Dec 12 2:40 am

Event 10: Ten-Way Deal, Terry Glover Takes the Trophy

2017 Bar Poker Open
Event 10
$100+$20 Super Stack Semi-Turbo No Limit Hold’em

Entries: 173
Prize Pool: $16,781
December 11, 2017

Terry Glover – Event 10 Champion

The final tournament on the 2017 Bar Poker Open schedule started at 6:00 pm and was completed shortly before 2:00 am. The $100+$20 Super Stack Semi-Turbo No Limit Hold’em drew 173 entrants creating a $16,781 prize pool to easily surpass the $10,000 guarantee.

Some notables to finish in the money were Basil Congro, who scored his third cash of  the series by finishing in 16th. Benny Braun who came in $252 falling short of his goal of winning his first tournament. James Fairneny who finished second in Event 5 ($3,614) also cashed in Event 10 taking home $294 for his efforts.

After the hysteria of the Bar Poker Open National Championship Final Table died down, the Signature Room was the quietest it’s been all weekend. Randie Klein was eliminated in 11th place, and only ten players remained. Before a single final table hand was dealt all ten players agreed on an adjusted payout structure with Terry Glover taking the trophy.

Glover hailing from Virginia Beach, VA represents Kings and Queens Poker League. “It was a good tournament, I got lucky a few times. I just took my time and played my game”  This was Glover’s first cash of the series, and first time being to Borgata.

Glover says he learned a lot from Daniel Burns, the owner of the Kings and Queens Poker League. He also says the league is the reason he’s here and he’s very appreciative of the opportunity.

The rest of the final table results are as follows:

1st: Terry Glover – $1,211
2nd: Robert Dweck – $2,000
3rd: Sung Yu – $2,000
4th: Jamal Ghanim– $2,000
5th: Kenneth Macchiaverna – $1,210
6th: John McGuinness – $1,210
7th: Brad Cormier – $1,210
8th: Glenn Howard – $1,210
9th: Timmie Rosamila – $1,210
10th: Michael Hurley – $1,210

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Dec 12 1:35 am

Event 10: Randie Klein 11th Place ($336)

$100+$20 Super Stack Semi-Turbo No Limit Hold’em
$10,000 Guarantee
Level 20: 10,000/20,000 with a 3,000 ante
Players Remaining: 11 of 173

Randie Klein

Randie Klein is all in from the small blind with and needs to get lucky against the big blind’s .

The board comes and Klein doesn’t improve as she is eliminated bursting the final table bubble.

Randie Klein  –  Eliminated in 11th Place  ($336)

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Dec 12 1:31 am

Event 10: Results 12th to 18th Place

$100+$20 Super Stack Semi-Turbo No Limit Hold’em
$10,000 Guarantee
Level 20: 10,000/20,000 with a 3,000 ante
Players Remaining: 11 of 173


The remaining eleven players are currently on the final table bubble, and are guaranteed $236.

Here is a list of the results of our 12th to 18h place finishers:

12th: Alexander Shapiro – $336
13th: Michael Schastny – $294
14th: Gregory Loesch– $294
15th: James Fairneny – $294
16th: Basil Congro – $252
17th: James Pete  – $252
18th: Benny Braun – $252

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Dec 12 1:19 am

Event 8: Matthew Mesisca Wins Event 8! – $3,272

2017 Bar Poker Open
Event 8
$150+$30 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em
Entries: 106
Prize Pool: $15,423
December 11, 2017

Matthew Messica Event 8 Champion

With four events running concurrently today, including the Bar Poker Open Championship, Event 8 was the first to reach a winner. The Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em Event created a prize pool of $16,781 easily surpassing the $10,000 guarantee.

Jeffrey Kurtz improved on last night’s Event 5’s 7th place finish by coming in 3rd ($1,921) this time around. Event 5’s 2nd place finisher ended up making his second final table and finishing in 9th place ($347).

Another double final tabler is Joe Rapp who came in 5th place in the very first of this series, taking home $2,433 for his efforts.

When the dust settled it was Matthew Mesisca who was the last man standing. Mesisca outlasted a field of 106 players on his way to claiming the $3,272 first prize as well as the Bar Poker Open Trophy.

