Jul 16 5:23 pm

ICMYI: Event 9 Results and Updated Leaderboard Challenge

Event 9 completed play around 2 AM with “mattyice″ beating “JohnnyDrama” for the title.

The top thirteen places were paid out.

  1. mattyice – $531.25
  2. JohnnyDrama – $406.25
  3. luckyduck22 – $300
  4. bigslick1962 – $250
  5. sparta13499 – $206.25
  6. twelveparsecs – $175
  7. Jermz – $143.75
  8. NFLkiller – $118.75
  9. laumserg – $93.75
  10. AKsuited – $68.75
  11. Yellow_Chip - $68.75
  12. JMoney21 - $68.75
  13. CableguyNJ - $68.75

Players who have had multiple cashes through the first three online events are:

“JohnnyDrama” who had a 9th place online finish in Event 7

“Jermz” who finished 2nd in Event 8

“mattyice” who finished 12th in Event 8

“JMoney21″ who finished 7th in Event 7

The Leaderboard Challenge standings have also been updated to reflect a points total that is cumulative through all nine events that have been played thus far.

Federico Ottenio remains at the top while Jason Henrici, who started the online portion of the Deep Stacks Challenge nearly 80 points behind Ottenio, has now cut that deficit in half as he is now under 40 points from the top spot. The rest of the top ten remains unchanged, except Kevin Campbell has jumped Amir Genzel for 8th place.

The full Leaderboard Challenge standings can be found here: Leaderboard Challenge Results (Thru Event 8)

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Jul 15 10:11 pm

Event 9 Late Reg Closed

The late registration period has closed for Event 9 and the field has been frozen at 55 players and there are currently 45 players remaining.

The top stack currently is “Themanp82″ with 93,000 or close to 230 big blinds.

Thirteen players will cash in Event 9 with the champion walking away with $531 and a min-cash for players finishing 10-13th netting those players $68.

Again, Leaderboard Challenge points will be earned.

Good luck to all the players remaining, results and an updated leaderboard will be posted tomorrow.

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Jul 15 7:59 pm

Event 9 Begins

Event 9 is officially underway as there are currently 21 runners for the $45 + $5 Deeper Stack NLH $2,500 Guarantee.

Players will be starting with 35,000 in tournament chips.

Levels will be 20 minutes in length and late registration will be open until the end of Level 6.

There are no re-entries in any BorgatPoker.com Deep Stacks Challenge events.

Leaderboard Challenge points will be rewarded for this event.

An update on players and prize pools will be posted after Level 6.

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Jul 15 5:06 pm

ICYMI: Event 8 Results and Updated Leaderboard Challenge

Event 8 didn’t go as late as Event 7, as play completed around 2 AM with “tailoyoung123″ beating “Jermz” heads up for the title.

The top thirteen places were paid out.

  1. tailoyoung123 – $602.47
  2. Jermz – $460.68
  3. snaggs – $340.20
  4. thepaw98 – $283.50
  5. Anodyne1979 – $233.88
  6. Paradigm – $198.45
  7. SoThisIsOnline – $163.01
  8. JohnyDigs – $134.66
  9. mike178 – $106.31
  10. dondeonyen – $77.96
  11. vasio – $77.96
  12. mattyice – $77.96
  13. Salgambino17 – $77.96

The Leaderboard Challenge standings have also been updated to reflect a points total that is cumulative through all eight events that have been played thus far.

Federico Ottenio remains at the top while Jason Henrici, who had the most cashes of the “live” portion of the Deep Stacks Challenge, remains in 2nd. The rest of the top ten remains unchanged from Event 7 update to the Event 8 update.

The full Leaderboard Challenge standings can be found here: Leaderboard Challenge Results (Thru Event 8)

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Jul 14 10:14 pm

Event 8 Frozen

The late registration period has closed for Event 8 and the field has been frozen at 63 players and there are currently 40 players remaining.

The top stack currently is “snaggs” with 113,000 or over 188 big blinds.

The prize pool, as has been the norm for all previous Deep Stacks Challenge events, has been beaten as there is now close to $2,800 in the prize pool.

Thirteen players will cash in Event 8 with the champion walking away with $602 and a min-cash for players finishing 10-13th netting those players $78.

Again, Leaderboard Challenge points will be earned.

Good luck to all the players remaining, results and an updated leaderboard will be posted tomor

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Jul 14 8:00 pm

Event 8 Under Way

Event 8 is officially underway as there are currently 18 runners for the $45 + $5 Deep Stack NLH $2,500 Guarantee.

Players will be starting with 25,000 in tournament chips.

