Championship Day 1A: Tony Dunst Eliminated by Athanasios Polychronopoulos

$3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 10:  1,000/2,000 with a 2,000 ante
Day 1A Entries:  970

Tony Dunst was all in from the cutoff for 17,000 with JhJd, and he needed to improve to stay alive against the KcJs of Athanasios Polychronopoulos, who was UTG+1.

The board came AcQc3h9c7c, and Polychronopoulos caught a runner-runner king-high flush to win the pot and eliminate Dunst from Day 1A.

Athanasios Polychronopoulos  –  170,000  (85 bb)
Tony Dunst  –  Eliminated

Action is scheduled to continue tonight until the end of Level 10, around 11:15 pm. Day 1B begins tomorrow at 11:00 am.