All good things come to an end and unfortunately, that time is now. It’s been an absolute pleasure bringing The MonsterJam Poker Tour back to Boardwalk for season 2. We have managed to fill the poker room with an amazing atmosphere and energy with the help of all the staff at the casino, the players and the engagement we’ve seen online. To wrap things up here is a recap of all the winners:
Event 1 The Monster Freeroll winner: LAUREN PHIA
Event 2 Millions Accumulated winner: TBD
Event 3 The Grand Slam winner: RUDOLF FOURIE
Event 4 The 6 Max winner: MAURICE DE LA MARE
Event 5 The MonsterJam Main Event winner: NIC IOANNOU
Event 6 The Monster Stack Turbo winner: CLIVE KIKIA
Event 7 The Semi-Freeze winner: KEVIN KALIL
Congratulations to all the winners and everyone who cashed. We are looking forward to getting back here next season. Until then we hope to see you all at our next event in Sibaya, KZN.
Action on Muaaz Gani who moves all-in on his SB and Brooks calls in the BB for 370k.
Gani – 3♦️4♦️
Brooks – Q♦️3♠️
The flop comes [4♥️-5♥️-J♦️] giving Gani bottom pair. The turn is the [6♦️]. Brooks needs to hit a Queen on the river to double. The river is the [6♥️] eliminating Brooka in 4th for R148,574.30. Well played Harold!
Muaaz Gani opens to 125k and gets a call from Nic Ioannoy. Rosenthal snap shoves for a total of 350k. Both Gane and Ioannoy call.
The flop comes [7♦️-Q♣️-9♠️]. Gani checks and Ioannoy fires 250k. Gani calls. Both players check on the [T♣️] turn. The river is the [8♥️]. Gani bets 225k and Ioannoy goes all-in and has Gani covered. Gani tosses in a chip and makes the call.
Rosenthal shows K♥️K♠️
Ioannoy shows Q♦️J♥️
Gani shows J♠️T♦️
Ioannoy and Gani chop with a Queen high straight eliminating Rosenthal in 6th for R90,045. Well played David!
After 9 levels of play, we are officially in the freezeout. Well done to all the 60 remaining players on making it to this point in the tournament. Here are the top 5 chip counts heading into the freezeout on level 10 with blinds being 1000/2000 with a 2500 big blind ante:
After 5 levels of play day 1 has come to an end. A reminder that players will start play tomorrow at 11am on level 6 with blinds being 500/1000 with a 1000 big blind ante and have up until approximately 15:15 to late reg/re-enter.
With Boardwalk coming to an end within the next 3 days we would like to remind you of our 5th Season 2 stopover at Sibaya which kicks off in 34 days. This will be an absolutely epic event as we have a full 11 days of poker tournaments coming your way from the 13th-23rd of September 2019. We hope to see you getting involved in the fun which is MonsterJam Poker Tour!
After 21 levels of play for this 2-day event, we have crowned our winner: Maurice De La Mare. Once we got 2-handed Darren Kramer and Maurice De La Mare made a deal and chopped 1st and 2nd each taking just over R50,000 each and went head-to-head for the trophy.