Jean-Francois Bouchard min-raised his button to 300,000, and Eric Afriat 3-bet to 675,000 from the small blind. Ema folded her big blind, and Jean-Francois made the call.
Eric led out for 450,000 on the flop, and Jean-Francois slid forward some calling chips.
On the turn, Eric checked the action to Jean-Francois, who bet 900,000. Eric quickly raised all-in, and Jean-Francois made an even faster call.
Jean-Francois had a lock on the hand with top-two pairs, and the river was dealt as a formality. Once the counts were done, Eric was left with 100,000 behind – chips that were lost to Ema on the very next hand.
The WPT Playground is now into heads-up play between Ema Zajmovic and Jean-Francois Bouchard.
3rd place: Eric Afriat – $108,690.00