WPT BORGATA POKER OPEN (TV)

September 14-19 | Borgata | Atlantic City, New Jersey
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Recent Eliminations

Level 8: 300-600, 75 ante

Daniel Weinman, Danny Suied, Dimas Martinez Jr. and Champions Club member Jonathan Little have recently been eliminated. 

Sorted In: Borgata, Borgata Poker Open, Season XIII
09:56 PM, 09/14/14

Level 8 Begins (225 Left on Day 1A)

Level 8: 300-600, 75 ante

Level 7 comes to an end, and Level 8 begins with increased blinds of 300-600 and a 75 ante. Play continues without a break.

With 225 players remaining from a Day 1A field of 400, the average chip stack is around 53,300 (88 big blinds). Players who bust today may re-enter tomorrow on Day 1B.

This will be the last level of the night, and action should end shortly before 11:00 pm ET.

Sorted In: Borgata, Borgata Poker Open, Season XIII
09:54 PM, 09/14/14

Steve Gross Doubles Up

Level 8: 300-600, 75 ante

A short-stacked Steve Gross shoves from under the gun for 6,575 and the player in the hijack calls with 7spade6spade.

Gross tables 4club4spade and scores the double up when the board runs out Jdiamond6heart4heart8diamondJheart.

Steve Gross - 14,000

Sorted In: Steve Gross, Borgata, Borgata Poker Open, Season XIII
09:51 PM, 09/14/14

The Charderfly Effect

Level 7: 250-500, 50 ante

Sorted In: Christian Harder, Matt Salsberg, Borgata, Borgata Poker Open, Season XIII
09:43 PM, 09/14/14

Tyler Patterson Eliminated

Level 7: 250-500, 50 ante

Sorted In: Tyler Patterson, Borgata, Borgata Poker Open, Season XIII
09:36 PM, 09/14/14

Keven Stammen Doubles Up

Level 7: 250-500, 50 ante

Reigning WPT World Champion Keven Stammen is all in for 7,200 with 2diamond2heart, trailing his opponent's QspadeQclub.

The board runs out 5heart4club3diamond6heart9club, giving Stammen a six-high straight to double up.

Keven Stammen - 15,200

Sorted In: Keven Stammen, Borgata, Borgata Poker Open, Season XIII
09:30 PM, 09/14/14

Cornel Cimpan Takes One Out

Level 7: 250-500, 50 ante

The player under the gun shoves for 8,500 and Cornel Cimpan calls from the next seat over. The rest of the table folds and Cimpan tables AspadeKheart, leading his opponent's Qdiamond4heart.

The board runs out 8spade7club3diamond10diamondKspade, giving Cimpan a pair of kings to score the elimination.

Cornel Cimpan - 155,000

Sorted In: Cornel Cimpan, Borgata, Borgata Poker Open, Season XIII
09:13 PM, 09/14/14

Steve Piper Wins the Monster Poker Survival Kit

Level 7: 250-500, 50 ante

Steve Piper wins Monster Poker Survival Kit from RFGs Ivy Teves and Jeannie Duffy 1
Monster Headphones is giving away a Monster Poker Survival Kit on both starting days (Days 1A and 1B) here at the WPT Legends of Poker. The prize includes a pair of Monster DNA Pro Headphones, a Monster ChargeCard Turbo (a backup battery for cellphones), and a Monster SuperStar Wireless Speaker.

To be entered into the drawing, WPT players simply need to be wearing Monster Headphones while they play, and the Royal Flush Girls will periodically walk thru the field and give contest entry cards to players wearing Monster Headphones.

Any player doesn't have a pair Monster Headphones can request a loaner pair from the Monster Bar to use during the tournament.

Today's drawing was shortly before the dinner break, and the winner was Steve Piper (pictured above Royal Flush Girls Ivy Teves and Jeannie Duffy). Congratulations Steve Piper!

Sorted In: Featured Blog, Monster Headphones, Steve Piper, Royal Flush Girls, Jeannie Duffy, Ivy Teves, Borgata, Borgata Poker Open, Season XIII
09:06 PM, 09/14/14

The Last of the Late Arrivals

Level 7: 250-500, 50 ante

John Gordon, Chris Klodnicki and Champions Club member James Calderaro are among the last batch of arrivals.

Sorted In: Borgata, Borgata Poker Open, Season XIII
08:45 PM, 09/14/14

Level 7 Begins

Level 7: 250-500, 50 ante

The players return from dinner to begin Level 7, with increased blinds of 250-500 and a 50 ante.

Registration is now closed, and an official field size for Day 1A should be released soon. This is a re-entry tournament, players who bust today may re-enter tomorrow on Day 1B.

Action will continue tonight until the end of Level 8, about 10:55 pm ET.

Sorted In: Borgata, Borgata Poker Open, Season XIII
08:30 PM, 09/14/14

 

CHIPCOUNT

NameChips
1
Curt Kohlberg 160,000 
2
Cornel Cimpan 158,000 
3
Lily Kiletto 157,000 
4
Allyn Shulman 152,000 
5
Cliff Josephy 119,500 
6
Andrew Atkinson 115,000 

Average Chip Count: 53,333
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Summary

Current Level:

8

Blinds:

300-600

Ante:

75

Players Remaining:

225 of 400

Time Remaining:

Blind Structure

Level Blinds Ante
1 50-100 0
2 75-150 0
3 100-200 0
4 100-200 25
5 150-300 50
6 200-400 50
7 250-500 50
8 300-600 75
9 400-800 100
10 500-1,000 100
11 600-1,200 200
12 800-1,600 200
13 1,000-2,000 300
14 1,200-2,400 400
15 1,500-3,000 400
16 2,000-4,000 500
17 2,500-5,000 500
18 3,000-6,000 1,000
19 4,000-8,000 1,000
20 5,000-10,000 1,000
21 6,000-12,000 2,000
22 8,000-16,000 2,000
23 10,000-20,000 3,000
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