The 2018 Winter Poker Open ran December 6th through the 17th at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tampa. In that time, six guitar trophy events took place including the $1,650 Main Event. Laying claim to the series headliner was Michael McCarthy defeating a field of 609 entries and capturing $135,000 along with the guitar trophy.
For the fourth straight year, the Main Event drew massive numbers smashing the $500,000 guarantee. This year’s 609 entries generated a total prize pool worth better than $910,000.
Here’s a look at the complete series results:
- Event 1 ($570 Re-Entry): Aaron Speer – $62,008
- Event 2 ($250 PLO): Eugenio Alvarez – $4,561
- Event 3 ($250 NLH): Scott Riddell – $10,250
- Event 4 ($350 Re-Entry): James Kerr – $30,602
- The Main Event (Event 5): Michael McCarthy – $135,000
- Event 6 ($250 Eight Max): Adam Lamphere – $9,702
That’s a wrap for the Winter Poker Open! Please check back with us as we look to release details on a new series slated to begin toward the end of February.
Thank you to every who played!