Author Archives for Will OC

Dec 5 6:12 pm

Event 1: Monsini Getting Head Start On Championship

Level 8 (400/800/100) Total Entries: 70 Players Remaining: 35 During the break, dozens of players were crowded around the Signature Room entrance, all looking to register for the Bar Poker Open National Championship, which starts with Day 1A tomorrow at 11 AM. These players weren’t so much “registering” as they were attending “roll call” as…

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Dec 5 5:52 pm

Event 1: Finalized Numbers

Level 7 (300/600/75) Total Entries: 70 Players Remaining: 36 Event 1 is back from a much needed first break of the day, and with the closing of the late registration periodĀ the finalize player counts and payouts have been made official. 70 players entered this event, and that number has almost been cut in half, as…

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Dec 5 5:13 pm

Event 1: Last Level To Late Reg

Level 7 (300/600/75) Total Entries: 70 Level 7 has just begun, putting us with just under 30 minutes to late register for the Event 1 Survivor tournament. This also marks the last level before our first break of the day, which will certainly be welcomed by players who have played nearly two and a half…

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Dec 5 4:51 pm

Event 1: Quality Over Quantity

Level 5: (150/300/25) Total Entries: 68 “He’s played three hands, and has all the chips.” Kenneth Ball (Teaneck, NJ) might not haveĀ all the chips, but he might just be the chip leader of the Event 1 Survivor as play heads into Level 6. Jesse Mason, our defending EPT Champion from an earlier post, just let…

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Dec 5 4:21 pm

Event 1: EPT Champ Takes His Seat

Level 4: (100/200) Total Entries: 68 Just as we saw former Borgata Poker champions Michael McGuinness and Lawrence Wolf being sent to the rail, we saw Jesse Mason (Boston, MA) take his seat at one of the outer tables. “Big Mase” as he is called, just won the Eastern Poker Tour 36K Championship event held…

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Dec 5 3:54 pm

Event 1: Freeroll The Series

Level 3: (75/150) Total Entries: 65 Most Borgata Poker series start with a massive guaranteed event, that attracts thousands of entrants and kicks off the series in style, crowning a champion and setting up the story lines for the rest of the series. The Bar Poker Open is taking a slightly different approach, beginning this…

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Dec 5 3:23 pm

BPO Complete Schedule

As players continue to file into the Signature Room, taking their seats for the opening “survivor” event of the Bar Poker Open, the excitement is palpable. Players have been greeting each other and have obviously gotten very comfortable at the East Coast’s preeminent poker destination. The Borgata will be home to the first ever Bar…

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Dec 3 3:33 pm

1st Annual Bar Poker Open Just A Few Days Away…

For years, the Borgata has been at the forefront of the poker community, with yearly World Poker Tour Championships, million dollar guaranteed tournaments and just recently, the introduction of two live streamed final tables to their seasonal Borgata Poker Open schedules. Well, the Borgata is at it again, this time, pairing up with one of…

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