Championship: Rania Nasreddine Eliminated in 161st Place by Jeff Madsen

$3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 19:  10,000/15,000 with a 15,000 ante
Players Remaining:  160 of 2,290

Jeff Madsen
Jeff Madsen

Rania Nasreddine got it all in from the small blind for about 160,000 with KdQs, but she was dominated and facing elimination against the AcKs of Jeff Madsen, who was under the gun.

The board came Qc8d3d2hAd, and Nasreddine paired her queen on the flop, only to see Madsen pair his ace on the river to win the pot and eliminate her in 161st place.

Jeff Madsen  –  2,285,000  (152 bb)
Rania Nasreddine  –  Eliminated in 161st Place  ($7,050)

With 160 players remaining from a field of 2,290, the average chip stack is around 715,000 (48 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $7,050 each.

Action will continue tonight until the end of Level 20 (around 12:35 am).