Mike Linster (Island Park, NY)
Blinds 40k/80k/10k ante
With both players dead even in chips and sitting on 30 BB, Mike Linster opens to 200k
Michael Matrone moves all in for 2.6 million.
Linster has Matrone barely covered and snap calls.
Linster: J♣ J♥
Matrone: K♣ 2♣
Flop: 10♦ 10♠ 3♥ (Linster still leads)
Turn: 8♦ (no change)
And with that Linster's pocket jacks wins him the tournament and earns his second Borgata title in four days.
"I'm playing well, seeing all the hands and am really focused right now," says Linster after winning this for $38,801 and Event 4 (PLO) over the weekend for $28,225.
Linster has been playing professionally for five years and this is his third cash of the series for nearly $60,000.
Linster is now one of the favorites on the Tournament Leaderboard where he was second in the standings before the start of this tournament. After the points are tabulated he'll be, if not in first place, very close to it.