Championship Day 1A: Blair Hinkle vs. Brian Altman

$3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 9: 1,000/1,500 with a 1,500 ante
Day 1A Entries: 1,048

The player under the gun raised to 3,500, Blair Hinkle called from middle position and Brian Altman called from the hijack.

The flop was 8c8s10h and action checked to Hinkle who bet 6,500. Only Altman called.

The turn was the As and both players checked.

The river was the 9s, Hinkle checked, Altman bet 13,000 and Hinkle folded.

Brian Altman – 125,000 (83 bb)
Blair Hinkle – 253,000 (169 bb)