WPT BORGATA POKER OPEN (TV)

September 14-19 | Borgata | Atlantic City, New Jersey
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Darren Elias Proves He is the End Boss at the Borgata Poker Open

09:44 PM, 09/19/14

Hand #87: Darren Elias Wins WPT Borgata Poker Open ($843,744)

09:31 PM, 09/19/14

Hand #74: Darren Elias Takes the Chip Lead

08:47 PM, 09/19/14

Official Chip Counts for Heads-Up Play

07:16 PM, 09/19/14

Hand #45: Jose Serratos Out in 3rd Place ($308,067)

07:01 PM, 09/19/14

Hand #44: Aaron Overton Out in 4th Place ($259,012)

06:47 PM, 09/19/14

Hand #30: Jose Serratos Doubles Thru Darren Elias

06:16 PM, 09/19/14

Hand #23: Aaron Overton Doubles Thru Kane Kalas

05:56 PM, 09/19/14

Hand #20: Darren Elias Takes Chip Lead From Kalas

05:50 PM, 09/19/14

We Chat (and Sing) with the Final Table Players

04:58 PM, 09/19/14

Hand #5: Blake Bohn Out in 5th Place ($213,999)

04:53 PM, 09/19/14

Hand #4: Ray Qartomy Out in 6th Place ($174,637)

04:44 PM, 09/19/14

Meet the WPT Borgata Poker Open Final Tablists

03:14 PM, 09/19/14

Darren Elias Headlines Borgata Poker Open Final Six

03:56 AM, 09/19/14

Hand #171: Jean Gaspard Bubbles in 7th Place ($135,393)

03:33 AM, 09/19/14

Hands #152-153: Ray Qartomy Doubles Thru Jean Gaspard

02:50 AM, 09/19/14

Hands #127-129: Jean Gaspard Doubles Thru Kalas

01:53 AM, 09/19/14

Hands #124-126: Jean Gaspard Dodges Some Snowmen

01:46 AM, 09/19/14

Hand #78: Nicholas Gerrity Out in 8th Place ($100,073)

11:58 PM, 09/18/14

Hand #56: Ory Hen Out in 9th Place ($71,621)

10:48 PM, 09/18/14

Hand #26: Zo Karim Out in 10th Place ($46,701)

09:30 PM, 09/18/14

Updated Chip Counts: Final 10 Players

08:11 PM, 09/18/14

Dinner Break Until 7:40 pm; Official Chip Counts

06:39 PM, 09/18/14

Bobby Oboodi Out in 12th Place ($46,701)

06:37 PM, 09/18/14

Richard Munro Out in 14th Place ($31,395)

06:08 PM, 09/18/14

Updated Seating & Chip Counts

04:55 PM, 09/18/14

Erik Cajelais Out in 16th Place ($20,996)

04:26 PM, 09/18/14

New Jersey Online Poker: Garden State Super Series

04:06 PM, 09/18/14

Barry Shulman Out in 17th Place ($20,996)

03:58 PM, 09/18/14

Elias Cracks Aces Again; Justin Zaki Out in 18th Place

03:54 PM, 09/18/14

Aaron Lightbourne Cripples Barry Shulman

03:48 PM, 09/18/14

Seating & Chip Counts: Final 18 Players

03:42 PM, 09/18/14

Cornel Cimpan Out in 22nd Place ($17,385)

02:39 PM, 09/18/14

Kings Crack Aces: Darren Elias Doubles Thru Gaspard

02:15 PM, 09/18/14

Day 4 Update

02:15 PM, 09/18/14

Eugene Todd Out in 28th Place ($15,109)

01:29 PM, 09/18/14

Cornel Cimpan: "Skrill Champion!"

12:42 PM, 09/18/14

Matt Glantz Out in 30th Place ($15,109)

12:32 PM, 09/18/14

The Skrill Last-Longer Update: Down to Cimpan vs. Vo

12:19 PM, 09/18/14

Jean Gaspard Runs Away with Day 3

02:28 AM, 09/18/14

Ed Blount Folds Queens Preflop to Iaron Lightbourne

12:59 AM, 09/18/14

Jamie Kerstetter Out in 52nd Place ($11,342)

10:30 PM, 09/17/14

Dan Shak Out in 54th Place ($11,342)

10:10 PM, 09/17/14

Defending Champ Anthony Zinno Out in 65th ($8,438)

