Russell "Rcrane082985" Crane Wins Borgata Fall Poker Open

Russell "Rcrane082985" Crane Wins Borgata Fall Poker Open Russell Crane has won the $1 Million Guaranteed Borgata Fall Poker Open, after defeating a field of 625 players over three days on his way to capturing the title, and collecting the $361,747 first place prize.
With his latest victory in Atlantic City, Crane now boasts $1,420,054 in live tournament, to go with the $2,413,910 he has earned online playing under the screen name Rcrane082985.
The $2,700 buy-in Championship Event attracted a good-sized field of amateurs and pros alike to create a prize pool worth more than $1.56 million. Amongst the notable players cashing in at the event was  Jake Schwartz in 24th ($8,286), Keith Crowder in 21st ($8,286), Amnon Filippi in 17th ($10,546), Michael Marder in 16th ($10,546), Mike Dentale in 15th ($14,313), Alex Rocha in 12th ($19,586), and Mike Linster in 11th ($19,586).
By the time the final table of 10 had been reached, Russell Crane was the chip leader. The poker pro then proceeded to eliminate  Cliff “JohnnyBax” Josephy in 9th ($28,626), John Holley in 8th ($41,432), and Scott Blackman in 7th ($54,992). Eventually, Crane (A-A) would also dispose of Tyng Low (K-3) in 3rd ($128,063) to take a more than 2-to-1 chip advantage over Gary Wong into heads-up play.
Following a brief battle, the defining hand of the final battle was played after Crane was dealt Ah-5h to Wong’s 10-6, with both players subsequently all-in on a 10h-8h-7s flop. With the turn and river producing a 9h and 2c, Gary Wong had to be satisfied with a runner-up finish worth$203,394, while Russell Crane was crowned the 2013 Borgata Fall Poker Open champion.
Final Table Payouts:
1 Russell Crane         $361,747
2 Gary Wong         $203,394
3 Tyng Low         $128,063
4 Ken Silberstein    $103,957
5 Tony Abi-Yaghi    $82,864
6 Kyle Bowker            $68,551
7 Scott Blackman    $54,992
8 John Holley           $41,432
9 Cliff Josephy            $28,626
10 Alex Shteyman    $19,586

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