We've got the Scoop! Borteh is Best!
The one hour delay "live" webcast of this event has concluded, giving us all the pertinent info on the final hand of the match. With a depleted stack, Brandon Wong found himself all-in before the flop holding Q♥ 8♥ to the K♣ 6♦ of Alex Borteh.
The flop came down 9♦ 9♠ 6♣ and Wong was still looking for some help. The turn brought the K♠ and Wong was drawing dead going to the river.
Alex Borteh is the proud owner of his first WSOP bracelet and $225,483. Brandon Wong, meanwhile, takes $135,615 for his second place finish.
Redundant chip counts provided by simple deduction with no help whatsoever from www.worldseriesofpoker.com.
Keller Killer'd (3rd)
Shawn Keller has become the heads-up match bubble-boy after getting all-in while drawing dead, never a good idea. On a board of A♦ 8♠ 6♦ K♠, Borteh bet out enough to put Keller all-in. Keller made the call and after seeing Borteh's K♥ 8♥, he new his T♣ 8♦ was no good. Shawn Keller is out in third and will take home $92,316.
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