Championship: Erik Seidel Doubles Through Joe Elpayaa

$3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure Payouts
Level 22: 10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 58  of 1,360

Joe Elpayaa (left) versus Erik Seidel (right(

Joe Elpayaa raised to 125,000 from the button and Erik Seidel shoved for 495,000 out of the big blind. Elpayaa called with AhQc and was behind Seidel’s AdKd.

Elpayaa turned to Seidel and said “I’ll take a chop”

The board ran out Js8h4d10h8d and Seidel’s king kicker held to avoid elimination.

Erik Seidel – 1,050,000 (53 bb)
Joe Elpayaa – 500,000 (25 bb)