Saturday, February 5, 2011

3rd Place - Trevor Savage

Borgata Winter Poker Open Championship

Trevor Savage (Thorofare, NJ)

Trevor Savage moves all-in with pocket 8s against the pocket jacks of Vadim Shlez.

Savage: 8♠ 8♣
Shlez: J♠ J

Board: K2♠ 10♠ 7♠ 3♠

Shlez wins the hand with a jack high flush and Savage is out in 3rd place. Shlez adds to his commanding chip against LJ Sande as heads up play is imminent.

Savage has been a poker pro for 6 years and the third place, $189,611 finish is his best career cash. Before this tournament his best pay day was also a third place finish, coming in the 2009 Borgata Poker Open $500 event, good for $36,000.