Event 1: Nicholas Carballo Cracks Kings to Doubles Thru Hossein Pezeshkan

$400 Deep Stack No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 38:  400,000/800,000 with an 800,000 ante
Players Remaining:  5 of 7,703

Nicholas Carballo
Nicholas Carballo

Nicholas Carballo raised from the cutoff to 11,000,000 (14x the big blind), Hossein Pezeshkan moved all in from the button for about 35,000,000, and Carballo called all in for 13,100,000 with 10s10h.

But Pezeshkan turned over KsKd, and Carballo needed to improve to stay alive.

The board came Jh4s2h7h6h, and Carballo caught a runner-runner heart flush to win the pot and double up in chips.

Nicholas Carballo  –  28,200,000  (35 bb)
Hossein Pezeshkan  –  21,800,000  (27 bb)

With five players remaining from a field of 7,703, the average chip stack is about 30.8 million (39 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $101,680 each.