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Alex "Hashtag_Hashtag" Rocha Claims Final Title of End Boss Poker Series New Jersey

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Alex Rocha
Alex Rocha

On Saturday, "The End Boss Poker Series" in New Jersey wrapped up with the $215 buy-in Event #7: $25K GTD Second Chance 8-Max, which surpassed its guarantee as 170 entrants created a $34,000 prize pool.

The top 24 finishers got paid, but BetMGM Ambassador Darren "Darren_Elias" Elias was not one of them as he exited in 34th place. Among those to cash but fall short of the final table were Daniel "centrfieldr23" Lupo, Ryan “TheSims” Hohner (15th - $425), Dan “mj23style” Sewnig ((14th - $425), and Mike “MistaMenza” Menzer (11th - $544).

The final table was a stacked affair and the final three were comprised of three of New Jersey's best. David "TheKing411" Coleman wound up falling in third place for $2,944, which left Alex "Hashtag_Hashtag" Rocha and Jason "Riverman" Lawhun to battle heads-up. After 7 hours and 21 minutes of play, Rocha came out on top to win the title and $8,156 top prize.

End Boss New Jersey Event #6 Final Results

PlacePlacePrize
1Alex "Hashtag_Hashtag" Rocha$8,156.60
2Jason "Riverman" Lawhun$5,576
3David "TheKing411" Coleman$2,944
4"Venus11"$3,009
5Matt "Boozehound" Iles$2,329
6"Dex_Osama"$1,717
7"Cholie"$1,360
8"davidabcdefg"$1,020
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End Boss NJ

Here's a look at those who captured End Boss Poker Series titles in New Jersey:

DateStateTournamentEntriesPrize PoolWinnerPrize
11/23/21NJEvent #1: $535 No-Limit Hold'em89$44,500"Cholie"$13,906
11/24/21NJEvent #2: $215 Pot-Limit Omaha76$20,000"gary_kos"$6,566
11/25/21NJEvent #3: $320 8-Max PKO Bounty58$25,000"Cshmncs"$8,517.51
11/26/21NJEvent #4: $215 Freezeout 8-Max NLH77$15,400"stiltwalk1974"$5,055.82
11/27/21NJEvent #5: $535 Saturday 6-Max NL RE68$40,000"ZenRead"$11,770.40
11/28/21NJEvent #6: $1,060 Main Event179$179,000Shankar “burgerssss” Pillai$42,942.10
11/28/21NJEvent #7: $215 Second Chance 8-Max170$34,000Alex "Hashtag_Hashtag" Rocha$8,156.60

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Shankar “burgerssss” Pillai Wins End Boss New Jersey Main Event ($42,942)

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Shankar Pillai
Shankar Pillai

On Saturday, "The End Boss Poker Series" continued in New Jersey with the $1,060 buy-in Event #6: $150K GTD Main Event 8-Max, a tournament that attracted 179 runners. That surpassed the guarantee by creating a $179,000 prize pool that was paid out to the top 24 finishers.

Unfortunately for BetMGM Ambassador Darren "Darren_Elias" Elias, for whom the series is named after, he was unable to get anything going and exited empty-handed in 51st place. Similarly, Keith "ClarkWesterfeld" Donovan failed to make any money by busting on the bubble in 25th place.

Among those to finish in the money but fall short of the final table were Michael "Gags30" Gagliano (21st - $1,668.28), Anthony “Flawliesbinkage” Maio (20th - $1,849.07), Angel "chromeking" Lopez (15th - $2,237.50), Ross “Thehebrewhammer” Gottleib (13th - $2,237.50), Daniel "centrfieldr23" Lupo (12th - $2,864), and Dan “mj23style” Sewnig (10th - $2,864).

It took 8 hours and 12 minutes of play before three-time World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner Shankar “burgerssss” Pillai defeated Mike “MistaMenza” Menzer in heads-up play to win the title for $42,942.10. Pillai also received a free entry into a special New Year Knockout Tournament.