09:11 PM, 09/17/14

The Skrill Last-Longer Update: Down to Cimpan & Vo

07:17 PM, 09/17/14

New Jersey Online Poker: Garden State Super Series

07:06 PM, 09/17/14

Catching Up with Reigning Champion Anthony Zinno

06:56 PM, 09/17/14

Matt Glantz Doubles Thru Iaron Lightbourne with a Royal Flush; Wins Free T-Shirt

06:31 PM, 09/17/14

Jeff Coutroulis Out in 93rd Place ($7,064); Ray Qartomy Crosses 1M

04:50 PM, 09/17/14

Blake Bohn Returns in Good Condition

04:14 PM, 09/17/14

Medical Emergency for Blake Bohn

03:25 PM, 09/17/14

Tom Dobrilovic Eliminated to Burst Money Bubble

03:08 PM, 09/17/14

DraftKings/Skrill VIP Players' Party

02:35 PM, 09/17/14

Official Prizepool Information

02:04 PM, 09/17/14

The Skrill Last-Longer Update: David Jackson Leads

01:00 PM, 09/17/14

ClubWPT RFG Bounty Tournament Underway

07:02 PM, 09/16/14

Catching Up with ClubWPT Qualifier Gregory Thomas

06:56 PM, 09/16/14

Wear Monster Headphones For Chance to Win Monster Prizes

05:59 PM, 09/16/14

Royal Flush Girls Bounty Tourney on ClubWPT.com

03:42 PM, 09/16/14

New Jersey Online Poker: Garden State Super Series

02:52 PM, 09/16/14

Bruno Martins Doubles Thru Matt Stout in Massive Pot

02:25 PM, 09/16/14

The Skrill Last-Longer Update: Cornel Cimpan Leads

02:05 PM, 09/16/14

Meet the Qualifier: Ashley Cheung (partypoker)

01:29 PM, 09/16/14

Darlene Lee Ends Day 1B on Top

11:33 PM, 09/15/14

Meet the Qualifier: Carlos Rosendo (ClubWPT.com)

10:42 PM, 09/15/14

Official Prizepool Released; First Prize is $843,744

10:27 PM, 09/15/14

Chipleader Bonus: Monster Headphones

10:14 PM, 09/15/14

Jamie Armstrong Eliminated, But Not Going Anywhere

09:28 PM, 09/15/14

Meet the Qualifier: Gregory Thomas (ClubWPT.com)

06:40 PM, 09/15/14

WPT Player Party During the Dinner Break, Sponsored by DraftKings and Skrill

06:37 PM, 09/15/14

Two-Time NBA Champion Malik Rose is in the Field

05:20 PM, 09/15/14

New Jersey Online Poker: Garden State Super Series

03:36 PM, 09/15/14

ClubWPT Qualifiers in the Field

02:23 PM, 09/15/14

Will Dwyte Pilgrim Shock the World Again?

01:35 PM, 09/15/14

Wear Monster Headphones For Chance to Win Monster Prizes

12:45 PM, 09/15/14

The Skrill Last-Longer Bonus Prize

11:20 AM, 09/15/14

Ben Bianco Eliminates Two to Clinch the Chip Lead

11:07 PM, 09/14/14

Chipleader Bonus: Monster Headphones

10:11 PM, 09/14/14

Steve Piper Wins the Monster Poker Survival Kit

09:06 PM, 09/14/14

Royal Flush Girls Bounty Tourney on ClubWPT.com

07:10 PM, 09/14/14

Fantasy Poker Scouting Report

06:54 PM, 09/14/14

Qualifiers From DraftKings.com in the Field

04:08 PM, 09/14/14

Wear Monster Headphones For Chance to Win Monster Prizes

02:37 PM, 09/14/14

The Skrill Last-Longer Bonus Prize

01:58 PM, 09/14/14

New Jersey Online Poker: Garden State Super Series

01:12 PM, 09/14/14

Welcome Back to Borgata!

10:05 AM, 09/14/14

Live Tournament Updates

Hands #37-38: Final Seven Players

Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

Hand #37 - Action folds to Gigi Gagne in the small blind and she raises to 60,000.  Uri Kadosh is in the big blind and folds, giving Gagne the pot.

Hand #38 - Action folds to Gigi Gagne on the button and she raises to 50,000.  Uri Kadosh is in the small blind.  Both players check the Jheart8heart6spade flop.  The turn is the Jdiamond and Kadosh checks again.  Gagne bets 100,000 and Kadosh folds.

Sorted In: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Season X, Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open
08:28 PM, 02/13/12

Hands #35-36: Aces vs. Aces

Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

Hand #35 - Gigi Gagne limps in from under the gun, Sharon Levin calls from the cutoff, and Matt Juttelstad checks his option in the big blind.  The flop comes Kspade7diamond4spade and action checks to Levin, who bets 25,000.  Juttelstad folds and Gagne calls.

The turn is the 2spade and Gagne checks again.  Levin bets, Gagne folds, and Levin takes the pot.

Hand #36 - Uri Kadosh limps in from under the gun and Todd Jacobson raises to 42,000 on the button.  Kadosh backraises all-in, having Jacobson covered, and Jacobson calls.

