Day 1 Completed
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Players Info - Day 1
Day 1 Completed
Event #20 of the Borgata Poker Open was the $1,560 Purple Chip Bounty 8-Max NLH. There were 115 entries creating a prize pool of over $111,000.
When the dust settled in the late-night hours in the Event Center Alabama poker pro Shannon Shorr was the last man standing.
Shorr built a big stack early and stayed near the top of the chip counts for much of the night. He entered heads-up play against Jeff Trudeau with a slight chip deficit but quickly took the lead and never looked back. It marked the second runner-up finish for Trudeau during the 2019 BPO after Event #12: $1,090 Six-Max NLH.
Shorr took home $32,907 and his first Borgata Poker Open trophy for his victory.
Final Table Results
It's been a heads-up battle with the chips moving back and they continue to exchange pots.
Shannon Shorr is chipping away at Jeff Trudeau and he has moved into the lead.
There were back to back rapid eliminations with Craig Hueffner hitting the rail in fourth and Carlos Matos immediately following in third.
We are now heads-up and Jeff Trudeau is in the lead with 1,800,000 to the 1,200,000 of Shannon Shorr.
One of these players will be our Event #20 champion taking home $32,907 and the Borgata Poker Open trophy.
Ian Landsman moved all in for 241,000 and Shannon Shorr called putting Landsman at risk.
The board ran out and Shorr paired his ace in the window to score the knockout.
Landsman is our fifth place Event #20 finisher and will take home $6,693 for his efforts.
A short stacked Paul Snead got the last of his chips all in pre-flop holding against the of Carlos Matos.
The board ran out and Matos paired his nine on the river to score the knockout.
Snead is our fifth place Event #20 finisher and he will take home $5,578 for his efforts.
Paul Snead raised to 30,000 and Carlos Matos called. They saw a flop of and Matos checked to Snead who bet 30,000.
Matos check-raised to 82,000 and Snead called. The turn was the and Matos moved all in for about 200,000.
Snead called turning over but he was drawing dead against the of Matos. The river card improved Matos to quad eights to earn him the double up.