Event 8 Results:

1st:  Matthew Mesisca  –  $3,272
2nd: Salvatore Zito – $2,591
3rd: Jeffrey Kurtz – $1,921
4th: Jason Kuperschmid – $1,589
5th: Daniele Focarelli – $1,425
6th: Phillip Hoff – $771
7th: Nicholas Corrado  –  $617
8th: Jerry Cana  – $463
9th: Phillippe Casciola – $347
10th: Jose Centeno – $308
11th:  Robert Watson  –  $308
12th:  Biagio Didino  –  $308
13th:  James Adams  –  $270
14th:  Joe Rapp  –  $270
15th:  Alfred Annunziata  –  $270
16th:  Woo Yang Lin  –  $231
17th:  Howard Wolper  –  $231
18th:  Dennis O’hare   –  $231

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Dec 12 12:50 am

Event 10: In the Money!

$100+$20 Super Stack Semi-Turbo No Limit Hold’em
$10,000 Guarantee
Level 20: 10,000/20,000 with a 3,000 ante
Players Remaining: 18 of 173

There’s no need for hand-for-hand play with a double elimination. The entire field is now in the money and guaranteed to take home $252 for their efforts.

Here’s a look at what they’re playing for:

1st: $4,948
2nd: $2,769
3rd: $1,678
4th: $1,342
5th: $1,007
6th: $839
7th: $671
8th: $503
9th: $378
10th – 12th: $336
13th – 15th: $294
16th – 18th: $252

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Dec 12 12:37 am

Event 10: Glenn Howard Busts One for Final Two Tables

$100+$20 Super Stack Semi-Turbo No Limit Hold’em
$10,000 Guarantee
Level 20: 10,000/20,000 with a 3,000 ante
Players Remaining: 20 of 173

Glenn Howard

Glenn Howard opens to 60,000 form the hijack and the big blind moves all in for less. Howard turns over and has his opponent’s dominated.

The board comes and Howard makes two-pair to eliminated his opponent and bring the field to the final two tables. They are now one elimination away from the money bubble.

Glenn Howard  –  440,000  (22 bb)

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Dec 12 12:26 am

Event 10: Sung Yu Takes One One

$100+$20 Super Stack Semi-Turbo No Limit Hold’em
$10,000 Guarantee
Level 20: 10,000/20,000 with a 3,000 ante
Players Remaining: 21 of 173

Sung Yu

The small blind is all with and called by Sung Yu’s . The board comes and Yu’s ten kicker plays, eliminating his opponent.

That elimination brings the field only three away from the money, and makes Yu one of the chip leaders.

Sung Yu  –  655,000  (33 bb)

 

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Dec 11 11:53 pm

Event 10: Final Three Tables on Break

$100+$20 Super Stack Semi-Turbo No Limit Hold’em
$10,000 Guarantee
Level 19: 8,000/16,000 with a 2,000 ante
Players Remaining: 29 of 173

The remaining 29 players are currently on fifteen break. They are only one table away from the money. Play will resume with increased blinds of 10,000/20,000 with a 3,000 ante.

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Dec 11 11:44 pm

Event 10: Daniel Burns Takes Brutal Beat

$100+$20 Super Stack Semi-Turbo No Limit Hold’em
$10,000 Guarantee
Level 19: 8,000/16,000 with a 2,000 ante
Players Remaining: 40 of 173

Daniel Burns – Kings & Queens Poker League

Daniel Burns, the last remaining Bar Poker League owner limped from late position, the small blind raised to 48,000 and Burns called. The flop came , the small blind bet 40,000 and Burns shoved over the top for 112,000.

The small blind called with and needed to hit a two outer against Burn’s . He hit it right on the turn when the came. To make matters worse the river was the and Burns ended up with the lesser full house to be eliminated.


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Dec 11 11:28 pm

Event 10: Benny Braun Knocks Two Out

$100+$20 Super Stack Semi-Turbo No Limit Hold’em
$10,000 Guarantee
Level 18: 6,000/12,000 with a 2,000 ante
Players Remaining: 40 of 173

Benny Braun

There are three players all in pre flop, with Benny Braun having both of his opponents covered. Carl Pipitone is all in with and the button holds . They are both going to need to improve to defeat Braun’s .

The flop comes and though the button flopped top two pair he’s still far behind the top set of Braun. The turn and river , change nothing and Braun scores the double knock out.

Braun says this is his first “real” tournament and says “It looks like I’m going to win”.

Benny Bruan  –  316,000  (26 bb)
Carl Pipitone  –  Eliminated 

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