Welcome back to our coverage of the Mohegan Sun Spring Showdown 2015.
Last time we left you, our $250 NLH 25K Guarantee was in full swing & down to 20 players with 15 places to pay.
We also were down to the final eight contenders for Event 9 $400 NLH.
Before we begin coverage of the Main Event, we will post pictures and prizes paid to the remaining eight.
8th place — Paul Sartanowicz
Paul took a prize home of $2,249 in last night’s event. Wearing his trademark Hawaiian shirt, Paul made a repeat appearance to take another impressive prize. In 2012, he took 6th place in our $340 NLH Summer Showdown event for $3,783.
7th place — Nicholas Uchenick
Nick took home a prize of $2,808. With a few wins under his belt, Nick is poised to become an up and coming player in the tournament world.
6th Place — Sean Curtin
Sean took home a prize of $3,380. Serious and observant at all times, Sean is quite experienced participating in many tournament series across the Northeast. Sean largest prize to date is from December 2012 in 1st place in Foxwoods’ $400 NLH MegaStack Challenge XXVI Event for a payday of $19,437.
5th Place — Eric Hunte
Eric took home a prize of $4,225 in yesterday’s $400 NLH Event. Eric played well last night with great sportsmanship and we wish him many more wins in upcoming tournaments. Congratulations Eric!
With 4 left in the tournament, the players agreed to a chop of three $10K prizes with 1st place taking $11,920 and the trophy!
4th place — Djohny Centeio
Congratulations Djony and we wish him repeated success in many events in the future!
3rd Place — Johnny Lau
Carrying over his “in the money” win from Foxwoods’ Card Player Poker Tour in February, Johnny took 3rd place of $10,000 in last night’s $400 NLH event. Congratulations to Johnny and we also wish him continued success.
2nd Place — Gary “The Barber” Medeiros
Proudly putting his business card in my hands, Gary’s 3Brothers Barbers in Taunton, MA is a 4th generation barbershop specializing in nostalgic services like straight edge shaves and hot towel treatments.
Gary took $10,000 for his efforts yesterday and congratulate him for taking 2nd place in yesterday’s $400 NLH event!
1st Place — John Falzarano
John is our event winner and takes home $11,920 and the trophy!
For the final hand of the night, it was a showdown of Gary’s A 2 off suit versus John’s Kd Kh:
With a 71% chance of winning Preflop, John retells the board cards were two nines and two tens with an uncircumstanial fifth card leaving no ace for Gary to pair up with.
John’s Kings up are victorious and the $400 NLH is now in the history books!
Congratulations to all our winners!
|Festival Name||Spring Showdown 2015|
|Venue Name||Mohegan Sun|
|Event Name||$400 NLH Tournament|
|No. of Entries||200|
|No. of Rebuys|
|Total Prize Pool||$69,840.00|