$300 + $50 Deep Stack Semi-Turbo NLH (2 Re-entry)
Steve "The Wrecking Ball" Fiorentini (Winchester, MA) is out of the Semi-Turbo and loved playing the event.
"People love thinning the field early," says the former stock broker, turned poker enthusiast. "These blinds force you to play."
Fiorentini's one suggestion is to change the name of the tournament from Semi-Turbo to Early Level Turbo, as the first 10 levels are 15 minutes. After that the levels double to 30 minutes and settles into a regular structure.
"You watch, next time they'll be calling this ELT, Early Level Turbo."