Welcome to Day 1a of the $2,000 Main Event in the 2022 Winter Open at bestbet Jacksonville. Cards go in the air at 12 p.m. EST for the first of two flights in the culminating event of the popular First Coast poker series.
Scott Stewart of Lakewood, California is the defending champ after outlasting 510 runners to take home $117,817 for winning the 2021 Main Event. Should he return to Florida to defend his title, Stewart will look to add to his more than $2 million in lifetime earnings.
Earlier in the series, PokerNews was on hand to see Daniel Kusnerak win Event #1: $560 NLH for a top prize of $63,223.
2022 Winter Open Results
|Event #1: $560 NLH||740||Daniel Kusnerak||Newton, North Carolina||$62,223|
|Event #2: $260 H.O.R.S.E.||80||Neill McNeill||Charlotte, North Carolina||$1,127*|
|Event #3: $360 NLH w/ $100 Bounties||228||Lisa Buck||Orange Park, Florida||$6,794*|
|Event #4: $160 NLH||179||Mark Marcellus||Jacksonville, Florida||$5,338|
|Event #5: $360 Monster Stack||238||Casey Jarzabek||Thorold, Ontario, Canada||$13,324|
|Event #6: $260 NLH Turbo w/ $50 Bounties||94||Jarrod Stokes||Lake City, Florida||$3,146*|
|Event #7: $320 NLH Ladies Event||64||Aja Owens||St. Augustine, Florida||$3,009*|
|Event #8: $1,000 NLH||163||Tony Boas||Jacksonville, Florida||$34,304|
|*- Denotes chop deal|
Main Event runners will start with 25,000 in chips and registration is open with unlimited reentry until the start of Level 10 on each day. The two opening flights will play 14 levels and combine into Sunday’s Day 2 at 12 p.m EST. Day 2 will play down to a Final Table that will return for live streaming on bestbetLIVE at 4 p.m. EST on Monday.
Be sure to keep it with the PokerNews live reporting team all weekend long for updates on the action from the $2,000 Main Eventat bestbet Jacksonville.