Darren Elias Becomes Poker Champion

Darren Elias Becomes Poker Champion

Darren Elias once again showed off his skills at the poker table as he defeated Eric Baldwin in Event #2, $10,000 No Limit Hold’em Heads Up Thriller. , beat the Poker Master and won $223,100.

Eric Baldwin missed out on the championship by one place.

Elias started the final showdown with a nearly 3 million chip lead and saw Baldwin take the lead, but his lead was short-lived. In a crucial hand, Elias held a pair of queens on the turn, winning over Baldwin’s post-flop pair of sixes and paving the way for a quick finish.

On the final hand of the tournament, Baldwin hit all his chips on the button with J-8 of the suit, and Elias didn’t hesitate to call with A-Q. A queen on the turn gave Elias the best hand and dropped Baldwin to second place for $155,200.

Bin Weng, the chip leader at the start of the day, had a rocky day as his nine-eight of the same suit lost to Baldwin’s flush on the river and he ended up in third place. Weng’s balance increased by $116,400.

Contest Summary

Buy-in: $10,000Entries: 97Pot to be allocated: $970,000

Final table results

1. Location: Darren Elias – $223,100Second Place: Eric Baldwin – $155,200Third Place: Bin Weng – $116,400Fourth Place: Antonio De La Cruz – $97,000Fifth Place: Erik Seidel – $77,600Sixth Place: Vladas Tamasauskas – $58,200Seventh Place: Alex Foxen – $48,500

The schedule consists of ten events in a No Limit Hold’em format with entries from $10,000 to the $50,000 final. The first nine games will offer players the option of two re-entries, while the final game will be a single re-entry.

Dates #EventStack

Initial September

18 4 US$10,000 No Limit Hold’em 125,000 40 mins September 19 5 US$10,000 No Limit Hold’em 125,000 40 mins 9 September 20th 6. US$10,000 No-Limit Hold’em 125,000 40 minutes September 21st 7. US$25,000 No-Limit Hold’em 150,000 40 minutes September 22nd 8. US$25,000 No-Limit Hold’em 150,000 40 minutes September 23, 9. US$25,000 No Limit Hold’em 150,000 40 minutes September 25, 2010 US$50,000 No Limit Hold’em 200,000 45/60 minutes September 25 US$25,000 No Limit Hold’em 150,000 40 minutes September 25, 2010 $50,000 No-Limit Hold’em 200,000 45/ 60 minutes

Darren Elias Becomes Poker Champion

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