Level 16: Blinds 3,000/5,000/5,000 BB Ante
Total Entries: 111
Players Remaining: 8
After 16 levels of play, Day 1 of Event 11: $1,090 Eight Max NLH is in the books with 8 players remaining. This event attracted 111 competitors creating a prize pool of $107,670.
Leading the way going into the final day is Rob Calabrese with a stack of 523,000. Calabrese got 6th in the first event of the series, Event#1: $600 No-Limit Hol’dem Deepstack for $66,822, the first five-figure score of his resume. He will be trying to take home the trophy this time.
Calabrese is followed by Charles Furey with 414,000. Furey is a familiar face in the poker world with $479,200 in total earnings. He will be looking to get his first Borgata trophy.
Mike Haberman sits in third with 323,500. Haberman has made multiple final tables and already has a victory at Borgata. He will be going for another one.
Ryan Dodd (287,500), Michael Dichiaro (220,000), Robin James (217,000), Dawn Wilensky (145,000) and Patrick Chan (92,500) are the other five players still in contention. Wilensky has multiple wins on her resume including a victory at the Borgata. She took down Event #7:$230 No-Limit Hold’em Ladies Event of the 2018 Borgata Spring Poker Open and will be trying to book another win.
The remaining eight players are all guaranteed $3,412 but they will all have their eyes on the first-place prize of $29,436 and the Borgata trophy. They will return to the felt on Saturday July 20 at noon local time to continue to battle it out until a winner is crowned.
Action will resume at Level 17 with blinds of 3,000/6,000 with a 6,000 ante.
Final Table Seat Draw and Chip Counts:
Seat 1: Ryan Dodd – 287,500
Seat 2: Dawn Wilensky – 145,000
Seat 3:Patrick Chan – 92,500
Seat 4: Mike Haberman – 323,500
Seat 5: Rob Calabrese – 523,000
Seat 6: Michael Dichiaro – 220,000
Seat 7: Charles Furey – 414,000
Seat 8: Robin James – 217,000