Event 9: Michael Goldenberg Wins Following Four-Way Chop

2016 Coco Poker Showdown
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek
Coconut Creek, Fla.
Event #9
$130 Pot Limit Omaha/No Limit Hold’em
Entries: 53
Prize Pool: $10,000
January 30, 2016

Event 9 winner Michael Goldenberg
Event 9 winner Michael Goldenberg

Coconut Creek, Fla. (January 31, 2016) — Mike Goldenberg won Event 9 of the Coco Poker Showdown shorly before midnight Saturday. The crowning achievement came in a $130 pot limit Omaha/no limit hold’em tournament and saw Goldenberg earn $2,380 following a four-way, ICM chop.

Goldenberg is 50 years old and resides in Boca Raton, Fla. He is a regular of the room, but this victory marks his first major tournament win. It came at the hands of a tested final table that included Joseph Patalano (9th) and Miguel Martinez (7th).

Following the win, Goldenberg owns four tournament cashes totaling just under $10,000.

Event 9 final results:

1st: Michael Goldenberg – $2,380
2nd: Michael Mizrachy – $2,270
3rd: Robyn Marshman – $1,553
4th: Stephen Greenstein – $1,497
5th: Farid Dhanani – $700
6th: Joseph Irgon – $550
7th: Miguel Martinez – $450
8th: David Shephard – $350
9th: Joseph Patalano – $250