Championship: Huilin Chen Doubles Thru James Anderson

$3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 12:  1,500/3,000 with a 3,000 ante
Players Remaining:  640 of 2,482

Huilin Chen
Huilin Chen

Huilin Chen was all in from the big blind for 48,500 with Ks10c, and he needed to improve against the AdQh of James Anderson on the button.

The board came AcJs8sAs9s — Anderson paired his ace on the flop and turned trips, but Chen rivered a spade flush to win the pot and double up in chips.

Huilin Chen  –  101,500  (34 bb)
James Anderson  –  272,000  (91 bb)

With 640 players remaining from a field of 2,482, the average chip stack is about 155,000 (52 big blinds). The final 311 players will finish in the money, guaranteed at least $6,195 each.

There will be a 90-minute dinner break after Level 16 (around 6:40 pm), and action is scheduled to continue tonight until the end of Level 20, around 12:30 am.