Whitey03 Wins Poker Open V
Forty-five players pocketed their share of $ 200,000 as a venue Bodog $ 470 $ 30 Top of the Bodog Poker Open V (BPO) on Sunday. With only 360 registered players, there was an overlay of $ 30,000 and $ 200,000 prize pool guaranteed by Bodog. Taking first place in the $ 50,000 first prize Evansville, Indiana “Whitey03” which also receive an engraved Corum Romulus Chronograph watch, which sells for $ 5,900.
Sunday’s win was by far the biggest prize in Bodog Whitey03, his previous best coming on July 6, 2008, when he was in fifth place for $ 5,700 in the $ 100,000 guaranteed tournament. His last tournament in Bodog cash before the weekend was back on July 11 when he won the $ 4,000 Guaranteed dual stack, taking home $ 1,236.
Fellow Hoosier Joe “HeBS” Hebda second place and received $ 32,000 for second place, while “how8life” came in third place and won $ 20,200. Rounding out the final table were “Bravehart”, “EstyzBalln”, “fishy23”, “t2g”, “kingb51” and “aimtj.”
Despite coming in less than the amount of players required to meet the guarantee, the participation rate for Bodog Poker Open this weekend BPO was higher than last year, which saw the smallest body in the history of the event five years only 257 players. The Main Event first BPO was the largest, with 596 players participating, creating a $ 305,120 prize (Bodog added $ 25,000).
“Whitey03” will now also be included in the Bodog Poker Open Hall of Fame, joining previous winners “phatcat (BPO I),” zubs1aa (BPO II), “biffsworld (BPO III), and” MrElPaso “(IV BPO).
Besides the main event, which was part of what Bodog called the ALCS, Bodog has maintained a lower buy-in final Contender series, which cost just $ 46 $ 4 to enter. With 376 players, the main competitor of the event fulfilled its guarantee of $ 15,000. Player “palcemvglaz” was the winner, nabbing $ 4,324. “IMA King” was almost king, finishing second ($ 2767.36), while “bornwinner86” does not quite live up to its name, which took third place ($ 1746.89).
All winners main competitor in the series of events will also be immortalized in the Bodog Poker Open Hall of Fame. This was only the second year Bodog held Contender Series tournaments. The first two years of BPO, there was only one buy-in level, Championship Series. Bodog BPO III actually divided into three levels: middle-age championship, and Mini. Championship Main Event $ 470 $ 30, half the main event ran $ 150 $ 13, and the Mini-main event cost $ 46 $ 4.
Bodog traffic has declined significantly in recent years, as the poker room once popular now ranks only number 25 in terms of game players cash, according to PokerScout.com. His 670-seven-day average player puts just 10 behind PKR 3D poker room and more than 200 players ahead of the French offer only Full Tilt Poker. The decline appears to be the result of lack of funding options, as the only options are credit card – which is not a reliable method for U.S. residents – eWalletXpress, Click2Pay, and MyPaylinQ.
Complete final standings for both the NLCS and the Series Contender Main events are below.
Bodog Poker Open V Championship Series Main Event final table results
1. Whitey03 – $ 50.000
2. HeBS – $ 32,000
3. how8life – $ 20,200
4. Bravehart – $ 16,000
5. EstyzBalln – $ 11,200
6. fishy23 – $ 9,000
7. t2g – $ 7.000
8. kingb51 – $ 4,400
9. aimtj – $ 3,400
Bodog Poker Open V Contender Series Main Event Final Table Results
1. palcemvglaz – $ 4,324.00
2. I M A King – $ 2,767.36
3. bornwinner86 – $ 1,746.89
4. No. 1124 – $ 1,383.68
5. johnpavlon – $ 968.57
6. Evil_E – $ 778.32
7. armstrizal21 – $ 605.36
8. B Pars – $ 380.51
9. Dimeboy – $ 294.03
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