11/28/2012 : JONATHAN ROY WINS WPT MONTREAL
 
Canadian appropriately takes title
 
The World Poker Tour's first main event in Canada since 2008 and one of the largest in its 11-year history, had a fitting end culminating in a heads-up between Canadian's Jonathan Roy and Pascal Lefrancois.
 
Roy (25) eventually emerged the victor, outlasting a massive field of 1 173 players in a tournament that delivered a total prize pool of CDN$3 387 930.
 
 “This is incredible – the support here was amazing, the crowd really wanted to keep the title in Quebec and I am so happy to have done that,” said Roy.
 
The inaugural WPT Montreal awarded Roy the title, trophy, a WPT silver belt and prize money of an impressive CDN$779 710.
 
The final table payouts finished up as:
 
1.         Jonathan Roy  –  CDN$779,710
2.         Pascal Lefrancois  –  CDN$470,920
3.         Jeff Gross  –  CDN$317,450
4.         Gavin Smith  –  CDN$211,745
5.         Sylvain Siebert  –  CDN$146,360
6.         Peter Kaemmerlen  –  CDN$113,155