Day 1 Completed
|Blinds||60,000 / 120,000|
Players Info - Day 1
Day 1 Completed
Event #8 of the Borgata Winter Poker Open was the $230 Deeper Stack NLH $25,000 Guaranteed. There were 346 total entries and when the smoke cleared in the early morning hours Frank Simone was the last man standing.
Simone entered the final table with the chip lead and after eliminating Fady Khabbaz he stayed at the top for much of the night.
Simone then sent Michael Rosner to the rail in third holding pocket jacks and he brought a healthy chip lead into heads-up play against Stephen Silverman.
Just a few hands later it was Simone in the winner's circles earning $18,121 and his first Borgata Poker Open trophy.
Frank Simone raised to 700,000 and Stephen Silverman moved all in for about 4,000,000. Simone called turning over and Silverman would need to improve holding .
The board ran out and Simone's ace jack high was enough to earn him the elimination.
The players shook hands and Silverman is our runner up taking home $10,069 for his second place finish.
Michael Rosner raised to 500,000 and Frank Simone re-raised to 2,000,0000 from the big blind. Rosner moved all in for 3,800,000 and Simone called.
The board ran out and Simone's pocket jacks held up to earn him the knockout.
Rosner is our 3rd place finisher and will take home $6,263 for his efforts
Naomi Mayor moved all in from the button for 1,195,000 and Frank Simone called from the big blind.
The board ran out and Simone's pocket eights held up to earn him the knockout.
Mayor is our 4th place finisher earning $5,034 for her efforts.
Carlos Matos moved all in for his last 600,000 and Michael Rosner called from the small blind. Matos showed and would need to improve against the of Rosner.
The runout was no help to Matos and he was eliminated in 5th place earning $3,960 for his efforts.
Carlos Matos moved all in from the button and Mike Dentale called for his last 600,000 from the big blind.
The board ran out and Matos paired his nine on the flop to send Dentale to the rail.
Dentale is our 6th place finisher taking home $3,256 for his efforts.