The $100 + $20 +100 6-Max 50/50 Bounty tournament wrapped up the February Power Weekend in an exciting fashion. The event guaranteed a $20,000 prize pool but the 156 entries were able to up the total to $30,264 ($14,664 for the traditional prize pool and $15,600 for the bounty prize pool) to land the top 20 players in the money.
The chip leaders varied throughout the night but Hicham Hammoud found himself in the leaderboard on more than one occasion. Hicham just missed the final table to go home with $600. After the ICM deal was made, play moved quickly as the final four battled it out for the additional $500. Former chip leader Blair Miller was eliminated in fourth place for $2,379 and Ysrael-Masliah Moryoussef finished third for $1,900. This left Jordan Rochon and John A. to go head to head for the championship win.
John A. had a dwindling stack and shoved a few hands before Rochon called. John flipped and Rochon . The flop proved ineffective for both players and the turn didn’t help either but the river gave Rochon the card he needed with . John A. finished in second place for $1,620 and Rochon was crowned champion and awarded $2,265.
6-Max 50/50 Bounty Champion: Jordan Rochon ($2,265)
The Final Hand:
2nd place: John A. ($1,620)
3rd place: Ysrael-Masliah Moryoussef ($1,900)