Hand #182: Gregory Weber Eliminated in 2nd Place ($471,059)

Sep 22, 2017

Champion Guo Chen Heads Up Greg Weber
Photo:  WPT Borgata Poker Open Champion Guo Liang Chen (left) and runner-up Gregory Weber

Gregory Weber moves all in for 5,050,000, and Guo Liang Chen thinks for a moment before he calls with Heart ADiamond K. Weber turns over Heart KSpade 9, and he’s dominated as he faces elimination.

The board comes Diamond 7Heart 5Spade 4Club 3Heart Q, and Guo Liang Chen wins the pot — and the WPT title — with ace high.

Gregory Weber finishes as the runner-up, earning $471,059.

Guo Liang Chen wins the WPT Borgata Poker Open, earning $789,058, which includes his $15,000 entry into the season-ending WPT Tournament of Champions. Chen also receives a WPT Champions Trophy, a Borgata Poker Open trophy, a Hublot Big Bang Steel watch, and a $5,000 JetSmarter membership. Chen’s name will be inscribed on the one-and-only WPT Champions Cup, alongside every other WPT champion from all 16 seasons.

Congratulations to Guo Liang Chen!

1st:  Guo Liang Chen  –  $789,058*
2nd:  Gregory Weber  –  $471,059
3rd:  Jia Liu  –  $288,071
4th:  Matt Parry  –  $240,965
5th:  Cliff Josephy  –  $199,294
6th:  Thomas Paul  –  $161,247

* First-prize amount includes a $15,000 seat into the season-ending WPT Tournament of Champions.

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