$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: 26 of 2,290
With the board showing on the turn, Taylor von Kriegenbergh got it all in from the big blind for 550,000 with for a pair of eights, but he needed to improve to stay alive against the (pair of aces) of Andrew Moreno in the cutoff.
The river card was — the !
Von Kriegenbergh spiked an eight on the river to win the pot with trip eights and double up in chips.
Taylor von Kriegenbergh – 1,850,000 (19 bb)
Andrew Moreno – 8,625,000 (86 bb)
With 26 players remaining from a field of 2,290, the average chip stack is around 4,400,000 (44 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $31,500 each.
Action is scheduled to continue tonight until the field is down to the final two tables (16 players).