Championship: James Anderson Doubles Thru Thomas Carroll

$3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 28:  75,000/125,000 with a 125,000 ante
Players Remaining:  21 of 2,290

James Anderson
James Anderson

Thomas Carroll raised from the cutoff to 250,000, and James Anderson called from the big blind.

Both players checked to the turn on a board of 6d6c2sJd, Anderson bet 550,000, and Carroll called.

The river card was the 9c, Anderson bet 1,750,000, and Carroll snap-called with QsQc for two pair, queens and sixes.

But Anderson turned over 6h5d to win the pot with trip sixes and double up in chips.

James Anderson  –  5,300,000  (42 bb)
Thomas Carroll  –  1,775,000  (14 bb)

With 21 players remaining from a field of 2,290, the average chip stack is around 5,450,000 (44 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $38,000 each.

Action is scheduled to continue tonight until the field is down to the final two tables (16 players).