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Event #4: $400 Saturday Series Deepstack

Event Info

Players 531

Level Info

Level 27
Blinds 40,000 / 80,000
Ante 80,000

Players Info - Day 1

Players Left 1
Entries 531
Event #4: $400 Saturday Series Deepstack
Day 1 Completed

The Final Four Make a Deal to End Saturday Deepstack Series

TKBluffs • Level 27: 40,000-80,000, 80,000 ante
Eric Siegel, Dragan Radulov, Michael Dichiaro, Spencer Champlin
Eric Siegel, Dragan Radulov, Michael Dichiaro, Spencer Champlin

Event #4: $400 Saturday Series Deepstack of the 2019 Borgata Poker Open drew 531 runners. When four-handed play began the players immediately started to discuss an adjusted payout deal. The stacks were counted down and it didn't take long for them to come to an agreement.

Michael Dichiaro took first for $29,357 earning the lion's share of the prize pool.

Dragan Radulov was neck-and-neck with Dichiario and the players agreed to let him take home his first Borgata Poker Open trophy along with $29,094 for his runner-up finish.

Meanwhile, recent WinStar Labor Day River Poker Series $1,500 Main Event runner-up Spencer Champlin was the third-place finisher and took home $20,662 for his efforts.

Eric Siegel notched his 84th Borgata tournament cash earning $20,129 for his fourth-place finish.

Dragan Radulov
Dragan Radulov

Tags: Dragan RadulovEric SiegelMichael DichiaroSpencer Champlin


Dichiaro Cracks Aces With Kings to Take the Lead

TKBluffs • Level 26: 30,000-60,000, 60,000 ante
Michael Dichiaro
Michael Dichiaro

A pre-flop raising war broke out between the big stacks here at the final table. The end result was the anonymous player moving all in for 2,500,000 and Michael Dichiaro calling putting his opponent at risk.

Michael Dichiaro: {k-Hearts}{k-Spades}
Opponent: {a-Diamonds}{a-Clubs}

The dealer fanned the {q-Spades}{10-Clubs}{9-Spades} flop and Dichiaro picked up a gutshot straight draw but the aces maintained the lead.

The {k-Diamonds} hit the turn and the table erupted as Dichiaro spiked his king to take the lead. The {10-Diamonds} river improved Dichiaro to a full house and he scooped the largest pot of the tournament to bust the anonymous player and take the lead.

Michael Dichiaro us 5,600,000 3,500,000

Tags: Michael DichiaroAnonymous Player

Yoon Choi Eliminated in 9th Place ($3,605)

TKBluffs • Level 26: 30,000-60,000, 60,000 ante
Yoon Choi
Yoon Choi

Yoon Choi raised to 140,000 from early position and Michael Dichiaro called from the big blind. They went heads up to the {j-Spades}{5-Hearts}{3-Hearts} flop and Dichiaro checked.

Choi moved all in for 675,000 and Dichiaro nearly beat him into the pot with the call.

Michael Dichiaro: {a-Clubs}{a-Hearts}
Yoon Choi: {k-Hearts}{q-Hearts}

The turn {a-Diamonds} and river {5-Spades} improved Dichiaro to top set and Choi was eliminated in 9th place earning $3,605 for his efforts.

Michael Dichiaro us 2,100,000 1,475,000
Yoon Choi us Busted

Tags: Yoon ChoiMichael Dichiaro