A pair of poker execs teamed as much as win a mixed $785,623 in two separate sports activities betting competitions in Las Vegas.
David ‘ODB’ Baker and Mark Gregorich paired up within the Las Vegas SuperContest hosted by the Westgate Las Vegas and within the Circa Sports Million II. The duo won the SuperContest, some of the coveted titles within the Las Vegas sports activities betting world, for $435,623 and completed in a tie for second in Circa’s contest, including one other $200,000 to their financial institution accounts.
They additionally gained the SuperContest’s first quarter prize for $100,000 and got here in second in the very same contest at Circa. They obtained a further $100,000 for sitting atop the leaderboards after the primary 4 video games of the NFL season, and a further $50,000 for second in Circa’s first quarter leaderboard, bringing the whole revenue to cash gained to $785,623.
With the victory, the 2 confirmed off their total playing prowess, not simply their confirmed observe report on the poker desk, which is already spectacular. There is almost $7.9 million in mixed event earnings between the 2 longtime execs. Baker additionally provides two World Series of Poker bracelets and a World Poker Tour title to their mixed resume.
Both the SuperContest and the Circa Millions have been sports activities betting competitions the place every workforce would choose 5 NFL video games in opposition to the unfold. A win was price 1 level and a push/tie have been price .5 factors. The workforce with probably the most factors on the finish of the season wins.
Playing underneath the workforce title ‘ODBMG2,’ Baker and Gregorich put up the $1,500 buy-in. With a report of 54-26-5 and 56.5 factors, they bested the sphere of 1,172 entries to earn the SuperContest title and the first-place cash. They narrowly edged out ‘Yugo77’ by 1.5 factors for the title.
After racing to the highest of the leaderboard by the beginning of Week 3, Baker and Gregorich by no means misplaced the highest spot. Heading into the ultimate week yesterday, it was primarily a two-team race between the workforce of poker execs and ‘Yugo77.’
Update after morning video games.
We win tremendous contest if Rams +2.5 OR Chicago + 5.5 OR Wash -2.5 tonight. However we wish GB to cowl as we now have them in Circa and want them Carolina and Seattle to both win or arrange Washington’s tonight. Decent morning. Not good however effective
— David Baker (@audavidb) January 3, 2021
Baker and Gregorich picked the Dallas Cowboys (-1.5), Pittsburgh Steelers (6.5), Baltimore Ravens (-12.5) and Washington Football Team (-2.5). ‘Yugo77’ went with the Green Bay Packers (-5.5), Carolina Panthers (3), Detroit Lions (+6.5) and Arizona Cardinals (-2.5).
Baker and Gregorich went 3-2 with their picks, whereas ‘Yugo77’ went 2-3, securing the title.
Circa’s contest was a $1,000 buy-in with a $1 million assured first-place prize and what ended up being a area of three,148. The pair was within the lead for a seven-figure rating heading into Week 17 however fell simply shy of their final aim.
So near the double win. Ugh Seattle gave us the miracle then took it away….we gained
WestgateVegas</a> SuperContest for $435k which is so cool and a dream! We managed to tie for 2nd in <a href="https://twitter.com/CircaSports?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">CircaSports for $200k comfort prize! What a enjoyable journey @markgregorich
— David Baker (@audavidb) January 4, 2021