Bryn Kenney took down $25 500 High Roller at Rock & Roll Poker Open
The Seminole Hard Rock casino that is located in Florida hospitably opens its doors to the series Rock & Roll Poker Open. Thus, the casino hosted the most expensive event of the festival – $25 500 No Limit Hold’em High Roller.
There were 45 entries made in the tournament, and the guarantee was set at the mark of $1 000 000. The event brought together lots of famous names: Bryn Kenney, Jason Mercier, Erik Seidel, Rainer Kempe, Anthony Zinno and others.
The victory went to the American poker professional Bryn Kenney, who, currently leads the All Time Money List. Throughout his career, the guy has earned over $55.8 million in live events, and he has no intention to stop there.
The last one to bust out before the final table (on Day 1) was Lazaro Hernandez from the USA. After that, top 6 finalists were determined. In the course of action, American player Anthony Zinno eliminated in the fifth place when he faced a cooler: Zinno collected a flush, but the future runner-up Brock Wilson hit a nut flush, which meant finish for Anthony. His payouts amounted to $77 805.
Jason Mercier lasted a little longer in the tournament. He showed A-Q against Kenney’s K-K, thereby leaving the game in the fourth place. For this, Jason received $111 150 in prize money.
Next player to go was Jerry Robinson. Bryn Kenney knocked him out of the game, to be exact. Robinson hit a straight on the river, and Kenney managed to complete a flush that helped him to enter the heads-up.
Having eliminated the opponents, Brock Wilson and Bryn Kenney decided to make a deal. The following game determined Bryn as a winner. He got $354 565 for finishing first, and Brock was given $301 215 for the second place.
«It was a fun time. Two days, 45 players, in a nice city», said Kenney after the victory.
RRPO 2019: $25 500 High Roller final table results
|1||Bryn Kenney||USA||$354 565 (due to the deal)|
|2||Brock Wilson||USA||$301 215 (due to the deal)|
|3||Jerry Robinson||USA||$161 170|
|4||Jason Mercier||USA||$111 150|
|5||Anthony Zinno||USA||$77 805|
|6||Andjelko Andrejevic||Serbia||$61 135|