Jul 29 11:05 pm

Event 20: Rich Meza Looking To Breakthrough

Event 20:  WFAN $200+$30 Deepest Stack NLH
$50,000 Guaranteed
Level 19: (5,000/10,000/100)
Total Entries: 472
Players Remaining: 90

Rich Meza is a familiar face here at The Borgata. He has made countless final tables but has yet to win a major title. Meza has continued to chip up tonight and trending upwards. He hopes this trend continues as he has his eyes on the prize in Event 20.

Rich Meza is a familiar face here at The Borgata. He has made countless final tables but has yet to win a major title. Meza has continued to chip up tonight and trending upwards. He hopes this trend continues as he has his eyes on the prize in Event 20.

 

 

Leave a comment
Jul 29 10:18 pm

Event 20: John McGuinness Continues To Climb

Event 20:  WFAN $200+$30 Deepest Stack NLH
$50,000 Guaranteed
Level 17: (3,000/6,000/500)
Total Entries: 472
Players Remaining: 110

John McGuinness continues to amass chips and is closing in on the half a million chip mark. McGuinness is no stranger to success here at The Borgata. Last month he took down the $230 NLH Deepstacks Challenge Event earning over $10,000 for his efforts.

John McGuinness continues to amass chips and is closing in on the half a million chip mark. McGuinness is no stranger to success here at The Borgata. Last month he took down the $230 NLH Deepstacks Challenge Event earning over $10,000 for his efforts.

Leave a comment
Jul 29 9:35 pm

Event 20: The Table Of Pocket Aces

Event 20:  WFAN $200+$30 Deepest Stack NLH
$50,000 Guaranteed
Level 17: (3,000/6,000/500)
Total Entries: 472
Players Remaining: 130

Andy Santiago, David Lu and John Fiore are among the players seated at table 11. They tell us that there hasn't been a shortage of pocket aces. Over the course of less than an hour before the dinner break players were dealt pocket rockets five times. This even included and aces vs. aces all in confrontation. We are keeping are eye one table 11 in hopes the aces keep coming.

Andy Santiago, David Lu and John Fiore are among the players seated at table 11. They tell us that there hasn’t been a shortage of pocket aces. Over the course of less than an hour before the dinner break players were dealt pocket rockets five times. This even included and aces vs. aces all in confrontation. We are keeping are eye one table 11 in hopes the aces keep coming.

 

Leave a comment
Jul 29 8:04 pm

Event 20: Dinner Break

Event 20:  WFAN $200+$30 Deepest Stack NLH
$50,000 Guaranteed
End Of Level 16: (2,500/5,000/500)
Total Entries: 472
Players Remaining: 160

DSC_0298The players are now on a one hour dinner break. They will return just after 9 P.M. and play down to a winner tonight. With such a massive field this should play out till the early morning hours.

Leave a comment
Jul 29 7:25 pm

Event 20: Wolper Watch

Event 20:  WFAN $200+$30 Deepest Stack NLH
$50,000 Guaranteed
Level 15: (2,000/4,000/400)
Total Entries: 472
Players Remaining: 180

Howard Wolper has extended his Borgata Poker all-time tournament cashes  record early in this Summer Poker Open.

Howard Wolper, all-time Borgata tournament cashes leader is among the field here in Event 20. Wolper has 80 cashes and although he has played a few events this series he has yet to reach 81. He is still in the hunt and looks to add another cash to his extensive resume tonight.

Leave a comment
Jul 29 6:49 pm

Event 20: Menges Near The Top

Event 20:  WFAN $200+$30 Deepest Stack NLH
$50,000 Guaranteed
Level 14: (1,500/3,000/400)
Total Entries: 472
Players Remaining: 200

Lou Menges is a familiar face here on The Borgata tournament circuit. With nearly $150,000 in career earnings and a Borgata major poker title already on his resume. He is steadily chipping up here in Event 20 and is now nearing 300,000 which is good for one of the top stacks in the room

Lou Menges is a familiar face here on The Borgata tournament circuit. With nearly $150,000 in career earnings and a Borgata major poker title already on his resume. He is steadily chipping up here in Event 20 and is now nearing 300,000 which is good for one of the top stacks in the room

 

Leave a comment
Jul 29 6:20 pm

Event 20: Final Payouts

Money Bricks

Event 20 The $200+$30 WFAN Deepest Stack NLH drew a total of 472 entries creating a prize pool of $91,568. Below is a full list of the final payouts with the winner taking home over $23,000 and The BSPO trophy.

1. $23,391
2. $13,506
3. $8,241
4. $6,639
5. $5.219
6. $4.349
7. $3,480
8. $2,655
9. $1,831
10-12. $1,190
13-15. $916
16-18. $723
19-27. $568
28-36. $504
37-45. $458

 

Leave a comment
Jul 29 5:48 pm

Event 20: Break

Event 20:  WFAN $200+$30 Deepest Stack NLH
$50,000 Guaranteed
Level 12: (1,000/2,000/300)
Total Entries: 472
Players Remaining: 225

DSC_0261The players are now on a 15 minute color up break. The massive field has been more than cut in half as players continue to fall. We will pick back up on the action when the players return.

Leave a comment
Jul 29 5:24 pm

Event 20: David Lu Chipping Up

Event 20:  WFAN $200+$30 Deepest Stack NLH
$50,000 Guaranteed
Level 12: (1,000/2,000/300)
Total Entries: 472
Players Remaining: 240

David Lu just took a three bet pot off Andy Santiago holding pocket kings. He continues to add to his stack here in our last event of the series. He is now up to 240,000 and is one of the biggest stacks in the room.

David Lu just took a three bet pot off Andy Santiago holding pocket kings. He continues to add to his stack here in our last event of the series. He is now up to 240,000 and is one of the biggest stacks in the room.

Leave a comment
Jul 29 5:20 pm

Event 20: Girl on Girl Action

Event 20:  WFAN $200+$30 Deepest Stack NLH
$50,000 Guaranteed

Level 12:  Blinds 1,000/2,000/300 ante
Entries:  472
Players Remaining:  270
Average Stack:  87,400

Now that registration has closed, tables are breaking down quickly.

Toni Pennington (Galloway, NJ)

Toni Pennington (Galloway, NJ)

During the previous level, we caught a little girl on girl action on table 2.  

Wendy Freedman and Toni Pennington were looking at a board of when Wendy bet 20,000.

Toni raised it up to 40,000 and Wendy tanked for a minute.  She ultimately decided to let it go and Toni took the pot.  She’s up to about 190,000.  Wendy’s stack dropped to about 110,000.

Leave a comment