Championship: Pete Chen vs. Curtis King

$3,500 LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 16:  4,000/8,000 with a 8,000 ante
Players Remaining:  240 of 1,692

Peter Chen

With the board showing Qc8s6c3c on the turn, Pete Chen bet 75,000 from the big blind, and Curtis King tanked for a while from UTG before he called.

The river card was the 4s, and both players checked. Chen showed Qs8d to win the pot with two pair, queens and eights, and King mucked.

Pete Chen  –  625,000  (78 bb)
Curtis King  –  150,000  (19 bb)

With about 240 players remaining from a field of 1,692, the average chip stack is around 353,000 (44 big blinds). The final 212 players will finish in the money, earning at least $5,915 each.

There will be a 90-minute dinner break after this level (around 6:35 pm), and action is scheduled to continue tonight until the end of Level 20 (about 12:30 am).