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Event 1: Returning Day 2 Table and Seat Assignments

$400 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$250,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Return to Level 16: 4,000/8,000 with a 8,000 ante
Players Remaining:  136 of 1,334

Flight A: 156 Entries; 16 Advanced
Flight B: 123 Entries; 13 Advanced
Flight C: 135 Entries; 14 Advanced
Flight D: 178 Entries; 18 Advanced
Flight E: 265 Entries; 27 Advanced
Flight F: 477 Entries; 48 Advanced
Day 2: Sunday at 11 am

TableSeatFirst NameLast NameCitySTChip Count
51CraigGraingerLargoFL271,000
52JohnRovetoLakewood RanchFL440,000
53NathanielGallifordMiamiFL243,000
54NathanTannerBrandonFL332,000
55TyWilsonOrlandoFL380,000
56NathanLeeOrlandoFL722,000
57DeborahGreenwayAlapahaGA111,000
58LukeTorresPalmettoFL261,000
61MichaelSullivanSeminoleFL341,000
62PaulLambrakisBrooklynNY479,000
63AnthonyGruceMonroeCT165,000
64AsifMohammedBrandonFL495,000
65StevenLobmanOdessaFL405,000
66JeremyBeckerTampaFL127,000
67ThomasCochranLake CityFL505,000
68AntonioFernandezWesley ChapelFL222,000
71PaulBrightBradentonFL201,000
72ChristianTejadaTampaFL134,000
73JasonAldridgeApopkaFL367,000
74RyanMontecalvoValricoFL232,000
75DavidArrowooSarasotaFL115,000
76JerryArgentoNew Port RicheyFL248,000
77JosephZahnLexingtonOH119,000
78AnthonyAskeyRichmondVA560,000
81JohnBellotteLake CityFL396,000
82YazdiMehtaKissimmeeFL528,000
83JasonHinoteGainesvilleFL601,000
84ByronSissonCasselberryFL484,000
85MarioVaccaroWesley ChapelFL113,000
86MartinRodriguezLakelandFL650,000
87ZacharyEichenbaumDelray BeachFL419,000
88ThomasMcDonaldSeminoleFL118,000
91GeraldSilvaTampaFL192,000
92MichaelWilleySeminoleFL143,000
93JesseHadleySeminoleFL387,000
94JosephMattucciSt PetersburgFL297,000
95AndrewHoffmanOrlandoFL202,000
96CarlZalak IIIFort Mc CoyFL144,000
97JohnAycock JrNaplesFL180,000
98MichaelVitaleHudsonFL490,000
101DrewDodgeSpring HillFL464,000
102RobertWuestnerRiverviewFL186,000
103MostafaAboalmajedS PasadenaFL202,000
104CoryVenessBurnsvilleMN118,000
105Shadrach SamuelTercyJonesboroGA139,000
106TimothyPettusAuburndaleFL560,000
107MarkWinchellLargoFL160,000
108WalterThorntonRiverviewFL172,000
111LaxmanKhetwalTampaFL625,000
112RichardPresslerOrlandoKS627,000
113JosephSalvaggiTampaFL104,000
114JohnJensen JrDeltonaFL303,000
115AlanPhillipsPalm CoastFL260,000
116RenzoBontempoOrlandoFL257,000
117TirthPatelLand O LakesFL385,000
118LuisMedinaWesley ChapelFL344,000
161AnthonyMidthunDade CityFL585,000
162MarcoCapaccioliFirenze275,000
163BrendaLane-WorleyRiverviewFL520,000
