Sep 22, 2017
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 . Weber turns over , and he’s dominated as he faces elimination.
The board comes , 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.