Championship: Alexander Stewart Doubles Thru Kitty Kuo

$5,300 SHRPO Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 22:  15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 ante
Players Remaining:  33 of 1,070

Alexander Stewart
Alexander Stewart

Alexander Stewart was all in from the hijack for 315,000 with AsAd, and needed it to hold to stay alive against the 9s9c of Kitty Kuo in the small blind.

The board came Ks5s5dJd6c, and the aces held up for Stewart to win the pot and double up in chips.

Alexander Stewart  –  690,000  (23 bb)
Kitty Kuo  –  1,900,000  (63 bb)

With 33 players remaining from a field of 1,070, the average chip stack is around 1,295,000 (43 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $22,625 each.

The field will play as long as it takes today to reach the nine-handed final table, which is scheduled to begin tomorrow at 12:00 noon.