The first event of the 2019 U.S. Poker Open would be Event #1: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em that attracted 90 entrants and created a $900,000 prize pool. A total of 13 players finished in-the-money including Erik Seidel, Jordan Cristos, Bryn Kenney, and Jake Schindler, while the likes of Lazaro Hernandez and Joseph
George Wolff raised to 8,000 on the button and Sean Winter defended his big blind to reveal the [QsAc9c] flop. Winter checked, and Wolff continued for 5,500. Winter called, and then checked the [4s] on the turn. Wolff bet out four yellow 5,000 denomination chips and announced an inaudible bet amount. Winter
With roughly 40,000 in the middle and the board reading [3h5sJh2d], Sean Winter checked from the small blind and Luc Greenwood bet 30,000 from the big blind. Winter called, and when the river landed the [6h], Winter bet 105,000 leaving himself just a single 500-denomination chip behind. Greenwood called and tabled his
Sean Winter raised to 3,500 from under the gun and was called by Kahle Burns in the big blind. The flop came [5h][ts][2h] and Burns checked. Winter continued for 4,000. Burns called. Both players checked the [3s] on the turn before the [js] completed the board. Burns tossed out 2,000.
Kahle Burns raised to 3,000 from the cutoff and Sean Winter three-bets to 10,000 from the button. Action folded back to Burns, and he called as the flop landed [7h2d7s]. Burns checked, and Winter bet 5,000. Burns called, and then the [9h] and [4c] checked through. Burns tabled his [AsQd], and Winter mucked.
Mikita Badziakouski raised to 3,000 on the button, and Sean Winter defended his big blind. The [5h6sJs9sJh] board checked through to the river where Winter tabled his [2h2s] and Badziakouski mucked.
Farid Jattin raised to 135,000 from the cutoff. Sean Winter moved all in for 250,000 from the small blind. Jattin called once Andras Nemeth folded his big blind. Jattin: [7h][6c][5s][3h] Winter: [ah][ac][tc][7c] The board ran out [3s][qs][9h][2d][4d], improving Jattin to a straight on the river, resulting in Winter being eliminated in 6th