164SpencerSweisfordTampaFL336,000
165JoelDeutschHollywoodFL120,000
166DanielDumontSan AntonioTX245,000
167EmmanuelDimaano JrGlen AllenVA103,000
168AndrewJohnsonTampaFL614,000
171DavidMeagherMulberryFL502,000
172DavidTuthillSt PetersburgFL172,000
173CaseyCrewsStaten IslandNY162,000
174GeorgiosBabalisMerrickNY435,000
175AngelOrtizWinter HavenFL152,000
176CarlosFrontelaTampaFL444,000
177CliveGavinLargoFL495,000
178JonathanBetancurTampaFL463,000
181JosephDiNardoValley ViewOH73,000
182JohnGordonSeminoleFL344,000
183XiangHuangSt PetersburgFL121,000
184DavidStojanovicNorth PortON297,000
185DavidKozmaBudapest173,000
186NormanSimmonsSummerfieldFL77,000
187MichaelBennettLakelandGA113,000
188WilliamDavisOrlandoFL406,000
191DavidNadeauLargoFL136,000
192JustinBaetenLake HamiltonFL227,000
193JugalDateraoRutherfordNJ128,000
194SamKimCoral GablesFL544,000
195TylerCampbellFort MyersFL258,000
196BrianKinserWesley ChapelFL127,000
197DavidRylanderOrmond BeachFL231,000
198ChrisTrybaEvergreenCO407,000
201ToriToddGranvilleOH109,000
202WallyMaddahTampaFL71,000
203ShaneMelertMogadoreOH346,000
204DougMarroTampaFL273,000
205KennethBrawleyChampions GateFL459,000
206WesleyScarbroughRiverviewFL87,000
207ThomasLibertiTallahasseeFL60,000
208ChristopherBinionOdessaFL68,000
211JosiasSantosKentWA245,000
212SonnyMineoPort CharlotteFL333,000
213EliasKiwanDavenportFL198,000
214FredParadisOldsmarFL565,000
215DavidPapkeSkagwayAK96,000
216ChristopherBarthelPalma CeiaFL87,000
217MannyMinayaNorthdaleFL475,000
218JordanLowerySarasotaFL271,000
221JamesBatesLutzFL220,000
222GregoryOsborneSun City CenterFL136,000
223RaymondAyalaApopkaFL247,000
224ShawnSorgiOrlandoFL507,000
225LeonardDemchakPalm HarborFL328,000
226JoshBabcockClearwaterFL653,000
227LukeSpeerSarasotaFL485,000
228IgorTretyakovLutzFL508,000
271SoeLeeOrlandoFL197,000
272TomNguyenTampaFL187,000
273JulioDelgado ReyesOrlandoFL336,000
274JarrettGaleaHudsonFL157,000
275JosephParrishTampaFL76,000
276TamNguyenLutzPA319,000
277TarunpreetSinghTampaFL53,000
278JingLinPalm HarborFL82,000
281AaronThivyanathanSt PetersburgFL188,000
282JovanJojicBeograde198,000
283KarlManouchakianTampaFL198,000
284MohamedLahlouSaint PetersburgFL321,000
285AlanThomasIrvingTX225,000
286OkHaseltonWesley ChapelFL99,000
287MichaelFeurerLoudonvilleNY141,000
288AlKruxWesley ChapelFL128,000
381RyanHoganWinter GardenFL117,000
382ChiPhanPinellas ParkFL173,000
383StephenBlackmanBrandonFL520,000
384ThomasGraySaint PetersburgFL223,000
385EthanMellishTampaFL167,000
386RaminderSinghDelray BeachFL461,000
387JosephGadahLutzFL151,000
388MatthewLeaLand O LakesFL389,000

