New Jersey Weekend Tournament Review for March 31, 2014

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In New Jersey, PartyPoker/Borgata Poker‘s Sunday Major this weekend was bumped up to a $100K guarantee, which attracted 544 runners, just meeting the guarantee. In the end, the winner was Appalachia, who took home a cool $17,140 after a final table deal was struck.

Steve Scales (Turb0licious on PocketFives) continued his hot streak by coming in second place in the Party/Borgata $10K Guarantee on Sunday, pocketing $2,369. This follows up his win last weekend in the WSOP.com $25k Guarantee Sunday Major.

In the 888 PokerBig Sunday $10K Guarantee, long time PocketFiver David Cheng (phatchoy888on PocketFives, picture courtesy of Bluff) took down the tournament after beating njkingpin (njkingpin on PocketFives) heads-up for $3,200. Cheng has over $3 million in tracked cashes, which includes a win in the Full Tilt Poker $750K Guarantee back in June 2008 for $132,800 and a second place finish in the PokerStars Sunday Million for $110,200 the same night.

On Friday, Deuxexmachin (WillisNYCon PocketFives) took down the WSOP.com$10K Guarantee for $2,750. Finishing in third place in the same tournament was cantbeatyou (mikewebb68on PocketFives), winning $910. The winner of the WSOP $25K Guarantee Sunday Major was Str8FlushGuy, who banked $7,865 for his efforts.

Over on Ultimate Poker, several PocketFivers made final tables each night. On Friday, rlamanna (torubuon PocketFives) came in second in the Ultimate Poker $5K Guarantee for $1,050. On Saturday night, WilliamJLH (WilliamJLHon PocketFives) won the Ultimate Poker $5K for $1,600. Rodney Koodray (Vetstadium on PocketFives) won the $5K on Sunday night, banking $1,550.

In the Ultimate Poker $20K Guarantee Sunday Major, six PocketFivers made the final table, with Cspadea (CSpadea on PocketFives) leading the way by pocketing $4,918 for the win.

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PartyPoker/Borgata Poker $10,000 Guarantee for Friday, March 28th had 113 runners. 18 spots were paid with 1st place paying $2,096. The final 9 finishers were:

1. TheDonFish – $2,096*
2. joeyh1935 – $1,991*
3. axtor1 – $1,233
4. mjzduniak -$874 (mjzduniak)
5. ebtebtebt – $668
6. ddetoma66 – $514
7. jlucchet – $426
8. ECOMIKE – $359
9. devin1 – $293

*Final Table Chop

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PartyPoker/Borgata Poker $10,000 Guarantee for Saturday, March 29th had 117 runners. 18 spots were paid with 1st place paying $2,153. The final 9 finishers were:

1. Jamdizzi777 – $2,153*
2. devonick1 – $2,078*
3. Sizzlars – $1,277
4. Temhigh -$904
5. CrossPhase11 – $692
6. ollin – $532
7. clemstad – $441
8. tjbodrato33 – $372
9. yolantheace – $303

*Final Table Chop

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PartyPoker/Borgata Poker $10,000 Guarantee for Sunday, March 30th had 168 runners. 36 spots were paid with 1st place paying $3.363. The final 9 finishers were:

1. Sizzlars – $3,363
2. Turb0Licious – $2,369 (Turb0Licious)
3. DigitalBuddhist – $1,528
4. jfeller1485 -$1,039
5. Wa5tedTalent – $764
6. mshasho – $573
7. vladdie21 – $458
8. mindwise – $366 (mindwise)
9. BrokeArtist – $282 (rtheusa)

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PartyPoker/Borgata Poker $100,000 Guarantee $200 ($185 + $15) for Sunday, March 30th had 544 runners. 118 spots were paid with 1st place paying $17,140. The final 9 finishers were:

1. Appalachia – $17,140*
2. BINKed-it – $10,364*
3. aves66223 – $7,074*
4. SCARZILLA1 -$3,019
5. NJTonyT – $2,415
6. ChalkyWhite – $1,912
7. PaupersOath – $1,710
8. TBills – $1,509 (ths115)
9. Rambler80 – $1,308

