Event 1: Charlemagne Benjamin Eliminated in 27th Place by James Kerr

$400 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 30:  75,000/125,000 with a 125,000 ante
Players Remaining:  26 of 6,253

Charlemagne Benjamin
Charlemagne Benjamin

Charlemagne Benjamin was all in from UTG+1 for 1,350,000 with Ad8h, and he needed to improve to stay alive against the QsQh of James Kerr in the hijack.

The board came 7d5c2d3s6c, and Benjamin turned a gutshot straight draw, but improved no further. Kerr won the pot with his pocket queens to eliminate Benjamin in 27th place.

James Kerr  –  4,575,000  (37 bb)
Charlemagne Benjamin  –  Eliminated in 27th Place  ($6,190)

With 26 players remaining from a field of 6,253, the average chip stack is around 4,800,000 (38 big blinds), and the remaining players are guaranteed at least $6,190 each. The next pay jump is $6,810 for 24th place.