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Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open Championship Progresses to Final Fifth Day

The Seminole Hard Rock Casino located in Hollywood, Florida is currently hosting one of the poker championships which has attracted the interest of hundreds of poker players from all levels of proficiency. This is the 2017 edition of the Rock ’N’ Roll Poker Open which commenced on 15th November and it is scheduled to continue until 29th November. One of the final events of the well-rounded schedule of the poker festival is the $3,500 RRPO Championship (Re-Entry) and the promising prize pool guarantees top-notch payday for the remaining players.

Throughout the poker tournament, there were a total of 585 entries willing to lay their hand on the first-place prize and those who come with the top positions on the leader board. And with a guaranteed prize pool amounting to $2 million, nobody can blame them for wanting to participate in one of the most anticipated events in this year’s RRPO. The championship was scheduled to continue five days and at the end of Day 4 there were only six players surviving the rapid fire of the previous game days and continuing for the fifth day final table.

Temporary Leader Board Ranking

The player with the largest chip stack at the beginning of the final day is going to be Alan ‘Ari’ Engel from Canada who is one of the players with big potential and total live earnings estimated to $4,959,817. At the end of Day 4 he had 4,495,000 in chips which makes him the leading participant. Matas Cimbolas from Lithuania has the runner-up position in the temporary leader board since his current chip stack amounts to 3,680,000. His total earnings from live tournaments up to this point amount to $1,137,569. The top three is completed with the help of Michael Newman from the US, who has his hands on 3,360,000 in chips.

The next two positions are taken by members of the Seminole Hard Rock Poker team. Fourth place in the chip count is for Mohammad ‘Sheddy’ Siddiqui from the US, who currently has 2,580,000 in chips. Following him closely is fellow American Darryll Fish with chip stack amounting to 2,385,000. The sixth final player who will join the final table on Day 5 is Tom Marchese who is quite behind at the moment with only 1,050,000 in chips. A notable thing to mention is the fact that Engel is well-known as an eight-time WSOP Circuit champion and this is what makes him even more eligible for the first position at the end of Day 5.

As for the payouts which expect the well-performing poker players, they have already been announced and it has become known that the player who manages to defeat all five players is going to receive $374,240 and the coveted trophy. The second position will bag $262,440 at the end of the day, while the third one will be granted with $168,920. The player who reaches the fourth position is going to receive $121,920 for his performance, while the fifth one will pocket as much as $93,560. Ultimately the sixth player on the leader board is expected to receive some $75,380 and the good memories of participating with some of the best in the field.

 Author: Benjamin Barry

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