2022 Pinktober Poker Open Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, Florida Event 1 $400 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $200,000 Guaranteed Entries: 985 Prize Pool: $329,975 October 5-9, 2022
The 2022 Pinktober Poker Open kicked off the series with a $400 No Limit Hold’em tournament that featured a $200,000 guaranteed prize pool. After a tough final table, Ryan Hogan took the top spot in a heads-up deal to win the title along with $47,073.
The tournament drew 985 entries over six starting flights and created a prize pool worth $329,975. A total of 101 players advanced to Day 2 on Sunday and were all in the money coming back.
Hogan was among the top stacks coming back and stayed with the leaders throughout the day. Julio Novo had a big lead to start the final table, but Hogan chipped away until the two were heads-up. Hogan held the lead and took the top spot as they split the remaining prize pool right down the middle.
Hogan picked up his third major Tampa title and all in different series. His first came during the 2020 Tampa Winter Poker Open, and he won his second early in 2022 during the Tampa Poker Classic.
$400 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $200,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts Level 30: 100,000/200,000 with a 200,000 ante
After David Meagher was eliminated in third place, Ryan Hogan and Julio Novo decided to split the remaining prize pool right down the middle. Hogan picked up a bonus dollar with $48,073 for the win with his big stack while Novo pocketed $48,072.
Ryan Hogan – 16,475,000 Julio Novo – 13,100,000
1st: Ryan Hogan – $47,073 2nd: Julio Novo – $47,072
$400 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $200,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts Level 29: 100,000/150,000 with a 150,000 ante Players Remaining: 5 of 985
The five remaining players were sent on a 15-minute break and returned with Julio Novo still way out front. Blinds are up to 75,000/150,000 with a 150,000 ante and the average stack is about 5,900,000 (39 bb).
Seat 3: Alain Medesan – 2,275,000 (15 bb) Seat 5: Julio Novo – 12,650,000 (84 bb) Seat 6: David Meagher – 725,000 (5 bb) Seat 8: Ryan Hogan – 8,625,000 (58 bb) Seat 9: Michael Laake – 5,300,000 (35 bb)