Championship: Ilyas Muradi Eliminated in 158th Place by Ren Lin

$3,500 WPT RRPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 16:  4,000/8,000 with a 8,000 ante
Players Remaining:  157 of 1,566

Ilyas Muradi
Ilyas Muradi is the reigning WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open champion, and he won $620,000 for that victory.

Ilyas Muradi got it all in from middle position for about 110,000 with 7s7h, and he needed his hand to hold to stay alive against the AcKh of Ren Lin in the hijack.

The board came Jh10d4sAsKc — Lin flopped a gutshot straight draw, turned a pair of aces and rivered two pair to win the pot and eliminate Muradi in 158th place.

Ren Lin  –  555,000  (69 bb)
Ilyas Muradi  –  Eliminated in 158th Place  ($6,470)

With 157 players remaining from a field of 1,566, the average chip stack is about 399,000 (50 big blinds). The field is in the money, with the remaining players guaranteed at least $6,470 each.

There will be a 90-minute dinner break at the end of this level (around 6:55 pm), and action will continue tonight until the end of Level 20 (around 12:40 am).