Championship: Joseph Curcio Eliminated in 100th Place by Chad Trentacosta

$3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship
Prize Pool:  $5,980,800  | Structure | Payouts | Results
Level 21:  15,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining:  99 of 1,869

Chad Trentacosta (left) versus Joseph Curcio (right)

Chad Trentacosta opened to 60,000 from the button and Joseph Curcio three-bet all in for 460,000 from the small blind. Andy Slater folded his big and Trentacosta called to put Curcio at risk.

Trentacosta: AhQh
Curcio: 3s3d

It was a race and Curcio needed his treys to hold to double up. Trentacosta took the lead when he paired his ace on the AsJc6h flop, made aces up on the Qc turn, and Curcio was eliminated after the Kh river.

Chad Trentacosta – 1,435,000 (57 bb)
Joseph Curcio – Eliminated in 100th Place ($9,600)