Eric Schwartz, known on BorgataPoker.com as ‘Tiberius’, won today’s first-ever Event Center Online Heads-Up “Battleship-Style” Tournament! The win earned him $3,600 and is his first reported win in a Live event. He lives in Sewell, NJ, and is mostly an online player, but said he wanted to come out and put some faces to the names he sees online all the time.
On his way to the win, he had to defeat Matt Emmel, aka MATTRAQ1, who won the last Heads Up tournament held here during the 2016 Winter Poker Open. For his runner-up finish, Matt will collect $1,800. In the semi-finals, Eric defeated Sergio ‘Vigano’ ($900) and his quarter-final match was against BorgataPoker.com Ambassador Mike ‘Gags30’ Gagliano ($450).
Eric is a triathlete, which requires a lot more physical fitness than most poker players are used to. Luckily for them, today’s online tournament was more like a sprint than a marathon.
1st – Tiberius (Eric Schwartz) $3,600
2nd – MATTRAQ1 (Matt Emmel) $1,800
3rd & 4th, Earning $900:
5th-8th, Earning $450: