2021 Super Stacks Poker Series Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, Florida Event 1 $400 No Limit Hold’em $50,000 Guaranteed Entries: 618 Prize Pool: $207,030 September 9-12, 2021
We kicked off the September Super Stacks Poker Series with a big multi-flight tournament the was a huge success. Event 1 drew 618 entries to the $400 buy-in tournament and Daniel Clemente walked away with an outright win along with $38,015.
Those entries easily surpassed the $50,000 guarantee and pushed the prize pool all the way up to $207,030. The last 78 players made some money and they got there quick on Day 2 despite the deep stacks and 60-minute levels.
Clemente steadily rose up the counts until he hit the final table with the chip lead. He held it overnight as the six remaining players returned on Monday for an extra day of poker. Clemente nearly went wire-to-wire but had to deal with a tough opponent in Albennes Armstrong.
The two battled heads-up for hours with Armstrong taking the lead early but Clemente battled back. He earned the win and took home the title along with the trophy while Armstrong earned $25,335 for his second-place finish.
Final table results:
1st: Daniel Clemente – $38,015 + Trophy 2nd: Albennes Armstrong – $25,335 3rd: Scott Woodring – $18,655 4th: John Jensen – $13,895 5th: Juan Carlos Ramirez – $10,470 6th: Alan Thomas – $7,980 7th: Emmanuel Santos – $6,160 8th: Edgardo Rosario – $4,810 9th: Hassan Hakim – $3,800
$400 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts Level 32: 100,000/200,000 with a 200,000 ante
After doubling back into the game, all the momentum went Daniel Clemente’s way including most of the chips. The pots continued to be moved in his direction until Albennes Armstrong needed to take a stand.
With a flop reading , Armstrong put his 2,100,000 in the middle and Clemente called with a chance to lock it down.
Armstrong was ahead for a double but the turn all but locked it up for Clemente with trip nines. Armstrong needed one of the last two kings in the deck to survive but the river made this the last hand of the tournament.
Armstrong earned $25,335 for his runner-up finish while Clemente took home $38,015 and the Super Stacks trophy.
$400 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts Level 32: 100,000/200,000 with a 200,000 ante Players Remaining: 2 of 618
Albennes Armstrong opened to 500,000 from his button and Daniel Clemente raised to 1,100,000. Armstrong called, the flop came and Clemente bet 900,000. Armstrong raised to 2,500,000 and Clemente folded to leave himself short.
Soon after, Armstrong announced all in from the button and Clemente called at risk for 3,375,000.
It was a race for the title and Clemente needed his pair to hold to stay in the game. The board ran out and Clemente was back in the game.
$400 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts Level 30: 75,000/125,000 with a 125,000 ante Players Remaining: 2 of 618
Scott Woodring opened to 250,000 from the button and Albennes Armstrong called from the small blind. Daniel Clemente raised to 725,000 from the big blind and Scott Woodring moved all in for 2,575,000. Armstrong folded and Clemente called.
Woodring was dominated by the bigger ace of Clementes and could not find another miracle as the board ran . Woodring was sent out in third place for $18,655 and the head-up match for the Event 1 title commenced.
Daniel Clemente – 10,660,000 (85 bb) Scott Woodring – Eliminated in 3rd Place ($18,655)