End Boss New Jersey Event #6 Final Results

PlacePlacePrize
1Shankar “burgerssss” Pillai$42,942.10
2Mike “MistaMenza” Menzer$29,356
3"RamPoker64"$20,764
4"Core4"$15,841.50
5"IamLucyy"$12,261.50
6"chaposticks"$9,039.50
7Frederick "Got_Milk" Ferrell$7,160
8"SugarJ"$5,370
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End Boss NJ

Here's a look at those who've captured End Boss Poker Series titles thus far in New Jersey:

DateStateTournamentEntriesPrize PoolWinnerPrize
11/23/21NJEvent #1: $535 No-Limit Hold'em89$44,500"Cholie"$13,906
11/24/21NJEvent #2: $215 Pot-Limit Omaha76$20,000"gary_kos"$6,566
11/25/21NJEvent #3: $320 8-Max PKO Bounty58$25,000"Cshmncs"$8,517.51
11/26/21NJEvent #4: $215 Freezeout 8-Max NLH77$15,400"stiltwalk1974"$5,055.82
11/27/21NJEvent #5: $535 Saturday 6-Max NL RE68$40,000"ZenRead"$11,770.40
11/28/21NJEvent #6: $1,060 Main Event179$179,000Shankar “burgerssss” Pillai$42,942.10

"gravytrain" Closes Out End Boss PA w/ Victory in Event #7: $20K GTD Second Chance 8-Max NLH

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On Sunday. the End Boss Poker Series wrapped up in Pennsylvania as players in the Keystone State competed in the $215 buy-in Event #7: $20K GTD Second Chance 8-Max NLH. The tournament attracted 95 runners, which meant the $20,000 prize pool was reserved for the top 16 finishers.

Among those to cash after "Full-Blown 8s" busted on the bubble in 17th place were "KingOfFarrts" (14th - $337), "Dave_Portnoy" (12th - $440), "PokerIsFun420" (7th - $900), "tbaggedurdad69" (4th - $1,912), and "moontime" (3rd - $2,400).

After 6 hours and 22 minutes of play, "gravytrain" bested "MuckLavin" in heads-up play to win the title for $4,800.

End Boss Pennsylvania Event #7 Final Results

PlacePlacePrize
1"gravytrain"$4,800
2"MuckLavin"$3,360
3"moontime"$2,400
4"tbaggedurdad69"$1,912
5"PabloCocina"$1,480
6"No Tilt Pls"$1,120
7"PokerIsFun420"$900
8"dogvomit"$700

Here's a look at those who've captured End Boss Poker Series titles in Pennsylvania:

DateStateTournamentEntriesPrize PoolWinnerPrize
11/23/21PAEvent #1: $535 No-Limit Hold'em65$32,500"TwinSpin"$8,557
11/24/21PAEvent #2: $215 Pot-Limit Omaha52$15,000"moontime"$4,481
11/25/21PAEvent #3: $320 8-Max PKO Bounty44$20,000"ZetaPoker"$5,008.54
11/26/21PAEvent #4: $215 Freezeout 8-Max NLH39$10,000"Tbb1798"$3,324.60
11/27/21PAEvent #5: $535 Saturday 6-Max NL RE54$30,000"Grand River 570"$8,963.40
11/28/21PAEvent #6: $1,060 Main Event123$123,000"Do_psychedelics"$28,290
11/28/21PAEvent #7: $215 Second Chance 8-Max95$20,000"gravytrain"$4,800

"Do_psychedelics" Victorious in End Boss Pennsylvania Main Event

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On Sunday players in Pennsylvania competed in The End Boss Poker Series $1,060 buy-in Event #6: $100K GTD Main Event, a tournament that attracted 123 entrants and offered up a $123,000 prize pool to the top 20 finishers.

Among those to make the money after "Potstricker" bubbled in 21st place were "NitWithTrix" (20th - $1,758.90), "No Tilt Pls" (16th - $2,091), "DrRockNLaw" (12th - $2,460), "Love2Lose22" (7th - $4,920), "LetMeWin3437" (5th - $8,487), and "CleggsOnGG" (4th - $10,947).

After "eto47" bowed out in third place for $14,243.40, the title came down to "AFA5671" and "Do_psychedelics". After 7 hours and 43 minutes of play, the latter came out on top to claim the title and $28,290 first-place prize.

