$600 Deep Stack No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 15: 2,000/4,000 and a 4,000 ante
Flight A Players Remaining: 85 of 606
James Calderaro got it all in from the small blind for 26,000 with , and he needed it to hold to stay alive against the of the player on the button.
The board came — Calderaro flopped a set of eights, the button turned an ace-high straight, and Calderaro rivered a full house. Calderaro won the pot to double up in chips.
James Calderaro – 60,000 (15 bb)
Several hands later, the player in the small blind got his short stack all in with , and needed it to hold to stay alive against Calderaro’s .
The board came , and Calderaro paired his ten on the flop to win the pot and eliminate his opponent from Flight 1A.
James Calderaro – 90,000 (23 bb)
With about 85 players remaining from a flight of 606, the average chip stack is around 143,000 (36 big blinds). Action will continue until there are 76 players remaining, and everyone who bags up chips for Day 2 will finish in the money.