PokerStars WCOOP 2020 2020 PACOOP 2020 WPT World Online Championships
Event #62: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em Main Event

Marc-Etienne McLaughlin Eliminated in 6th Place ($1,601,024)

donpeters • Level 38: 400,000-800,000, 100,000 ante
Marc-Etienne McLaughlin

Hand #157

Jay Farber had the button in Seat 9.

Marc-Etienne McLaughlin raised to 1.6 million from the hijack seat to start things off. Farber attacked with a reraise to 3.8 million, and McLaughlin fired back with a reraise of his own, making it 8.7 million total. Farber took some time, then put in another raise and made it 19.4 million to go. The ball was now in McLaughlin's court, and he moved all in for 38.6 million. Farber quickly called.

When the hands were turned up, the pot was massive as were the two hands — Farber had the {A-Spades}{A-Hearts} versus McLaughlin's {K-Spades}{K-Clubs}.

The flop came down {8-Spades}{7-Spades}{2-Hearts} to keep Farber's pocket aces in front. After the {J-Diamonds} landed on the turn, McLaughlin needed a king on the river to stay alive. If not, Farber would have half of the chips in play.

The river was the {J-Clubs}, missing McLaughlin and eliminating him in sixth place. McLaughlin earned $1,601,024 for his finish, while Farber shot up to nearly 95 million in chips.

Tags: Jay FarberMarc McLaughlinMarc-Etienne McLaughlin

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