Jean Gaspard ended Day 3 of the World Poker Tour Borgata Poker Open well out in front of the field with 5.4 million. Gaspard stayed very active throughout the day, seemed to run pure in flip situations and ended with a 2.5 million chip lead over second place Blake Bohn - when the average stack landed at [...]
After suffering some minor setbacks early in Day 3 of the WPT Borgata Poker Open, Zohair Karim is now among the chipleaders. $843,744 buys a lot of pastries.
Matt Affleck and Tyler Patterson got to know each other from the local games they played a few years ago and formed a friendship which led to them traveling together. Earlier this year their living situations synced up and they decided to share an apartment in the Freemont area of Seattle. The biggest question they [...]
A brief look at BLUFF’s recent coverage of the WPT Borgata Poker Open.
The 2014 BLUFF Player of the Year has seen its share of ebbs and flows, and though Dan Colman hasn’t relinquished the lead since he took it over almost every other player has seen their position fluctuate over the last several months. Davidi Kitai fell out of the top 20 completely as several others moved [...]
Normally locating the chip leader in a large field at the end of the night proves to be a challenge, but Blake Bohn‘s towers of 5,000 chips made him quite easy to spot. Bohn bagged up 807,500 – almost 200,000 chips more than Darren Elias in second place – as the chip leader for Day [...]
The WPT Borgata Poker Open allows one reentry, which Mike Sexton is fine with. It’s the unlimited rebuys that he feels gives deep-pocketed pros an unfair advantage.
The name Michael Gagliano might not elicit much of a response from online poker players in New Jersey but mention “ned_plimpton” or “itWasThatOr0″ and they’ll tell you he’s one of the best MTT players in New Jersey today. But Gagliano doesn’t need a reputation or forum gossip to inflate his presence on the tables – [...]
The competition for the single casino license in the Boston area was between Steve Wynn’s proposed casino in Everett, Massachusetts (located on the site of an abandoned Monsanto chemical plant) and the Mohegan Sun backed project to add a resort casino to the Suffolk Downs racetrack in Revere, Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted on [...]
Ryan Riess has faced the ultimate pressure cooker in the WSOP Main Event. This experience has served him well and helps with leaving emotions at the door.
There’s something to be said for knowing your sweet spot. For Mohammad Moeini there’s nothing quite like the home cooking in Biloxi and, for the fourth time in the last two years, Moeini found his way to the winner’s circle Monday. This time around it was a little different, however, as Moeini won the World [...]
The Heartland Poker Tour’s most lucrative location is the Golden Gates Resort in Black Hawk, Colorado, featuring prize pools over $1,000,000 on each of their last six visits. The streak continued for a seventh straight trip this past week as a field of 686 entrants created a prizepool of $1,008,420. The final table featured three [...]
Darlene Lee began Day 1B of the World Poker Tour Borgata Poker Open without her luggage after her airline lost her bags and was just another face in the crowd. Twelve hours later Lee had her luggage, 254,900 chips and a new pair of Monster headphones for being the Day 1B chip leader. Day 1B [...]
Jonathan Little has been teaching players how to improve at poker for years. He admits that while this may make some games tougher, it can be a positive outcome.