Both players are in great shape, as Kadosh holds AspadeAheart and Jacobson has AclubAdiamond.

There is no sweat for either player as the board runs out Jheart10diamond4spade6diamond3diamond and they chop the pot.

Sorted In: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Season X, Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open
08:24 PM, 02/13/12

Hands #30-34: Final Seven Players

Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

Hand #30 - Matt Juttelstad raises to 28,000 on the button and Uri Kadosh reraises to 180,000 out of the big blind.  Juttelstad calls.

The two players check it down as the board runs out 10heart7diamond6spade10diamond2heart and Kadosh takes the pot with Jheart-7 for two pair, tens and sevens.

Hand #31 - Action folds to Uri Kadosh in the small blind and he completes.  Keith Ferrera is in the big blind and calls.  The flop comes KdiamondQheart2diamond and Kadosh checks.  Ferrera bets 20,000 and Kadosh calls.

The turn brings the 3club and both players check.  The river is the 5spade and Kadosh checks again.  Ferrera bets 35,000, which is enough for Kadosh to fold and give Ferrera the pot.

Hand #32 - Sharon Levin gets a walk in the big blind.

Hand #33 - Matt Juttelstad raises to 26,000 from middle position and Omar Sider calls from the big blind.  The two players check the Aspade4heart2heart flop and check again when the turn brings the 8spade.

The river is the 3spade and Sider bets 70,000.  Juttelstad folds and Sider takes the pot.

Hand #34 - Uri Kadosh raises to 25,000 from middle position and Keith Ferrera calls behind him.  The flop comes 9diamond5spade2diamond and Kadosh bets 35,000.  Ferrera calls.

The two players check the Jspade on the turn and check again when the river brings the 8heart.  Ferrera shows 4spade4club for a pair of fours and takes the pot. 

Sorted In: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Season X, Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open
08:15 PM, 02/13/12

Hands #24-29: Final Seven Players

Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

Hand #24 - There is unknown action.

Hand #25 - Matt Juttelstad raises to 26,000 from middle position, Gigi Gagne calls in the cutoff, and Sharon Levin defends from the big blind. The flop comes Jclub10heart9heart and action checks to Gagne, who bets 40,000.  Levin folds and Juttelstad calls.  The turn card is unknown and both players check.  The river card is unknown and both players check again.

Gagne shows KclubJdiamond for top pair and takes the pot.

Hand #26 - Uri Kadosh raises to 28,000 from the cutoff and it folds to Omar Sider in the big blind.

"You always raise my big blind," Sider jokes with Kadosh.

"I'll show you," Kadosh tells him.  "If you say you wouldn't raise with that hand, I'll never raise you're blind again."

Sider folds and Kadosh shows 6spade6diamond.  

"I'm just playing my cards," Kadosh tells him.

Hand #27 - Gigi Gagne limps in from middle position, Omar Sider completes the small blind, and Todd Jacobson checks his option in the big blind.

The flop comes AspadeJspade8heart and action checks to Gagne, who bets 50,000.  Both Sider and Jacobson fold and Gagne takes the pot.

Hand #28 - Matt Juttelstad gets a walk in the big blind.

Hand #29 - Uri Kadosh limps in from under the gun, Matt Juttelstad completes the small blind, and Gigi Gagne raises to 112,000 out of the big blind.

Gagne pushes the tower of 5,000 chips into the pot and they topple over.

"How much is that?" Kadosh asks.  The dealer and Gagne clarify it is 112,000 and both Kadosh and Juttelstad fold.

Gagne turns over KdiamondKheart.

Sorted In: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Season X, Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open
08:08 PM, 02/13/12

Level 21 Begins

Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

The final seven players are back from dinner break and play is underway for Level 21.  Blinds are up to 6,000-12,000 ante 2,000.  Play will continue until one more player is eliminated and the livestreaming final table is set. 

Sorted In: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Season X, Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open
07:52 PM, 02/13/12

Dinner Break Until Approximately 7:50pm

Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

Level 20 draws to a close and the final seven players are now on a sixty-minute dinner break.  They will be back in action at approximately 7:50pm ET and will keep playing until they lose one more player and the livestreaming final table is set.

