After just more than eight hours of play we have crowned ourselves a winner.
Congratulations go out to Jonathan Poissant for winning Event #3 in this year’s World Cup of Cards, the $100 + $10 8-Max Deepstack Re-entry. Jonathan will take home $2,110 for his win.
Jonathan said something interesting as we set up the championship photo. He recounted to us that, while he works 6 out of 7 days this week, today was his day off! He decided he wanted to come to Playground to relax and have fun, which turned out to be a good decision.
Champion Jonathan Poissant
Jonathan won the tournament after only a few minutes of head-to-head play with Steve Khoury, who earned $1,884 for his 2nd place finish.
The way that Jonathan took down the tournament win was actually a combination of two successive hands. The first one crippled Steve, a hand in which Steve’s two pairs couldn’t compete with Jonathan’s low straight.
This granted Jonathan more than 95% of the chips, meaning the second and final hand was a mere a formality. The results of the last hand are below, in which Jonathan won with an .
Congratulations to Jonathan once again on a tournament well played. See you at the tables!