Championship: Manuel Amaro Eliminated in 19th Place by Chipleader Josh Kay

$3,500 WPT LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27:  50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining:  18 of 1,982

Josh Kay
Josh Kay

Manuel Amaro moved all in from the cutoff for 1,425,000, and Josh Kay called from the big blind with KsQh.

Amaro turned over JdJc, and needed his jacks to hold to stay alive.

The board came 8c3c3hQc4d, and Kay paired his queen on the turn to win the pot and eliminate Amaro in 19th place. Kay is solidly in the lead at this point with 11.5 million in chips.

Josh Kay  –  11,500,000  (115 bb)
Manuel Amaro  –  Eliminated in 19th Place  ($40,615)

With 18 players remaining from a field of 1,982, the average chip stack is about 4.4 million (44 big blinds). The remaining players are all guaranteed at least $40,615 each.

Action is scheduled to continue tonight until the field is down to the final two tables (16 players).