Day 3 Completed
|Blinds||200,000 / 400,000|
|Prize Pool||111,307 CAD|
Day 3 Completed
Tommy Coulombe won the CAD $160 All-Stars for Starlight Tournament, besting a field of 850 players and finally beating Charles La Boissonniere in a heads up battle. The All-Stars for Starlight was Event #6 at the World Cup of Cards. The WCC is a 28-day, 28-event Tournament series held at Playground Poker Club just outside of Montreal, QC.
The tournament raised more than CAD $20,000 for the Starlight Foundation Canada, which helps children and their families deal with illness while in the hospital and life outside the hospital as well.
When play began today, there were ten players left and Samuel Chapot was ahead of them all. He would eventually finish in third place. Here is how the final table went down and Tommy Coulombe became the eventual winner.
The first player eliminated was David Bonneau (10th place $1,340). He was eliminated when he got all in preflop against Nick-Real Seide. Bonneau had jacks and three-bet Seide's button open. Seide four-bet shoved and Bonneau called. Seide rivered a queen with and that was the end of the day for Bonneau, who quickly entered Event #8: CADn$330 6-Max No-Limit.
Jacob Lafleur was next to go in ninth place earning $1,750. He came into the day second in chips and would have had a huge lead early in the day if Sagar Shetye didn't river a chop when he was at risk for a huge pot. Lafleur eventually busted to Samuel Chaput when the two were all in preflop. They both had aces, but the of Lafleur was no help against the of Chaput.
Denis Simard finished in eightth place for CAD $2,320. He had a relatively quiet day and was eliminated when he shoved under the gun with and Coulombe called with . Coulombe made two pair and that was all she wrote for Simard.
Then Nick-Real Seide was eliminated in seventh place. He took home CAD $3,280 when he shoved just under ten big blinds and Chaput called with . Seide was unable to connect with his and hit the rail.
Charles-Eric Benoit was eliminated by the other Charles, Charles La Boissonniere. He finished in sixth for CAD $4,560. He doubled up eventual winner Tommy Coulombe and then was eliminated by La Boissonniere when he called off for about four big blinds in the big blind with .
Fifth place went to Felix Leclerc. Leclerc became the short stack and battled back, getting several preflop shoves through. Eventually, he got in behind to Sagar Shetye and couldn't catch up. He took home CAD $6,000.
Shetye would go out next when he got deuces in against and Tommy Coulombe hit an ace on the flop. Shetye walked home with CAD $8,000.
Samuel Chaput would go out third, after making a deal three-handed. He doubled up Charles La Boissonniere with against and that brought the three players stacks to even. They made a deal that would see each player get at least CAD $14,465. Shortly after the deal Chaput got king-high in again against La Boissonniere.
Boissonniere and Coulombe played out two more levels before Coulombe eventually earned the trophy and the leader board points, as well as the extra CAD $1,502. In total Coulombe took home CAD $15,967.
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Charles La Boissonniere and Tommy Coulombe just got all in two times in the last few hands.
The first time the board read qh9h6s4sas] and La Boissonniere bet 2,000,000. Coulombe shoved all in for 5,500,000 and La Boissonniere called. Coulombe had the nut flush with and La Boissonniere was left very low.
Shortly after he doubled up when he got all in with and the board ran out two pair, making his ace-high the best hand.
Then, he got all in with against the of Coulombe. The board ran out and Coulombe sealed the victory. La Boissonniere finished in second place and took home CAD $14,465.
|Charles La Boissonniere||15,000,000||7,850,000|
The players are headed to a 10-minute break. The play will resume at 200,000/400,000 with a 50,000 ante.
|Charles La Boissonniere||7,150,000||-2,950,000|
Tommy Coulombe limped to open the action and Charles La Boissonniere shoved all in. Coulombe called with against the of La Boissonniere.
The board ran out , giving La Boissonniere a bit of a sweat, needing to dodge a spade on the river.
|Charles La Boissonniere||10,100,000||600,000|
Charles La Boissonniere and Tommy Coulombe exchanged double ups and La Boissonniere holds the lead.
First La Boissonniere doubled up Coulombe when he got in versus . He hit a king on the flop and stayed ahead.
Then La Boissonniere doubled when he got all in against the of Coulombe. Neither player improved and La Boissonniere doubled with the better high card.
|Charles La Boissonniere||9,500,000||-1,000,000|
Samuel Chaput, who entered the day as the chip leader, has been eliminated. When play was three-handed the players made a deal and each took home at least $14,465. As per Playground Poker Club's rules, they had to leave $1,500 up top and play for that amount and the trophy.
Samuel Chaput got all in against Chalres La Boissonniere after he raised to 500,000 preflop and La Boissonniere shoved. Chaput called with against the of La Boissonniere.
The flop came and La Boissonniere hit a set. The turn was the and the river was the , so Chaput was eliminated.
|Charles La Boissonniere||10,500,000||5,300,000|