Event 1: Dennis Rodriguez Doubles Thru Jose Navarrete

$600 Deep Stack No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 30:  75,000/125,000 with a 125,000 ante
Players Remaining:  21 of 4,535

Dennis Rodriguez
Dennis Rodriguez

Jose Navarrete raised from the cutoff to 500,000, Dennis Rodriguez moved all in from the big blind for 1,725,000, and Navarrete tanked for a long time before he called with Kd10d.

Rodriguez turned over QsQh, and needed it to hold to stay alive.

The board came Ah7s6s3s9h, and the pocket queens held up for Rodriguez to win the pot and double up in chips.

Dennis Rodriguez  –  3,650,000  (29 bb)
Jose Navarrete  –  4,700,000  (38 bb)

In other news, Ioannis Patsourakis was eliminated in 22nd place, leaving seven players at each table.

22nd:  Ioannis Patsourakis  –  $8,670

With 21 players remaining from a field of 4,535, the average chip stack is around 4,325,000 (35 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $9,660 each.

Ioannis Patsourakis
Ioannis Patsourakis