Sasan Mehrabian has emerged qs the winner of Event #7 in the WPT Montreal Festival. He had already locked up a prize of $13,360 when the deal was made, but there was still another $7,500 to play for – plus a great WPT event trophy!
Notwithstanding the deal that had been made, and the 5:1 chip advantage Sasan enjoyed, both players were working hard to secure the extra payout, and the heads up match between Sasan and Jean-Luc Desormeaux lasted for another 45 minutes.
Eventually, though, Sasan called from the sb and Jean-Luc checked his bb. The flop came . Jean-Luc was first to act and decided to shove. Sasan covered him by a lot at this point, but it’s never good to double up your opponent when playing hu, so it took him a while to make the call.
The turn was perfect for Sasan’t flush draw: Kd – Sasan had made his flush and Jean-Luc’s Ace was no longer relevant. The river was the .
6-Max Champion: Sasan Mehrabian, $21,860
Last hand of play
2nd place: Jean-Luc Desormeaux, $11,105