Event 1: David Banaszak Doubles Thru Nigel Murray; Murray Eliminated in 23rd Place

$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 33:  125,000/250,000 with a 250,000 ante
Players Remaining:  22 of 7,703

David Banaszak
David Banaszak

David Banaszak got it all in from the big blind for 2,250,000 with JhJd, and he needed it to hold to stay alive against the 4h4c of Nigel Murray on the button.

Murray called for the four of spades on every street as the board came 9s6h3c10sJs, but it was Banaszak who rivered a set, winning the pot with a set of jacks to double up in chips.

David Banaszak  –  4,875,000  (20 bb)
Nigel Murray  –  900,000  (4 bb)

Nigel Murray
Nigel Murray

The next hand, Murray moved all in from the cutoff for 900,000, taking the blinds and ante.

Nigel Murray  –  1,525,000  (6 bb)

A few minutes later, Murray was eliminated in 23rd place.

Nigel Murray  –  Eliminated in 23rd Place  ($8,389)

With 22 players remaining from a field of 7,703, the average chip stack is around 7,000,000 (28 big blinds). The field is in the money, with the remaining players guaranteed at least $8,389 each.