After an hour of heads up action, we have crowned a winner! Congratulations to Donald Abdelhay for taking down 1st place, the trophy and the most money on the ICM chop.
Donald’s 1st place finish earns him a total of $1,485. Well done!
The battle between Donald and his final opponent (Jamie Sequeira) was a steady affair, with Donald never relinquishing his chip lead throughout the contest. Smart poker and patience were the two keys to this victory. Ultimately, Donald won by grinding Jamie’s stack down to the point that it made any mistake a fatal one.
The hand that completed the tournament is shown below.
The flop was dealt , and both players checked both the flop and the turn, which was a . Donald opened with a bet of 20,000, which Jamie called, and after the river was dealt , Jamie shoved.
Donald was happy to call. His Kings full of 8s capsized Jamie’s smaller boat, 8 full of Kings.
Jamie also had a great tournament, taking home 2nd place and earning $995. Congratulations to you both!