Championship Day 1A: Chen Yang Shoves the River with Pocket Eights to Take a Pot

$3,500 WPT RRPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 3:  200/400 with a 400 ante
Day 1A Entries:  431

Chen Yang
Chen Yang

With the final board showing Kh3h3c9d6c, the small blind bet 6,600, and Chen Yang tanked for a while before moving all in.

The small blind rechecked his cards before folding, and Yang showed 8s8d as he took the pot.

Chen Yang  –  58,000  (145 bb)

The tournament clock shows 431 entries so far, which means the prizepool is already up over $1.37 million on its way to the $2 million guarantee. Registration remains open with unlimited re-entries until the start of Level 9, around 9:15 pm.

There will be a 90-minute dinner break after Level 6 (about 5:30 pm), and action will continue tonight until the end of Level 10 (around 11:15 pm).