Championship: John Thornton Eliminated in 12th Place by Landon Tice

$3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship
Prize Pool:  $5,980,800  | Structure | Payouts
Level 29:  75,000/150,000 with a 150,000 ante
Players Remaining:  11 of 1,869

John Thornton

Landon Tice opened to 350,000 from the hijack, John Thornton moved all in for 1,725,000 from the button, and Tice called to put him at risk.

Tice: AcKc
Thornton: Ad9h

Thornton ran into kicker issues with his ace, picked up a heart draw on the Ah7h2h flop, but was sent out after the Jc turn and 8s river finished the board.

Landon Tice – 6,600,000 (52 bb)
John Thornton – Eliminated in 12th place ($69,000)