Championship: Fabian Schaefer Carreno Eliminated in 164th Place by Jeff Madsen

$3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 19:  10,000/15,000 with a 15,000 ante
Players Remaining:  163 of 2,290

Fabian Schaefer Carreno got it all in under the gun with As8c, but he needed to improve to stay alive against the QdQc of Jeff Madsen on the button.

The board came 10s9c2h8d6s, and Schaefer Carreno paired his eight on the turn, but improved no further. Madsen won the pot with his pocket queens to eliminate Schaefer Carreno in 164th place.

Jeff Madsen  –  1,640,000  (109 bb)
Fabian Schaefer Carreno  –  Eliminated in 164th Place  ($7,050)

With 163 players remaining from a field of 2,290, the average chip stack is around 700,000 (47 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $7,050 each.

Action will continue tonight until the end of Level 20 (around 12:35 am).