Event 1: Returning Day 2 Chip Counts

$400 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$250,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Return to Level 16: 4,000/8,000 with a 8,000 ante
Players Remaining:  136 of 1,334

Flight A: 156 Entries; 16 Advanced
Flight B: 123 Entries; 13 Advanced
Flight C: 135 Entries; 14 Advanced
Flight D: 178 Entries; 18 Advanced
Flight E: 265 Entries; 27 Advanced
Flight F: 477 Entries; 48 Advanced
Day 2: Sunday at 11 am

RanksFirst NameLast NameCitySTChip Count
1NathanLeeOrlandoFL722,000
2JoshBabcockClearwaterFL653,000
3MartinRodriguezLakelandFL650,000
4RichardPresslerOrlandoKS627,000
5LaxmanKhetwalTampaFL625,000
6AndrewJohnsonTampaFL614,000
7JasonHinoteGainesvilleFL601,000
8AnthonyMidthunDade CityFL585,000
9FredParadisOldsmarFL565,000
10AnthonyAskeyRichmondVA560,000
11TimothyPettusAuburndaleFL560,000
12SamKimCoral GablesFL544,000
13YazdiMehtaKissimmeeFL528,000
14BrendaLane-WorleyRiverviewFL520,000
15StephenBlackmanBrandonFL520,000
16IgorTretyakovLutzFL508,000
17ShawnSorgiOrlandoFL507,000
18ThomasCochranLake CityFL505,000
19DavidMeagherMulberryFL502,000
20AsifMohammedBrandonFL495,000
21CliveGavinLargoFL495,000
22MichaelVitaleHudsonFL490,000
23LukeSpeerSarasotaFL485,000
24ByronSissonCasselberryFL484,000
25PaulLambrakisBrooklynNY479,000
26MannyMinayaNorthdaleFL475,000
27DrewDodgeSpring HillFL464,000
28JonathanBetancurTampaFL463,000
29RaminderSinghDelray BeachFL461,000
30KennethBrawleyChampions GateFL459,000
31CarlosFrontelaTampaFL444,000
32JohnRovetoLakewood RanchFL440,000
33GeorgiosBabalisMerrickNY435,000
34ZacharyEichenbaumDelray BeachFL419,000
35ChrisTrybaEvergreenCO407,000
36WilliamDavisOrlandoFL406,000
37StevenLobmanOdessaFL405,000
38JohnBellotteLake CityFL396,000
39MatthewLeaLand O LakesFL389,000
40JesseHadleySeminoleFL387,000
41TirthPatelLand O LakesFL385,000
42TyWilsonOrlandoFL380,000
43JasonAldridgeApopkaFL367,000
44ShaneMelertMogadoreOH346,000
45LuisMedinaWesley ChapelFL344,000
46JohnGordonSeminoleFL344,000
47MichaelSullivanSeminoleFL341,000
48SpencerSweisfordTampaFL336,000
49JulioDelgado ReyesOrlandoFL336,000
50SonnyMineoPort CharlotteFL333,000
51NathanTannerBrandonFL332,000
52LeonardDemchakPalm HarborFL328,000
53MohamedLahlouSaint PetersburgFL321,000
54TamNguyenLutzPA319,000
55JohnJensen JrDeltonaFL303,000
56JosephMattucciSt PetersburgFL297,000
57DavidStojanovicNorth PortON297,000
58MarcoCapaccioliFirenze275,000
59DougMarroTampaFL273,000
60CraigGraingerLargoFL271,000
61JordanLowerySarasotaFL271,000
62LukeTorresPalmettoFL261,000
63AlanPhillipsPalm CoastFL260,000
64TylerCampbellFort MyersFL258,000
65RenzoBontempoOrlandoFL257,000
66JerryArgentoNew Port RicheyFL248,000
67RaymondAyalaApopkaFL247,000
68DanielDumontSan AntonioTX245,000
69JosiasSantosKentWA245,000
70NathanielGallifordMiamiFL243,000
71RyanMontecalvoValricoFL232,000
72DavidRylanderOrmond BeachFL231,000
73JustinBaetenLake HamiltonFL227,000
74AlanThomasIrvingTX225,000
75ThomasGraySaint PetersburgFL223,000
76AntonioFernandezWesley ChapelFL222,000
77JamesBatesLutzFL220,000
78AndrewHoffmanOrlandoFL202,000
79MostafaAboalmajedS PasadenaFL202,000
80PaulBrightBradentonFL201,000
81EliasKiwanDavenportFL198,000
82JovanJojicBeograde198,000
83KarlManouchakianTampaFL198,000
84SoeLeeOrlandoFL197,000
85GeraldSilvaTampaFL192,000
86AaronThivyanathanSt PetersburgFL188,000
87TomNguyenTampaFL187,000
88RobertWuestnerRiverviewFL186,000
89JohnAycock JrNaplesFL180,000
90DavidKozmaBudapest173,000
91ChiPhanPinellas ParkFL173,000
92WalterThorntonRiverviewFL172,000
93DavidTuthillSt PetersburgFL172,000
94EthanMellishTampaFL167,000
95AnthonyGruceMonroeCT165,000
96CaseyCrewsStaten IslandNY162,000
97MarkWinchellLargoFL160,000
98JarrettGaleaHudsonFL157,000
99AngelOrtizWinter HavenFL152,000
100JosephGadahLutzFL151,000
101CarlZalak IIIFort Mc CoyFL144,000
102MichaelWilleySeminoleFL143,000
103MichaelFeurerLoudonvilleNY141,000
104Shadrach SamuelTercyJonesboroGA139,000
105DavidNadeauLargoFL136,000
106GregoryOsborneSun City CenterFL136,000
107ChristianTejadaTampaFL134,000
108JugalDateraoRutherfordNJ128,000
109AlKruxWesley ChapelFL128,000
110JeremyBeckerTampaFL127,000
111BrianKinserWesley ChapelFL127,000
112XiangHuangSt PetersburgFL121,000
113JoelDeutschHollywoodFL120,000
114JosephZahnLexingtonOH119,000
115ThomasMcDonaldSeminoleFL118,000
116CoryVenessBurnsvilleMN118,000
117RyanHoganWinter GardenFL117,000
118DavidArrowooSarasotaFL115,000
119MarioVaccaroWesley ChapelFL113,000
120MichaelBennettLakelandGA113,000
121DeborahGreenwayAlapahaGA111,000
122ToriToddGranvilleOH109,000
123JosephSalvaggiTampaFL104,000
124EmmanuelDimaano JrGlen AllenVA103,000
125OkHaseltonWesley ChapelFL99,000
126DavidPapkeSkagwayAK96,000
127WesleyScarbroughRiverviewFL87,000
128ChristopherBarthelPalma CeiaFL87,000
129JingLinPalm HarborFL82,000
130NormanSimmonsSummerfieldFL77,000
131JosephParrishTampaFL76,000
132JosephDiNardoValley ViewOH73,000
133WallyMaddahTampaFL71,000
134ChristopherBinionOdessaFL68,000
135ThomasLibertiTallahasseeFL60,000
136TarunpreetSinghTampaFL53,000

