Championship Day 1A: Roger Campbell Triples Up; Tony Dunst Wins the Side Pot with Aces

$3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 6:  400/800 with an 800 ante
Day 1A Entries:  880

Tony Dunst and Roger Campbell
Tony Dunst (left) and Roger Campbell

Tony Dunst raised from the hijack to 2,000, Roger Campbell moved all in from the cutoff for 12,300, and the player in the small blind reraised to 25,300.

Dunst five-bet all in for 38,000, and the small blind called, covering both players.

Small Blind:  7d7c
Tony Dunst:  AhAc
Roger Campbell:  8c7s

The board came 6h5s5c9c6s, and Campbell turned a nine-high straight to win the main pot and triple up in chips to 38,500.

Dunst won the side pot with his pocket aces to make a profit of 13K on the hand.

Roger Campbell  –  38,500  (48 bb)
Tony Dunst  –  51,000  (64 bb)

Registration remains open with a single re-entry per starting flight until the start of Level 9, around 9:20 pm.

There will be a 90-minute dinner break after this level (around 5:35 pm), and action is scheduled to continue tonight until the end of Level 10, around 11:20 pm.