A Run of Good Luck for Jonathan Duhamel at PCA this Year
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January 21, 2012
Jonathan Duhamel got off to a flying start at the felt this New Year. The player’s performance at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) this year was impressive. He made it to the final tables of five events.
Runner-Up Finish in PCA High Roller Event
Jonathan was a runner-up at the PCA’s finale. It was a High Roller Event worth $25,000. The event was held at the Atlantis Resort situated on Paradise Island. The first position was secured by Leonid Bilokur. The player took home about $1.1 million. The final table had well-known poker pros from the world of online poker.
Randy Lew made an 8th place finish. The player had set a world record a few days prior to this achievement. He took part in 23,493 poker hands within a span of 8 hours. The 8th place finish at the PCA High Roller fetched him $108,780. Another victory for the player was his $7.65 win in a tourney where he played at nearly 40 tables simultaneously.
4th Place Finish in PCA’s Super High Roller Event
Another final table cash by Duhamel was his fourth place finish at the Super High Roller event of PCA. The entry fee for the tournament was $100,000. The player made another 5th place finish at a $5,000 worth tournament. It was based on the No-Limit Hold’em Turbo format. Duhamel received prize money worth $17,990.
In a No-Limit Hold’em Eight-Max tournament, Duhamel won the first place. The event was worth $5,000 and the player received a total of $239,830 on winning it. Duhamel outlasted a 158-player field. He beat Edward Kim in the eight-max event. The win came in heads-up play. Other players who made it to the final table of the tournament were Jason Mercier and Pius Heinz. Heinz had been a champion of 2011 WSOP Main Event.
Duhamel Robbed Before Christmas
Duhamel was robbed a few days before Christmas. The player’s WSOP bracelet along with the prize money won in the same event were made away with. Duhamel recovered from the trauma soon and played in the PCA. Till now, four people have been charged for being associated with the crime.
In the WSOP event 2011, Duhamel earned a total of $8.9 million. He made it through a field of 7,300 players. With his recent PCA wins, the player is close to the mark of $11 million through his cashes in online tournaments.
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