Event 1: Prize Pool and Payouts with $74,650 Up Top

2022 Winter Poker Open
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Tampa, Florida
Event 1
$400 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$250,000 Guaranteed
Entries:  1,334
Prize Pool:  $446,890
November 30 – December 4, 2022

Registration closed for the opening event of the 2022 Tampa Winter Poker Open with 1,334 entries turning the $250,000 guarantee into a prize pool worth $446,890. The 136 players returning for Day 2 will be in the money and guaranteed at least $770 with $74,650 awaiting the winner.

1st: $74,650 + WPO trophy
2nd: $49,760
3rd: $36,770
4th: $27,460
5th: $20,710
6th: $15,790
7th: $12,160
8th: $9,470
9th-10th: $7,450
11th-12th: $5,930
13th-14th: $4,770
15th-16th: $3,890
17th-20th: $3,200
21st-24th: $2,670
25th-32nd: $2,250
33rd-40th: $1,920
41st-48th: $1,650
49th-56th: $1,440
57th-64th: $1,280
65th-72nd: $1,140
73rd-80th: $1,040
81st-88th: $950
89th-104th: $870
105th-120th: $810
121st-136th: $770

Event 1 Flight F: Cooler for Anthony Astarita; Josh Babcock Bags Big

$400 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$250,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 17:  5,000/10,000 with a 10,000 ante
Flight F Players Remaining:  48 of 477

Josh Babcock

Flight F reached 49 players and tournament staff began the process of going hand-for-hand on the money bubble. But they never got there.

