Event 1: Francesco DiGiacomo Eliminated in 26th Place by Matthew Vetstein; Henry Fermin Out in 25th Place

$400 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 31:  75,000/150,000 with a 150,000 ante
Players Remaining:  24 of 6,134

Francesco DiGiacomo
Francesco DiGiacomo

Francesco DiGiacomo moved all in from middle position for 1,975,000, and Matthew Vetstein moved all in over the top from the hijack for 3,500,000 with 8d8c.

DiGiacomo turned over Ad10s, and needed to improve to stay alive.

The board came Kh9d3c8h7d, and Vetstein turned a set of eights to win the pot and eliminate DiGiacomo in 26th place.

Matthew Vetstein  –  5,850,000  (39 bb)
Francesco DiGiacomo  –  Eliminated in 26th Place  ($6,075)

A few minutes later, Henry Fermin, who had been knocked down to just seven big blinds in an earlier hand, was eliminated in 25th place.

Henry Fermin – Eliminated in 25th Place  ($6,075)

Note:  In order to balance tables, Brandon Lulov was moved from Table 7, seat 1 over to Table 6, seat 4.

With 24 players remaining from a field of 6,134, the average chip stack is about 5,100,000 (34 big blinds). The field is in the money, and the remaining players are guaranteed at least $6,680 each.

Henry Fermin