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John "Slapshot1085" Forlenza Makes Back-to-Back End Boss Final Tables in New Jersey

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On Friday, players in the Garden State State competed in "The End Boss Poker Series" $215 buy-in Event #4: $15K GTD Freezeout 8-Max NLH, which drew 77 entrants who generated a $15,400 prize pool paid out to the top 10 finishers. BetMGM Ambassador Darren "Darren_Elias" Elias didn't even come close to the money in this particular event after busting in 43rd place.

After "SLHalper13" busted on the bubble in 11th place, two more had to go before the final table was set. Those wound up being "Lanfeust" and "imperator3", who fell in 10th and 9th place respectively for $355.74 apiece.

For the second night in a row,John "Slapshot1085" Forlenza was at the final table, but his quest at his first "End Boss" title came to an end in sixth place, good for $870.10. From there, "BigL_Eazy7" (5th - $1,170.40), "DixonKuntz" (4th - $1,555.40), and "Edsebo" (3rd - $2,017.40) all fell before heads-up play.

It took 6 hours and 12 minutes of play before "stiltwalk1974" defeated "ndirish50" to win the tournament for a $5,055.82 payday.

End Boss New Jersey Event #4 Final Table Results

PlacePlacePrize
1"stiltwalk1974"$5,055.82
2"ndirish50"$2,849
3"Edsebo"$2,017.40
4"DixonKuntz"$1,555.40
5"BigL_Eazy7"$1,170.40
6John "Slapshot1085" Forlenza$870.10
7"audidriver"$669.90
8"La_Flama_Blanca"$500.50

On Saturday, Event #5: $535 6-Max NLH begins at 7 p.m. ET on the New Jersey poker site and features a whopping $40,000 guaranteed prize pool. The End Boss Poker Series is also running in Pennsylvania and Michigan, and will conclude November 28.

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