While that was happening, Anthony Astarita put his last 81,000 in the middle with ThTd but ran right into AcAh and couldn’t find a miracle to exit on the bubble.

The 48 remaining players advance to Day 2 and Josh Babcock moved to the top of the counts at the end, bagging 563,000 for the Flight F lead. Jason Hinote put 601,000 in his bag while Anthony Askey and Timothy Pettus both finished with 560,000.

We will post the payout information along with the Day 2 seat draw as soon as it is available.

Event 1 Flight F: Break Time Big Stacks

$400 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$250,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 17:  5,000/10,000 with a 10,000 ante
Flight F Players Remaining:  51 of 477

Jason Hinote

Cards are back in the air after the last break of the flight and down to 51 players after a little spurt of action at the return.

We have a race to see who can bag the biggest stack, though it will be tough to catch Nathan Lee’s 722K from last night. Jason Hinote has the lead with 576,000 followed by Sam Kim with 570,000 and Anthony Askey with 564,000.

Anthony Askey
Sam Kim

Event 1 Flight F: Last Table Break

$400 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$250,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 16:  4,000/8,000 with a 8,000 ante
Flight F Players Remaining:  56 of 477

Raminder Singh

Flight F is down to 56 players at seven tables, and they will not break another one. They will go into hand-for-hand mode when 49 players remain and stop play when 48 are ready to advance to Day 2. They will slide one more break into the day and come back to play the bubble.

A dangerous player is gaining chips in the tournament. Raminder Singh recently booked his record ninth major Hollywood trophy and now stacked over 400K late in the day.

Event 1 Flight F: Tarun Singh and John Gordon Making Moves Up

$400 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$250,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 15:  3,000/6,000 with a 6,000 ante
Flight F Players Remaining:  64 of 477

Tarun Singh

Moving right along as we head into the evening with 64 players still here and 48 of them set to make Day 2. They’ll still likely have one more break but they have a chance to finish it out before that happens.

Tarun Singh and John Gordon are the two latest to make moves up the chip counts. Singh is up to 371,000 while Gordon is cruising with 315,000.

John Gordon

Event 1 Flight F: Matt Sundberg Leads Late

$400 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$250,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 13:  2,000/4,000 with a 4,000 ante
Flight F Players Remaining:  104 of 477

Matt Sundberg

Players returned to their seats after the color-up break, ready to make a run to the money in a few hours. 104 players are remaining but that will drop quickly over the short-term but tighten up as they near the bubble.

We have new names at the top of the counts, all close to each other. Matt Sundberg was the leader during the break with 381,000, followed by Ty Wilson with 375,000 and Timothy Pettus with 365,000.

Ty Wilson
Timothy Pettus

Event 1 Flight F: Color Up Break

$400 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$250,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 12:  1,500/3,000 with a 3,000 ante
Flight F Players Remaining:  104 of 477

Players are preparing to go on their next break, this time a chance for tournament staff to pull the purple chips out of play and put some 25Ks in action.

They will return to play four more levels before the next break or they hit the money before then. It’s a coin flip for which comes first.

Event 1 Flight F: Chris Tryba Climbing

$400 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$250,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 10:  1,000/2,000 with a 2,000 ante
Flight F Players Remaining:  144 of 477

Chris Tryba

Flight F is down to 144 players already at 18 tables trying to make the last 48 players into Day 2. There’s still a lot of work to be done to get there but they can see the end.

WSOP bracelet winner Chris Tryba is the latest to run up a big stack with 233,000 heading into the latter part of the day. Others still in contention include Alan Thomas, Dion Jagroo, Nicole Diaz, Ryan Luker, Brandon Byars, John Gordon, and a pair of Anthonys (Astarita and Askey).

Alan Thomas
Dion Jagroo