The late registration period of the tournament has now come to an end and a total of 134 registration slips were sold, accumulating a total prize pool of $26,800 which destroyed the guarantee that was set.
Just 26 players remain and of those only 24 will be finding a payday with a min-cash being worth $125. The eventual winner will be pulling in $2,707 for their victory.
On blinds of 1,600/3,200, James ‘Bagels’ Lillis and Ryan "simlSgg" Hagerty were in the blinds when they shoved all the chips into the pot with Hagerty at risk.
Ryan "simlSgg" Hagerty:
James ‘Bagels’ Lillis:
The flop was and Lillis picked up a flush draw. The turn card nailed Hagtery with a queen but it was not enough when a river landed, hitting Lillis with a flush to scoop the pot as he collected the bounty of Hagerty.
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Last week, BetMGM and Topgolf Entertainment Group announced a new partnership centered around an integrated sports betting and entertainment experience. The two companies will collaborate on marketing and promotional offers through the BetMGM platform at select Topgolf venues and within WGT by Topgolf, the leading online golf game which has been part of the Topgolf family since 2016.
“We look forward to introducing Topgolf guests to the immersive sports betting experience that only BetMGM can provide,” said BetMGM’s Chief Revenue Officer Matt Prevost. “Topgolf is known for offering unique and interactive entertainment options, which our loyal BetMGM users can now access through a variety of exclusive and customized packages.”
The partnership will allow Topgolf and BetMGM to engage with consumers on a large scale while reaching new audiences, both digitally and in-person.
JF Prata, Topgolf Media Chief Operating Officer, said, “We are thrilled to partner with BetMGM as we continue to energize and grow our entertainment communities. Topgolf has always been committed to providing new and exciting experiences to our guests, and this partnership delivers on that while providing our longtime fans, as well as those less familiar with Topgolf, an introduction to a complementary experience with BetMGM.”
Details of the partnership include BetMGM digital branding throughout Topgolf venues in cities where BetMGM operates, including:
Topgolf’s marquee Las Vegas location at MGM Grand
As well as within the WGT by Topgolf platform.
BetMGM will also activate branding and promotional integrations in additional Topgolf locations as its sports betting and gaming platforms become available in new states.
On blinds of 800/1,600, Mike “MistaMenza” Menzer opened to 3,260 and "Redsteam420" called. The flop came down , Menzer bet and "Redsteam420" check-raised all in. Menzer called for less and the two tabled their hands.
Mike “MistaMenza” Menzer:
Both flopped a ten but Menzer was ahead with his ace kicker. The runout changed not a thing and Menzer took down the pot for a complete double.
On blinds of 500/1,000, Michael “IIIIIIIIIIIII” Haberman opened to 2,200 from the hijack and "onoreally" called on the button to see the flop. Action checked to "onoreally" who bet 6,575 and Haberman check-called.
An fell on the turn and Haberman tapped the table once mote to "onoreally" who bet 10,112. Haberman hit the tank but after a moment of thought, he elected to check-shove to just over 40,000 and "onoreally" swiftly folded, sending the pot to Haberman.