Orson "Borchata" Young Wins WPT Online Borgata Poker Open Main Event for $195,748
The latest online stop for the WPT Main Tour crowned a trio of six-figure winners on Tuesday night. The WPT Online Borgata Poker Open powered by partypoker US Network played to its conclusion, with Orson "Borchata" Young emerging as the latest player to join the WPT Champions Club.
Young finished up as the winner at Tuesday's eight-handed final table, securing a $195,748 payday for the victory. Young gets his name etched on the Mike Sexton WPT Champions Cup after topping a field of 305 entries.
Young outdueled "justliberto" (2nd - $135,930) in heads-up play to clinch the title.
WPT Online Borgata Poker Open $3,500 Main Event Final Table Results
|1||Orson "Borchata" Young||$195,748|
|3||Dan "leinad" Buzgon||$102,933|
|7||Ryan "TheSims" Hohner||$34,475|
The $3,500 Main Event guaranteed $1 million, and played out as the pinnacle event in the partypoker US Network Festival in New Jersey.
The online tournament series was available to New Jersey players on the partypoker US Network family of sites in the Garden State (Borgata Poker, BetMGM Poker, partypoker NJ). The 10-day festival was produced through a partnership between the World Poker Tour and Boragta.
The Main Event ran as a three-day tournament, running Sept. 19-21. With 305 entries, the event ended up offering a slight overlay, with player buy-ins contributing $976,000 to the prize pool.
Day 1 saw the field trim from the original 305 entries to 88 players. Those 88 players returned for Day 2, vying for 48 spots on the payout ladder.
All cashing players went home with at least $5,615. Day wrapped up when the eight-handed final table participants were determined.
The top three finishers all came away with six-figure paydays. Those names included Young, "justliberto," and Dan "leinad" Buzgon (3rd - $102,933).
Other top finishers included "FitzroidPoo" (4th - $76,830), "betbetbet" (5th - $61,070), "CNC_LY" (6th - $47,280), Ryan "TheSims" Hohner (7th - $34,475), and "DoURespectWood" (8th - $24,625).
Young added a nearly $200k payday to a resume that includes just under $785,000 in live tournament cashes according to the Hendon Mob.