$570 No Limit Hold’em (Freeze-Out) Structure | Payouts Level 16: 3,000/5,000 with a 5,000 ante Players Remaining: 8 of 80
In a four-way pot, the flop came and Joshua Poe checked from the hijack. Melody Murphy moved all in form 116,000 from cutoff to get folds from Andrew Boyer on the button and Bryce McVay in the big blind.
Poe thought for a minute and called.
“Oh,” was all Poe could muster.
Murphy was ahead with the bigger cards and better draws. The turn changed nothing but Poe paired his five on the river to send her out in ninth place.
Joshua Poe – 345,000 (69 bb) Melody Murphy – Eliminated in 9th Place ($1,056)
$570 No Limit Hold’em (Freeze-Out) Structure | Payouts Level 15: 2,000/4,000 with a 4,000 ante Players Remaining: 12 of 80
Karl Manouchakian was eliminated shortly before the dinner break and the field was on the money bubble with 13 remaining. Tournament staff pushed the clock past the dinner break until they reached the money.
On the third hand of the bubble, WSOPC Coco ring winner Mark Stephen Edwards opened the action, Joshua Poe called from the small blind, and Mario Alonso moved all in for 21,000 from the big. Both live players called the shove and the flop was .
Poe checked and Edwards bet 15,000 to get a fold.
Alonso paired the board but so did Edwards and his ace was ahead. The turn and river finished the board to send Alonso out on the bubble and the remaining players on dinner break.
$570 No Limit Hold’em (Freeze-Out) Structure | Payouts Level 10: 600/1,200 with a 1,200 ante Players Remaining: 35 of 80
The numbers were crunched and the payout information was released. Event 3 officially drew 80 entries to create a nice, even $40,000 prize pool. The top 12 spots will make the money with a min-cash earning $945 and the Freeze-Out winner taking home $12,379 plus the Winter Poker Open Guitar Trophy.
2019 Winter Poker Open Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, Florida Event 3 $570 No Limit Hold’em (Freeze-Out) Entries: 80 Prize Pool: $40,000 December 9, 2019
$570 No Limit Hold’em (Freeze-Out) Structure Level 8: 400/800 with a 800 ante Entries: 80
Event 3 returned to action after the break and they crossed the line with an even 80 players taking part of the Freeze-Out. That puts an even $40,000 in the prize pool and we will post the payout information as soon as it is official.