$3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 6: 400/800 with a 800 ante
Day 1A Entries: 800
Melanie Weisner raised from the small blind to 3,000, and Anthony Astarita called from the big blind.
The flop came , Weisner bet 3,500, and Astarita thought for a while before raising to 11,500. Weisner paused for a few moments before she moved all in for 40,600.
Astarita quickly called all in for 31,300 with for a gutshot straight draw with a spade flush draw. Weisner turned over for an open-ended straight draw, and Astarita actually had the high hand with nine high.
The turn card paired the board with the , the river card was the , and Astarita won the pot with his nine high to double up in chips.
Anthony Astarita – 69,400 (87 bb)
Melanie Weisner – 9,300 (12 bb)
The tournament clock shows 800 entries as play resumes, and the prizepool is already up over $2.56 million on its way to the $3 million guarantee.
Registration remains open with unlimited re-entries until the start of Level 9 (around 9:15 pm).