Borgata Fall Poker Open 2019 has completed another tournament that’s on schedule as the Event #14: $1,090 Six-Max NLH has now been included in the books. Mike Stashing has emerged victorious for $39,575 with the renowned Borgata trophy after winning a 136 entry field.
Stashing had entered the final day being at the top of the leaderboard and had no real hurdles as he made his way towards victory. New York native, the Massapequa has eclipsed $40,000 mark in earning of live career and added his first Borgata trophy to his already great resume.
Action on Final Day
The second day of the event started with 9 players and it wasn’t long before he exited. Unluckily for Carlos Guerrero, he had claimed the day’s first payout. Guerrero had fallen short in the first round in the and shipped a majority of the stack to Joe McKeehen, World Series of Poker Main Event, 2015 champion, who had finished him off in return. Guerro had moved all-in for the rest of the stack with J-6 and was called by Q-7 of McKeehen. Guerro had been the first to leave when the queen-high board had rolled out.
Nicholas Verderamo had been the next person to drop. He had just won the WSOP high roller in Baltimore. As soon as he had fallen out of contention, the final table had been unofficially formed and Michael Wang, the bracelet winner had been leading the way. As the table short stack, Chris Caruso sat and he grounded as long as he could prior to putting in the A-8 versus the Qs of Wang. The board had run out and Caruso had dipped out in 7th.
Kenny Hunyh had begun the second day in chips but had fallen below average rapidly and when it appeared as if things are taking a turn on Day 2, he had been caught in Gintautas Putinas, cooler hand. Putinas had opened with kinds, and Hunyah has shoved the queens, then Putinas called and the rest had become history with Hunyh has been sent off in 6th. Wang had lost to Stashin his monster pot as he ran into 3 nines and only a few hands later, he had moved all-in with A-4. McKeehen has called with A-9 and had taken down the pot. This sent off Wang in the 5th.
McKeehen had moved to the second position but had immediately dropped a larger pot to Stashin who by then had a gigantic chip lead. On the next hand, McKeehen attempted a bluff on 4 Heart board and Qi Hu had taken some time with the decision. Hu chose to call as McKeehen called clock as time was running out. This tabled a revered of 3s that beat A-high bluff of McKeehen. Only after few hands, McKeehen moved all-in with A-K against A-8 of Hu.
The 3-handed play had started with Stashing had a large lead but Putinas started stacking up quickly and it eventually pits Stashin to test on 6-3-2 board. Stashin and Hu then played heads up for the hand prior to the champion being crowned.