Championship: Kyle Bowker Doubles Thru Michael Lech

$3,500 WPT LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 23:  20,000/40,000 with a 40,000 ante
Players Remaining:  0000000 of 1,982

Kyle Bowker
Kyle Bowker

Kyle Bowker moved all in from the hijack for 225,000, and Michael Lech called from the small blind with 5s5c.

Bowker turned over Js10s, and needed to improve to stay alive.

The board came 8s3s3hQhAs, and Bowker rivered a spade flush to win the pot and double up in chips.

Kyle Bowker  –  530,000  (13 bb)
Michael Lech  –  375,000  (9 bb)

With 55 players remaining from a field of 1,982, the average chip stack is about 1.44 million (36 big blinds). The remaining players are all guaranteed at least $17,000 each, and the field is playing down to the final two tables tonight (16 players).