Sunday, September 16, 2012

Event 20 Winner - Brown

$1,000 + 90 + 500 Purple Chip Bounty No Limit Hold'em 

 Michael Brown (Corbyville, Canada) 

Brown begins heads up with a 3 million to 2 million chip lead and methodically erodes Tom Morgenstern's chip stack for the win.

Final Hand

Blinds 20k/40k/4k ante 

Brown: 3.5 million
Morgenstern 1.5 million

Board: 7 6♣ 8 2 6
Morgenstern checks
Brown bets 100k
Morgenstern moves all in
Brown calls

Brown: J♠ 6 (trip 6s)
Morgenstern: J♣ 8 (pair of 8s)

Brown's trip 6s gets him his 9th bounty of the tournament and the $67,358 pay day.

"I was up and down and all over the place," says Brown, who picks up the largest tournament cash of his professional career.

Brown says he's getting a ride back to Ontario, Canada to play in another tournament before making the 8 hour return trip Monday to play in Day 1B of the WPT Borgata Poker Open Championship event.

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