End Boss Pennsylvania Event #6 Final Results

PlacePlacePrize
1"Do_psychedelics"$23,290
2"AFA5671"$19,803
3"eto47"$14,243.40
4"CleggsOnGG"$10,947
5"LetMeWin3437"$8,487
6"Grand River 570"$6,273
7"Love2Lose22"$4,920
8"Achelous"$3,813

Here's a look at those who've captured End Boss Poker Series titles thus far in Pennsylvania:

DateStateTournamentEntriesPrize PoolWinnerPrize
11/23/21PAEvent #1: $535 No-Limit Hold'em65$32,500"TwinSpin"$8,557
11/24/21PAEvent #2: $215 Pot-Limit Omaha52$15,000"moontime"$4,481
11/25/21PAEvent #3: $320 8-Max PKO Bounty44$20,000"ZetaPoker"$5,008.54
11/26/21PAEvent #4: $215 Freezeout 8-Max NLH39$10,000"Tbb1798"$3,324.60
11/27/21PAEvent #5: $535 Saturday 6-Max NL RE54$30,000"Grand River 570"$8,963.40
11/28/21PAEvent #6: $1,060 Main Event123$123,000"Do_psychedelics"$28,290

"georgejanssen" Captures 2nd End Boss Poker Series Title in the Wolverine State

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On the same day he nearly made the final table of the End Boss Poker Series Main Event by finishing in ninth place for $2,712, "georgejanssen" took down the $215 buy-in Event #7: $20K GTD Second Chance 8-Max for $5,658. It marked the second title of the online series for "georgejanssen", who previously took down Event #3: $320 8-Max Bounty for $5,773.30.

It was the cherry on top of a stellar series for "georgejanssen", who made multiple final tables and became the series' only two-time winner.

The tournament itself surpassed its guarantee as 123 entrants generated a $24,600 prize pool. That was paid out to the top 20 finishers including "marioparty" (18th - $351.78), "Turkeyspanka" (13th - $418.20), "ALL4one1forALL" (10th - $590.40), "MSU4ever" (8th - $762.60), "DoneYetOhYes" (5th - $1,697.40), and "ErikBachman" (3rd - $2,848.68).

It took 7 hours and 41 minutes of play before "georgejanssen" sealed the deal by besting "GoadPoker" in heads-up play.

End Boss Michigan Event #7 Final Table Results

PlacePlacePrize
1"georgejanssen"$5,658
2"GoadPoker"$3,960.60
3"ErikBachman"$2,848.68
4"LouisD60"$2,189.40
5"DoneYetOhYes"$1,697.40
6"Fluffhead"$1,254.60
7"Schultz1"$984
8"MSU4ever"$762.60

Here's a look at those who' captured End Boss Poker Series titles in Michigan:

DateStateTournamentEntriesPrize PoolWinnerPrize
11/23/21MIEvent #1: $535 No-Limit Hold'em62$31,000"JBird401"$8,162
11/24/21MIEvent #2: $215 Pot-Limit Omaha69$15,000"ALLforOne1forALL"$3,949
11/25/21MIEvent #3: $320 8-Max Bounty60$20,000"georgejanssen"$5,773.30
11/26/21MIEvent #4: $215 Friday Freezeout 8-Max RE53$10,600"Cuz1455"$3,167.08
11/27/21MIEvent #5: $535 Saturday 6-Max NL RE68$34,000"Vmendi123"$12,954
11/28/21MIEvent #6: $1,060 Main Event113$113,000Corey "C0rgasm231" Paggeot$23,138.79
11/28/21MIEvent #7: $215 Second Chance 8-Max123$24,600"georgejanssen"$5,658

Corey "C0rgasm231" Paggeot Wins Michigan End Boss Main Event

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Corey Paggeot
Corey Paggeot

On Sunday, "The End Boss Poker Series" $1,060 buy-in Event #6: $100K GTD Main Event 8-Max NLH was offered to players in Michigan. The tournament attracted 113 runners, which surpassed the guarantee with a $113,000 prize pool.

That was paid out to the top 20 finishers, and among those to cash after "send it" exited as the bubble boy in 21st place were "farmhand" (19th - $1,615.90), "TheDuke8605" (15th - $1,921), "mattchewy77" (12th - $2,260), and "CordGarcia" (11th - $2,260).

