Day 1 Completed
|Blinds||40,000 / 80,000|
Players Info - Day 1
Day 1 Completed
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.
"HH" got the last of his chips all in pre-flop holding but he was dominated by the of Spencer Champlin.
The board ran out and Champlin's kicker would play to earn him the knockout.
Jason Aden got his last 400,000 all in pre-flop holding but ran into the of Dragan Radulov.
Aden failed to improve and he was eliminated in 6th place earning $8,293 for his efforts.
A short stacked Bill Miller got his last 420,000 all in holding against the of Dragan Radulov.
Miller failed to improve and he was eliminated in 7th place taking home $6,580 for his efforts.
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.
The dealer fanned the flop and Dichiaro picked up a gutshot straight draw but the aces maintained the lead.
The hit the turn and the table erupted as Dichiaro spiked his king to take the lead. The 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.
Yoon Choi raised to 140,000 from early position and Michael Dichiaro called from the big blind. They went heads up to the flop and Dichiaro checked.
Choi moved all in for 675,000 and Dichiaro nearly beat him into the pot with the call.
The turn and river improved Dichiaro to top set and Choi was eliminated in 9th place earning $3,605 for his efforts.
Giuseppe D'Amico got his last 465,000 all in pre-flop holding against the of Eric Siegel.
He failed to improve on the runout and is our 10th place finisher earning $2,344 for his efforts.