Shortly after the ICM deal was made, Patrick St-Laurent was eliminated, leaving Cole Spencer Neufeld and Jeremy Galin heads-up, with very similar stacks (about 2.2 million each). The hand that put Neufeld ahead started innocently enough, with Neufeld limping in, and Galin checking the option. The flop was checked by both. On the turn, Galin threw in a 200K bet, which was called by Neufeld. The river brought a , and Galin fired another 375K, which Neufeld called, having spiked the last card.
Cole Spencer Neufeld:
Neufeld floated the turn with a plan in mind, but the river allowed him to just call, and he now had a 2 to 1 chip lead. Shortly after, Cole Spencer Neufeld open-shoved with , and Jeremy Galin called him with . The board came , and they were back even. A few hands later, Jeremy went on to 3-bet Cole’s bluff raise, and chipped up to a 3 to 1 lead after the fold.
The final hand started with a min-raise by Jeremy and a call by Cole. The flop came , and both players checked. On the turn, Cole took a shot at the pot, and fired 210K, which was casually called by Jeremy. The came on the river, and after quick deliberations, Cole went all-in for a pot-size bet, and Jeremy could not have called faster. He was setting a trap the whole way with ! Cole showed the , for a busted flush draw.
Well done Jeremy!
Event 4 Champion: Jeremy Galin – $3,525.00 and the Champion’s Trophy
Runner-up: Cole Spencer Neufeld – $2,730.00
3rd place: Patrick St-Laurent – $2,590.00
Last hand of play: