Day 2 completed
|Prize Pool||332,500 CAD|
|Blinds||30,000 / 60,000|
Day 2 completed
Josh Wallace has won the Winter Super Stack Main Event.
After 54 players returned to the felt today to play for the $332,500 prize pool, Wallace came out on top to win $78,000. Just the top 25 earned a payout after Andy Truong was eliminated on the money bubble.
Some of the players who collected money before the final table included defending champion Devin Verstraelen (25th — $3,350), Michael Smith (21st — $3,650), and Richard Mullen (13th — $5,650).
Once down to the final nine, Vanessa Kade was the first out for $7,900 followed by Sam Ngai ($9,750) and Bill Thomson ($12,600). Kyle Hartree finished sixth ($16,400) and Ronnie Dattani was fifth ($20,700). Once Kris Klimosko finished fourth ($26,100) and Anthony El-Araj exited in third ($36,500), it was a heads-up battle between Paul Sokoloff and Josh Wallace with Wallace holding a commanding chip lead.
After a lot of back and forth, it finally ended with Wallace getting it in with and Sokoloff holding but unable to hold on as the board ran out in Wallace's favour.
Wallace topped the field of 250 entries to become the 2017 Winter Super Stack Main Event champion for $78,000.
That's it for our coverage here at Deerfoot Inn & Casino in Calgary. Thanks for following along. See you next time!
Paul Sokoloff moved all in for his remaining 950,000 and Josh Wallace called.
The board ran out and Wallace took down the pot, sending Sokoloff to the rail.
On a board reading with about 600,000 in the middle already, Josh Wallace checked to Paul Sokoloff and he thought about it for a moment before betting 500,000. Wallace called.
The river was the . Wallace moved all in and Sokoloff open-folded .
Sokoloff is now down to just over a million chips.
Heads-up play has continued and Josh Wallace still holds the lead after chipping up to 5,200,00. Paul Sokoloff sits on 2,300,000.
There haven't been any major pots or many hands that have gone to showdown as of yet.
Josh Wallace and Paul Sokoloff have taken a 10-minute break and will jump into heads-up play right away. Here's a look at their chips, approximately.
Anthony El-Araj moved all in for his remaining 600,000 and Paul Sokoloff called.
The board ran out and El-Araj was eliminated.
Kris Klimosko is the fourth-place finisher after he raised to 100,000 was three-bet by Josh Wallace to 350,000, and he pushed all in. Wallace quickly called.
The board came and Klimosko was eliminated for $26,100.
Kris Klimosko raised to 100,000 from the cutoff and Anthony El-Araj three-bet to 289,000 on the button. Action folded back around to Klimosko and he moved all in for 787,000. El-Araj asked for a count and eventually called.
"He's (Klimosko) got the sharp tops", said someone on the rail.
The board ran out and Klimosko secured the double, leaving El-Araj with a little over seven big blinds.