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Christopher Dombrowski Wins September One Day Challenge Outright for $31,430

2022 September One Day Challenge
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Tampa, Florida
$1,100 Buy-in No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed
Entries:  102
Prize Pool:  $98,940
September 17, 2022

The September One Day Challenge drew 102 entries to nearly double the $50,000 guarantee into a prize pool worth $98,940. The last eleven players made the money and  Christopher Dombrowski took the top spot for $31,430.

PlaceLast NameFirst NameCityStatePrize Amount 
1DombrowskiChristopherTampaFL$31,430
2AhmadMahmoudClearwaterFL$19,420
3ZedoCoreyDenverCO$12,860
4MissonisGrantClearwaterFL$8,880
5BetancurJonathanTampaFL$6,400
6MartiniAmieZephyrhillsFL$4,830
7BolandSeanLas VegasNV$3,820
8Santos OrlangEmmanuelKissimmeeFL$3,170
9GreeneKevinTampaFL$2,780
10TraficanteMichaelTampaFL$2,780
11AkikiMarounKissimmeeFL$2,570

Matthew Leecy Wins August One Day Challenge Outright for $30,990

2022 August One Day Challenge
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Tampa, Florida
$1,100 Buy-in No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed
Entries:  98
Prize Pool:  $95,060
August 6, 2022

The August One Day Challenge drew 98 entries to nearly double the $50,000 guarantee into a prize pool worth $95,060. The last ten players made the money and former Tampa Poker Classic Main Event champ Matthew Leecy took the top spot for $30,990.

PlaceFirst NameLast NameCityStatePrize Amount
1MatthewLeecyTrinityFL$30,990
2ClydeMaliaukaClearwaterFL$19,150
3KarlManouchakianTampaFL$12,710
4HerbertWoodberyWinter GardenFL$8,480
5AustinFordSafety HarborFL$6,330
6DavidTuthillSt PetersburgFL$4,770
7JasonGilesHaines CityFL$3,770
8MarshaWolak-BarnettLakewood RanchFL$3,120
9PhiNguyenTampaFL$2,720
10ToddDoanePalm HarborFL$2,720

Carnell “Cadillac” Williams ($16,915) Wins Saturday Triple 30s Outright!

2022 Saturday Triple 30’s
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Tampa, Florida
$400 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$30,000 Guaranteed

Entries: 185
Prize Pool: $61,975
July 23, 2022

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers Running Back, Carnell “Cadillac” Williams
PlaceFirst NameLast NameCityStatePrize Amount
1CARNELLWILLIAMSAUBURNAL$16,915
2RYANHOGANWINTER GARDENFL$10,430
3KARLMANOUCHAKIANTAMPAFL$7,190
4PASQUALEHUDSONDADE CITYFL$5,090
5JASONBLOCKMERRICKNY$3,710
6MANELICMINAYATAMPAFL$2,780
7JONATHONDEFARIAWINTER GARDENFL$2,150
8DONALDBROWNCLEARWATER BEACHFL$1,720
9JASONGOLDMANPORT CHARLOTTEFL$1,410
10ROBERTHERNDONCLERMONTFL$1,410
11WALIDMADDAHTAMPAFL$1,200
12CECILRIDDLECLEARWATERFL$1,200
13MARKWISERLAND O LAKESFL$1,060
14GLENJOSEPHCHICAGOIL$1,060
15MILINDNAIKBRANDONFL$960
16JAMESSEIDENFADENSARASOTAFL$960
17CARLOSFRONTELATAMPAFL$910
18ADAMMIDOWICZLAND O LAKESFL$910
19TODDDOANEPALM HARBORFL$910

Brian Ray Wins July One Day Challenge Outright for $42,400

2022 July One Day Challenge
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Tampa, Florida
$1,100 Buy-in No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed
Entries:  153
Prize Pool:  $148,410
July 16, 2022

