Another event in the World Cup of Cards is in the books, and Fabian Lacroix has been crowned champion of the $100 + $15 + $25 NL Crazy Pineapple 8-Max Bounty.
101 players turned up for the event, which featured $25 bounty awards for every elimination that took place. The final 11 locked in an additional payout based on their finish, with the lion-share reserved for the eventual winner. Once play reach 4-handed, stacks were quite shallow and the players decided to do an even chop, leaving aside the required $307 difference for the eventual winner.
Before long, only two players remain in contention of becoming our Event 11 champion, with Brian Morgan starting heads-up play with the chip lead over Fabian. Both players were heavy on the trigger, with most hands resulting in an all-in situation. The cards were landing in favour of Fabian, who managed to chip his way into the lead in a matter of minutes. In the final hand of play, both players were all-in pre-flop and a board was dealt. After discarding, Brian tabled a monstrous and was a heavy favourite versus the of Fabian. The brought no change in the hand, but Fabian hit his two-outer on the river as the dealer spun out a . With that pot, Fabian eliminated Brian and emerged victorious in Event 11.
Event 11 Champion: Fabian Lacroix – $1,932.00
Runner-up: Brian Morgan – $1,625.00