Championship Day 1A: Ryan Van Sanford Eliminated by Fernando Diaz

$3,500 WPT LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 5:  300/600 with a 600 ante
Day 1 Entries:  750

Fernando Diaz

Ryan Van Sanford got it all in from the button for 16,000 with AsJh, but he needed to improve to stay alive against the AcKd of Fernando Diaz, who was UTG+1.

The board came Ah9d8d3h4h, and Diaz won the pot with a pair of aces and his king kicker to eliminate Van Sanford.

Fernando Diaz  –  92,000  (153 bb)
Ryan Van Sanford  –  Eliminated

The tournament clock shows 750 entries so far here on Day 1A, and 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, around 5:30 pm, and action is scheduled to continue tonight until the end of Level 10, around 11:15 pm.