*Final Table Chop

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888 Poker $1,500 Guarantee -$35 buy in for Friday, March 28th had 70 runners for a prize pool totaling $2,240. 10 spots were paid with 1st place $649. The top 10 finishers were:

1. moneyjohnp – $649
2. jerseyjosh – $380
3. Bobonips – $268
4. jzetti – $224
5. TONY0807 – $179
6. JGuardado – $154
7. TOMLONGO – $132
8. KMD1973 – $109
9. IrishVIII – $78
10. FOLDFAST – $62

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888 Poker $1,500 Guarantee – $35 buy in for Saturday, March 29th had 66 runners for a prize pool totaling $2,112. 10 spots were paid with 1st place $566. The top 10 finishers were:

1. sphelps47 – $612
2. secretfish – $359
3. lucabrotz – $253
4. Bob_Ross – $211
5. jimmyice99 – $168 (jimmyice99)
6. MushroomStmp – $145 (MushroomStmp)
7. RustCohle – $124
8. btd1200 – $103
9. ooohkillem – $73 (SunBurntdonk)
10. DKMatt99 – $59

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888 Poker $1,500 Guarantee – $35 buy in for Sunday, March 30th had 75 runners for a prize pool totaling $2,400. 10 spots were paid with 1st place $696. The top 10 finishers were:

1. anytwocards – $696
2. BBeanz – $408
3. SLHalper13 – $243 (s.l.halper)
4. ssssticky1 – $288
5. AlexBreza – $192 (AlexBreza)
6. sparks63 – $165
7. cardsinbl00d – $141
8. Thesnake1 – $117
9. DerekSmith – $84
10. jzetti – $67

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888 Poker Big Sunday $10,000 Guarantee-$200 buy in for Sunday, March 30th had 43 runners. 8 spots were paid with 1st place $3,200. The top 9 finishers were:

1. phatchoy – $3,200 (phatchoy888)
2. njkingpin – $1,800 (njkingpin)
3. DD1116 – $1,250
4. KorbenDallas – $1,050
5. ninja4 – $830
6. shipit91 – $730
7. itwasalladrm – $620 (Joey Gloves)
8. Mapz_ – $520 (Mapz)

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WSOP.com the $5,000 Nightly Guarantee R&A for Friday, March 28th had 187 runners buying in for $11 ($10+$1) each, 221 re-buys for $10 and 116 add-ons for $10, for a prize pool totaling $5,240. 20 spots were paid with 1st place being $1,414. The top 9 finishers were:

1 chippymcstax – $1,414
2. jemmaball – $838
3. lynchmob – $524 (lynchmob)
4. Acpokerbum – $419
5. snake1125 – $366
6. ENOCK1958 – $256
7. Gr8.2b.in.NJ – $204
8. WWISDADNGER – $151
9. Gooser – $125

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WSOP.com $10,000 Guarantee for Friday, March 29th had 132 runners buying in for $27.50 ($25 + $2.50) R&A, 157 re-buys for $25, 83 add-ons for $25, totaling $9,300 ($700 overlay). 25 spots were paid with 1st place being $2,750. The top 9 finishers were:

1. Deuxexmachin – $2,750 (WillisNYC)
2. redraider – $1,600
3. cantbeatyou – $910 (Mikewebb68)
4. CtrlAltDel – $710
5. BadBoyMoney – $610
6. ShankU4Chips – $510
7. Just_A_Fish – $390
8. big.appl3 – $250 (big.appl3)
9. fuzzyworth – $180

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WSOP.com $3,000 Guarantee Re-entry for Saturday, March 29th had 67 runners buying in for $33 ($30+$3) each for a prize pool totaling $3,030. 8 spots were paid with 1st place being $939. The top 8 finishers were:

1. Leftsid3 – $$939
2. Mjt4life – $636
3. 2MARCELOS – $393 (2MARCELOS)
4. nhnynjbf – $303
5. Just_A_Fish – $257
6. pscheid97 – $196
7. pst34 – $166 (petey3412)
8. Den64_ – $136

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WSOP.com Weekend Warm Up $5,000 Guarantee R&A for Saturday, March 29th had 43 runners buying in for $55 ($50+$5) each, 38 re-buys for $50 and 27 add-ons for $50, for a prize pool totaling $5,400. 5 spots were paid with 1st place being $1,998. The top 5 finishers were:

