Championship Day 1A: Lunique Petiote Eliminated by Tarun Gulati

$3,500 WPT RRPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 8:  600/1,200 with a 1,200 ante
Day 1A Entries:  642

Tarun Gulati
Tarun Gulati

Lunique Petiote got it all in from late position for 20,200 with 7d6d, and he needed to improve to stay alive against the AcKh of Tarun Gulati, who was UTG+1.

The board came Ad10h5c9d4h, and Petiote turned a diamond flush draw with a gutshot straight draw, but improved no further. Gulati won the pot with a pair of aces to eliminate Petiote.

Tarun Gulati  –  88,000  (73 bb)
Lunique Petiote  –  Eliminated

The tournament clock shows 642 entries so far, which means the prizepool is already up over $2.05 million, easily surpassing the $2 million guarantee. Registration remains open with unlimited re-entries until the start of Level 9, around 9:15 pm.

Action will continue tonight until the end of Level 10 (around 11:15 pm).