Sam Soverel Wins Event #43: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em for $293,205

Closing out the big buy-in events at the 2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open was Event #43: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em. The tournament drew a field of 101 entries, of which 13 would finish in the money. Topping them all was Sam Soverel (pictured). He picked up the event's $293,205 first-place

Nitis Udornpim Eliminated in 18th Place

Nitis Udornpim shoved all-in for 72,000 from the button and Matthew Sabia called all-in from the small blind. Udornpim: [AhJc] Sabia: [Ad9s] The board ran out [Qc7s8dJd7h] and Udornpim was eliminated in 18th place.

Matthew Sabia Raises Out Sean Perry

Sean Perry limped the small blind and Matthew Sabia raised to 3,000 in the big blind. Perry called as he checked the [6hJhAc] flop. Sabia bet out 1,500 and Perry called before both players checked the [7c] on the turn. The river was the [Ad] and Perry led out for 2,500. Sabia

Dylan Smith Doubles Through Matthew Sabia

In button-versus-big-blind action, Matthew Sabia and Dylan Smith got all the money in the middle. Smith had the [KsQs] and Sabia had the [Ah9h]. Smith was the player at risk, all in for 280,000. The board ran out [Ts9c6hJcAs] and Smith got the double up.

John Riordan Doubles Up

John Riordan raised to 10,000 on the button and Matthew Sabia reraised all in from the big blind. Riordan called all in for 105,000 with the [9c9d]. Sabia had the [KcQd]. The board came [AhTd6c2h8s] and Riordan doubled up.

Sam Soverel vs. Matthew Sabia

Matthew Sabia raised in the hijack and Sam Soverel defended his big blind. The flop landed [5sQc6h] and Soverel checked to Sabia who wagered 7,000. Soverel called as the turn landed the [5d]. Soverel led out for 10,000 and Sabia folded.

Dan Smith Doubles Up

Thomas Boivin opened with a raise to 6,000 from the hijack seat and Matthew Sabia called from the cutoff seat. In the big blind, Dan Smith reraised all in for 73,500. Boivin called and Sabia folded. Boivin had the [AdKd] and Smith was at risk with the [2s2h]. The flop, turn, and

Matthew Sabia and Nacho Barbero Chop

Matthew Sabia raised to 3,500 from the hijack and Jose Ignacio "Nacho" Barbero reraised to 11,000 from the cutoff seat. Conrad de Armas called on the button and play folded through the blinds and back over to Sabia. He reraised all in for 90,500. Barbero then reraised all in for

Matthew Sabia Wins Event #36: $15K No-Limit Hold’em Freezeout for $155,515

Following a dominating display of aggression at the final table, Matthew Sabia has won Event #36: $15,000 No-Limit Hold'em Freezeout from the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open to collect the $155,515 first-place prize. The unusual freezeout format for a high roller tournament would see 27 individuals take a seat throughout the