Levels will be 20 minutes in length and late registration will be open until the end of Level 6.

There are no re-entries in any BorgatPoker.com Deep Stacks Challenge events.

Leaderboard Challenge points will be rewarded for this event.

An update on players and prize pools will be posted after Level 6.

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Jul 14 6:10 pm

ICYMI: Event 7 Results and Updated Leaderboard Challenge

Event 7 went deep into the early morning as play completed with “JoNo-Inc” beating “Blakjaks” for the title just after 5 AM.

The top thirteen places were paid out.

  1. JoNo-Inc – $1,160.25
  2. Blakjaks – $887.25
  3. Robinhood – $655.20
  4. hoysrevenge13 – $546
  5. sofcknsick – $450.45
  6. wally_steel $382.20
  7. JMoney21 – $313.95
  8. flipflopdoc – $259.35
  9. JohnnyDrama – $204.75
  10. GiantGenius – $150.15
  11. ECOMIKE - $150.15
  12. reptile - $150.15
  13. bam89 - $150.15

The Leaderboard Challenge standings have also been updated to reflect a points total that is cumulative through all seven events that have been played thus far.

Federico Ottenio shot to the top of the leaderboard after he won Event 6 on Saturday night, while Jason Henrici, who had the most cashes of the “live” portion of the Deep Stacks Challenge, sits in 2nd. Matthew Vitale, Donald Shimazu and Josh Palmer round out the top five.

Eric Suarez and Amir Genzel, both of whom had multiple cashes through the “live” portion of play, sit in 6th and 8th place, sandwiching Event 3 champion Richard Collinson.

Kevin Campbell and Ibraim Ibraimovic complete the top ten.

The full Leaderboard Challenge standings can be found here: Leaderboard Challenge Results (Thru Event 7)

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Jul 13 10:00 pm

Event 7 Late Reg Closed

The late registration period has closed for Event 7 and the field has been frozen at 60 players and there are 50 players remaining.

The top stack currently is “bashcash2525″ with 101,000 or over 500 big blinds.

Even the shortest stacks have close to 50 big blinds, so this is certainly a “deepest” stacked tournament.

The prize pool, as has been the norm for all previous Deep Stacks Challenge events, has been beaten as there is now close to $200 more than the original $5,000 Guarantee available in the pool.

Thirteen players will cash in Event 7 with the champion walking away with $1,102 and a min-cash for players finishing 10-13th netting those players $142.

Again, Leaderboard Challenge points will be earned.

Good luck to all the players remaining, results and an updated leaderboard will be posted tomorrow morning.

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Jul 13 7:58 pm

Cards on The Screen

Event 7 is officially underway as there are currently 25 runners for the $91 + $9 Deepest NLH $5,000 Guarantee.

Players will be starting with 40,000, the deepest offered by BorgataPoker.com.

Levels will be 20 minutes in length and late registration will be open until the end of Level 6.

There are no re-entries in any BorgatPoker.com Deep Stacks Challenge events.

Leaderboard Challenge points will be rewarded for this event.

An update on players and prize pools will be posted after Level 6.

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Jul 13 6:36 pm

Deep Stacks Challenge Moves Online

The first six events of the Deep Stacks Challenge are in the book and it is now time to direct your attention to BorgataPoker.com for the remaining eight events of the series.

The following events will be held on BorgataPoker.com:

Event 7     7/13     8 PM    $91 + $9         Deepest Stack NLH                 $5,000 Guaranteed
Event 8     7/14     8 PM    $45 + $5         Deep Stack NLH                     $2,500 Guaranteed
Event 9     7/15     8 PM    $45 + $5         Deeper Stack NLH                  $2,500 Guaranteed
Event 10   7/16     8 PM    $91 + $9         Deepest Stack NLH                 $5,000 Guaranteed
Event 11   7/17     8 PM    $45 + $5         Deep Stack NLH                     $2,500 Guaranteed
Event 12   7/18     8 PM    $45 + $5         Deeper Stack NLH                  $2,500 Guaranteed
Event 13   7/19     8 PM    $91 + $9         Deepest Stack NLH                $10,000 Guaranteed
Event 14   7/20     8 PM    $185 + $15     Deepest Stack NLH                $20,000 Guaranteed

There are mega-qualifiers running all week, some for as little as $5 that are giving out 10 $100 seats. Value at it’s finest.

These events will also count towards the Deep Stacks Leaderboard Challenge, as points will be awarded for playing and cashing in each event.

These events will not be covered in as great of detail as the previous six events, but recaps and results will be posted as well as information on tournament structures and qualifiers.

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