Dec 31 4:28 am

Eliano Mesquita Wins Event 5- $20,425

Event 5 of the Borgata Deepstacks Challenge drew a total of 300 entries and more than tripled the guarantee creating a prize pool of over $75,000. When the smoke finally cleared Eliano Mesquita was the last man standing. This is Mesquita's second Deepstack Challenge Championship and he adds an impressive score to has career earnings which total over $165,000. Eliano will be taking home the $20,425 and another Borgata Deepstacks Challenge trophy with him to Toms River, NJ.

Event 5 of the Borgata Deepstacks Challenge drew a total of 300 entries and more than tripled the guarantee creating a prize pool of over $75,000. When the smoke finally cleared Eliano Mesquita was the last man standing. This is Mesquita’s second Deepstack Challenge Championship and he adds an impressive score to has career earnings which total over $165,000. The Toms River, NJ native will take home the $20,425 and another Borgata Deepstacks Challenge trophy for his victory here tonight. 

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Dec 31 4:19 am

Event 2: (2nd Place) Gabriel Kimyagarov- $11,348

Level 31: (80,000/160,000/20,000)
Total Entries: 300
Players Remaining: 1
Avg. Chips:5,250,000

Gabriel Kimyagarov

Gabriel Kimyagarov

Gabriel Kimyagarov raises to 350,000 and Eliano Mesquita calls. The dealer fans the flop of and Mesquita check calls a bet of 500,000 from Kimyagorov. The hits the turn and Kimyagarov moves all in for 1,800,000. Mesquita snap calls and Kimyagarov shows .

Mesquita tables his and Kimyagarov will need a river six. The completes the board and Kimyagarov will be our runner up collecting $11,348 for his efforts.

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Dec 31 4:00 am

Event 5: (3rd Place) Eric Siegel- $7,059

Level 30: (80,000/160,000/20,000)
Total Entries: 300
Players Remaining: 2
Avg. Chips:5,250,000

Eric Siegel (Dix Hills, NY)

Eric Siegel (Dix Hills, NY)

Eric Siegel got the last of his chips all in preflop holding against the of Eliano Mesquita. The dealer spread the flop and Mesquita paired his ace to take the lead. The turn and river were no help to Siegel. Eric is our 3rd place finisher collecting $7,059 for his efforts.

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Dec 31 3:55 am

Event 5: (4th Place) Hamid Kashvari- $5,675

Level 30: (80,000/160,000/20,000)
Total Entries: 300
Players Remaining: 3
Avg. Chips: 3,500,000

Hamid Kashvari

Hamid Kashvari

Gabriel Kimyagarov moved all in from the button for his last 940,000. Eric Siegel folded the small blind, Hamid Kashvari put his last 300,000 all in from the big blind and the hands were shown.

Kimyagarov:
Kashvari:

The board ran out and Kashvari is our 4th place finisher collectin $5,675 for his efforts.

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Dec 31 2:35 am

Event 5: (5th Place) Erik Abarca- $4,464

Level 28: (40,000/80,000/10,000)
Total Entries: 300
Players Remaining: 4
Avg. Chips: 2,625,000

Erik Abarca (Fair Lawn, NJ)

Erik Abarca (Fair Lawn, NJ)

After being crippled the hand before where he lost a flip to Eric Siegel, Erik Abarca was all in from the big blind for 106,000. Eliano Mesquita raised to 160,000 and the rest of the table folded.

Abarca:
Mesquita:

Neither player could find a pair on the runout and Mesquita’s king high would take it down. Abarca is our 5th place finisher collecting $4,464 for his efforts.

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Dec 31 2:23 am

Event 5: (6th Place) Sam Datta- $3,670

Level 28: (40,000/80,000/10,000)
Total Entries: 300
Players Remaining: 5
Avg. Chips: 1,750,000

Sam Datta

Sam Datta

Sam Datta moves all in for his last 671,000 and Eliano Mesquita makes the call. Datta shows but Mesquita has woken up with another monster hand . The board runs out clean for Mesquita and Datta is our 6th place finisher collecting $3,670 for his efforts.

 

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Dec 31 2:16 am

Event 5: (7th Place) Craig Hammerman-$2,951

Level 27: (30,000/60,000/5,000)
Total Entries: 300
Players Remaining: 6
Avg. Chips: 1,750,000

Craig Hammerman

Craig Hammerman

Craig Hammerman raises to 225,000 from under the gun and the action folds to Eliano Mesquita in the cutoff who calls. They see a flop of and Hammerman moves all in for 550,000. Mesquita snap calls tabling unfortunately for Hammerman who shows his . The turn and river were no help to Hammerman and he is our 7th place finisher collecting $2,951 for his efforts.

Eliano Mesquita- 4,350,000

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Dec 31 1:43 am

Event 5: (8th Place) Jon Lynch- $2,232

Level 26: (25,000/50,000/5,000)
Total Entries: 300
Players Remaining: 7
Avg. Chips: 1,500,000

John Lynch was eliminated by Emilio Mesquita when his pocket two's were outflopped by his ace seven. Lynch will be our 8th place finisher collecting $2,232 for his efforts.

John Lynch was eliminated by Eliano Mesquita when his pocket two’s were outflopped by the ace seven of Mesquita. Lynch will be our 8th place finisher collecting $2,232 for his efforts.

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Dec 31 1:32 am

Event 5: (9th Place) Eugene Castro-$1,513

Level 25: (20,000/40,000/4,000)
Total Entries: 300
Players Remaining: 8
Avg. Chips: 1,300,000

Eugene Castro (Holmdel, NJ)

Eugene Castro (Holmdel, NJ)

Eugene Castro raises to 400,000 from under the gun leaving himself just 337,000 chips behind. The action folded to Eliano Mesquita and he slid out a stack of 900,000. The rest of the table folded, Castro committed the last of his chips and the hands were shown.

Castro:
Mesquita:

The dealer fanned a flop of and Mesquita spiked his queen. The turn and river were no help to Castro and he is our 9th place finisher collecting $1,513 for his efforts.

Eliano Mesquita- 3,300,000

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Dec 31 1:11 am

Event5: (10th Place) Greg Steinberger-$984

Level 25: (20,000/40,000/4,000)
Total Entries: 300
Players Remaining: 9
Avg. Chips: 1,166,000

Greg Steinberger got the last of his chip in with ace queen but failed to improve against the pocket eight of Emilio Mesquita. Steinberger will be our 10th place finisher collecting $984 for his efforts.

Greg Steinberger got the last of his chip in with ace queen but failed to improve against the pocket eight of Eliano Mesquita. Steinberger will be our 10th place finisher collecting $984 for his efforts.

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