MIKE GOGLIORMELLA WPT BORGATA WINTER POKER OPEN (LIVE STREAM) PROFILE

Mike Gogliormella

Mike Gogliormella

Career Stats

Earnings $273,899
Cashes 2
Final Tables 1
Titles 0
Tournaments Played 3

Current Standings

Est. Current Chipcount

Est. Average Chipcount
31,260,000

Current Chipleader
-

Chipcount History

Day 3
1,173,000

Day 4
2,255,000

Day 4-
3rd

 

Hand #101: Mike Gogliormella Out in 3rd Place ($265,475)

Level 34: 100,000-200,000, 25,000 ante

Mike Gogliormella moves all in from the button for 1,850,000, and James Anderson calls from the big blind with AspadeJdiamond. Gogliormella turns over Kdiamond3club, and he'll need to improve to stay alive.

The board comes 8club4heart4spade10spadeAdiamond, and Anderson wins the pot with two pair, aces and fours, to eliminate Mike Gogliormella in third place.

Mike Gogliormella  -  Out in 3rd Place  ($265,475)

Sorted In: Featured Blog, Mike Gogliormella, James Anderson, Borgata, Season XI
05:59 PM, 02/01/13

Hand #76: Mike Gogliormella Doubles Thru James Anderson

Level 34: 100,000-200,000, 25,000 ante

James Anderson raises from the cutoff to 425,000, Mike Gogliormella moves all in from the button for 1,725,000, and Anderson calls with Kheart7heart. Gogliormella turns over Aspade10heart, and he'll need it to hold to stay alive.

The board comes 10spade8spade7spade8heart6spade, and Gogliormella wins the pot with two pair, tens and eights, to double up in chips.

Mike Gogliormella  -  3,875,000  (19 bb)
James Anderson  -  8,325,000  (41 bb)

Sorted In: Featured Blog, Mike Gogliormella, James Anderson, Borgata, Season XI
04:54 PM, 02/01/13

WPT Player Bio: Mike Gogliormella

Level 33: 75,000-150,000, 20,000 ante

5678a Mike Gogliormella
Seat 5:  MIKE GOGLIORMELLA  -  2,225,000  (22 bb)

Mike Gogliormella is from the Bronx in New York City and he works in Brokerage Operations. Mike has been doing that for the past 14 years but he decided to enter his first World Poker Tour event here at the Borgata Winter Poker Open. He has turned $3,500 into a six-figure score in Atlantic City. He is in fifth chip position at the start of the final table. He is married with two children and earned a degree in Marketing from St. Johns University. The 39-year-old is an active player at the tables that describes his playing style as loose.

Sorted In: Mike Gogliormella, Borgata, Season XI
04:01 PM, 02/01/13

WPT Final Table: Player Bios

Level 31: 50,000-100,000, 10,000 ante

5759 Jeremy Druckman vs Mike Gogliormella
Seat 1:  Jeremy Druckman  -  6,170,000  (61 bb)

Jeremy Druckman is a 22-year-old professional poker player that is quite a long way from home. He is from Portland, Oregon originally, but attended the University of Pennsylvania to study Risk Management and Psychology. He has been playing poker for three years and he has two previous tournament cashes, which both came at the Borgata. The Borgata Winter Poker Open is his first World Poker Tour main event and he has made it a successful one (Druckman is guaranteed at least $147,671). Druckman will have his girlfriend in the crowd supporting him today as he enters the final table in third chip position.



5266 Matthew Salsberg
Seat 2:  Matthew Salsberg  -  1,920,000  (19 bb)

Champions Club member Matthew Salsberg needs very little introduction. He won the WPT Grand Prix de Paris this past fall and he is in the running for WPT Season XI Player of the Year. This will be Salsberg's second WPT final table and his third cash on the tour. In addition to his win in Paris, Salsberg also took 42nd place at the Legends of Poker in Season X. Salsberg is also a Producer and Writer in Hollywood, where he formerly worked on the Showtime comedy Weeds. He has been playing in a lot more poker tournaments since the conclusion of that series and his success rate speaks for itself.



4147 Matt Haugen
Seat 3:  Matt Haugen  -  3,235,000  (32 bb)

Matt Haugen is a 27-year-old professional poker player from Ann Arbor, Michigan that currently lives in Chicago. He attended the University of Florida before getting into poker. Haugen has $169,485 in prize money and he will surely double that number with a cash today. Haugen begins in fourth chip position at the final table. This is his second WPT event and first cash on the tour.



5707a Jim Anderson
Seat 4:  James Anderson  -  7,830,000  (78 bb)

Jim Anderson enters today’s final table in second chip position. He is a 26-year-old poker professional who has been playing for six years. He is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and grew up in Ohio. He has over $800,000 in career earnings and his largest previous cash was a first-place finish at a World Series of Poker Circuit regional championship event at the Horseshoe Hammond casino that was good for $525,449. This is his first WPT final table.



