$3,500 WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Championship
Level 34: 150,000/300,000/50,000 Ante
The first hand of heads-up turned out to be a big one to kick things off. Joe Ebanks fired out 600,000 and Griffin Paul made the call.
The flop came out and both player checked. Then the hit the turn. Paul checked to open the action and Ebanks bet 700,000. Paul decided to make the call and take the hand to the river.
After the hit the river, Paul checked one more time but Ebanks was unrelenting betting 3,500,000. Paul took some to ponder his decision and ended up making the call.
Ebanks turned over for trip tens and Paul mucked. Ebanks extended his lead on the hand taking his stack to 30,325,000 to Paul’s 13,900,000.