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Event Info

Buy-in 1,100 CAD
Prize Pool 1,000,000 CAD
Players 867

Level Info

Level 34
Blinds 300,000 / 600,000
Ante 300,000

Highlights

Highlights

Maurice Simard Eliminated in 14th Place ($7,750)

[user270022] • Level 29: 100,000-200,000, 200,000 ante
Maurice Simard
Maurice Simard

Jason Mandanici-Turcot opened to 425,000 and called a three-bet jam from Maurice Simard with a very similar stack of about 4.6 million.

Simard: {a-Clubs}{q-Spades}
Mandanici-Turcot: {j-Diamonds}{j-Hearts}

A race for a massive stack finished in favor of Mandanici-Turcot as his pair held through the {2-Hearts}{8-Spades}{k-Hearts}{6-Diamonds}{3-Spades}.

When the stacks were cut down, Simard had Mandanici-Turcot covered by just 25,000 and was eliminated in the small blind the very next hand.

Jason Mandanici-Turcot ca
Jason Mandanici-Turcot
ca 9,600,000 4,610,000
Maurice Simard CA
Maurice Simard
CA Busted

Tags: Maurice SimardJason Mandanici-Turcot

La Boissonniere is the New Boss

[user323482] • Level 29: 100,000-200,000, 200,000 ante

On a board reading {j-Diamonds}{9-Spades}{7-Hearts}{3-Clubs}, Charles La Boissonniere checked from the small blind. Aaron Lawrence Czaja bet 1,500,000 on the button and La Boissonniere called.

The river was the {5-Diamonds} and La Boissonniere checked again. Czaja quickly slid forward a bet of 2,500,000 and La Boissonniere thought for about a minute before calling.

Czaja rapped the table, indicating La Boissonniere made a good call, and tabled {k-Clubs}{6-Clubs} for king-high. La Boissonniere tabled {j-Spades}{10-Hearts} for a pair of jacks and raked in the pot.

"With the ten blocked I felt like I had to call" continued the new chip leader.

Charles La Boissonniere ca
Charles La Boissonniere
ca 13,250,000 4,100,000
Aaron Czaja CA
Aaron Czaja
CA 5,400,000 -5,000,000

Tags: Charles La BoissonniereAaron Czaja

Mandanici-Turcot Doubles Through La Boissonniere

[user323482] • Level 29: 100,000-200,000, 200,000 ante

Action folded to Charles La Boissonniere in the small blind and he shoved all-in, putting Jason Mandanici-Turcot to the test for his stack of 2,395,000.

Mandanici-Turcot called and tabled {7-Hearts}{7-Clubs}, in a good spot against La Boissonniere's {k-Spades}{3-Hearts} with one over card.

The board ran out {j-Hearts}{8-Diamonds}{5-Hearts}{a-Diamonds}{2-Clubs} and Mandanici-Turcot exhaled with relief as he doubled through.

Charles La Boissonniere ca
Charles La Boissonniere
ca 9,150,000 -2,850,000
Jason Mandanici-Turcot ca
Jason Mandanici-Turcot
ca 4,990,000 1,490,000

Tags: Charles La BoissonniereJason Mandanici-Turcot

La Boissonniere Takes it on the River

[user323482] • Level 29: 100,000-200,000, 200,000 ante

Charles la Boissonniere raised to 425,000 from the hijack and Tomas Magni three-bet to 1,200,000 on the button. La Boissonniere quickly called.

The flop came {10-Clubs}{7-Clubs}{3-Hearts}. La Boissonniere checked, Magni bet 900,000 and La Boissonniere called. The turn was the {4-Hearts} and both players checked to the {q-Clubs} on the river.

La Boissonniere slid forward a bet worth 1,500,000 and Magni surrendered.

Charles La Boissonniere ca
Charles La Boissonniere
ca 12,000,000 3,550,000
Tomas Larivee Magni CA
Tomas Larivee Magni
CA 3,150,000 -4,950,000

Tags: Charles La BoissonniereTomas Larivee Magni

Puchalski Doubles Through Khan

[user270022] • Level 29: 100,000-200,000, 200,000 ante

Alexander Puchalski open-jammed from the cutoff and after a couple moments in the tank, Michael Khan put him at risk calling our of the big blind.

Puchalski: {a-Diamonds}{j-Diamonds}
Khan: {a-Spades}{9-Clubs}

Though the story of the day so far has been the dominating hand unable to hold, Puchalski would finally reverse the trend and double up after a {j-Hearts}{8-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds}{q-Clubs}{6-Clubs} board fanned out.

Alexander Puchalski ca
Alexander Puchalski
ca 6,100,000 300,000
Michael Khan ca
Michael Khan
ca 3,900,000 -4,500,000

Tags: Alexander PuchalskiMichael Khan

Patience Pays for Breviglieri

[user323482] • Level 29: 100,000-200,000, 200,000 ante
Natalia Breviglieri
Natalia Breviglieri

Charles La Boissonniere raised to 430,000 from middle position and action folded to partypoker Team Pro Natalia Breviglieri on the button. She had just 1,380,000 chips left and decided to move them in the middle. La Boissonniere thought for a few seconds and called.

Natalia Breviglieri: {a-Clubs}{10-Spades}
Charles la Boissonniere: {k-Hearts}{q-Spades}

The flop came {a-Spades}{j-Clubs}{6-Clubs} and Breviglieri extended her lead by pairing her ace while La Boissonniere picked up a straight draw. The turn was the {q-Hearts} to give La Boissonniere a pair of queens for more outs to improve but the river was the {j-Diamonds} and the Brit doubled through after patiently waiting to pick her spot.

Charles La Boissonniere ca
Charles La Boissonniere
ca 8,450,000 3,450,000
Natalia Breviglieri gb
Natalia Breviglieri
gb 3,260,000 1,510,000

Tags: Natalia BreviglieriCharles La Boissonniere

Level:
29
Blinds:
100,000/200,000
Ante:
200,000

Puchalski Gets Paid

[user323482] • Level 28: 80,000-160,000, 160,000 ante

Kyle Janisse raised to 375,000 from middle position and Alexander Puchalski defended his big blind.

The flop came {a-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}{2-Spades}. Puchalski checked, Janisse bet 425,000 and Puchalski called.

The turn was the {9-Hearts} and both players checked to the {2-Clubs} on the river. Puchalski paused for a moment and then bet 675,000. Janisse tank-called.

Puchalski tabled {a-Hearts}{j-Spades} for two pair aces and deuces and Janisse mucked.

Kyle Janisse CA
Kyle Janisse
CA 6,550,000 450,000
Alexander Puchalski ca
Alexander Puchalski
ca 5,800,000 -100,000

Tags: Alexander PuchalskiKyle Janisse