Live Events 2
NL Hold'em Quantum

Highlights

Highlights

NL Hold'em Quantum
Day 1h Completed

Andrew Boujaoude Becomes Fourth Double Quantum Qualifier; Leclerc Bags Second Best Overall Stack

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Day 1h Chip Leader, Mathieu Leclerc
Day 1h Chip Leader, Mathieu Leclerc

Day 1h of the World Cup of Cards Event #1: NL Hold'em Quantum is complete. Wednesday evening's flight attracted another 56 entries to Playground Poker Club in Kahnawake, QC. This was the eighth of ten starting flights for the $200,000 guaranteed event.

The unique event features multiple buy-in levels with a different percentage making Day 2 for each. Day 1h had an entry fee of $350 with 13% of the field moving on. There were eight spots up for grabs, each receiving a $400 bonus for qualifying.

A bonus feature of the Quantum flights is a special reward for qualifying multiple stacks on Day 2. Players may only take their largest stack forward and for each stack they forfeit, they receive a cash bonus of $1,500. This evening, Andrew Boujaoude did just that and walked away with $1,900, qualifying for Day 2, a second time.

Mathieu Leclerc lead the field on Day 1h and will currently has the second-best stack heading into Day 2. Leclerc bagged 386,200 to claim the top spot. Also heading into Day 2 are Timothy Aube (242,800), Jeffrey Cormier (162,900), Bill Kontaratos (136,800), Jean-Francois Lescadres (91,900), Andrew Boujaoude (45,900), Sylvain Lepage (39,000), and [Removed:367] (18,000).

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Aube Doubles Through Cormier

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Timothy Aube
Timothy Aube

With about 40,000 in the middle on a four-way {8-Diamonds}{k-Spades}{2-Clubs} board, Jeffrey Cormier bet 27,000. Timothy Aube jammed over top for 65,700 and Cormier made the call.

Cormier: {k-Hearts}{10-Clubs}
Aube: {j-Hearts}{j-Clubs}

Cormier had Aube in trouble but the {j-Diamonds} on the turn, bailed him out and the {9-Clubs} on the river completed the board, securing the double up for Aube.

Timothy Aube
Timothy Aube
170,000 66,000
Jeffrey Cormier ca
Jeffrey Cormier
ca 100,000 -60,000

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Break Time; 10 Remain

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The remaining 10 players have gone on a 15-minute break. When they return, blinds will increase to 2.5k/5k with an ante of 500. Average stack is currently 112,000.