PlaceFirst NameLast NameCityStatePrize Amount
1BrianRayTampaFL$42,400
2SeanHampsonTrinityFL$26,210
3RyanHoganWinter GardenFL$17,840
4KhanhTruongTampaFL$12,530
5CurtisKingThe VillagesFL$9,090
6MichaelRoyalBrandonFL$6,810
7PeterHsuBrooksvilleFL$5,280
8MichaelTraficanteTampaFL$4,250
9SanjibAcharyaTampaFL$3,550
10AustinMccullersTampaFL$3,550
11AdamWellsTallahasseeFL$3,070
12JeffreyKaplanBradentonFL$3,070
13Terri-AnneCrawfordLakelandFL$2,770
14CharlesAllredgeOrlandoFL$2,770
15MansoorKaderSt PetersburgFL$2,610
16CharlesMitchell IIIOrlandoFL$2,610

Fabian Caicedo ($23,230) Wins Holiday Deep Stack in 3-Handed Deal

2022 Holiday Deep Stack
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Tampa, Florida
$600 Buy-in No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed
Entries:  229
Prize Pool:  $119,080
July 2, 2022

PlaceFirst NameLast NameCityStatePrize Amount
1FabianCaicedoMedellin$23,230*
2CarlosShawOrlandoFL$23,230*
3WilliamParramoreClearwaterFL$18,000*
4SpencerSweisfordTampaFL$9,430
5LikangBerningerLargoFL$6,820
6AustinMccullersTampaFL$5,080
7JordanLoweryQueen CreekAZ$3,890
8PatrickHobenNew Port RicheyFL$3,060
9MichaelTraficanteTampaFL$2,490
10DerekWorleyRiverviewFL$2,490
11JasonGillettCasselberryFL$2,090
12SharonCollinsHamburgNY$2,090
13LucasZanquetta De Oliveira LimSau Paulo$1,810
14KevinRagusaLargoFL$1,810
15NamMoonOcoeeFL$1,620
16NathanGentryFayettevilleGA$1,620
17Enzo GRomanoRiverviewFL$1,500
18GenevaPinneyCape CanaveralFL$1,500
19GeraldSilvaTampaFL$1,500
20OranHaynesShreveportLA$1,500
21ForrestClardyCandlerNC$1,440
22JohnBellotteLake CityFL$1,440
23MichaelScomaClermontFL$1,440

Pasquale Hudson Wins June One Day Challenge Outright for $32,030

June One-Day Challenge
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Tampa, Florida
$1,100 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed

Entries: 104
Prize Pool: $100,880
June 25, 2022

PlaceFirst NameLast NameCityStatePrize Amount
1PASQUALEHUDSONDADE CITYFL$32,030
2MILINDNAIKBRANDONFL$19,800
3CURTISKINGTHE VILLAGESFL$13,120
4MICHAELBEATTIETAMPAFL$9,060
5PETERHSUBROOKSVILLEFL$6,530
6ASHLEYSPRINGBRANDONFL$4,930
7STEVEBLACKMONARCADIAFL$3,890
8ALEXANDERGRASSIAPALM HARBORFL$3,240
9JESSICAGONZALEZBELLEAIRFL$2,830
10SHANEMELERTMOGADOREOH$2,830
11DONALDORIFICERIVERVIEWFL$2,620

Manelic Minaya ($29,392) Wins Holiday Deep Stack in 4-Handed Deal

2022 Holiday Deep Stack
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Tampa, Florida
$600 Buy-in No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed
Entries:  296
Prize Pool:  $156,880
May 30, 2022

PlaceFirst NameLast NameCityStatePrize Amount
1MANELICMINAYATAMPAFL$29,392*
2JUANRODRIGUEZ TORRESST PETERSBURGIN$25,972*
3RYANLUKERTAMPAFL$20,023*
4FABIANFOSTERDAVENPORTFL$15,823*
5JEFFREYRUSSELLTAMPAFL$8,710
6ERICMICHAUDHOLIDAYFL$6,510
7KHANHTRUONGTAMPAFL$4,980
8THADMCNULTYJACKSONVILLEFL$3,910
9ERICTARIKASTAMPAFL$3,140
10NICHOLASSCHOLZTAMPAFL$3,140
11VINCENTYENKOORLANDOFL$2,590
12FRANKWEIGELODESSAFL$2,590
13JOSHUASNOWCLEARWATERFL$2,190
14RYANHOGANWINTER GARDENFL$2,190
15MICHAELBEATTIETAMPAFL$1,910
16WILBURALLISON JRCOCOAFL$1,910
17TONYLOPEZWINDERMEREFL$1,700
18GEORGESHENODAGLEN BURNIEMD$1,700
19ALEXANDERGRASSIAPALM HARBORFL$1,700
20JAMESFARRELLSAINT CLOUDFL$1,700
21NicholasZivolichCLEARWATERFL$1,570
22SHAWNSORGIORLANDOFL$1,570
23MICHAELTRAFICANTETAMPAFL$1,570
24HERBERTWOODBERYWINTER GARDENFL$1,570
25JAMESBRINKLEYTAMPAFL$1,480
26ALANTAYLORCLEARWATERFL$1,480
27RYANWYANTSARASOTAFL$1,480
28JACKRUSHLAKELANDFL$1,480
29MATTHEWDUFFYRIVERVIEWFL$1,450
30MARCUSCARTEROCOEEFL$1,450

