A champion has been declared in the $100 + $10 Megastack Turbo, Event #5 in the World Cup of Cards.
After Robert Turcotte knocked out Nizar T when he hit a jack on the river, to pair up, and beat Nizar’s pair of eights, Robert and David Bonneau were left to battle it out alone.
The duo engaged in an hour of back-and-forth heads up action where, initially, David looked dead in the water. When both players went all in, early on, David’s pocket fives did not appear strong enough to beat Robert’s pair of sevens, but when he hit the on the turn, he lived to fight another hand.
But Robert had lady luck on his side, and even though David took a substantial lead at one point, Robert remained cool and poised, grinding his way to victory.
When the final hand came down, David went all in with and Robert wagered everything on suited connectors . When the board was dealt , Robert prevailed.
As runner up, David’s share of the prize pool was $1,960!
But the grand prize of $3,163 and a champion’s bragging rights belonged to Robert!