Championship: Jeff Blenkarn Doubles Thru Victor Figueroa

$3,500 WPT RRPO Championship (Re-Entry)
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | StructurePayouts
Level 21:  10,000/15,000 with a 15,000 ante
Players Remaining:  47 of 988

Jeff Blenkarn and Victor Figueroa
Jeff Blenkarn (left) and Victor Figueroa

Jeff Blenkarn was all in from the cutoff for 210,000 with AsJd, and he needed to improve to stay alive against the JxJx of Victor Figueroa on the button.

The board came AdQc8hKd2s, and Blenkarn paired his ace on the flop to win the pot and double up in chips.

Jeff Blenkarn  –  460,000  (31 bb)
Victor Figueroa  –  1,190,000  (79 bb)

With 47 players remaining, the average chip stack is about 840,000 (56 big blinds), and the remaining players are all guaranteed at least $12,060 each.

Here are the most recent eliminations:

48th:  Kwynn Richards  –  $12,060
49th:  Russell Dohan  –  $10,585
50th:  Jason Wandling  –  $10,585