5678a Mike Gogliormella
Seat 5:  Mike Gogliormella  -  2,225,000  (22 bb)

Mike Gogliormella is from the Bronx in New York City and he works in Brokerage Operations. Mike has been doing that for the past 14 years but he decided to enter his first World Poker Tour event here at the Borgata Winter Poker Open. He has turned $3,500 into a six-figure score in Atlantic City. He is in fifth chip position at the start of the final table. He is married with two children and earned a degree in Marketing from St. Johns University. The 39-year-old is an active player at the tables that describes his playing style as loose.



5726 Andy Hwang
Seat 6:  Yung "Andy" Hwang  -  9,550,000  (95 bb)

Andy Hwang enters the final table with the chip lead, which is a title he has held in this tournament for quite some time. Hwang was a dominant chip leader throughout the play-down day on Thursday and if things go well he could claim the top prize in this tournament worth $730,053. That would top his largest previous cash, which was a fifth-place finish in the World Series of Poker Circuit National Championship in 2012 (good for $103,322). The 27-year-old poker professional from Houston, Texas has $247,099 in career earnings but this is his first WPT cash.

Sorted In: Featured Blog, Jeremy Druckman, Matt Salsberg, Matt Haugen, James Anderson, Mike Gogliormella, Andy Hwang Hwang, Borgata, Season XI
12:52 PM, 02/01/13

Hand #51: Mike Gogliormella Crosses the 4-Million Mark

Level 29: 30,000-60,000, 5,000 ante

Hand #51  -  Mike Gogliormella limps from the hijack for 60,000, Cuong Phung completes the small blind, and Jeremy Druckman checks his option in the big blind. The flop comes Qspade5spade3diamond, Phung bets 95,000, Druckman raises to 195,000, and Gogliormella reraises to 450,000.

Phung and Druckman both fold, and Gogliormella takes the pot.

Mike Gogliormella  -  4,150,000  (69 bb)

Sorted In: Mike Gogliormella, Borgata, Season XI
11:32 PM, 01/31/13

Joseph Brattole Eliminated in 18th Place ($18,251)

Level 27: 20,000-40,000, 4,000 ante

Joseph Brattole moves all in preflop from the small blind for a little more than 450,000 and Mike Gogliormella calls on the big blind. Their cards:

Brattole: Aclub10spade
Gogliormella: 9heart9diamond

Board: 7heart6heart5spade5club4spade

Brattole is eliminated on the hand in 18th place and Gogliormella edges past 2 million.

Mike Gogliormella: 2,100,000 (52 bb)
Joseph Brattole: Out in 18th Place ($18,251)

Sorted In: Joseph Brattole, Mike Gogliormella, Borgata, Season XI
06:22 PM, 01/31/13

Aces For Gogliormella

Level 24: 10,000-20,000, 2,000 ante

Jeremy Druckman opens to 48,000 from UTG+2 and Anthony Zinno calls from the cutoff. Mike Gogliormella three-bets to 105,000 from the small blind, both players call, and the flop comes down QdiamondTspade4heart.

Gogliormella bets 175,000, and both opponents quickly fold. As he's collecting the chips, Gogliormella shows AspadeAdiamond.

Mike Gogliormella - 1,200,000 (60 bb)

Sorted In: Mike Gogliormella, Jeremy Druckman, Anthony Zinno, Borgata, Season XI
01:34 PM, 01/31/13

Robert Tepper Eliminated in 42nd Place ($11,615)

Level 23: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante

With about 300,000 in the pot and the board reading 8club7heart4heartTdiamond, Mike Gigliormella bets roughly 140,000 out of the small blind. Robert Tepper raises all in for for about 340,000 from the button and Gogliormella calls with 9club8diamond. Tepper trails with 9heart7spade and though he improves to two pair with the 9spade river, Gogliormella takes it down a better two pair.

Mike Gogliormella - 1,410,000 (88 bb)
Robert Tepper - Out in 42nd Place ($11,615)

Sorted In: Robert Tepper, Mike Gogliormella, Borgata, Season XI
01:03 AM, 01/31/13

Hwang's Set Better Than Gogliormella's

Level 22: 6,000-12,000, 1,000 ante

Jim Anderson raises to 25,000 from UTG+2 and is called by Mike Gogliormella in the hijack, Matt Haugen from the cutoff, and Yung Hwang from the big blind.

The flop falls 6heart5club2spade and action checks to Haugen who bets 52,000. Hwang and Gogliormella calls to see the 7club turn which is checked around. The Tclub river falls and Hwang checks. Gogliormella bets 135,000, Haugen folds, and Hwang calls.

Gogliormella tables 5spade5diamond for a flopped set, but Hwang showed 7spade7diamond for a better turned set.

Yung Hwang - 1,840,000 (153bb)
Mike Gogliormella - 820,000 (68 bb)

Sorted In: Yung Hwang, Mike Gogliormella, Borgata, Season XI
12:06 AM, 01/31/13
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