$3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 13: 2,000/4,000 with a 4,000 ante
Players Remaining: 486 of 2,290
Blake Barousse got it all in from middle position for 65,000 with , and needed his hand to hold to stay alive against the of his opponent in the small blind.
The board came , and both players flopped open-ended straight draws, but the pocket queens held up for Barousse to win the pot and double up in chips.
Blake Barousse – 138,000 (35 bb)
With about 486 players remaining from a field of 2,290, the average chip stack is around 236,000 (59 big blinds). There will be a 90-minute dinner break after Level 16 (about 6:35 pm), and action will continue tonight until the end of Level 20 (around 12:20 am).