After the formation of the final table and the re-arrangement of the payouts, everybody was guaranteed a minimum of $4,000. Players now have to make it to top 5 to appreciate a pay jump. That created some fast action, and Marc Leroux and Adam Hamaoui busted in the first few hands, which we unfortunately missed.
Some 20 minutes after that, Simon Binette (title picture) raised to 160K with , and was 3bet all-in by Vincent Trépanier, who had . Binette had more chips, but a loss would criple him, so he tanked a little bit, and finally made the call. Trépanier hit an ace on the turn, and Binette was left with 160K, which were lost on the following hand.
Congratulations to all 3 finalists, winners of $4,000! Play continues.