$3,300+$200 WPT Borgata Poker Open Championship NLH
Level 7: Blinds 300/600/600 BB Ante
Back on 14, even with McKeehen gone, the talent level remains exceptionally high.
As level 6 wound down, Olivier Busquet raised from the SB into Adam Hendrix, but the steal was thwarted by a reraise to 3000.
Then, a multiway pot opened by Ryan Pochedly. He checked the , allowing Busquet to bet. Only Darren Elias called from the small. The action checked through and Elias was able to show for the win.
James Mackey got two bets out of the aggressor Pochedly next, showing down top versus second pair, fading Ryan’s big draw as well.
Then, cooler. Elias opened the cutoff, Andrew Osapchenko called on the button, and Ravi Raghavan called from the big.
Elias bet into , picking up Andrew O. but losing Ravi. He fired again, 6500, on the , and Ostapchenko snap called.
The pot was getting large. The fell, filling a four flush but not adding any more likely full houses. Elias bet 15,000, looking for a chunk or to fold out a six and certainly any leftover aces.
Ostapchenko quickly called, and Elias rolled over the for the 3rd nut flush. Ostapchenko was merely protecting his stack – he had turned it as well with the nut flush, .
Darren, surprised, flipped his hand quickly into the muck. Elias is short now and looking to double.