Andrew Crookston and his opponent went heads up to the flop. Crookston got his stack of 322,000 all in and his opponent called.
Crookston turned over for top pair and his opponent would need to improve holding .
The turn and river sealed the deal for Crookston and he doubled up to over 700,000.
The field is thinning fast and just 22 Event 22 players remain. Howard Wolper who holds the record for most Borgata tournament cashes is once again in the money.
According to Wolper this is his 116th Borgata tournament cash and he is already guaranteed at least $574.
One of these players will take home $17,871 and the BPO trophy and Wolper is getting a little closer to his fourth Borgata Poker title.
Howard Wolper- 200,000
In a battle of the blinds Boris Kravets and Larry Abrams went heads up to the flop. Kravets led out with a bet of 20,000 and Abrams raised to 40,000. Kravets clicked it back to 60,000 and Abrams moved all in for just over 400,000.
Kravets called turning over for top pair and a flush draw and Abrams showed for top two pair.
With the elimination of Abrams the remaining 27 Event 22 players are now all in the money and guaranteed at least $574 for their efforts.
Boris Kravets- 950,000
Soukha Kachittavong is leading the way as we approach the money bubble. He is now playing just under 1,000,000 and is beginning to distance himself from the Event 22 field.
Kachittavong already has one final table this series under he belt after finishing 5th in Event 10 the $300 Deepest Stack NLH for $12,900.
He has now earned more than $1,000,000 throughout his career and will look to add another cash and his second Borgata Poker Open title to his long list of poker accolades here tonight.
Eric Siegel has been one of the big stacks for much of the night here in Event 22. He is showing no signs of slowing down and just raked in another pot before break.
Siegel is now up to just under 500,000 and he is closing in on his third cash of the series.
The final 27 players will all make the cash and be guaranteed at least $574 for their efforts. We will pick right back up on the action when play resumes.
$260+$40 Deeper Stack NLH Re-Entry
Level 15 (2000/4000/4000)
Average Chips: 187,315
We’re in the post-dinner run to the money, here in level 15.
- – 12. 829 13. – 15. 702 16. – 18. 638 19. – 27. 574