With the elimination of Daryl Boatwright in third the final two players immediately made a heads-up deal. The chip stacks were nearly even so they agreed to split the remaining prize pool evenly.
They then ran one hand out for the trophy and Maccaroni came out on top to earn his first Borgata Poker Open trophy and $16,894.
Renata Colache put on a dominating performance holding the chip lead for much of the final table play.
She will also take home $16,894 for her runner up finish.
Below is a look at the Event 22 final table results and the full results will be posted as soon as they’re available.
1. Matt Maccaroni ($16,894*)
2. Renata Colache ($16,894*)
3. Daryl Boatwright ($7,506)
4. Desmond Holley ($6,034)
5. Chuck Bryant ($4,747)
6. Kaitlyn Faaland ($3,902)
7. Jamal Ghanim ($3,138)
8. Jeremy Barnett ($2,373)
9. Jorge Quiroz ($1,609)
* Indicates adjusted tournament payout
Daryl Boatwright moved all in for his last 1,695,000 from the button and Renata Colache called from the big blind. Boatwright showed but would need to improve against the of Colache.
The board ran out and Boatwright was eliminated in 3rd place earning $7,506 for his efforts.
Renata Colache raised to 260,000 from the button and Desmond Holley moved all in for 910,000 from the small blind. Colache called turning over and Holley showed .
The board ran out and Colache paired her deuce on the flop to score the knockout. Holley is our 4th place Event 22 finisher earning $6,034 for his efforts.
Renata Colache- 7,500,000
Renata Colache raised to 250,000 from under the gun and Chuck Bryant moved all in for 1,575,000 from the button. It folded back to Colache who called turning over but she was dominated by Bryant’s .
The dealer fanned the flop and Colache flopped top two pair to take the lead. “I hate this game” said Bryant just as the hit the turn.
The river sealed the deal for Colache and Bryant was eliminated in 5th place earning $4,747. Colache has extended her chip lead to over 7,000,000 with just four players left in the hunt.
Jamal Ghanim moved all in for 545,000 and Kaitlyn Faaland called. Ghanim showed and Faaland tabled . The board ran out and Faaland paired her queen to score the knockout. Ghanim is our 7th place Event 22 finisher earning $3,138.
Kaitlyn Faaland was the next player to fall when she got her last 1,800,000 all in pre-flop holding against the of Matt Maccaroni. The board ran out and Maccaroni improved to the nut flush to send Faaland to the rail.
Faaland is our 6th place Event 22 finisher and will take home $3,902 for her efforts.
Jamal Ghanim raised to 420,000 and Renata Colache moved all in from the button for 2,130,000. It folded back to Ghanim who snap called turning over but Colache did one better turning over .
The runout sealed the deal for Colache and she doubled up to take the chip lead with just 7 players remaining.
Jamal Ghanim- 140,000
Jeremy Barnett moved all in for 340,000 from the small blind and Kaitlyn Faaland called from the big blind. Barnett turned over and Faaland showed .
The board ran out and Faaland improved to aces and fives to score the knockout. Barnett is our 8th place Event 22 finisher and will take home $2,373 for his efforts.
Kaitly Faaland- 1,900,000
Desmond Holley and Matt Maccaroni went heads up to the flop. There was already about 300,000 and Holley moved all in for 720,000. Maccaroni called turning over for top pair but would need to improve against Holley’s .
The dealer burned and turned the and Maccaroni improved to trip queens to take the lead. Holley began to stand up preparing to make his exit.
The hit the river and the table erupted as Holley spiked his ace to improve to aces full and double up.
Desmond Holley- 1,700,000
Matt Maccaroni- 1,800,000
George Quiroz and Chuck Bryant went heads up to the flop when all of the chips went in the middle. Quiroz showed and Bryant would need to improve with for two overs and the nut flush draw.
The turn was no help to Bryant but he spiked his ace on the river when the completed the board. The stacks were counted down and Bryant hadn Quiroz slightly covered.
Quiroz who started the final table with the chip lead is the first player to fall and he earns $1,609 for his 9th place finish.
Chuck Bryant- 3,300,000
The Event 22 final table is now set and it’s Jorge Quiroz out in front with 3,500,000. We are moments away from crowning the last champion of the series who will take home $21,720 and the BSPO trophy.
Below is a full look at the final table chip counts and seating assignments as well as what’s at stake.
Seat 1. Matt Maccaroni- 2,200,000
Seat 2. Jorge Quiroz- 3,500,000
Seat 3. Renata Colache- 1,900,000
Seat 4. Jeremy Barnett- 450,000
Seat 5. Kaitly Faaland- 1,800,000
Seat 6. Desmond Holley- 175,000
Seat 7. Chuck Bryant- 1,700,000
Seat 8. Daryl Boatwright- 1,400,000
Seat 9. Jamal Ghanim- 1,800,000