Championship: James Carroll Leads the Final Six

$3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure Payouts
Level 31: 75,000/150,000 with a 150,000 ante
Players Remaining: 6 of 1,360

James Carroll

The $3,500 WPT Showdown Championship event is down to its final six players. James Carroll takes a big chip lead into the final day, with 18,525,000 (123 bb).

“It went pretty smooth. It was a fun day,” Carroll said of Day 4.

The final table will conclude May 30th when the final six players combine to resume play at the televised WPT final table from HyperX Esports Arena at the Luxor Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Everybody is guaranteed a cash of at least $148,380, but they all have their sights set on the $715,175 first place prize.

Here is a look at the seating arrangement and chip counts for the final six players:

Seat 1: Maria Ho – 16,650,000
Seat 2: Chad Eveslage – 3,350,000
Seat 3: Jerry Wong – 3,225,000
Seat 4: Eric Afriat – 4,425,000
Seat 5: Ami Alibay – 8,175,000
Seat 6: James Carroll – 18,525,000

The button is on James Carroll and there is 43:43 remaining in Level 31 (75,000-150,000 and a 150,000-big blind ante).

Here are the remaining payouts:

1st:  $700,175 + $15,000 Baccarat Crystal WPT Tournament of Champions seat
2nd:  $465,120
3rd:  $344,960
4th:  $257,815
5th:  $194,610
6th:  $148,380