Event 4: Chris Kennedy Takes the OE Crown

2019 Seminole Hard Rock WPTDeepStacks Tampa
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Tampa, Florida
Event 4
$360 Omaha 8/Stud 8 (Re-Entry)
Entries: 24
Prize Pool: $7,200
June 7, 2019

Chris Kennedy

The WPTDeepStacks Tampa series put some non-hold’em games on the schedule and the last one played out last night. Event 4 was a $360 buy-in tournament that switched games between Limit Omaha 8 and Seven-Card Stud 8 throughout the day until Alabama’s Chris Kennedy walked away with the win, the guitar trophy and $3,600.

The tournament drew 24 split pot specialist for a small but talented field. The divided the $7,200 prize pool among the last three players and Kennedy defeated Tampa regular Tom Nguyen heads up for the title.

1st: Chris Kennedy – $3,600 + Guitar trophy
2nd: Tom Nguyen – $2,160
3rd: Jang Hung – $1,440