MATT HAUGEN WPT BORGATA WINTER POKER OPEN (LIVE STREAM) PROFILE

Matt Haugen

Matt Haugen

Career Stats

Earnings $233,659
Cashes 2
Final Tables 1
Titles 0
Tournaments Played 5

Current Standings

Est. Current Chipcount

Est. Average Chipcount
31,260,000

Current Chipleader
-

Chipcount History

Day 2
338,600

Day 3
883,000

Day 4
3,235,000

Day 4-
4th

 

Hand #97: Matt Haugen Out in 4th Place ($222,336)

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

Matt Haugen moves all in under the gun for 2,550,000, and James Anderson calls from the button with KspadeQspade. Haugen turns over QclubJdiamond, and he's dominated as he faces elimination.

The board comes 8diamond5diamond2spade2diamond8spade, and Anderson wins the pot with his king kicker to eliminate Matt Haugen in fourth place.

Matt Haugen  -  Out in 4th Place ($222,336)

Sorted In: Featured Blog, Matt Haugen, James Anderson, Borgata, Season XI
05:53 PM, 02/01/13

Hand #94: Andy Hwang Doubles Thru Matt Haugen

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

Andy Hwang raises from the small blind to 450,000, and Matt Haugen calls from the big blind. The flop comes QclubJspade2club, Hwang checks, Haugen bets 900,000, and Hwang check-raises to 2,250,000.

Haugen moves all in, and Hwang calls all in for about 6.8 million with Qdiamond10diamond (pair of queens). Haugen turns over 10club4club for a flush draw.

The turn is the 6heart, the river is the Adiamond, and Hwang wins the pot with his pair of queens to double up in chips.

Andy Hwang  -  14,600,000  (73 bb)

Sorted In: Featured Blog, Matt Haugen, Andy Hwang Hwang, Borgata, Season XI
05:46 PM, 02/01/13

WPT Player Bio: Matt Haugen

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

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 doubled 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.

Sorted In: Matt Haugen, Borgata, Season XI
05:29 PM, 02/01/13

Hand #14: Matt Haugen Wins a 9M Pot vs. Jeremy Druckman

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

Andy Hwang min-raises from the cutoff to 200,000, Jeremy Druckman calls from the button, and Matt Haugen reraises from the big blind to 725,000. Hwang folds, and Druckman calls.

The flop comes 8club7diamond4spade, Haugen bets 800,000, Druckman raises to 1,695,000, and Haugen calls. The turn is the 5spade, and both players check.

The river is the Kdiamond, Haugen checks, Druckman bets 1,950,000, and Haugen calls. Druckman shows 9club9heart, but Haugen turns over QdiamondQspade to win the largest pot of the tournament so far -- more than 9 million in chips.

Seat 1.  Jeremy Druckman  -  2,460,000  (24 bb)
Seat 2.  Matthew Salsberg  -  3,450,000  (34 bb)
Seat 3.  Matt Haugen  -  11,240,000  (112 bb)
Seat 4.  James Anderson  -  6,170,000  (61 bb)
Seat 5.  Mike Gogliormella  -  1,855,000  (18 bb)
Seat 6.  Andy Hwang  -  5,785,000  (57 bb)

Sorted In: Featured Blog, Matt Haugen, Jeremy Druckman, Borgata, Season XI
02:04 PM, 02/01/13

Hand #2: Matt Haugen Wins a 3.6M Pot

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

Andy Hwang min-raises from the cutoff to 200,000, and Matt Haugen calls from the big blind. The flop comes 9heart7heart4diamond, Haugen checks, Hwang bets 215,000, and Haugen calls. The turn is the 10club, Haugen checks, Hwang bets 420,000, and Haugen calls.

The river is the 8heart, Haugen checks, Hwang bets 920,000, and Haugen calls. Hwang shows Adiamond3diamond for ace high, but Haugen turns over 8diamond7spade to win the pot with two pairs, eights and sevens.

