Triton Super High Roller Series London WSOP Global Casino Championship

$370 Large Stack BBA

Level Info

Level 25
Blinds 30,000 / 60,000
Ante 60,000

Players Info

Players Left
Entries 330
Prize Pool $100,000
$370 Large Stack BBA
Day 2 Completed

Jeremy Carney Wins Potomac Poker Open Event #8: Large Stack BBA After Heads-Up Chop

jeffmcmillan • Level 25: 30,000-60,000, 60,000 ante
Jeremy Carney
Jeremy Carney

Day 2 of the 2019 Potomac Poker Open Event 8: Large Stack BBA is in the books with Jeremy Carney emerging as the winner of the two-day, 330-entry tournament.

Carney and Justin Arnwine were the two players left standing at the end of the day. The duo amicably agreed upon a near even chop shortly after reaching heads-up play with Carney taking home $19,323 and Arnwine a prize of $18,322, which reflected Carney’s slight chip lead.

Carney is a native of Virginia but originally from New Jersey where he used to play a lot of cash games. Now he plays as much as time allows given his full-time job and family.

Final Table Results

PlacePlayerPrize
1Jeremy Cutler$19,323*
2Justin Arnwine$18,322*
3Ake Ngamsaard$10,298
4Joe Cutler$8,051
5Dong Jun Ji$5,754
6Anthony Askey$4,386
7Michael Robinson$3,360
8Al Mottur$2,639
9Chris Mclaughlin$1,954

*Denotes heads-up deal.

Carney began to crush the competition about midway through Day 2 as he eliminated several players and was the beneficiary of some big hands. One of the key ones being when he eliminated Michael Robinson in seventh place after he made a large bet on the turn, inducing Robinson to shove when Carney held pocket aces to best pocket tens. That hand sent Carney to a large stack from which he did not look back holding the chip lead from that point on.

Decked out head to toe in his favorite Hello Kitty gear, Arnwine, a Maryland native who now lives in Boston, entered the day as the overwhelming chip leader, having almost double the amount of his closest competitor. He retained that big chip lead throughout the day, never losing very much. It was only the rise of Carney’s stack that eventually eclipsed his steady stay at the top of the counts.

Action of the Day

The day began with 25 players and was full of breakneck action as there was a steady stream of eliminations throughout with play never slowing for too long. At one point, four players were eliminated within a five-minute stretch featuring preflop all ins and the player with the larger stack winning each time.

Ake Ngamsaard’s elimination in third place came after about five and half hours of play to end the day after the chop was decided in lieu of a heads-up match.

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Tags: Jeremy CarneyJustin Arnwine

Chop Agreed Upon

jeffmcmillan • Level 25: 30,000-60,000, 60,000 ante

The final two players have discussed a chop and and are going to split near even with Jeremy Carney taking $1,000 more with a slight chip lead and will be declared the winner.

Ake Ngamsaard Eliminated in 3rd Place ($10,298)

jeffmcmillan • Level 25: 30,000-60,000, 60,000 ante
Ake Ngamsaard
Ake Ngamsaard

Ake Ngamsaard shoved all in and was called quickly by Justin Arnwine.

Arnwine was ahead with {j-Clubs}{j-Diamonds} vs the {9-Hearts}{9-Spades} of Ngamsaard but he was fearful as nines had been the lucky hand and a theme throughout the tournament.

The board however would end the nine hoodoo as it ran out {k-Hearts}{6-Clubs}{2-Clubs}{10-Hearts}{5-Hearts} and Ngamsaard was eliminated in third place.

Jeremy Carney US 7,230,000 230,000
Justin Arnwine us 5,970,000 1,670,000
Ake Ngamsaard US Busted

Tags: Ake NgamsaardJustin Arnwine

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Chad_Holloway • Level 25: 30,000-60,000, 60,000 ante
Oddschecker US
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Dong Jun Ji Eliminated in 5th Place ($5,754)

jeffmcmillan • Level 25: 30,000-60,000, 60,000 ante
Dong Jun Ji
Dong Jun Ji

Dong Jun Ji had his short stack in the middle preflop.

Three other players were in the hand as it went to the flop of {5-Clubs}{2-Clubs}{j-Diamonds}. The remaining three players checked down the {3-Spades} turn as well as the {10-Diamonds} river.

Ji showed {8-}{7-} which sealed his elimination as Ake Ngamsaard had the best hand with {k-}{2-}.

Dong Jun Ji US Busted

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