Daniel Gagnon began heads-up play with a massive chip advantage – greater than 3:1 – over Noeung Troeung, and the play didn’t take long to come to a conclusion. Noeung doubled up a couple of times, but counteracting that was Daniel’s amazing run-good, that had been in effect all day.
On the ultimate hand, Noeung was first to act and opened all-in holding . Daniel looked at his hand and made the call, tabling .
There was no uncertainty when the flop was dealt: though the turn gave Noeung some outs. The came on the river and sealed the deal for Daniel – he is the champion of the Main Event in the Playground Poker Montreal Festival!
Main Event Champion: Daniel Gagnon, $190,750
Main Event Runner-Up: Noeung Troeung, $125,410
Last Hand of Play in the Main Event: