Friday, February 3, 2012

7th Place - Parker

$3300 + $200 Championship No Limit Hold'em     

 Brock Parker (College Park, MD)

Brock Parker open-shoved and sent Jeff Papola (bb) into the tank.  Jeff decided to call, showing A9 off.  Brock was ahead with AJ.

Then the flop came J T 8, giving Brock top pair, but giving Jeff the open-ended draw.

The turn was an inconsequential 5, but then a 7 on the river completed the straight for Jeff.  He chipped up to ~3 million.

Brock Parker finished in 7th place, earning $84,223.

Brock has been playing poker professionally for 11 years.  He picked up two WSOP bracelets in 2009, playing both Limit and No Limit Six Max events.  He also took first place in the $1,500 Purple Chip Bounty tournament, event 20, during this series, good for over $76,000.

Besides being a champion pro poker player, Brock is also a pro tour champion Magic the Gathering player.

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