Championship Day 1B: Ami Rubin Knocks Out a Player to Reach 330,000

$3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 10:  1,000/2,000 with a 2,000 ante
Day 1B Players Remaining:  440 of 1,155

Ami Rubin
Ami Rubin

The player in the cutoff got it all in preflop for 22,000 against Akash Seth (small blind) and Ami Rubin (middle position).

Both players checked to the river on a board of 10c5h3h5c9h, and all three players turned over their cards.

Akash Seth:  8c2h  (eight high)
Ami Rubin:  Kh9c  (pair of nines)
Cutoff:  8h8d  (pair of eights)

Rubin won the pot to eliminate the player in the cutoff from the tournament.

Ami Rubin  –  330,000  (165 bb)

Action will continue tonight until the end of this level, around 11:15 pm.