Jeff Papola (Monmouth Beach, NJ)
Blinds 4k/8k/1k ante
We pick up the action with Mike Linster making it 50k from the SB
Jeff Papola raises to 100k on the button
Linster makes it 200k (250k behind)
Papola moves all in
Linster says, "all right let's go, I know I'm behind," and calls.
Papola: A♠ K♣
Linster: A♦ 8♦
Flop: 2♠ 10♦ 6♥ (Linster back door straight & flush draws)
Turn: 4♥ (Papola 93% favorite)
Linster misses his three-outer on the river and Papola takes the title.
"It feels good," says Papola, who wins his second Borgata trophy. "There were a lot of good players and it was a great structure."
This is Papola's 11th career Borgata cash and the WSOP bracelet winner is now close to $2.3 million in career earnings.