Michael “Gags30” Gagliano Crushes On-line Borgata Poker Open Collection


Whereas BetMGM Poker and Borgata Poker launching in Pennsylvania dominated the headlines lately, the partypoker US On-line Community wrapped up its three-event April sequence of huge buy-in occasions in New Jersey. All instructed, the trio of tournaments catered to 652 runners and awarded $325,000 in prize cash.

The On-line Borgata Poker Open kicked off on April 11 with the $535 buy-in Occasion #1: $100K GTD 8-Max, which attracted 195 runners. Orson “Borgatcha” Younger was victorious in that occasion for $20,000.

The next week on April 18, the $215 buy-in Occasion #2: $75K GTD 8-Max noticed 314 entrants compete at BorgataPoker.com Ambassador Michael “Gags30” Gagliano finest “Core4” in heads-up play to win the title and accompanying $12,105.93 first-place prize.

“It was one other nice sequence from Borgata Poker/partypokerUS,” Gagliano instructed PokerNews. “Good structured tournaments with nice ensures and many accessible satellites, what extra may you need.”

“At all times feels additional good to do effectively in Borgata Poker tournaments, sort of appears like profitable on my residence area.”

As for the win, he added: “It feels nice. At all times feels additional good to do effectively in Borgata Poker tournaments, sort of appears like profitable on my residence area.”

Little did Gagliano know, he’d be battling once more every week later for a good larger payday.

The sequence concluded with the $1,060 buy-in Occasion #3: $150K GTD 8-Max Championship, which was a two-day occasion. On Sunday, April 25, a area of 143 entrants performed right down to the ultimate desk of eight, who then battled to a winner on Monday.

Gagliano started that ultimate desk with an enormous chip lead and was primed to go back-to-back. He held 4.29 million whereas his subsequent closest competitor, “Stylebender”, had simply 2.3 million. The opposite half dozen gamers within the finale had lower than two million.

Gagliano made all of it the way in which to heads-up play however finally fell to Jaime “mooseman1710” Reyes, who claimed the title for $34,497. Whereas a second title escaped him, Gagliano had $24,000 to assist soothe the ache.

“Second place at all times has considerably of a bittersweet really feel to it, however I had powerful competitors on the ultimate desk,” he defined. “I misplaced a variety of my chips early on and sort of battle close to the center of the pack for a bit, so second is at all times an excellent outcome while you don’t have the very best begin of a ultimate desk.”

Occasion #3: 8-Max Championship Remaining Desk Outcomes

Place Participant Prize
1 Jaime “mooseman1710” Reyes $34,497
2 Michael “Gags30” Gagliano $24,000
3 Dan “DGZack” Zack $17,250
4 “Dkornblau920” $13,200
5 “Pokeher” $10,200
6 Mike “MistaMenza” Menzer $7,575
7 “Stylebender” $6,000
8 “wheels4920” $4,500

Others to money the championship occasion had been ultimate desk bubble boy Jason “RiverMan” Lawhun (ninth – $3,150), Ross “thehebrewhammer” Gottlieb (fifteenth – $1,875), and Ryan “Whosyourdoddy” Dodd (twentieth – $1,800).

“Gamers can proceed to count on the same old from Borgata Poker – a strong community of satellites, and a few enticing occasions with nice constructions,” Gagliano concluded. “With the success of the latest sequence I am certain there will probably be one thing for each kind of participant to look ahead to within the subsequent few months.”

Certainly, the following partypoker US On-line Community Collection in New Jersey is being deliberate for Could 16 – 23. A concurrent sequence will probably be provided to Michigan gamers, whereas the community will supply its first-ever on-line sequence in Pennsylvania from Could 23-30.

On-line Borgata Poker Open Winners

Match Purchase-in Entries Prize Pool Winner Prize
Occasion #1: $100K GTD 8-Max $535 195 $100,000 Orson “Borgatcha” Younger $20,000
Occasion #2: $75K GTD 8-Max $215 314 $75,000 Michael “Gags30” Gagliano $12,105.93
Occasion #3: $150K GTD 8-Max Championship $1,060 143 $150,000 Jaime “mooseman1719” Reyes $34,497
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