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Looking for tips and tricks to win more money at the tables? Eighteen hands later, Afriat's dream of a second WPT title — his first came back in at Seminole Hard Rock — ended with a fifth-place finish. Then it is on to the Sunshine State as Florida plays host to two of the bigger events on the first half of the schedule. However, he ran into rough waters early on and handed out a couple of doubles that sank him into the danger zone. We've listed five of the best play-money poker sites to enjoy and help hone your skills.
Quinn called him with and while an ace flopped, Peters got a sweat with a board of on the turn. The river brought a blank to send the top pro packing. Eighteen hands later, Afriat's dream of a second WPT title — his first came back in at Seminole Hard Rock — ended with a fifth-place finish.
He got his last few blinds in there ahead with against the of Derek Wolters but the latter flopped a jack, turned another and rivered the last one to bust Afriat quads-style. Brendan Baksh survived numerous all-in pots as a short stack and looked likely to survive another when Wolters put him all in for about 10 big blinds with in a battle of blinds and Baksh called with.
The flop was safe enough for Baksh, but the turn ended things for him with a fourth-place finish. Heroux maintained his lead into three-handed play, but everyone was between 5 million and 7. Wolters and Heroux traded the lead a few times and they would ultimately play the pot that proved most critical to Heroux's eventual win.
Wolters made it 1. Wolters called it off with and was racing for about 75 percent of the chips against. The board ran out , enabling Heroux to dodge 10 outs on the turn and river to eliminate Wolters and go heads up with a huge lead.
Quinn never got any real traction to erase the lead. He started the match just over 20 big blinds and was down to about 11 when the final hand went down.
They got it in after a limped pot and a flop with Heroux holding for a pair plus combo draw and Quinn for an open-ender and overcards. The turn and river both brought deuces to make Heroux a full house and force the Canadian restaurant-owner to settle for second place, and the victory went to Heroux. Finding a trustworthy room to play online poker can be a monumental burden.
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