After some 3-way back and forth, which mostly saw unmatched all-ins and stolen blinds, came a hand that had all 3 remaining players table their cards.
The blinds were now 50K/100K/a10K, and Daniel Andelman raised all-in from the button position with . After a few seconds, Alexander Matveev also went all-in, holding the superior . Robert Gariepy looked at his cards for a while. He then shrugged as he realized he could not bring himself to fold in that spot, realizing the average stack was about 12 big blinds.
The flop came , keeping Robert in the lead and giving Daniel the gutshot straight draw, which was a good flop for him considering his pre-flop situation. The turn showed the . Robert was now left with 2 outs, while Daniel had just added 3 more outs for the win. But when the fell on the river, Alexander had won the hand, and with it the extra $1,000 and the Champion’s trophy.
A nice dramatic way to end a great tournament! Robert Gariepy took 3rd place and his already secured $2,562, and the 2nd place went to Daniel, who also collected his own $2,592 share of the chop. Alexander’s total cash winnings went up to $3,845.
50/50 Bounty 6-Max Champion: Alexander Matveev, $3,845 and the Champion’s Trophy
Runner-up and 3rd place finisher: Daniel Andelman, $2,592 and Robert Gariepy, $2,562
Last hand of play