Championship Day 1A: Robert Anderson Doubles Thru Natasha Mercier

$3,500 WPT RRPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 8:  600/1,200 with a 1,200 ante
Day 1A Entries:  643

Robert Anderson
Robert Anderson

Robert Anderson got it all in preflop under the gun for 20,000 with AsAc, and he needed it to hold to stay alive against the 10h10c of Natasha Mercier in middle position.

The board came 6s5c2c5h6h, and the aces held up for Anderson to win the pot and double up in chips.

Robert Anderson  –  49,000  (41 bb)
Natasha Mercier  –  19,000  (16 bb)

The tournament clock shows 643 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).