Small Pair Holds for Cunningham
Level 25 : 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante
Marc-Andre Ladouceur opened from late position with a raise to 85,000, then Allen Cunningham reraised to 425,000 from the cutoff, leaving himself less than 100,000 behind. It folded back around to Ladouceur who reraised all in, and Cunningham called.
The flop came , giving Cunningham even more cards to dodge as Ladouceur had picked up a gutshot draw. But the turn was the and river the , and Cunningham survived.
The five-time WSOP bracelet winner and fourth-place finisher in the 2006 Main Event doubles back to 1.15 million, while Ladouceur slips to 1.55 million.