Escalator $350: Ilan Hadida — 9th Place ($8,081)

2018 Escalator Series (Week 3)
$350 Buy-In, $300,000 Guaranteed
Level 29: 40,000/80,000 with a 10,000 ante
Players Remaining: 8 of 1,435 | Structure | Payouts

Ilan Hadida

David Poces opened to 250,000 from the cutoff and Ilan Hadida nearly beat him into the pot from the button shoving just 350,000 total. It folded around to Poces and he called.

Poces: TcTd
Hadida: AhQd

Runout: Kh8h8dKc7s

Poces’ tens were best and Hadida was eliminated in ninth place.

David Poces – 3,835,000 (47 bb)
Ilan Hadida – Eliminated in 9th place ($8,081)

Escalator $350: Michael Johnson — 10th Place ($5,531)

2018 Escalator Series (Week 3)
$350 Buy-In, $300,000 Guaranteed
Level 28: 30,000/60,000 with a 10,000 ante
Players Remaining: 9 of 1,435 | Structure | Payouts

Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson was the first casualty at the final table busting in 10th place for $5,531. Inclusive in that figure (and inclusive of all final table payout amounts) is a $560 seat in next week’s $400,000 guaranteed Escalator headliner.

Michael Johnson — Eliminated in 10th place ($5,531)

Escalator $350: The 10-Handed Final Table

2018 Escalator Series (Week 3)
$350 Buy-In, $300,000 Guaranteed
Level 28: 30,000/60,000 with a 10,000 ante
Players Remaining: 10 of 1,435 | Structure | Payouts

The 10-handed final table

Seat 1: Bobby Leff – 1,000,000
Seat 2: Butch Mitchell – 1,550,000
Seat 3: David Poces – 2,940,000
Seat 4: Ilan Hadida – 760,000
Seat 5: Scott Levitt – 3,300,000
Seat 6: Joseph Gotlieb – 2,575,000
Seat 7: Donald Williams – 2,030,000
Seat 8: Idris Ambraisse – 4,250,000
Seat 9: Michael Johnson – 1,425,000
Seat 10: Jordan Wunder – 1,350,000

1st – $88,939* + $3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Seat
2nd – $53,460*
3rd – $33,362*
4th – $28,179*
5th – $23,505*
6th – $19,171*
7th – $14,892*
8th – $11,013
9th – $8,081*
10th – $5,531*

*Prize value is inclusive of $560 Escalator Week 4 seat

Escalator $350: Jonathan Snead — 11th Place ($4,971)

2018 Escalator Series (Week 3)
$350 Buy-In, $300,000 Guaranteed
Level 28: 30,000/60,000 with a 10,000 ante
Players Remaining: 10 of 1,435 | Structure | Payouts

Jonathan Snead

Jordan Wunder moved all-in from early position and Jonathan Snead called for less from the big blind.

Snead: AhQc
Wunder: AcJh

Runout: 6s6d2hJsKh

Wunder spiked his jack and busted Snead in 11th place sending the event to the 10-handed final table.

Jonathan Snead – Eliminated in 11th place ($4,971)

Escalator $350: David Shmuel — 12th Place ($4,971)

2018 Escalator Series (Week 3)
$350 Buy-In, $300,000 Guaranteed
Level 28: 30,000/60,000 with a 10,000 ante
Players Remaining: 11 of 1,435 | Structure | Payouts

David Shmuel

It folded to Joseph Gotlieb on the button and he slid in a pile of chips that had David Shmuel in the small blind and Ilan Hadida in the big blinds easily covered. Shmuel called off while Hadida folded. Shmuel was at risk.

Shmuel: QcQd
Gotlieb: AsKc

Runout: Ad3c2s7c6c

Gotlieb paired his ace and won the hand eliminating Shmuel in 12th place.

David Shmuel – Eliminated in 12th place ($4,971)