The WPTDeepstacks started on Friday Nov. 1st and had three starting flights for this $1500 + $150 marquee event as part of the WPT Montreal. There was a $500,000 guaranteed prize pool and when the late registration period came to a close, 596 players had entered (including re-entries) which helped to swell the prize pool to $867,180. The top 85 finishers were in the money, with a min-cash in 85th position paying $3,000, and, the Event Champion’s first place prize being $151,120.
Some of the best names in the business showed up to play as the event attracted players from both near and far. Day 2 played out yesterday at 2:00pm when 128 players returned to play down to the final table. Once the final table was reached, play was paused so that the players could get some rest in order to come back and play Day 3 today, playing down to a winner.
The final table was made up of:
|First Name||Last Name||Seat||Stack|
|Patrick||Quinn||Table 63 - Seat 7||4,190,000|
|Ryan||Yu||Table 63 - Seat 3||4,080,000|
|Santiago||Plante||Table 63 - Seat 6||3,055,000|
|Jack||Salter||Table 63 - Seat 5||2,205,000|
|Andrew||Ostapchenko||Table 63 - Seat 2||1,555,000|
|Alexander James||Allison||Table 63 - Seat 8||1,265,000|
|Gonzalez||Hernan||Table 63 - Seat 4||1,050,000|
|George||Grady||Table 63 - Seat 1||490,000|
Once play began, Andrew Ostapchenko was the first casualty of the day, falling in eighth place for a $20,000 payday. George Grady was the next to go, exiting in seventh for $26,000. Gonzalez Hernan finished in sixth place for $34,000. Then came Ryan Yu, collecting $44,000 for his fifth place performance. Santiago Plante left the room in fourth place for $56,000. Patrick Quinn collected $72,980 for his third place performance.
When heads-up play started, Jack Salter had a massive lead over Alexander James Allison (71 BB to 19 BB). Play lasted for less than 20 minutes before the final hand of the tournament played out.
Jack Salter open shoved his button with and was called by Allison who woke up with .
The board ran out , making a pair for Salter, and just like that, the WPTDeepstacks crowned a champion for Event #6 of the WPT Montreal, Jack Salter, taking home the winner’s trophy and the $151,220 up top prize money.
WPTDeepstacks Champion Jack Salter, $151,220
The last hand of play:
Second place runner-up: Alexander James Allison, $102,000