Champioship Day 1B: Brian Altman Chipping Up

$3,500 WPT RRPO Championship (Re-Entry)
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 9: 500/1,000 with a 1,000 ante
Day 1B Players Remaining:  279 of 541

Jeff Blenkarn considers the bet of Brian Altman as Darryll Fish gives the double-thumbs-up.
Jeff Blenkarn (far left) considers the raise from Brian Altman (far right) as Darryll Fish gives the double-thumbs-up.

Following a flop of 8h10d6c with about 13,000 in the pot, the player under the gun checked and Jeff Blenkarn bet 6,000 from middle position.

Brian Altman raised to 17,000 from the cutoff, the UTG opponent folded and the player in the Blenkarn tanked for about two minutes before he folded as well.

Brian Altman – 225,000 (225 bb)
Jeff Blenkarn – 80,000 (80 bb)