May 31, 2019
Hand #193: Eric Afriat raises to 2,000,000 on the button and James Carroll moves all in from the big blind. Afriat quickly calls all in for 11,500,000.
Afriat is at-risk but in the lead with his pocket pair against Carroll’s over cards.
The flop lands to thrust Carroll into the lead with trip kings.
Afriat is now drawing to one of the last sixes in the deck, and when the turn lands the , Afriat would be down to his just his last two outs.
The dealer burns and turns the on the river, and Afriat is eliminated in second-place from the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown final table for $465,120 in prize money.
James Carroll wins the Season XVII WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown for $715,175, along with a Hublot Big Bang Steel Watch, and a $15,000 entry into the season-ending Baccarat Crystal Tournament of Champions.
WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Results
1st: James Carroll – $715,175*
2nd: Eric Afriat – $465,120
3rd: Maria Ho – $344,960
4th: Jerry Wong – $257,815
5th: Ami Alibay – $194,610
6th: Chad Eveslage – $148,380
* First-prize amount includes the winner’s $15,000 entry into the season-ending Baccarat Crystal Tournament of Champions.
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