When the dust settled Darren Elias was the last man standing. Elias put on a performance for the ages gaining the chip lead late on Day 3 and never relinquishing it.
With the elimination of Keven Stammen in third Elias brought more than a 2-1 chip lead into heads up play. Mark Kaganovsky certainly did not go down with a fight and it one point the stacks were nearly even.
After nearly three hours of heads up play Kaganovsky was all in holding on the board. Elias made the call with and his turned straight improved to a flush on the river.
Elias will take home $293,062 and his second Borgata Poker Open title. He now crosses the $5,000,000 mark in lifetime earnings and adds his eighth major title to his long list of poker accolades.