Event #6: $20K GTD PKO 6-Max Bounty

Event Info

Prize Pool $26,800
Players 134

Players Info - Day 1

Players Left 1
Entries 134

Two Monster Stacks Collide


On blinds of 10,000/20,000, the flop showed {q-Hearts}{j-Clubs}{4-Clubs} and action checked to "Shipitagain" again who bet 60,000. "Fee23" check-raised to 182,000 and "Shipitagain" then raised to 500,000.

"Fee32" called and the {4-Hearts} landed on the turn. "Fee32" bet 210,000 and "Shipitagain" pushed 816,000. "Fee32" called for less, tabling {k-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds} for top pair and "Shipitagain" then tabled {a-Clubs}{k-Clubs} for some draws.

The {7-Spades} river landed on the board, cementing the pot for "Fee32" who is the first person to eclipse the two million mark and "Shipitagain" was left with crumbs.

Fee32 US 2,196,730 1,102,365
Shipitagain US 280,590 -1,407,732

Official Final Table (full)


Official Final Table

PlayerChip CountBig Blinds
Michael "Gags30" Gagliano441,00022
Daniel "leinad" Buzgon360,40018
James ‘Bagels’ Lillis804,00040
Shipitagain US 1,688,322 4,803
Chalmisi6 us 1,336,419 294,419
Fee32 US 1,094,365 -39,635
James ‘Bagels’ Lillis US 804,000 176,874
chen718 us 596,120 -74,880
Michael "Gags30" Gagliano US 441,000 -204,700
Daniel "leinad" Buzgon US 360,400 -85,073
Edsebo us 351,332 184,166

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Big Flip Goes to "chen718"


On blinds of 8,000/16,000, "Dbg81490" shoved all in and "chen718" jammed over the top, everyone else folded and they tabled their hands.

"Dbg81490": {10-Diamonds}{10-Clubs}
"chen718": {a-Spades}{q-Hearts}

The flop fell {j-Hearts}{7-Spades}{3-Hearts} and "chen718" was behind. A {q-Diamonds} shifted the lead, putting a pair of ladies on the board. The {a-Clubs} river completed the board and "chen718" took down the pot with their two paid, eliminating "Dbg81490" from the tournament.

chen718 us 705,620 207,520
Dbg81490 US Busted

"Chalmisi6" Jumps Up Over a Million


On blinds of 6,000/12,000, there was a turned board that read {j-Hearts}{9-Hearts}{3-Clubs}{6-Hearts} when "Chalmisi6" and "ndirish50" put their chips into the middle with "ndirish50" at risk.

"ndirish50" tabled [5h4] for a flush but was drawing dead when "Chalmisi6" showed {k-Hearts}{3-Hearts} for a higher flush.

A {7-Spades}completed the board and "Chalmisi6" secured the pot, sending "ndirish50" out the door.

Chalmisi6 us 1,110,840 773,740
ndirish50 us Busted

Big Pot Goes to "onoreally"


On blinds of 5,000/10,000, James ‘Bagels’ Lillis opened to 22,000 from the cutoff and "upayformypennys" shoved for a total of 212,858 from the button. "onoreally" pushed over the top for a total of 364,483 and Lillis folded.

"upayformypennys": {q-Hearts}{q-Diamonds}
"onoreally": {a-Spades}{k-Spades}

The classic flip saw "onoreally" take control on a {k-Clubs}{7-Clubs}{3-Spades} flop, hitting them with a cowboy. The {5-Spades}{5-Clubs} runout sealed the deal for "onoreally" who sent "upayformypennys" out the door.

onoreally us 606,000 395,500
upayformypennys us Busted

Get to Know BorgataPoker.com Sponsored Pro Michael "Gags30" Gagliano

Michael Gagliano
Michael Gagliano

BorgataPoker.com has a trio of sponsored pros — Katie Stone, Daniel Buzgon, and Michael "Gags30" Gagliano — all of whom have been active this year in the partypoker US Network Online events.

In regards to the man known as "Gags," he has been playing poker professionally for a decade and has amassed more than $2 million in live tournament cashes. That includes a career-best $448,463 for winning the 2016 World Series of Poker Event #25: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em, good for his first bracelet. He also finished third in the 2017 WSOP Event #27: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em - 6 Handed for $210,139.

He also has more than $4 million in online scores. Of that, $338,315 has come on BorgataPoker.com.

According to his website, "before poker he worked in an elementary school, which has given him a great background to become a premier poker instructor. Coaching for more than seven years he has helped more than 50 students from all over the world improve their game. These students have gone on to win multiple championships including the WSOP Main Event. Michael has also worked as a consultant for several major casinos and online poker sites to help them improve their product and better serve their customers."

For more on Gagliano, be sure to follow him on Twitter at @Gags30poker.

Michael "Gags30" Gagliano US 240,000 190,000

Hagerty First Player to Cash, Sending a Bounty to Chin


On blinds of 3,500/7,000, Anthony "supremetny" Chin opened from the button, Ryan “simlSgg” Hagerty called in the big blind and a {6-Hearts}{5-Hearts}{3-Clubs} flop landed on the board. Hagerty check-raised all in for a total of about 132,000 and Chin called, putting Hagerty at risk.

Ryan “simlSgg” Hagerty: {9-Hearts}{2-Hearts}
Anthony "supremetny" Chin: {7-Hearts}{5-Diamonds}

The pair of fives was ahead and an {8-Clubs}{3-Spades} runout kept it that way. Chin secured the pot and Hagerty was eliminated.

Anthony "supremetny" Chin US 382,400 48,400
Ryan “simlSgg” Hagerty US Busted

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