Championship: Jeff Rolland Doubles Up

$3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 13:  2,000/4,000 with a 4,000 ante
Players Remaining:  552 of 2,482

Jeff Rolland
Jeff Rolland

The player in the hijack raised to 10,000, Jeff Rolland moved all in from the small blind for 68,000, and the hijack called with KsQs.

Rolland turned over AhQd, and needed it to hold to stay alive.

The board came 9d8s6c3d8c, and Rolland won the pot with his ace to double up in chips.

Jeff Rolland  –  144,000  (36 bb)

With 552 players remaining from a field of 2,482, the average chip stack is about 180,000 (45 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.