Nearly making his third final table of the "End Boss Poker Series" was "georgejanssen", who bowed out one spot shy in ninth place for $2,712.

It took 6 hours and 45 minutes of play for a winner to emerge, and it happened after well-known poker pro Corey "C0rgasm231" Paggeot and "Simsalabim" struck a heads-up deal that saw the latter claim $21,044.21 in prize money while the former got $23,138.79 and the title.

End Boss Michigan Event #6 Final Table Results

PlacePlacePrize
1Corey "C0rgasm231" Paggeot$23,138.79*
2Simsalabim"$21,044.21*
3"NateTheGrape"$13,085.40
4"ALL4one1forALL"$10,057
5"LAO487"$7,797
6"marioparty"$5,763
7"Rryan0915"$4,520
8"coNNB"$3,503

*Denotes heads-up deal.

Here's a look at those who've captured End Boss Poker Series titles thus far in Michigan:

DateStateTournamentEntriesPrize PoolWinnerPrize
11/23/21MIEvent #1: $535 No-Limit Hold'em62$31,000"JBird401"$8,162
11/24/21MIEvent #2: $215 Pot-Limit Omaha69$15,000"ALLforOne1forALL"$3,949
11/25/21MIEvent #3: $320 8-Max Bounty60$20,000"georgejanssen"$5,773.30
11/26/21MIEvent #4: $215 Friday Freezeout 8-Max RE53$10,600"Cuz1455"$3,167.08
11/27/21MIEvent #5: $535 Saturday 6-Max NL RE68$34,000"Vmendi123"$12,954
11/28/21MIEvent #6: $1,060 Main Event113$113,000Corey "C0rgasm231" Paggeot$23,138.79
End Boss Michigan
End Boss Michigan

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The End Boss Poker Series Winners Thus Far...

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DateStateTournamentEntriesPrize PoolWinnerPrize
11/23/21MIEvent #1: $535 No-Limit Hold'em62$31,000"JBird401"$8,162
11/23/21NJEvent #1: $535 No-Limit Hold'em89$44,500"Cholie"$13,906
11/23/21PAEvent #1: $535 No-Limit Hold'em65$32,500"TwinSpin"$8,557
11/24/21MIEvent #2: $215 Pot-Limit Omaha69$15,000"ALLforOne1forALL"$3,949
11/24/21NJEvent #2: $215 Pot-Limit Omaha76$20,000"gary_kos"$6,566
11/24/21PAEvent #2: $215 Pot-Limit Omaha52$15,000"moontime"$4,481
11/25/21MIEvent #3: $320 8-Max PKO Bounty60$20,000"georgejanssen"$5,773.30
11/25/21NJEvent #3: $320 8-Max PKO Bounty58$25,000"Cshmncs"$8,517.51
11/25/21PAEvent #3: $320 8-Max PKO Bounty44$20,000"ZetaPoker"$5,008.54
11/26/21MIEvent #4: $215 Friday Freezeout 8-Max RE53$10,600"Cuz1455"$3,167.08
11/26/21NJEvent #4: $215 Freezeout 8-Max NLH77$15,400"stiltwalk1974"$5,055.82
11/26/21PAEvent #4: $215 Freezeout 8-Max NLH39$10,000"Tbb1798"$3,324.60
11/27/21MIEvent #5: $535 Saturday 6-Max NL RE68$34,000"Vmendi123"$12,954
11/27/21NJEvent #5: $535 Saturday 6-Max NL RE68$40,000"ZenRead"$11,770.40
11/27/21PAEvent #5: $535 Saturday 6-Max NL RE54$30,000"Grand River 570"$8,963.40

"Grand River 570" Wins End Boss PA Event #5: $535 6-Max NLH

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On Saturday, players in Pennsylvania competed in The End Boss Poker Series Event #5: $535 6-Max NLH, a tournament that attracted 54 entrants and offered up a $30,000 prize pool to the top 10 finishers.

Among those to cash after "SammyParadise99" bubbled in 11th place were Aubrey "RiverMeDaddy" Williams (9th - $918.30), "Abelnator" (6th - $1,830), and "BigAndBlind77" (4th - $3,000).

