Event 1: Chipleader Johnathan Norris Catches Running Kings to Reach 230 Big Blinds

$400 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry)
$500,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 30:  75,000/125,000 with a 125,000 ante
Players Remaining:  15 of 4,184

Johnathan Norris
Johnathan Norris

After a flop of 9c8s5d, Sebastian Espinoza bet 375,000, and Johnathan Norris quickly called. The turn card was the Kc, Espinoza bet 1,000,000, and Norris quickly called.

The river card paired the board with the Ks, Espinoza checked, Norris bet 4,000,000, and Espinoza quickly called. Norris showed Kd6d for trip kings to win the pot and increase his chip lead.

Johnathan Norris  –  28,800,000  (230 bb)
Sebastian Espinoza  –  7,300,000  (58 bb)

With 15 players remaining from a field of 4,184, the average chip stack is about 5,575,000 (45 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $8,560 each.