$600 Winnipeg Free Press No Limit Texas Hold'em Tournament

Arnason Rivers a Straight For A Double Knockout

LaneAnderson • Level 17: 4,000-8,000, 500 ante
Aaron Lapointe

Garth Arnason opened the pot under the gun to 40,000. Tom Humaski called in late middle position and Aaron Lapointe raised an extra 500 chip all in out of the big blind. The other two called.

The flop came {J-Hearts}{2-Hearts}{Q-Diamonds} and Arnason led the flop placing out another 40,000 into the dry side pot. Humaski reraised all in for an extra 176,000 and Arnason called.

Lapointe: {A-}{Q-}
Arnason: {9-}{10-}
Humaski: {A-}{J-}

Lapointe was in the best shape to triple up with top pair and Humaski was in good shape to win the side pot with middle pair.

The turn brought a {6-} and the river was a {K-} giving, Arnason a straight and a massive chip lead.

Lapointe finished in 10th place and Humaski in ninth.

Player Chips Progress
Garth Arnason
700,000 355,000
Tom Humaski
Aaron Lapointe

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