James Kerr Wraps Significant SHR Tampa Series With Principal Event Chop

James Kerr earned his biggest live cash.

A clear trend appears become growing with regards to live poker occasions within the U.S. — perhaps not events that are many running, but those that do run are drawing some pretty huge numbers.

That continued over the with the

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Poker Classic $1,700 Main Event, which drew 959 runners for a prize pool of $1,486,450 weekend. At the close of stated Main Event, three players stayed, in addition they drew up a deal that saw each player disappear with hefty awards of six numbers. James Kerr got the greatest associated with lot with $228,038, about $60K lower than the first-place that is original, while Alex Ivan took home $197,172 and

Kyrylo Kobzyev

banked $166,915.

“It was really pretty easy,” said Kerr, who told tournament reporters {that he “ran like pure God.” Official Final Table Results Place Player
Hometown Prize 1 James Kerr
Lakeland, Florida $228,038* 2 Alex Ivan
Palm Harbor, Florida $197,172* 3 Kyrylo Kobzyev
Auburn, Alabama $166,915* 4 Gary Bowker
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania $94,620 5 Stephen Brite
Bradenton, Florida $70,543 6 Ken O’Donnell
St Petersburg, Florida $53,299 7 Scott Robbins

Millbury, Massachusetts

$40,819*reflects three-handed dealSome of the 97 players who made the money but fell short of the final table in the hefty field included Max Young, Hamid Izadi, Byron Kaverman, Justin Zaki and Ricardo Eyzaguirre, recently profiled here on

PokerNews

.

According to the live updates, Kerr held the lead pretty much the whole way from about 27 players on down after he won a three-way all in with aces, the details of which didn’t make it into the updates|into the updates that he”ran like pure God.”Official Final Table ResultsPlace

PlayerHometownPrize{a-Clubs}{3-Spades}1{4-Clubs}{4-Diamonds}James Kerr

Lakeland, Florida$228,038*{k-Clubs}{q-Diamonds}2

Alex Ivan

Palm Harbor, Florida

$197,172*

3

Kyrylo Kobzyev

Auburn, Alabama$166,915*4

Gary Bowker Philadelphia, Pennsylvania $94,620 5 Stephen Brite Bradenton, Florida
$70,543 6 Ken O’Donnell St Petersburg, Florida $53,299 7
Scott Robbins Millbury, Massachusetts $40,819 *reflects three-handed deal Some of the 97 players who made the money but fell short of the final table in the hefty field included Max Young, Hamid Izadi, Byron Kaverman, Justin Zaki
and Ricardo Eyzaguirre , recently profiled here on PokerNews . According to the live updates, Kerr held the lead pretty much the whole way from about 27 players on down after he won a three-way all in with aces, the details of which didn’t make it}. He held a fairly lead that is solid just under 85 big blinds heading into the final day of play on Monday, which saw seven players advance.
Massive Early Cooler Propels Kerr With six players remaining, a cooler that is huge within the blinds. Ken O’Donnell was indeed in good place because of the 2nd stack to begin the afternoon and must be experiencing decent whenever pocket kings to his limp-raise got shoved on by Kerr. He called off only to be shown black aces, and a bricky board that is jack-high him out of the door in sixth for an unlucky outcome, while Kerr’s chip lead just expanded larger as he exceeded 100 blinds and held about 50 % associated with total potato chips. A short-stacked Steve Brite
ended up being Kerr’s next target as he attempted to resteal over their available with and then be dominated by . He flopped a three and switched a gutter but improved any further. Gary Bowker ended up being the quick stack four-handed with about 10 bigs, in which he discovered a good shoving spot with simply to have Ivan get up using the aces him. Negotiations behind him and bust Quickly Started and Completed No sooner had Bowker hit the payout desk than the others agreed to check the numbers for a deal that is potential Kerr was at control nevertheless with 15 million, over fifty percent associated with chips, although the other people had playable piles with Ivan on 8.9 million and Kobzyev 4.7 million at 200,000 big blind. It appears no settlement ended up being required as each player accepted the payout that the ICM calculator spit down their stack ended up being well worth. Kerr received their signature that is third guitar and each player set a new personal best for live cashes. Side Event Results
Of course, there was also plenty of side action outside of the stellar Main Event. PokerNews has already covered the biggest of the tournaments with a recap of the $600 Reentry, but here’s a look at all of the trophy winners throughout the series: Date Tournament Entries

Prize Pool

Winner

Prize(*)Feb. 17(*)Event #1: $400 NLH Re-Entry(*)411(*)$135,630(*)John Marlow(*)$12,932(*)Feb. 17(*)Event #2: $600 NLH Re-Entry(*)998(*)$513,970(*)Michael Drake(*)$79,319(*)Feb. 21(*)Event #3: $200 NLH Re-Entry(*)265(*)$42,400(*)Hristos Tsironis(*)$10,404(*)Feb. 22(*)Event #4: $150 NLH Re-Entry(*)183(*)$21,960(*)Vasyl Chubei(*)$5,983(*)Feb. 23(*)Event #5: $400 NLH Re-Entry(*)249(*)$82,170(*)Wagner Wysotchanski(*)$17,000(*)Feb. 24(*)Event #6: $600 re-Entry that is NLH*)219(*)$112,785(*)Anthony Askey(*)$22,798(*)Feb. 28(*)Event #8: $400 NLH Black Chip Bounty(*)226(*)$53,110(*)Kevin Dilk(*)$12,774(*)Photo courtesy of SHR Tampa(*)Sharelines(*)

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