Event 18 the $1,000+$60 Second Chance Semi- Turbo NLH drew a total of 80 entries creating a prize pool of $77,600. The final table was a stacked one that included Cliff Josephy, Alex Rocha, Adam Goldberg and Vinny Maglio. With the elimination of Cliff Josephy in 3rd place heads up play was set to begin.
Sal Busacca held nearly a 2-1 chip lead over Frank Simone. After a brief discussion a deal was made in which Busacca will take 1st place along with $23,000 and the BSPO trophy. Frank Simone will be taking home $19,000 for his runner up finish. This is Busacca’s third Borgata Spring Poker Open cash this series and his largest live career cash.