Championship: Brian Hastings Doubles Through Scott Margereson, Takes the Chip Lead

$3,500 WPT Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 28: 30,000/60,000 with 10,000 ante
Players Remaining: 9 of 1,309

Brian Hastings

Scott Margereson opened to 120,000 from middle position, Brian Hastings raised to 475,000 from the small blind and Margereson called.

The flop came QdQh6s, Hastings checked, and Margereson bet 350,000. Hastings called.

The turn brought the As, Hastings checked again, and Margereson bet 1,200,000. Hastings called.

The river was the 2d, Hastings checked for the third time, an Margereson shoved. Hastings snap called all in for 3,315,000.

Margereson tabled QcJc for trip queens but was no good against Hastings’s AdAh full house. Hastings took the chip lead with that big double up.

Brian Hastings – 10,830,000 (180 bb)
Scott Margereson – 3,400,000 (57 bb)