MSPT Deadwood 2021 NJSCOOP 2021 MISCOOP
Event #8: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em

Event Info

Prize Pool $3,160,350
Players 2341

Level Info

Level 29
Blinds 50,000 / 100,000
Ante 10,000

Kevin Howe Eliminated in 3rd Place ($249,351)

Kevin Howe - 3rd Place
Kevin Howe - 3rd Place

Pascal LeFrancois raised to 180,000 from the button. Kevin Howe reraised to 455,000. LeFrancois re-reraised and Howe moved all-in. LeFrancois snap-called and the cards were on their backs. LeFrancois' railbirds were on their feet so fast they made our heads spin.

LeFrancois: {k-Clubs}{k-Spades}
Howe: {a-Spades}{10-Spades}

The board ran out {5-Spades}{8-Hearts}{3-Spades}{7-Hearts}{2-Clubs}.

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LeFrancois Puts on the Pressure


Max Steinberg made it 200,000 to go from the small blind. Pascal LeFrancois called from the big blind and the two saw a flop of {4-Diamonds}{k-Clubs}{2-Hearts}.

Steinberg bet 180,000 and LeFrancois called.

Turn: {q-Diamonds}

Steinberg bet 400,000 and again, LeFrancois called.

The river brought the {6-Diamonds}. Steinberg bet 650,000. LeFrancois moved all in and Steinberg folded.

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So That's How Much You've Got


Just a look at what the players are sitting behind.

Pascal LeFrancois - 3,900,000
Kevin Howe - 3,800,000
Max Steinberg - 2,700,000

Howe Takes One


Pascal LeFrancois made it 180,000 to go from the button. Kevin Howe reraised to 350,000 and Max Steinberg re-reraised to 680,000. LeFrancois folded and Howe moved all in. Steinberg folded and the pot was shipped to Howe.

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One to LeFrancois


From the button, Max Steinberg made it 175,000 and found a caller from Pascal LeFrancois.

The flop came down {a-Hearts}{3-Clubs}{j-Diamonds}.

Both players checked to the turn, which was the {10-Spades}.

LeFrancois checked and Steinberg made it 165,000. Lefrancois then made it 505,000. Steinberg mucked his cards and LeFrancois took the pot.

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Ace-high Wins


Max Steinberg made it 120,000 to go from the button. Pascal LeFrancois made the call from the small blind and Kevin Howe folded from the big blind.

Flop: {7-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}{10-Spades}

LeFrancois check-called Steinberg's bet of 130,000.

The turn brought the {10-Hearts} and both players checked.

The river {5-Hearts} got checks from both players as well.

Steinberg showed ace-high to better LeFrancois' king-high and take the pot.

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Daniel Wjuniski Eliminated in 4th Place ($179,286)

Daniel Wjuniski - 4th Place
Daniel Wjuniski - 4th Place

Kevin Howe made it 140,000 from under the gun before Daniel Wjuniski moved all in from the button for 830,000. Max Steinberg moved all in over the top and Howe got out of the way.

Wjuniski: {7-Spades}{7-Hearts}
Steinberg: {j-Clubs}{j-Hearts}

The Brazilian contingent was the quietest we've heard them all night.

The flop came down {10-Clubs}{a-Hearts}{3-Spades}. Steinberg's rail cheered and Wjuniski's called for a seven.

The turn, {2-Diamonds} brought no help to Wjuniski nor did the {6-Spades} on the river.

The Brazilian side of the rail was a bit dejected, but sang their soccer cheer for their friend.

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To the Max


From under the gun, Max Steinberg made it 140,000. Daniel Wjuniski made the call from the big blind.

Flop: {3-Hearts}{3-Clubs}{k-Clubs}

Wjuniski bet 200,000 and Steinberg made the call.

The turn brought the {8-Clubs}.

Wjuniski checked to Steinberg who made it 220,000. Wjuniski thought for a moment before mucking his cards.

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