Saturday, September 11, 2010

PLO Champion - Matt Delano

Event 4: $350 + $50 PLO

At the start of heads-up play, Daniel Wasserberg had 85k in chips and Matt Delano had all the rest (825k).

Playing 8k/16k blinds.

Daniel took a look at a couple of hands, but then decided to take his shot with J854. Matt held T876. The board ran out A J 2 T 9 and Daniel caught the back-door flush to take the pot and the tournament.

Matt Delano is the PLO champion, earning $10,813.

Daniel Wasserberg finished 2nd, earning $5,870.

Matt is a recreational tournament player who learned the game playing in the Atlantic City casinos. Omaha is his favorite and he came to town for a week just to play this event. Now he might try his luck at a couple of other ones. He's single and only 25 years old. He earns his living as a chef in an Italian restaurant.

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