Hand #115: David Williams Defeats Phil Laak to Win Monster Invitational!

Sep 21, 2014

Phil Laak moves all in for 460,000, and David Williams snap-calls wtih [Ac5h]. Laak turns over [Qh9d], and he needs to improve to stay alive.

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The board comes [Jh10d6hJs5s], and David Williams wins the pot — and the WPT Monster Invitational — with two pair, jacks and fives.

Monster Invitational Champion David Williams


Phil Laak finishes as the runner-up. Unfortunately, in this event, that means he earns $0.

Phil Laak


David Williams wins the WPT Monster Invitational, earning $20,000 and a prize package that includes gold Monster 24K Headphones, a Hublot King Power Unico Watch, and entry into three upcoming WPT events — the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic, the WPT L.A. Poker Classic, and the WPT World Championship.

Monster Invitational Champion David Williams

Congratulations to David Williams!

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