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Event 1: Ortiz Crosses 200K

$560 Buy-In Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 10: Blinds 500/1,000/100 ante

Picking up the action after a flop of 8s6c3c with about 15,000 in the pot, Michael Ortiz is in the tank after his opponent moves all in for roughly 21,000. After a little while Ortiz calls with AsKs, leading his opponent’s Ac5c.

Ortiz fades his opponent’s outs as the Kd turn and 7h river secure the pot for him with a pair of kings, increasing his stack to a tournament leading 220,000.

Event 1: Ylon Schwartz Eliminated

$560 Buy-In Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 8: Blinds 300/600/75 ante

World Series of Poker bracelet winner 2008 November Niner Ylon Schwartz raises all in from middle position for 9,875. The player in the hijack calls and action folds to Jacquelyn Scott in the big blind. After asking for a count and some deliberation, Scott opts to folds.

Schwartz: AcQd
Opponent: 8d8c

The board runs out 4d3d3sJc9s, no help to Schwartz, ending his Day 1A.