Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Event 10: 2nd Place - Matrone

$350 + $50 + $100 Black Chip Bounty NLH (Re-Entry)

Michael Matrone (Morganville, NJ)

Michael "Two Tone" Matrone moves 30 bb all in with K♣ 2♣ and is up against Mike Linster's J♣ J. Linster's pocket jacks hold and Matrone finishes in second place.

"We got tight at the end," says Matrone who was covered by just 72k on the final hand, "and I pushed with [garbage] cards."

Matrone, who is an electrician, is a Borgata regular and now has more than $100k in career earnings.   He has one blue eye and one brown eye, earning him the nickname "Two Tone" Matrone.

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