$3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 29: 75,000/150,000 with a 150,000 ante
Players Remaining: 14 of 2,290
Rafael Farah Jarufe raised under the gun to 375,000, Sridhar Sangannagari called from the hijack, and Naing Thu used one of his Time Chips to tank for a while before he moved all in for 5,925,000.
Jarufe folded, and Sangannagari called with . Thu turned over , and needed to improve to stay alive.
The board came , and Sangannagari turned an eight-high straight, but Thu rivered a king-high flush to win the pot and double up in chips.
Naing Thu – 12,525,000 (84 bb)
Sridhar Sangannagari – 12,450,000 (83 bb)
With 14 players remaining from a field of 2,290, the average chip stack is around 8,175,000 (55 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $70,500 each.