2018 Showdown Live Updates

Event 18: James Scott Triples Up

$150 No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 28: 40,000/80,000 with a 10,000 ante
Players Remaining: 3 of 565

James Scott moved all in on the button for 980,000 and was called by Alfredo Fernandez in the small blind. Manuel Jo moved all in out of the big blind for about 2,500,000 and Fernandez folded.

Scott showed AcJc needed an ace against Jo’s QsQc.

The board came Jh9s8dJsAs. Scott turned trips and rivered a full house to triple up and move into the chip lead.

James Scott – 2,990,000
Manuel Jo – 1,500,000

Event 18: James Scott Doubles Through Alfredo Fernandez

$150 No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27: 30,000/60,000 with a 10,000 ante
Players Remaining: 3 of 565

Alfredo Fernandez raised on the button and James Scott moved all in out of the big blind for 505,000. Fernandez called.

Fernandez showed QsTd and needed help against Scott’s Kc8c.

The board came 5s5h2c4d4s, which kept Scott in the lead and he doubled up on one of the last hands before break.

James Scott – 1,070,000
Alfredo Fernandez – 1,550,000

Championship: Faraz Jaka Called Scott Margereson’s Bluff

$3,500 WPT Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Payouts | Live Stream
Level 36: 200,000/400,000 with 50,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 1,309

Faraz Jaka

Faraz Jaka limped for 400,000, and Scott Margereson checked his option in the big blind.

Both players check to the turn on a board of Kd8d7c9s, Margereson bet 650,000, and Jaka called.

The river brought the Ad and Margereson bet 3,000,000. Jaka used  one of his time chips before calling with 7s5c for the winning pair of sevens. Margereson  showed 10d5h for ten high.

Championship: Scott Margereson Puts the Pressure On

$3,500 WPT Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Payouts | Live Stream
Level 36: 200,000/400,000 with 50,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 1,309

Scott Margereson opened to 800,000 and Faraz Jaka called.

The flop came Ac10d4d, Jaka checked and Margereson  bet 1,000,000. Jaka called.

The turn is the 4c, Jaka checked, and Margereson bet 2,200,000 winning himself the pot.