$3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27: 50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining: 23 of 2,290
Naing Thu got it all in from the cutoff for 2,325,000 with , and he needed it to hold to stay alive against the of Thomas Carroll on the button.
The board came , and Carroll flopped a gutshot straight draw, but improved no further. Thu won the pot with his pocket nines to double up in chips.
Naing Thu – 4,900,000 (49 bb)
Thomas Carroll – 4,000,000 (40 bb)
With 23 players remaining from a field of 2,290, the average chip stack is around 4,975,000 (50 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $38,000 each.
Action is scheduled to continue tonight until the field is down to the final two tables (16 players).