As soon as the tournament made it way down to the final 8 players, people started getting shove-happy.
The first to do so was Sean Balfour who shoved from late position. He was called by the player directly to his left, Jonathan Poissant. Sean flipped over his , and Jonathan his .
As the flop came down, the players all made some noise as Jonathan buried Sean with the nut flush right off the bat, . The and were no help, and Jonathan happily scooped up the chips.
The very next hand saw three players shove simultaneously. Emile H started it off, and he was called by Michael Monteleone and Steve Khoury.
In this case the 8’s took the day. The flop was dealt , and Steve scooped up the chips from his two opponents.
So, in case you were keeping score, Sean Balfour finished in 8th and collected $350. Emile H finished in 7th and collected $470 for his efforts, and Michael Monteleone finished in 6th, collecting $620.
Unfortunately, while this post was being written up, three more players were eliminated.
Dylan Thibault finished in 5th for $810. Michael Nabilsi finished in 4th, collecting $1,070. And Simon Bissonnette finished in 3rd for $1,748.
Now we are down to the final two.