Wally Maddah and Amie Martini are two local notables making a deep run in Event 13 tonight. Maddah holds more than $700,000 in career earnings, with over 350 cashes on his poker resume. He has won 16 poker tournaments, and the majority of those victories have come here in Tampa (he has tournament 100 cashes overall at this property). The largest cash for the tournament grinder was for $37,361 at the Rock-N-Roll Poker Open at Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood back in 2016.
Martini was the runner-up in a few nights ago in the Big O tournament, which was good for a $6,500 score. Martini is a cash-games mixed-games specialist, and her career tournament earnings stand above $143,000. Martini has one tournament win to her credit here at Seminole Hard Rock Tampa.