The bubble was one of the most dramatic moments of day two of the WPT World Championship. The bubble burst at level 15, with 480 players from 3,835 entrants claiming their share of the prize pool of up to $40 million. Aces.
As tensions mount and the blinds reach 10,000/15,000 (15,000 BB ante), some players, especially those with smaller stacks, are faced with crucial decisions. PokerStars AmbassadorMaria Konnikova found herself facing the challenge ofAlex Papazianand managed to survive and win the prize.
Eliot Hudon not only matched the price, but doubled up before the bubble burst. Hudon was the winner of last year’s same event at Wynn Las Vegas, beating out 2,960 players to take home an incredible $4.1 million.