Phil Laak Eliminated in 54th Place by John Hennigan

Feb 29, 2016

Phil Laak

In a battle between two WPT champions, Phil Laak (pictured) raises from the cutoff to 14,000, John Hennigan reraises from the small blind to about 40,000, and Laak moves all in for about 265,000.

Hennigan tanks for a while before he calls with Spade AHeart Q, and Laak turns over Diamond ADiamond J. Laak needs to improve to stay alive.

The board comes Spade 6Heart 2Club 2Spade 3Spade 10, and Hennigan wins the pot with his queen kicker to eliminate Laak from the tournament.

John Hennigan  –  610,000  (102 bb)
Phil Laak  –  Eliminated in 54th Place  ($21,690)

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