Travis Hartshorn Wins Borgata Fall Poker


Travis Hartshorn served himself a pile of money by winning the $2,700 Borgata Fall Poker Open Championship for $302,978. Hartshorn defeated a field of 489 entries in the event, which ended Wednesday night after a heads-up battle with David Johnston that lasted about six hours.

The cash is worth nearly double Johnston’s previous live poker tournament earnings of about $160,000.

Official Final Table Results

1Travis Hartshorn$302,978
2David Johnston$174,909
3Gloria Jackson$106,724
4David Butkus$85,972
5Elio Fox$67,592
6Christopher O’Hara$56,327
7Daniel Fischer$45,061
8Roger Dickerman$34,389
9Valerie Novak$23,717

The event carried a $1 million guarantee and managed to surpass that total with a prize pool of $1,222,500. With 489 entries, there would be 45 places paid out.

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Among those making their way to the money but falling short of the final table were Allen Kessler, Matt Stout, Christian Harder, Paul Volpe, Mike Wang, Tom Cannuli, Tyler Patterson, Mark Herm, Jack Duong andDavid Vamplew.