After more than 10 hours of poker, the WCC Event #26 has a champion.
It took more than eight hours to reach the final table, but when it was finally established, Rami Hammoud played dominant poker. He steam-rolled his way to victory, knocking out the final two players that stood between him and victory in three, quick hands.
When Jacob Parent raised all in with a pair of sixes, , Rami called with .
The board came down and Jacob’s night was over. As he left the table, he surrendered his bounty chip to Rami, the 15th bounty chip our champion was awarded during the event.
Two hands later, it was Charles-Éric Benoit’s turn to face off against Rami. He pushed his bounty chip forward, risking it all with .
Rami was holding .
When the community cards were dealt, , Charles-Éric was Rami’s 16th bounty of the evening, and the final player Rami needed to eliminate to seize his champion’s prize.
As runner-up, Charles-Éric walked away with $7470.
As champion, Rami’s prize was $11,069 for first place, plus another $1,600 in bounties. Altogether, his take was a whopping $12,669 and the victor’s trophy.
Congratulations Rami for a dominant performance!