Marco Cannizzaro of Montreal, QC has been crowned the Champion of the 8-Year Anniversary edition of the Deepstack! He outlasted 83 players through 27 levels, and a grueling 15 hours of play to emerge victorious.
After Marco hit an ace on the river to knock Pierre Guay, the final three competitors continued to grind for dominance. Then Christine Park knocked out Mark Saddik a half-dozen hands later, leaving Marco and Christine to battle it out to the finish.
When the tournament was reduced to 7 players, the competitors chose to do an ICM chop (reserving $750 for 1st place). Combined with his guaranteed $3,895, Eric won $4,645.
When the final hand of play occurred and both players went all in, Marco was holding while his opponent, Christine, showed . The board ran out and Marco`s pair proved to be the winning hand!