This Weeks' Big Winner: Patrick Mahoney Wins Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open At Seminole Hard Rock
by Card Player News Team | Published: Jan 04, 2017
In late November, Patrick Mahoney won the 2016 Seminole Hard Rock Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open $3,500 no-limit hold’em main event. A total of 760 entries were made in this tournament, easily surpassing the $2 million guarantee to build a $2,432,000 prize pool. As the winner, Mahoney earned the first-place prize of $564,227 and the championship trophy. The 32-year-old poker pro from Minnesota came into the final day of this event in third chip position behind leader Matt Humphrey and WSOP bracelet winner Upeshka De Silva. This was Mahoney’s third career live-tournament title and by far his biggest career cash. He previously won events at the ANZPT in Australia and the Venetian Deepstack Extravaganza in Las Vegas. He now has more than $1 million in lifetime live earnings. Here are the five biggest hands that propelled Mahoney to the win. Tournament: Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open Buy-In: $3,500 No. of Entries:760 Prize Pool: $2,432,000 1st Place Prize: ...
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