Championship: Jorge Briones Eliminated in 137th Place by Salim Admon

$3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 19:  10,000/15,000 with a 15,000 ante
Players Remaining:  136 of 2,010

Jorge Briones moved all in under the gun for 95,000, and Salim Admon called from the cutoff with AdQc.

Briones turned over QhJd, and needed to improve to stay alive.

The board came 9h5d4s7s4d, and Admon won the pot with his ace to eliminate Briones in 137th place.

Salim Admon  –  780,000  (52 bb)
Jorge Briones  –  Eliminated in 137th Place  ($7,100)

With 136 players remaining from a field of 2,010, the average chip stack is about 740,000 (49 big blinds). The field is in the money, with the remaining players guaranteed at least $7,700.

The 30-second Action Clock by Protection Poker is in use, and players have 30 seconds to make each decision. Each player has been given a limited number of non-transferable Time Chips that can be used to extend a decision by 30 seconds.

Action is scheduled to continue tonight until the end of Level 20, around 12:45 am (depending on how long the Money Bubble lasts).