,120.00
8th  JOSEPH H.   $2,499.00
9th BIJAN P.   $1,870.00
10th  GENE S   $1,366.00
11th  JOVY O.   $1,366.00
12th RICHARD ZISK   $1,366.00
13th DANIEL C.   $1,125.00
14th BARRY G.   $1,125.00
15th ALEXANDER R.   $1,125.00
16th DILIPKUMAR PATEL   $954.00
17th JAMES K.   $954.00
18th ROXANNA P.   $954.00
19th JOSEPH W.   $838.00
20th  PAUL A.   $838.00
21st ALAN B.   $838.00
22nd  ANDREW O.   $745.00
23rd  JOSEPH M.   $745.00
24th  CHRISTOPHER K.   $745.00
 

2015 Summer Showdown Event 1 $200 NLH Results:

08.30.15
12:05 pm

Our Summer Showdown started with a 4 part flight tournament that concluded on Wednesday 8/26:

This event included 638 entries paying out an amazing 81 prizes totaling $108.301.

Here are the results for Event 1.

Place Name State Prize
1st Mark L N/A $14,025.00
2nd  Michael Dobbs NY $10,182.00
3rd  Aaron H N/A $10,182.00
4th Akash M N/A $10,182.00
5th  Giedrius B N/A $10,182.00
6th  Kinnon Smallbone CT $4,040.00
7th  Floyd Overton CT $3,347.00
8th  Saysongkham Savathong RI $2,664.00
9th Chris Tryba N/A $2,004.00
10th  Robert H N/A $1,473.00
11th  William Montanari MA $1,473.00
12th Bruce S N/A $1,473.00
13th Ahmady Y N/A $1,191.00
14th Ralph Macri CT $1,191.00
15th Matthew Venditto CT $1,191.00
16th Matthew Piscatelli CT $1,029.00
17th Peter Campo N/A $1,029.00
18th Radha Krithivas CT $1,029.00
19th Joe Starratt MA $899.00
20th  Gregory F N/A $899.00
21st Kevin G N/A $899.00
22nd  Mark P N/A $801.00
23rd  Sherwin Agard MA $801.00
24th  Ashley W N/A $801.00
25th  Eric Fleming N/A $704.00
26th Daniel C N/A $704.00
27th  Jonathan Kurland CT $704.00
28th  Gim Sleiman N/A $617.00
29th  William Kosakowski CT $617.00
30th  David Chaves N/A $617.00
31st Jewook Oh N/A $617.00
32nd  Milo Damjanovic N/A $617.00
33rd Andrew Chapman CT $617.00
34th  Victor Luna NY $617.00
35th  Keith Rongey CT $617.00
36th  Thomas H N/A $617.00
37th  Dominick Pelli CT $531.00
38th  James McClure CT $531.00
39th  Matthew Kosousky MA $531.00
40th  John N N/A $531.00
41st Jesse Lauria MA $531.00
42nd Anthony Paulino FL $531.00
43rd  David Anderson N/A $531.00
44th  Bassam Naiefeh RI $531.00
45th Jeffrey Hanson CT $531.00
46th  Tesfay B N/A $455.00
47th  Soukha Kachittavong RI $455.00
48th  Chris Manning CT $455.00
49th  John Lyons N/A $455.00
50th  Victoria Torres N/A $455.00
51st  Craig Bradford MA $455.00
52nd  Steven Weeks CT $455.00
53rd  Brian Clarke MA $455.00
54th  Glen Sibelius CT $455.00
55th  Charles M N/A $379.00
56th  Wayne T N/A $379.00
57th  Mike Santos N/A $379.00
58th  Phousith Norsavanh RI $379.00
59th  Daniel Zennou CT $379.00
60th  Jerome Hairston RI $379.00
61st Brad St. Vincent RI $379.00
62nd Hector Pedraza NY $379.00
63rd  Michael Paquette MA $379.00
64th  John Scanlon CT $325.00
65th  Mikael Amir CT $325.00
66th Derrick Perry MA $325.00
67th  Carlo Sciannameo MA $325.00
68th  Steve Hopwood NY $325.00
69th  Russell Lipari NY $325.00
70th  Josh Krasheckt CT $325.00
71st Kevin Penhall CT $325.00
72nd Michael Thibeau MA $325.00
73rd Jason Bolton MA $271.00
74th  Micheal Starace NY $271.00
75th  Michael Laiosa N/A $271.00
76th  Sean M N/A $271.00
77th  Sunny P N/A $271.00
78th  Anthony R N/A $271.00
79th  John M N/A $271.00
80th  Kathryn Gentile CT $271.00
81st Leonard Rinas CT $271.00
 

Get Paid to Play Winners Week 1

06.08.15
05:01 pm

Here’s the List of Winners of $500 for our Get Paid to Play Promotion running for the months of June and July.

In order to qualify for the $500 prize, you must play a total of 20 hours per week in our cash room or earn 15 tournament points in our tournaments.

Week One Winners List — June 8th

“Get Paid to Play” Promotion

Louis Badaracco

Samir Desai

Corey Pollard

Sonam Lama

Nam Foon Moy

Jeffrey Hurlie

Gary Williams

Manuel Vieira

Robert Claeson

Bart Vinik

If you see your name here, please contact a poker room representative to receive your reward.

Congratulations to everyone and good luck in this next eight weeks.

 

Fat Tuesday starts at 12 pm May 19th

05.12.15
03:01 pm

Our highly anticipated event starts at 12 pm noon next Tuesday!

                 

We will be awarding $500 every 15 minutes to a lucky player from 12 noon until 12 midnight.

All High Hand rules apply, but you must be present to win.

So join in early and play late to maximize your chances on Tuesday.

As a reminder, no call ahead phone reservations will be taken from 6 am until the end of the promotion.

See you here on Fat Tuesday!

Sunday’s $300 NLH 30K Guarantee

03.10.15
01:17 pm

Here are the final results to our $300 NLH 30 K Guarantee Tournament plus a picture of our trophy winner Gerald Kalish

Festival Name Spring Showdown 2015
Venue Name Mohegan Sun
Venue City Uncasville 
Event # 13
Event Name $300 NLH
Start Date 08-Mar-15
No. of Entries  
No. of Rebuys  
Total Prize Pool  
Information Source  
Event Results
Place Name Prize
1st Gerald Kalish $6,147.00
2nd  Kinnon Smallbone $5,299.00
3rd  Justin Gamache $5,299.00
4th Joseph Rodriguez $5,299.00
5th  Daniel Nelson $5,299.00
6th  William Miller $5,299.00
7th  Michael Caputo $5,299.00
8th  Dominick Pelli $5,299.00
9th Patrick Keaveny $1,334.00
10th  Gedion Agaezt $976.00
11th  Jimmy Nunez $976.00
12th Raymond Hicks $976.00
13th Laszlo Madar $800.00
14th Scott Reynolds $800.00
15th David Espinola $800.00
16th Kippery Bochain $681.00
17th Jovy Ounthongdy $681.00
18th Steven Weeks $681.00
19th Keith Gilbert $596.00
20th  Willaim Anson $596.00
21st Timothy Lein $596.00
22nd  Jeffrey Papciak $533.00
23rd  Seung Hwa Lee $533.00
24th  Welther Marmol $533.00
25th  Richard Rossi $471.00
26th  Richard Kerman $471.00
27th  Thomas Walsh $471.00