Championship Day 1A: Tyler Hirschfeld Knocks Out a Player

$3,500 WPT LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 7:  500/1,000 with a 1,000 ante
Day 1 Entries:  820

Tyler Hirschfeld
Tyler Hirschfeld

The player in the hijack moved all in for 12,100, and Tyler Hirschfeld called from the small blind with 9s9d.

The hijack turned over Ad3s, and needed to improve to stay alive.

The board came 8d6h5cJh7c, and the pocket nines held up for Hirschfeld to win the pot and eliminate his opponent.

Tyler Hirschfeld  –  100,000  (100 bb)

The tournament clock shows 820 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. The total prizepool is already worth more than $2.62 million, with another starting flight tomorrow.

Action is scheduled to continue tonight until the end of Level 10, around 11:15 pm.