Jamie Kerstetter (Monroe Twp., NJ)Alex Queen beats Jamie Kerstetter in two straight games. "I was running bad," says Kerstetter, who's the first woman to cash in a Borgata heads up event.
The killer hand comes in game one when Queen 3-bets preflop with 8♣ 2♣, the flop is Q 8 5 rainbow. Queen c-bets, Kerstetter calls with Q 10, before another 8 falls on the turn.
Queen's all in on the river and his trip 8s cripple Kerstetter before she eventually loses both games.
The match only takes an hour and Kerstetter is off to play the 6-max. "I'm just going to win it," she says, while cashing for $3,638 for advancing to the quarterfinals.
Queen is into the semifinals and moves up on the pay sheet to a minimum of $7,275 and faces the winner of the Denis Gnidash vs Olivier Busquet match.
Queen Eliminates Kerstetter