PokerStars WCOOP 2020 WPT Online Borgata Series 2020 WPT World Online Championships

Event Info

Prize Pool $100,000
Players 495

Players Info - Day 1

Players Left 1
Entries 495
Event #1: $100K GTD Kickoff
Day 1 Completed

"treetrap" Wins WPT Online Borgata Series Event #1: $100K GTD Kickoff for $18,080

AnthonyThompson

The WPT Online Borgata Series Event #1: $100K GTD Kickoff came to an end early Monday morning with "treetrap running their way to the finish line for the first-place prize of $18,080.

The first event saw 145 players started the tournament with that number steadily increasing throughout the registration period as "treetrap" outlasted a field of 495 entries at $215 apiece.

The 495 total entries generated a total prize pool of $100,000 that would be paid out to the top 64 players.

The playing field saw a total of 183 players at the start of Level 16 but that number quickly dwindled as "BrigBeach" bubbled the tournament at the start of Level 23, leaving the remaining players in the money.

From there, players started dropping by the wayside as Mike “IIIIIIIIIIII” Haberman (63rd place - $334), David "TheKing411" Coleman (58th Place - $334), Dan “mj23style” Sewing (46th Place - $450), Ross “thehebrewhammer” Gottleib (40th Place - $525), Angel "chromeking" Lopez (37th Place - $525), Eric “alwaysliquid” Vanauken (34th Place - $525) all got a piece of the pie but fell short of the making final table.

Final Table Action

In Level 37, "jbodey5288" was the first to fall in eighth place after they lost a race holding a pair of fives to eventual champ "treetrap" holding big slick and "HugeTastyLoad" fell shortly after in seventh place.

The end of Level 38 saw "JElizabeth" fall in sixth place after they failed to pair their ace against Alex “JinYang” Butcher who flopped a nine holding king-nine suited.

Level 39 was the final Level as "jerseyman99" eliminated "ghoul" in fifth place holding aces against ace-queen off and then took care of Butcher in fourth place holding a pair of sevens against ace-ten.

"tbone111" was the next casualty after they jammed their ace-jack into the pocket queens of "treetrap" ending their night in their place.

The chip stacks were even at 12 mil a piece but "jerseyman99" got aggressive, losing the majority of their stack after jamming into "treetrap's" aces and they fell the very next hand taking home $13,200 for second place.

Event #1 Results

PlacePlayerPrize
1"treetrap"$18,080
2"jerseyman99"$13,200
3"tbone111"$10,150
4Alex “JinYang” Butcher$7,658
5"ghou"$6,000
6"JElizabeth"$4,500
7"HugeTastyLoad"$3,250
8"jbodey5288"$2,250

PokerNews coverage will continue for the series on Tuesday, September 14 with updates coming for Event #2: $10K GTD NLH R + A ($109).

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"jerseyman99" Gets Aggressive Against Aces; "treetrap" Takes Huge Chip Lead

AnthonyThompson

In Level 39 with blinds at 80,000/160,000 (20,000 ante), "treetrap" raised and "jerseyman99" defended to see a {5-Hearts}{7-Spades}{7-Diamonds} flop appear.

"jerseyman99" moved all in and "treetrap" quickly snapped-off the rest of their stack.

"treetrap": {a-Hearts}{a-Spades}
"jerseyman99": {a-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}

"jerseyman99" got caught with their hand in the cookie jar and the {j-Clubs} turn left them drawing dead to the {3-Hearts} river as "treetrap" won the massive double with aces.

treetrap us 20,420,760 8,075,082
jerseyman99 us 4,329,240 -7,750,380

"tbone111" Eliminated in 3rd Place ($10,150)

AnthonyThompson

In Level 39 with blinds at 80,000/160,000 (20,000 ante), "treetrap" raised from the button and then called "tbone111's" 3,927,748 three-bet jam from the big blind.

"treetrap: {q-Diamonds}{q-Spades}
"tbone111": {a-Diamonds}{j-Hearts}

"treetrap" was ahead with their ladies and nothing changed after the {4-Clubs}{j-Diamonds}{10-Spades} flop.

The {2-Diamonds} turn was no help to "tbone111" as they needed any ace or jack to win the pot but the river came the {3-Clubs} ending their tournament in third place.

treetrap us 12,345,678 6,533,646
tbone111 Busted

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Alex “JinYang” Butcher Eliminated in 4th Place ($7,658)

AnthonyThompson

In Level 39 with blinds at 80,000/160,000 (20,000 ante), "jerseyman99" raised all in for 7,107,594 and Alex “JinYang” Butcher called off his 4,892,026 stack from the small blind.

"jerseyman99": {7-Clubs}{7-Spades}
Alex “JinYang” Butcher: {a-Hearts}{10-Diamonds}

Butcher was behind looking to pair one of his overs but he couldn't find a pair with the {2-Clubs}{5-Spades}{3-Diamonds}{q-Clubs}{8-Diamonds} runout ending his tournament in fourth place.

jerseyman99 us 12,079,620 2,892,026
Alex “JinYang” Butcher us Busted

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"ghoul" Eliminated in 5th Place ($6,000)

AnthonyThompson

In Level 39 with blinds at 80,000/160,000 (20,000 ante), "jerseyman99" raised from under the gun and then called "ghouls" 2,622,188 three-bet jam from the button.

"ghoul": {a-Diamonds}{q-Hearts}
"jerseyman99": {a-Clubs}{a-Spades}

"ghoul" was in rough shape but found a little hope after the {10-Spades}{9-Hearts}{q-Clubs} flop paired their queen.

The {9-Clubs} turn didn't change a thing as "ghoul" needed to find another lady on the river to stay alive but it came the {2-Hearts} ending their tournament in fifth place.

jerseyman99 us 9,187,594 1,320,372
ghoul Busted

"JElizabeth" Eliminated in 6th Place ($4,500)

AnthonyThompson

In Level 38 with blinds at 70,000/140,000 (17,500 ante), "JElizabeth" was all in preflop for 768,026 from the small blind and was called by Alex “JinYang” Butcher from the button.

"JElizabeth": {a-Clubs}{7-Spades}
Alex “JinYang” Butcher: {k-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds}

"JElizabeth" was ahead with their ace-high until the {j-Clubs}{9-Spades}{10-Hearts} flop appeared pairing Butcher's nine.

The {6-Diamonds} turn was no help to "JElizabeth" nor was the {2-Diamonds} river ending their tournament in sixth place.

Alex “JinYang” Butcher us 5,132,026 375,276
JElizabeth Busted

"HugeTastyLoad" Eliminated in 7th Place ($3,250)

AnthonyThompson

In Level 38 with blinds at 70,000/140,000 (17,500 ante), "HugeTastyLoad" tossed in their last 45,280 from under the gun, "jerseyman99" came over the top for 8,070,676 from the hijack and "ghoul" called off their 1,288,454 stack from the button.

"ghoul": {8-Spades}{8-Diamonds}
"jerseyman99": {a-Diamonds}{j-Clubs}
"HugeTastyLoad": {k-Hearts}{j-Spades}

"ghoul" was ahead with their made hand of eights and they the {3-Clubs}{2-Clubs}{5-Diamonds}{3-Hearts}{3-Spades} runout secured their double-up while eliminating "HugeTastyLoad" in seventh place.

jerseyman99 us 7,867,222 -498,797
ghoul 2,639,688 1,029,984
HugeTastyLoad Busted