Joel Giguere lost a big pot to Darren Keyes in the early stages of level 36. Darren had limped in from the small blind, and Joel check his option. With showing, Darren lead out for 15M, Joel raised to 42M, Darren 3-bet all-in and Joel called.
Both players smashed the flop, but the running and favoured Darren, who doubled up his 247M stack to over 500M, leaving Joel with 144M behind.
A few hands later Joel was all-in and at risk versus Kevin Rivest, but his was crushed by on a board, bringing the Canadian Poker Championships down to heads-up action!