Day 1 Completed
|Prize Pool||30,000 CAD|
Day 1 Completed
Benoit Laurence bested a field of 249 players to win Event #28 of the World Cup of Cards at Playground Poker Club. In the end he beat Marco Simonetti heads up. The two got all in preflop, Laurence holding ace-queen against the king-ten of Simonetti. Neither player connected with the board and Laurence's ace-high was the best hand.
The players made a deal seven-handed and then, as per the Playground Poker Club's rules, played for $1,100. Below are payouts the players received and the order they finished in.
|Place||Name||Prize (CAD)||Appx USD|
The tournament drew a large field and was a fitting end to the World Cup of Cards. The tournament series paid out over $2,000,000 in guarantees and prize money and a $8,000 Caribbean Poker Pary package to the Tournament Leaderboard Winner. Charles La Boissonniere essentially won the leaderboard at the start of the day, since no remaining players could catch up to him.
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Marco Simonetti and Benoit Laurence are the final two players left. They are playing for $1,100 since they both already made a deal seven-handed.
The remaining seven players made a deal. There is still $1,100 to first, but here are the payouts each player will receive regardless of who finishes first.
|Name||Prize (CAD)||Appx (USD)|
There are seven players left in the final event of the World Cup of Cards. The 8-Max Bounty Tournament drew 249 total players and first place is worth $10,376.
|20||Charles La Boissonniere||$530|
|21||Vo Victor Ly||$530|
|Jean Bernard Audet||295,000||255,000|
|Charles La Boissonniere||80,000||55,000|
One the first hand of hand-for-hand action, Daniel Le and Gabriel Chicoine reached the river on a board. All the money went in and Le tabled , for two-pair. It wasn't enough though as Chicoine had rivered a straight with . The bubble was busted and the final 25 players were in the money.