1. HOTSWEET – $1,998
2. tino1126 – $1,350
3. Zdvol632 – $810
4. nhnynjbf – $648
5. jimsal1966 – $594

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WSOP.com the $5,000 Nightly Guarantee R&A for Saturday, March 29th had 210 runners buying in for $11 ($10+$1) each, 256 re-buys for $10 and 1331 add-ons for $10, for a prize pool totaling $5,970. 25 spots were paid with 1st place being $1,582. The top 9 finishers were:

1. UrmyIncome – $1,582
2. kjd2001 – $925
3. ANALYTICAL – $585
4. Knowclue – $465
5. RiVerSpiKer – $405 (spiker123)
6. rjsk0531 – $274
7. ocsandman – $214
8. hsolo – $167
9. notoriousC – $131

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WSOP.com $25,000 Guarantee-$215 ($200 + $15) for Sunday, March 30th had 143 runners. 25 spots were paid with 1st place $7,865. The top 9 finishers were:

1. Str8FlushGuy – $7,865
2. abcDpkr – $4,576
3. randomrags24 – $2,602 (fnasty97)
4. GoToSleep – $2,030
5. uNbrOkeN – $1,744
6. RiVerSpiKer – $1,458 (spiker123)
7. UrMyAtmToday – $1,115 (curiousgeorge77)
8. TinkleTinkle – $715
9. MargateMan – $514

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WSOP.com $10,000 Guarantee – $109 ($100 + $9) for Sunday, March 30th had 116 runners. 20 spots were paid with 1st place $3,248. The top 9 finishers were:

1. jinro1 – $3,248
2. 111xpat111 – $1,879
3. dimaiv82 – $1,078
4. mwalker789 -$846
5. thewayiam – $730
6. schaf4206 – $614 (schaf4206)
7. raisydaisy – $487
8. Wslp22 – $324
9. killerqueen – $243

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Ultimate Poker the $5,000 Nightly Friday, March 28th had 63 runners buying in for $50 each ($45.50+4.50). 9 spots were paid with 1st place $1,550. The 9 finishers were:

1. jaxjohn55 – $1550
2. rlamanna – $1,050 (torubu)
3. bewize000 – $750
4. South732Paw – $500
5. RESTITUTION – $400
6. Ednice – $300
7. SupaDupaHygh – $200
8. tups – $150
9. Dominat8r – $100

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Ultimate Poker the $5,000 Nightly for Saturday, March 29th had 52 runners buying in for $50 each ($45.50+4.50) . 7 spots were paid with 1st place $1,600 . The 7 finishers were:

1. WilliamJLH – $1,600 (WilliamJLH)
2. The1WhoKnox – $1,150
3. SupaDupaHygh – $750
4. boochilly – $550
5. CBinzz- $400 (Cbinz)
6. South732Paw – $300
7. lorienn21 – $250

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Ultimate Poker the $5,000 Nightly for Sunday, March 30th had 74 runners buying in for $50 each ($45.50+4.50) . 9 spots were paid with 1st place $1,550. The 9 finishers were:

1. flyeaglesfly – $1,550 (Vetstadium)
2. Jford10 – $1,050 (Jford10)
3. GB2005 – $750 (GB2005 )
4. muckyou- $500
5. bigcakes – $400
6. burlick – $300
7. 21tyewebb21 – $200
8. SupaDupaHygh – $150
9. BiggDaddy – $100 (BiggDaddy)

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Ultimate Poker the $20,000 guarantee Sunday Major for March 30th had 133 runners buying in for $100 each ($91+$9). 18 spots were paid with 1st place $4,918. The 9 finishers were:

1. Cspadea – $4,918 (Cspadea)
2. flawlessbink – $3,648
3. DrawingDead – $2,405
4. BrAmHaBull58 – $1,770 (Young1)
5. SeaMeRock – $1,189 (SlickShoes)
6. RunGood27- $808 (rimmer27)
7. MuckYourLife – $681 (Pker4Dummies)
8. NoXcape – $554 (No_Xcape)
9. donkkiller63 – $427

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