Mahoney Takes Wpt Montreal Title

10 hours of gruelling heads-up play

Jared Mahoney has won the World Poker Tour (WPT) Montreal title defeating three-time WPT finalist Darryll Fish after almost 10 hours in heads-up play.
The event attracted a field of 697 hopefuls, creating a prize pool of CAD$2.3 million which played down to a final 6-seat table over seven days.
Mahoney bested the final table for a payday of CAD$453,122, the title, a US $15,400 seat into the WPT Tournament of Champions, a special Championship belt from Playground Poker, and a Hublot Oceanographic 4000 watch.
"I knew it was going to be extremely tough," Mahoney, who entered the final table last in chips, but I knew from the beginning that I was going to go for first place."
Final table payouts were:
1Jared MahoneyCAD $453,122
2Darryll FishCAD $304,343
3Rainer Kempe CAD $195,940
4Brian Altman CAD $144,780
5Carter SwidlerCAD $108,410
6A.J. GambinoCAD $87,520

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