Event 30: Duff Charette Wins! ($206,345); Martin Stausholm Eliminated in 2nd Place ($138,145)

$5,000 Eight-Max No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$200,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27:  30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining: 1 of 167

2021 RRPO Event 30 Champion Duff Charette

Heads-up play between Duff Charette and Martin Stausholm lasted two hands thanks to a pair of premium heads-up hands for each.

On the first hand, Charette raised to 130,000 from the button and Stausholm three-bet shoved with his chip-leading stack. Charette called all in for 1,320,000.

Charette:  Ah10h
Stausholm:  9d9c

The board came down 7sKsQs10dJs, pairing Charette’s ten on the turn and giving hin an ace-high straight on the river to double into the chip lead.

Duff Charette  –  2,700,000 (45 bb)
Martin Stausholm  –  640,000  (11 bb)

On the following hand, Stausholm limped on the button. Charette shoved with his chip-leading stack from the big blind and Stausholm called all in for 640,000.

Charette:  KcKs
Stausholm:  10c10d

The flop came an ordinary 6s5c6d, keeping Charette in the lead with his kings, however, the turn brought the 10s to vault Stausholm back ahead with tens full.

Charette was down to two outs, needing a king on the river.

River: Kh

The two outer on the turn was followed by a two outer on the river, locking up the outright victory for Charette for $206,345.

Stausholm finished runner-up for $138,145.

A recap of the event will be posted in a little while.