Championship Day 1B: Athanasios Polychronopoulos Flops Quads and Busts Nick Palma

$3,500 WPT LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 10:  1,000/2,000 with a 2,000 ante
Day 1B Players Remaining:  351 of 1,089

Nick Palma raised to 4,500 from the cutoff and Athanasios Polychronopoulos called from the big blind.

The flop was 4c4d2s and Polychronopoulos checked to Palma who continued for 3,000. Polychronopoulos check-raised to 7,000 and Palma called.

The turn was the 9s, Polychronopoulos bet 12,000 and Palma called.

The river was the 5h, Polychronopoulos bet 35,000, Palma thought for about a minute before he reraised all in for roughly 85,000 and Polychronopoulos called instantly with 4h4s for quad fours.

Palma showed a defeated 5s5c and was eliminated.

Polychronopoulos, meanwhile, is in the running for the chip lead as Day 1B nears its conclusion.

Athanasios Polychronopoulos  –  450,000  (225 bb)
Nick Palma  –  Eliminated