Dec 5 2:47 am

Andrew Gross Wins Event 1 (Monster Stack Kickoff)- $10,826

 

 

Andrew Gross is the winner of Event 1 here at the Bar Poker Open. Gross outlasted a field of 186 players which created a prize pool of over $37,000. The Orlando Florida native tells us that he flew in to Atlantic City today and boy is he sure glad he did. The turning point of his tournament was when he cracked aces with his 67 and Gross never looked back. Gross told us he'll be joining us for the Championship Event that starts at 10 am. We are sure he will get a good night sleep with his new found $10,826 and also his Bar Poker Open trophy,

Andrew Gross is the winner of Event 1 here at the Bar Poker Open. Gross outlasted a field of 186 players which created a prize pool of over $37,000. The Orlando Florida native tells us that he flew in to Atlantic City today and boy is he sure glad he did. The turning point of his tournament was when he cracked aces with his 67 and Gross never looked back. Gross will be joining us for the Championship Event that starts at 10 am. We are sure he will get a good night sleep with his new found $10,826 and also his Bar Poker Open trophy,

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Dec 5 2:09 am

Event 1: (7th Place)- Chris Mucciaccio $1,443

Event 1: (Monster Stack Kickoff)
Level 26: (25,000/50,000/5,000)
Total Entries: 186
Player Remaining: 6

Chris Mucciaccio

Chris Mucciaccio

Chris Mucciaccio moves all in from early postion for his last 325,000. The action folds to Tom Robertson in the small blind and he reshoves all in for 360,000. The big blind folds and the hands are shown.

Mucciaccio: {9d}{9h}
Robertson: {ah}{js}

The board runs out {ac}{qh}{6s}{4h}{8h} and Robertson scoops the pot with his pair of aces. Mucciacio will be our 6th place finisher collecting $1,443 for his efforts.

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Dec 5 1:24 am

Event 1: (8th Place)- Matt Itkin $1,083

Event 1: (Monster Stack Kickoff)
Level 24: (15,000/30,000/4,000)
Total Entries: 186
Player Remaining: 7

Matt Itkin

Matt Itkin

The action folds around to Andrew Gross in the small blind and he raises to 75,000. Matt Itkin moves all in from the big blind for 495,000 and Gross quickly calls.

Andrew Gross: {as}{ks}
Matt Itkin: {ad}{7s}

Gross has Itkin dominated and when {kh} appears in the window followed by the {9c}{3c} he puts a hammerlock on the hand. The {6h} and {10c} complete the board earning Gross the pot. Itkin will be our 8th place finisher collecting $1,083 for his efforts.

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Dec 5 1:02 am

Event 1: (9th Place) Andrew Klein- $812

Event 1: (Monster Stack Kickoff)
Level 24: (15,000/30,000/4,000)
Total Entries: 186
Player Remaining: 8

Andrew Klein

Andrew Klein

Ilya Vasserman raises to 80,000 from the hijack position and Andrew Klein moves all in from the button for 195,000. Richie Tenenbaum reshoves all in from the big blind for over 1,200,000. Vasserman shows his {10d}{10c} before sliding his hand into the muck. Tenebaum tables {ad}{ks} and is ahead of the {ah}{jh} of Klein.

The dealer spreads a flop of {10h}{8s}{9s} giving Klein and open ended straight draw. The turn brings the {9h} and Klein now picks up the nut flush draw to go with his straight draw. The {6c} completes the board and Klein will be our 9th place finisher collecting $812 for his efforts.

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Dec 5 12:21 am

Event 1: Final Table Reached

Event 1: (Monster Stack Kickoff)
Level 22: (10,000/20,000/3,000)
Total Entries: 186
Player Remaining: 9

DSC_0051We have reached our final table of 9 here are the chips counts and seating assignments.

1. Tom Robertson- 257,000
2. Michael Zelmanovich- 660,000
3. Ilya Vasserman- 539,000
4. James Baxter- 1,000,000
5. Andrew Klein- 408,000
6. Christopher Mucciaccio- 408,000
7. Richie Tenenbaum- 1,200,000
8. Andrew Gross- 683,000
9. Matt Itkin- 349,000

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