Here is a look at the chip counts headed into break.  When play resumes, blinds will be at 6,000-12,000 ante 2,000:

Seat 1: Matt Juttelstad - 1,542,000 (129 BBs)
Seat 2: -empty-
Seat 3: Gigi Gagne - 2,322,000 (194 BBs)
Seat 4: Uri Kadosh - 1,534,000 (128 BBs)
Seat 5: Keith Ferrera - 1,073,000 (89 BBs)
Seat 6: Sharon Levin - 1,281,000 (107 BBs)
Seat 7: Omar Sider - 274,000 (23 BBs)
Seat 8: Todd Jacobson - 820,000 (68 BBs)
Seat 9: -empty-
Seat 10: -empty-

Sorted In: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Season X, Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open
07:02 PM, 02/13/12

Hands #22-23: Final Seven Players

Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

Hand #22  -  Uri Kadosh raises under the gun to 25,000, Gigi Gagne reraises from the big blind to 70,000, and Kadosh calls. The flop comes Qspade6club5club, Gagne bets 100,000, and Kadosh calls.

Both players check the 10spade on the turn and the 3spade on the river. Gagne shows Aclub7heart, but Kadosh turns over 8diamond8spade to win the pot.

Hand #23  -  Sharon Levy raises from early position to 24,000, Uri Kadosh reraises from the big blind to 75,000, and Levy folds. Kadosh takes the pot.

Sorted In: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Season X, Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open
07:01 PM, 02/13/12

Hands #16-21: Final Seven Players

Level 20: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante

Hand #16  -  Keith Ferrera raises under the gun to 25,000, and Todd Jacobson calls from middle position. Both players check to the turn on a board of Jclub10club2spade8spade, Ferrera bets 35,000, and Jacobson calls.

The river card is the 8club, and both players check. Ferrera shows 6heart5heart, but Jacobson turns over 9heart9spade to win the pot.

Hand #17  -  Uri Kadosh completes the small blind to 10,000, Keith Ferrera raises from the big blind to 35,000, and Kadosh calls. Both players check to the river on a board of KdiamondJheart7spade5heart5club. Ferrera shows Aclub10club, Kadosh shows Adiamond8spade, and it's a chopped pot.

Hand #18  -  Uri Kadosh raises from the button to 25,000, winning the blinds and antes.

Hand #19  -  Uri Kadosh raises from the cutoff to 25,000, winning the blinds and antes.

Hand #20  -  Matt Juttelstad raises under the gun to 23,000, winning the blinds and antes.

Hand #21  -  Everyone folds to Matt Juttelstad, giving him a walk in the big blind.

Sorted In: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Season X, Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open
06:57 PM, 02/13/12

Hands #14-15: Hal Klein Eliminated in 8th Place ($23,969)

Level 20: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante

Hand #14  -  Uri Kadosh raises from middle position to 34,000, Keith Ferrera reraises from middle position to 65,000, and Matt Juttelstad cold four-bets from the big blind to 155,000. 

Kadosh folds, and Ferrera moves all in. Juttelstad quickly folds, and Ferrera shows 7club5club as he collects the pot.

Hand #15  -  Keith Ferrera raises from early position to 25,000, Hal Klein moves all in from the button for 89,000, and Ferrera calls with Adiamond8diamond. Klein turns over KspadeJheart, and he'll need to improve to stay alive.

The board comes Aspade6heart2heart9spade7club, and Ferrera wins the pot with a pair of aces to eliminate Hal Klein in eighth place.

Keith Ferrera  -  1,085,000
Hal Klein  -  Out in 8th Place ($23,969)

Sorted In: Hal Klein, Keith Ferrera, Featured Blog, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Season X, Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open
06:52 PM, 02/13/12

Gimbel Kicked In The Teeth While He Is Down

Level 20: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante


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Sorted In: Harrison Gimbel, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Season X, Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open
06:50 PM, 02/13/12

 

RANKING

1
Darren Elias
$843,744
2
Kane Kalas
$500,364
3
Jose Serratos
$308,067
4
Aaron Overton
$259,012
5
Blake Bohn
$213,999
6
Ray Qartomy
$174,637

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Payout Structure

Place Prize
1 $843,744
2 $500,364
3 $308,067
4 $259,012
5 $213,999
6 $174,637
7 $135,393
8 $100,073
9 $71,621
10 - 12 $46,701
13 - 15 $31,395
16 - 18 $20,996
19 - 27 $17,385
28 - 36 $15,109
37 - 45 $13,147
46 - 54 $11,342
55 - 63 $9,811
64 - 72 $8,438
73 - 81 $7,770
82 - 90 $7,378
91 - 100 $7,064
101 - 110 $6,868
111 - 120 $6,750

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
24 12,000-24,000 4,000
25 15,000-30,000 4,000
26 20,000-40,000 5,000
27 25,000-50,000 5,000
28 30,000-60,000 10,000
29 40,000-80,000 10,000
30 50,000-100,000 10,000
31 60,000-120,000 20,000
32 80,000-160,000 20,000
33 100,000-200,000 25,000
34 125,000-250,000 25,000
35 150,000-300,000 50,000
36 200,000-400,000 50,000
37 250,000-500,000 75,000
38 300,000-600,000 100,000
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