Day 1 Completed
|Blinds||20,000 / 40,000|
Day 1 Completed
Vladimir Vasilyev Wins Event #24: $440 Black Chip Bounty ($13,560)
Event #24: $440 Black Chip Bounty drew a total of 158 entries creating a prize pool of over $45,000. When the dust settled in the Event Center Vladimir Vasilyev was the last man standing.
Vasilyev entered heads-up play against Chen Xu at a nearly 3-1 chip deficit and the players battled into the late-night hours. Vasilyev battled back and in the end his improved to two pair against the of Xu to earn him the victory.
Vasilyev took home $13,560 and his first Borgata Poker Open title and he has now earned over $200,000 throughout his career.
$440 Black Chip Bounty NLH Final Table Results
Cheng Xu Eliminated in 2nd Place ($7,586)
Cheng Xu got his last 1,000,000 all in pre-flop holding against the of Vladimir Vasilyev. The board ran out and Vasilyev improved to two pair to score the knockout.
The players shook hands and Xu is our Event #24 runner up earning $7,586 for his second place finish.
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- Location: Signature Room
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The players are now on a 15-minute break. We'll pick back up on the action when play resumes.
Kevin Miller Eliminated in 3rd Place ($4,598)
Kevin Miller got his stack of about 400,000 all in pre-flop holding against the of Cheng Xu.
The board ran out and Xu improved to trip kings to collect Miller's bounty.
Miller is our 3rd place finisher taking home $4,598 for his efforts.
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Thomas Puntolillo Eliminated in 4th Place ($3,678)
Thomas Puntolillo and Cheng Xu went heads up to the flop and both players checked.
The turn was the and Xu fired out a bet of 375,000. Puntolillo moved all in for 465,000 and Xu called.
"I have a draw" Xu said turning over and Puntolillo showed . The completed the board and Xu improved to straight to send Puntolillo to the rail in 4th place.
Gianni Cangiano Eliminated in 5th Place ($2,759)
Gianni Cangiano raised to 300,000 from middle position leaving himself just 55,000 behind. The action folded to Chen Xu in the big blind and he moved all in.
Cangiano snap called turning over and he was dominating the of Xu. The board ran out and Xu improved to two pair to score the knockout.
Cangiano is our 5th place finisher taking home $2,759 for his efforts.