Fabian Foster ($24,172) Wins May One Day Challenge in 6-Way Deal!

One-Day Challenge
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Tampa, Florida
$1,100 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed

Entries: 126
Prize Pool: $122,220
May 14, 2022

Fabian Foster during 2020 WSOP Circuit
PlaceFirst NameLast NameCityStatePrize Amount
1FABIANFOSTERDAVENPORTFL$24,172*
2THOMASVAN NESSCRYSTAL RIVERFL$18,703*
3MICHAELWILLEYSEMINOLEFL$15,327*
4JOSEPH TYLERWALLACERIVERVIEWFL$14,341*
5JOHNGORSUCHOKEECHOBEEFL$13,444*
6KARLMANOUCHAKIANTAMPAFL$13,363*
7JOHNDOLANLITHIAFL$4,530
8TARUNGULATIGLASTONBURYCT$3,700
9NICOLEDIAZORLANDOFL$3,160
10WILLIAMPARRAMORECLEARWATERFL$3,160
11MichaelAmelioLAND O LAKESFL$2,830
12PHILIPCAPLINGCHARLOTTENC$2,830
13CHRISTOPHERPERRYHUDSONFL$2,660
*denotes 6-way deal

Ryan Howard Wins April One Day Challenge in 3-Way Deal, Wolak Second

One-Day Challenge
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Tampa, Florida
$1,100 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed

Entries: 112
Prize Pool: $108,640
April 23, 2022

Photo courtesy of Marsha Wolak
PlaceFirst NameLast NameCityStatePrize Amount
1RYANHOWARDPALMETTOFL$25,783*
2MARSHAWOLAKMARGATEFL$22,448*
3RALPHSOWDERPALM HARBORFL$20,099*
4DOUGLASMARROTAMPAFL$9,690
5FORRESTCLARDYCANDLERNC$7,000
6RYANLUKERTAMPAFL$5,260
7ALANTHOMASIRVINGTX$4,120
8AUSTINSULLIVANWESLEY CHAPELFL$3,360
9AnthonyVitaleHUDSONFL$2,870
10JEREMYBECKERTAMPAFL$2,870
11MOZHGANRAJABLUORLANDOFL$2,570
12GEOFFREYLEWITBROOKLYNNY$2,570
*denotes 3-Way Deal

Ashley Spring ($38,850) Wins February One Day Challenge Outright!

One-Day Challenge
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Tampa, Florida
$1,100 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed

Entries: 135
Prize Pool: $130,950
February 12, 2022

PlaceFirst NameLas tNameCityStatePrize Amount
1ASHLEYSPRINGBRANDONFL$38,850
2YAN TIN GJIANGINDIANAPOLISIN$24,010
3SERGEYGLAGOLEVPALM COASTFL$16,210
4JAMESCALDERAROENGLEWOODFL$11,320
5ALEXANDERGRASSIAPALM HARBORFL$8,190
6ALANTHOMASIRVINGTX$6,140
7JOHNGORDONSEMINOLEFL$4,780
8JOSEPHORSINOTORONTOON$3,870
9HABNELACEVEDOLARGOFL$3,270
10TARUNGULATIGLASTONBURYCT$3,270
11JAMESVANEKTAMPAFL$2,870
12GEOFFREYLEWITBROOKLYNNY$2,870
13ADAMMIDOWICZLAND O LAKESFL$2,650
14AnthonyCostaODESSAFL$2,650