Championship: Steve Buckner Doubles Up; Barbaro Diaz Eliminated in 72nd Place

$3,500 WPT RRPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 20:  10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining:  71 of 1,566

Barbaro Diaz
Barbaro Diaz

Following the turn of an As3cJh9s board, Steve Buckner was all in for 1,025,000 against former chip leader Barbaro Diaz.

Buckner:  AhJc
Diaz:  Ac9c

The river was the 2d, locking up the hefty double for Buckner while leaving Diaz with about 350,000.

Shortly thereafter, Diaz was eliminated in 72nd place.

Steve Buckner  –  2,175,000  (109 bb)
Barbaro Diaz  –  Eliminated in 72nd Place ($10,625)