Championship: Ryan Rivers – 6th Place ($217,500)

$3,500 WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Championship
Level 32: 75,000/150,000/25,000 Ante

With three players light on chips, it was a matter of time before someone finally was dropped from this final table and Ryan Rivers was the first to fall.

Rivers fired out his stack of 1,525,000 and was called by Joe Ebanks. And when the cards were turned over, Rivers was in dominated and in big trouble.

Rivers: Kc8c
Ebanks: Ac8d

After a flop of 3h8sTc, the crowd sensed the first elimination of the day could be coming. And when the cards ran out 5d2d, Ryan Rivers dream of a WPT Championship had gone up in the red glow of the WPT set.

Rivers finishes our championship event in 6th place for $217,500.

Seat 1: Griffin Paul 12,900,000 (86 bb)
Seat 2: Joe Ebanks 13,350,000 (89 bb)
Seat 4: Shawn Nguyen 4,975,000 (33 bb)
Seat 5: Brian Green 2,500,000 (33 bb)
Seat 6: Andre Crooks 10,500,000 (17 bb)

Ryan Rivers - 6th Place ($217,500)
Ryan Rivers – 6th Place ($217,500)