Sorted In: Matt Haugen, Borgata, Season XI
01:31 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 #106: Cuong Phung Eliminated in 7th Place ($117,805)

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

Hand #106  -  Matt Haugen min-raises from UTG+1 to 200,000, Yung Hwang calls from the button, and Cuong Phung moves all in from the small blind for about 970,000. Haugen moves all in over the top, and Hwang folds.

Phung shows 10club10spade, and he'll need it to hold to stay alive against Haugen's AclubKheart.

The board comes Kspade4diamond5heart3diamond2spade, and Matt Haugen pairs his king on the flop to win the pot and eliminate Cuong Phung in seventh place on the WPT Final Table bubble.

Cuong Phung  -  Out in 7th Place ($117,805)

The remaining six players are filling out their WPT bio sheets and verifying their chip counts for tomorrow's WPT Final Table. Action will begin at 1:00 pm ET, and the WPT Live Stream will begin at 1:30 pm ET on a 30-minute delay, with hole cards and commentary.

Stay tuned for official chip counts.

Sorted In: Featured Blog, Matt Haugen, Cuong Phung, Borgata, Season XI
01:47 AM, 02/01/13

Hand #40: Yung Hwang vs. Matt Haugen

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

Hand #40  -  Matt Haugen min-raises from late position to 120,000, and Yung Hwang calls from the button. The flop comes Aspade8spade8diamond, Haugen checks, Hwang bets 245,000, and Haugen calls.

The turn card double-pairs the board with the Adiamond, Haugen checks, Hwang bets 330,000, and Haugen check-raises to 660,000. Hwang calls.

The river card is the 9spade, Haugen checks, and Hwang bets 505,000. Haugen folds, and Yung Hwang takes the pot.

Sorted In: Yung Hwang, Matt Haugen, Borgata, Season XI
11:09 PM, 01/31/13

Hands #6-10: Matt Haugen Takes Some Hits

Level 28: 25,000-50,000, 4,000 ante

Hand #6  -  Jeremy Stein raises from the hijack to 118,000, winning the blinds and antes.

Hand #7  -  Matt Haugen raises from the button to 115,000, Jim Anderson reraises from the small blind to 275,000, and Haugen reraises to 500,000.

Anderson five-bets it to 875,000, and Haugen folds. Anderson wins the pot.

Jim Anderson  -  2,950,000  (59 bb)
Matt Haugen  -  2,295,000  (45 bb)

Hand #8  -  Matt Haugen raises form the cutoff to 115,000, and Mike Gogliormella calls from the small blind. The flop comes 10club10heart8diamond, Gogliormella checks, Haugen bets 150,000, and Gogliormella calls. The turn is the 4club, and both players check.

The river is the Qclub, Gogliormella bets 600,000, and Haugen folds. Gogliormella takes the pot.

Mike Gogliormella  -  3,600,000  (72 bb)
Matt Haugen  -  2,025,000  (40 bb)

Hand #9  -  Adam Cook moves all in for about 660,000, winning the blinds and antes.

Hand #10  -  Yung Hwang min-raises from the button to 100,000, and Cuong Phung calls from the big blind. The flop comes 10diamond8spade5diamond, Phung checks, Hwang bets 107,000, and Phung folds. Hwang takes the pot.

Sorted In: Matt Haugen, Borgata, Season XI
09:46 PM, 01/31/13

Joe Serock Doubles Thru Matt Haugen

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

Mark Sykes raises to 85,000 under the gun and Joe Serock three-bets all in for 572,000 from UTG+1. Matt Haugen, in middle position, four-bet shoves and sucessfully isolates the action.

Serock: 8club8spade
Haugen: AclubKheart

The board runs out Qspade5club4heartJspade2heart as Serock's eights hold up to win the pot.

Joe Serock - 1,315,000 (32 bb)
Matt Haugen - 2,130,000 (53 bb)

Sorted In: Joe Serock, Matt Haugen, Borgata, Season XI
06:44 PM, 01/31/13
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