UPDATES Final Table: 2013 WPT Canadian Spring Championship

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Barry-KrugerHeads Up – Barry Kruger vs. Amir BabakhaniAmir-Babakhani

Its down to the final two players for the championship.

1 Amir Babakhani 15,575,000
2 Barry Kruger 6,610,000

Jason Duval Eliminated in 3rd Place ($199,029)

Jason Duval eliminated by Amir Babakhani in an all in situation. Q9 vs. A4. The board didn’t help Duval and Amir wins with Ace high.

Barry Kruger Doubles Through Amir Babakhani

With blinds at 75k/150k Barry Kruger raises from the button to 325,000. Babakhani (sb) reraises to 875,000. Kruger shoves all in. Babakhani calls with :Ad :Qh and Kruger responds with :Ah :Kd
The board gives Barry the King kicker and he doubles up.

Seat 1. Barry Kruger – 8,335,000
Seat 4. Amir Babakhani – 11,225,000
Seat 5. Jason Duval – 2,480,000

Bobby Liang Out in 4th Place ($136,700)

Jason Duval on the button. Raises to 300,000 and Bobby Liang moves all in from big blind position. Duval calls.
It’s Duval :Ah :9c vs. Liang :Ad :2h.
The board comes :8h :4c :3h :Qs :Ks and Duval eliminates Liang with a nine kicker.

Seat 1. Barry Kruger – 5,080,000
Seat 2. Bobby Liang – 4th Place ($136,700)
Seat 4. Amir Babakhani – 13,155,000
Seat 5. Jason Duval – 3,805,000

Martin Leblanc Eliminated in 5th Place ($102,251)

With the blinds at 60,000-120,000 Liang raises from the cutoff to 250,000. Babakhani reraises from the button to 700,000. Martin Leblanc shoves all-in from the big blind.
Liang folds, and Babakhani calls. It’s :Ad :Qd for Babakhani vs. :Ac :6c for Leblanc.
The board comes :Jd :Ts :8c :Qh :4s, and Babakhani wins the pot with a pair of Queens.

Seat 1. Barry Kruger – 6,025,000
Seat 2. Bobby Liang – 2,300,000
Seat 4. Amir Babakhani – 12,085,000
Seat 5. Jason Duval – 1,630,000
Seat 6. Martin Leblanc – 5th Place ($102,251)

 

First Elimination – Jonathan Bardier (6th – $81,767)

Jonathan Bardier in the small blind, Amir Babakhani raises from the big blind to 300,000, and Bardier moves all in.
Babakhani calls with :Ah :Qc vs. Bardier’s :Ac :Jh. The board shows :Qs :8h :3c :8s :6s, and Babakhani wins the pot with two pair, queens and eights. Jonathan Bardier is the first man eliminated tonight.

Seat 1. Barry Kruger – 4,810,000
Seat 2. Bobby Liang – 3,080,000
Seat 3. Jonathan Bardier – 6th Place ($81,767)
Seat 4. Amir Babakhani – 10,975,000
Seat 5. Jason Duval – 1,700,000
Seat 6. Martin Leblanc – 1,475,000

Barry Kruger Takes the Chip Lead

Level 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Jason Duval min-raises from the button to 160,000, and Barry Kruger calls from the big blind. The flop comes :Qs :5c :4s, Kruger checks, Duval bets 185,000, and Kruger calls.

The turn card is the :9s, Kruger bets 350,000, and Duval tanks for a while before he calls.

The river card is the :2d, Kruger bets 500,000, and Duval tanks for a long time before he folds. Kruger takes the pot, worth more than 1 million in chips.

Seat 1. Barry Kruger – 5,610,000
Seat 2. Bobby Liang – 3,960,000
Seat 3. Jonathan Bardier – 2,380,000
Seat 4. Amir Babakhani – 4,950,000
Seat 5. Jason Duval – 2,975,000
Seat 6. Martin Leblanc – 2,165,000

Jonathan Bardier Doubles Thru Jason Duval

Level 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Jonathan Bardier moves all in from middle position for 640,000, and Jason Duval calls from the button with :Ac :7c. Bardier turns over :Kd :9d, and he’ll need to improve to stay alive.

The board comes :9s :6h :3h :2s :Tc, and Bardier pairs his nine on the flop to win the pot and double up in chips.

Seat 1. Barry Kruger – 4,915,000
Seat 2. Bobby Liang – 4,300,000
Seat 3. Jonathan Bardier – 1,460,000
Seat 4. Amir Babakhani – 5,110,000
Seat 5. Jason Duval – 3,830,000
Seat 6. Martin Leblanc – 2,425,000

 

Martin Leblanc Doubles Thru and Cripples Jonathan Bardier

Level 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Bobby Liang min-raises from middle position to 160,000, Jonathan Bardier moves all in from the cutoff for 1,570,000, and Martin Leblanc calls all in for 1,100,000 from the big blind. Liang folds.

Leblanc shows :Kc :Qs, and he’ll need to improve to stay alive against the :Ah :Ts of Bardier.

The board comes :9s :6h :5d :7c :Ks, and Martin Leblanc pairs his king on the river to win the pot and double up in chips.

Seat 1. Barry Kruger – 5,185,000 (64 bb)
Seat 2. Bobby Liang – 3,790,000 (47 bb)
Seat 3. Jonathan Bardier – 470,000 (5 bb)
Seat 4. Amir Babakhani – 5,800,000 (72 bb)
Seat 5. Jason Duval – 4,335,000 (54 bb)
Seat 6. Martin Leblanc – 2,460,000 (30 bb)

 

 

The day started with 18 players and we are finally down to our final six man table. The winner tomorrow will walk away with $416,228 + 25.5k Seat and the lowest amount to be won is $81,767 for 6th place. The stage is ready at Playground Poker Club where spectators are welcome to come and watch the action live tomorrow where are newest WPT Champion will be crowned.

Rank Name Chip Count Seat
1 Amirmasoud Babakhani 6,635,000 Table 34, Seat 4
2 Barry Kruger 4,770,000 Table 34, Seat 1
3 Jason Duval 4,155,000 Table 34, Seat 5
4 Jonathan Bardier 1,470,000 Table 34, Seat 3
5 Martin Leblanc 1,140,000 Table 34, Seat 6
6 Tao Liang 3,870,000 Table 34, Seat 2

Congratulations to all the finalists!

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