First-Ever Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Poker Classic in Review

The first-ever Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Poker Classic ran February 20th through March 6th at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The 15-day series awarded 10 trophies via primary events headlined by Matt Leecy’s Main Event championship.

Matt Leecy, Tampa Poker Classic Main Event champion

The $1,650 buy-in finale drew 332 entries flirting with the $500,000 prize pool mark before settling in at a stout $498,000. A slew of decorated pros traveled to Florida converging on the property, but it was local Leecy that took the win outright scoring $112,425 in the process.

Full series results:

Click the link for a live reporting log from each event

That’s a wrap on major series action here in Tampa. Stay tuned for the WPTDeepStacks return to Florida June 5-17, 2019.