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Poker Pro Kevin "Phwap" Boudreau Hospitalized; Placed in Induced Coma

Kevin Boudreau

On Saturday, the poker community was stunned to learn that Kevin "Phwap" Boudreau has been hospitalized due to severe medical conditions. Boudreau, a high-stakes cash game player and part of the Ship It Holla Ballas crew, had sudden bleeding in his brain and was placed in an induced coma, according to poker pro Matt Stout.

Peter Jetten, one of Boudreau's closest friends, was among the first to update the community about Boudreau's status.

Support from the poker community poured through Twitter from players like Dan Smith, Justin Bonomo, Jason Mercier, and more.

Late Saturday night, Jetten posted an update with some grim news.

Jetten also posted that parents of Boudreau are happy to receive any message of support from friends and the poker community. If interested in sending support and wishes, messages can be sent to Boudreau’s father Jim via Facebook.

The PokerNews team wishes thoughts and prayers to Boudreau and his friends and family.

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