Event 18: James Scott Wins $150 No-Limit Hold’em in Heads-Up Deal

$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: 2 of 565

James Scott

After Alfredo Fernandez was eliminated, James Scott and Manuel Jo agreed to an even chop. Scott held the chip lead and will take credit for the win.

Scott also gets the extra dollar. He will earn $14,574 and Jo took home $14,573. A complete recap will be posted later tonight.

Manuel Jo

Championship: Faraz Jaka Takes One with Two-Pair

$3,500 WPT Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Payouts | Live Stream
Level 37: 250,000/500,000 with 50,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 1,309

It was limped to the 8c7s5d flop, Margereson checked and Jaka bet 600,000. Margereson called.

The turn brought the Ks, Margereson checked and Jaka bet 1,600,000. Margereson called.

The river was the 5s, Margereson checked and Jaka bet 3,200,000. Margereson called. Faraz tabled Kh8h for two pair and Margereson mucked.

Event 18: Alfredo Fernandez – 3rd Place ($7,119)

$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: 2 of 565

Alfredo Fernandez

Alfredo Fernandez moved all in on the button for about 800,000 and Manuel Jo called out of the small blind.

Jo showed TsTd and was flipping against Fernandez’s AcQs.

The board ran out Kh9h6h8s6c and Jo won the flip with a pair of tens. Fernandez hit the rail in third place and earned $7,119.

Manuel Jo – 2,500,000
Alfredo Fernandez – Eliminated