Championship: Alex Yen Takes One Away From Anton Wigg

$3,500 WPT LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 30:  100,000/200,000 with a 200,000 ante
Players Remaining:  5 of 1,982

Alex Yen
Alex Yen

Alex Yen raised from the button to 400,000 with 9d7h, Anton Wigg called from the small blind with Ac9h, and Nicholas Verderamo called from the big blind with Jc9c.

The flop came Ah8d5d, and it checked to Yen, who bet 400,000. Wigg called, and Verderamo folded.

The turn card was the Kh, and both players checked.

The river card was the 6d, Wigg bet 600,000, Yen raised to 1,700,000, and Wigg folded his straight. Yen took the pot.

Alex Yen  –  33,450,000  (167 bb)
Anton Wigg  –  14,350,000  (72 bb)

With five players remaining from a field of 1,982, the average chip stack is about 15.8 million (79 big blinds), and the next player to be eliminated will earn $272,830.