Travis Baker wins senior tournament
Travis Baker won the $ 1,000 Seniors Event for $ 613,466. On a purely American final table he could translate his first chip lead into a triumph, defeating in the end in the Heads-Up Carl Torelli, who cashed in second 378,766. Event # 40: $ 1.000 Seniors NLH Championship Travis Baker is the master of seniors and has a nice pension earned
- Players: 4,193
- Buy-in: $ 1,000
- Prize pool: $ 3,773,700
- winner: Travis Baker
As mentioned above, the nine-person final table was an only American affair, originally had at the tournament participated almost 4,200 players and boosted the prize pool to $ 3,770,000 fats. The final table of the seniors was quite a quick thing was within about 5 hours and 124 hands Baker by now the winner determined.
The exit of Jim Hopperstead at No. 3 paved the way to the heads-up. Hopperstead did not enter into a pre-flop all-in confrontation with Baker unfortunately he ran here with 99 in AA by Baker and arbitration for $ 274,989 from.
The final duel Travis Baker vs. Carl Torelli took just one hand, here presented Torelli on a 5 ♠ 7 ♠ J ♠ 5 ♦ -Board with J ♦ 7 ♣ all-in, Baker made the call with K ♠ T ♠. Baker won with his shovel flush and stands as a Winner from the table.