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Menachem Rosenberg Wins Back-to-Back Borgata Fall Poker Open Titles

Menachem Rosenberg

The 2019 Borgata Fall Poker Open is in full swing and some big stories have emerged. Perhaps the most impressive was the heater of Menachem Rosenberg, who won back-to-back titles for $13,591 in combined prize money.

His first win came over a 121-entry field in Event #12: $230 Pot-Limit Omaha H/L 8B. The final three struck an adjusted payout deal that saw Rosenberg take down the lion's share, pocketing $5,229 for his efforts along with his first Borgata trophy. Rosenberg is an Atlantic City, New Jersey native that has cashed in four-card poker dating back to 2008. This finish brought him over $50,000 in live career earnings.

Taking home second-place money was Larry Ohalloran, securing himself a nice $4,569 cash. The third player that took part in the deal was WSOP cash leader Roland Israelashvili, who added $3,348 to his long resume.

Event #12: Pot-Limit Omaha H/L 8B Results

1Menachem RosenbergUnited States$5,299*
2Larry OhalloranUnited States$4,569*
3Roland IsraelashviliUnited States$3,348*
4Tony HarmenUnited States$1,878
5Raj DesaiUnited States$1,408
6David HausmannUnited States$1,174
7Bill JonesUnited States$939
8Ted DavisUnited States$704
9Jacob KraynUnited States$528

*Denotes three-handed deal.

Rosenberg Wins Second Trophy in BFPO H.O.S.E

The following day in Event #13: $340 H.O.S.E, Rosenberg was the last player standing in a 75-entry field to capture a $8,292 first-place prize, along with a second prestigious Borgata trophy.

Rosenberg entered the tournament with the same confidence that he exuded throughout his first victory, playing his style en route to a rare back-to-back victory in the BFPO series.

Jim Paluszek put up a valiant effort, grinding a stack on the shorter side of things from six-handed play down to heads-up and showed not restraints leading up to his departure. Paluszek fought as hard as he could, but could not outrun the red-hot Rosenberg, taking an exit in second place for a respectable $4,802.

Event #13: H.O.S.E Results

1Menachem RosenbergUnited States$8,292
2Jim PauluszekUnited States$4,802
3Adam ZeltserUnited States$2,619
4Dimitry StruninUnited States$1,746
5Larry GoldUnited States$1,528
6Roland IsraelashviliUnited States$1,310
7Gary KosakowskiUnited States$873
8Charlie TownsendUnited States$655

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  • Menachem Rosenberg won back-to-back events at the 2019 @BorgataPoker Fall Poker Open.

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