Event 1: Kyle Taddei Eliminated in 70th Place by Jimmy Russell

$400 Deep Stack No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 29:  50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining:  60 of 7,703

Jimmy Russell
Jimmy Russell

Kyle Taddei got it all in from middle position for about 1,250,000 with KdQd, and he needed to improve to stay alive against the JsJd of Jimmy Russell, who had him covered by about 100K in the big blind.

The board came 10c7s7d4s5h, and the pocket jacks held up for Russell to win the pot and eliminate Taddei in 70th place.

Jimmy Russell  –  2,760,000  (28 bb)
Kyle Taddei  –  Eliminated in 70th Place  ($4,830)

With about 60 players remaining from a field of 7,703, the average chip stack is around 2,570,000 (26 big blinds). The field is in the money, with the remaining players guaranteed at least $5,211 each.