$3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 6: 400/800 with a 800 ante
Day 1B Entries: 827
After a flop of , Paul Snead checked the small blind, Andrew Heckman bet 13,000 from middle position, and Snead check-raised all in for roughly 50K.
Heckman quickly called with for a pair of aces, and Snead turned over for a gutshot straight draw. Snead needed to improve to stay alive.
The turn card was the , the river card was the , and Heckman won the pot with two pair, aces and jacks, to eliminate Snead.
After the hand, Heckman said, “I told myself that if I flopped the ace, I wasn’t going to fold.”
Andrew Heckman – 328,000 (410 bb)
Paul Snead – Eliminated
The tournament clock shows 827 entries here on Day 1B, for a tournament total of 1,756 and counting. The prizepool is worth more than $5.61 million, absolutely crushing the $3 million guarantee.
Registration remains open with unlimited re-entries until the start of Level 9, around 9:15 pm. Action should continue tonight until the end of Level 10, around 11:15 pm.