Local player Maxine Heroux is Cdn$ 403,570 (including the $15,000 free seat at the uipcoming Tournament of Champions) wealthier this weekend after taking down the World Poker Tour Montreal competition at Playground Poker.
The Cdn$ 2 million guaranteed, Cdn$ 3,850 re-entry event attracted a field of 606, including notable names like David Peters, Eric Afriat, Kevin MacPhee, Marc-Andre Ladouceur, Christian Harder, Sam Chartier, Michael Mizrachi, Mike Leah, Ari Engel and Manig Loeser.
The tournament ultimately offered a prize pool worth Cdn$ 2,057,730, enabling 76 entrants to cash.
Heroux set up the heads up when he eliminated Derek Wolters at third for Cdn$ 173,220, going on to face Pat Quinn with a significant chip lead that Quinn was unable to overcome despite a valiant effort. He was eliminated at second for Cdn$ 271,030.
Other final table cashes included:
Brendan Baksh Cdn$ 124,310
Eric Afriat Cdn$ 95,370
David Peters Cdn$ 78,050