Event 1: Michael Tweedlie Doubles Thru Jorge Gomez; Chris Lewis Takes the Lead with 2.4 Million

$400 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 21:  10,000/15,000 with a 15,000 ante
Players Remaining:  225 of 6,134

Michael Tweedlie

Jorge Gomez raised under the gun to 40,000, Michael Tweedlie moved all in from middle position for 120,000, and Gomez called with AsQd.

Tweedlie turned over 8s8c, and needed it to hold to stay alive.

The board came 6s4h2h3c2d, and the pocket eights held up for Tweedlie to win the pot and double up in chips.

Michael Tweedlie  –  280,000  (19 bb)
Jorge Gomez  –  665,000  (44 bb)

Meanwhile, Chris Lewis has popped up with a huge chip stack worth 2.4 million, which appears to top the leaderboard at the moment.

Chris Lewis  –  2,400,000  (160 bb)

With about 225 players remaining from a field of 6,134, the average chip stack is about 545,000 (36 big blinds). The field is in the money, and the remaining players are guaranteed at least $1,215 each.

Chris Lewis