Day 1 Completed
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Day 1 Completed
The 2019 Borgata Fall Poker Open Event #20 $1,560 Purple Chip Bounty NLH drew a total of 59 entries creating a prize pool of over $57,000. When the smoke cleared World Series of Poker bracelet winner Michael Wang was the last man standing.
It was anything but a smooth ride for Wang at the final table after he took two brutal beats. His pocket aces were first cracked by Chun Li's pocket tens in an all-in preflop confrontation.
Just a few hands later, Wang's pocket kings were cracked by the pocket sevens of James Tarantino, but Wang kept his composure.
Wang brought a massive chip lead into heads-up play and after just a few hands he was holding his second Borgata Poker Open trophy.
Wang takes home $20,029 for his victory and he has now earned over $2,500,000 throughout his career. Below is a full look at the final table results.
Event #20 Final Table Results
Michael Wang moved all in and Brian Altman called for his last 320,000.
The board ran out and Wang paired his nine on the turn to send Altman to the rail.
The two players shook hands and Altman is our Purple Chip Bounty NLH runner-up earning $10,874 for his second place finish.
James Tarantino got his last 300,000 all in pre-flop holding against the of Michael Wang.
The runout sealed the deal for Wang and Tarantino was eliminated in third place earning $6,868 for his efforts.
Brian Altman raised to 46,000 from the small blind and Brian Altman called from the big blind. They went heads up to the flop and both players checked.
The turn was the and again both players knuckled the felt.
The river was the and Altman fired out a bet of 40,000. Wang raised to 180,000 and Altman instantly fired his hand into the muck.
Wang dragged in the pot and he extends his chip lead with just three players remaining.
Mark Steinberg raised to 45,000 from the small blind and Brian Altman moved all in from the big blind.
Steinberg called for his last 130,000 turning over but he was dominated by Altman's .
The board ran and Steinberg was eliminated in fourth place earning $5,151 for his efforts.
The players are now on a 15-minute color up break. We will pick back up on all of the live final table action when play resumes.
A short stacked Chun Li got his last 70,000 all in pre-flop holding against the of Michael Wang.
The board ran out and Wang improved to two pair to score the knockout.
Wang moves into the lead with four players remaining and Li is our fifth place finisher taking home $4,006 for his efforts.