Nov 6, 2014
This hand is a battle between the two most recent WPT Borgata Poker Open champions — Anthony Zinno (who won it in 2013), and Darren Elias (2014).
Zinno raises under the gun to 8,000, and Elias calls from the big blind.
Both players check to the turn on a board of [Qd8s4h9d], Elias checks, Zinno bets 8,000, and Elias check-raises to 23,000. Zinno calls.
The river card is the [2d], Elias bets 36,000, and Zinno tanks for a while before he calls. Elias shows [Jh10d] to win the pot with a queen-high straight, and Zinno mucks.
Darren Elias – 685,000 (228 bb)
Anthony Zinno – 165,000 (55 bb)