After "johnny_civ" bowed out in third place for $3,900, the title came down to "Love2Lose22" and "Grand River 570". After nearly six hours of play, the latter came out on top to the tune of $8,963.40/

End Boss Pennsylvania Event #5 Final Results

PlacePlacePrize
1"Grand River 570"$8,963.40
2"Love2Lose22"$5,400
3"johnny_civ"$3,900
4"BigAndBlind77"$3,000
5"TenTenWalnut"$2,370
6"Abelnator"$1,830
7"CaptainLevi"$1,500
8"TheSunRunner"$1,200
9Aubrey "RiverMeDaddy" Williams$918.30
10"CleggsOnGG"$918.30

On Sunday, the $1,060 buy-in Event #6: $100K GTD Main Event will get underway at 5 p.m. ET followed by the $215 buy-in Event #7: Second Chance $20K GTD 8-Max NLH two hours later at 7 p.m. ET. The End Boss Poker Series is also running in New Jersey and Michigan, and will conclude November 28.

Here's a look at those who've captured End Boss Poker Series titles thus far in Pennsylvania:

DateStateTournamentEntriesPrize PoolWinnerPrize
11/23/21PAEvent #1: $535 No-Limit Hold'em65$32,500"TwinSpin"$8,557
11/24/21PAEvent #2: $215 Pot-Limit Omaha52$15,000"moontime"$4,481
11/25/21PAEvent #3: $320 8-Max PKO Bounty44$20,000"ZetaPoker"$5,008.54
11/26/21PAEvent #4: $215 Freezeout 8-Max NLH39$10,000"Tbb1798"$3,324.60
11/27/21PAEvent #5: $535 Saturday 6-Max NL RE54$30,000"Grand River 570"$8,963.40

Darren Elias Finished 3rd in End Boss NJ Event #5: $535 Saturday 6-Max NL RE

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Darren Elias
Darren Elias

On Saturday, "The End Boss Poker Series" continued in New Jersey with the $535 buy-in Event #5: $40K GTD Saturday 6-Max NL RE, a tournament that attracted 68 runners. That meant the $40,000 prize pool was paid out to the top nine finishers.

Among those to compete but fail to cash were Michael "Gags30" Gagliano, Anthony "supremetny" Chin. and Don "dhimp20" Himpele, who was the bubble boy after falling in 10th place.

Ryan “simlSgg” Hagerty's excellent 2021 continued with an End Boss final table appearance where he ultimately finished in eighth place for $1,200. Meanwhile, BetMGM Ambassador Darren Elias, who helped design "The End Boss Poker Series," had his best finish to date taking third place for $5,600.

After 6 hours and 53 minutes, it was "ZenRead" defeating "Core4" in heads-up play to win the tournament for $11,770.40.

End Boss New Jersey Event #5 Final Results

PlacePlacePrize
1"ZenRead"$11,770.40
2"Core4"$9,589.61
3Darren "Darren_Elias" Elias$5,600
4"s2rtt"$4,160
5"MBohmerwald23"$3,120
6"MYSTICMOUNTAIN"$2,160
7"jdd17"$1,200
8Ryan “simlSgg” Hagerty$1,200
9"ROCK64"$1,200

On Sunday, the $1,060 buy-in Event #6: $150K GTD 8-Max NLH Main Event will get underway at 5 p.m. ET followed by the $215 buy-in Event #7: $25K GTD Second Chance 8-Max NLH two hours later at 7 p.m. ET.

The End Boss Poker Series is also running in Pennsylvania and Michigan, and will conclude November 28.

End Boss NJ
End Boss NJ

Here's a look at those who've captured End Boss Poker Series titles thus far in New Jersey:

DateStateTournamentEntriesPrize PoolWinnerPrize
11/23/21NJEvent #1: $535 No-Limit Hold'em89$44,500"Cholie"$13,906
11/24/21NJEvent #2: $215 Pot-Limit Omaha76$20,000"gary_kos"$6,566
11/25/21NJEvent #3: $320 8-Max PKO Bounty58$25,000"Cshmncs"$8,517.51
11/26/21NJEvent #4: $215 Freezeout 8-Max NLH77$15,400"stiltwalk1974"$5,055.82
11/27/21NJEvent #5: $535 Saturday 6-Max NL RE68$40,000"ZenRead"$11,770.40

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