Event 1: Pablo Ortiz Doubles Thru Allan Maloney

$400 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em
$500,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 28:  40,000/80,000 with a 80,000 ante
Players Remaining:  37 of 3,730

Pablo Ortiz
Pablo Ortiz

Pablo Ortiz was all in under the gun for 1,385,000 with AdKd, and he needed it to hold to stay alive against the AhQc of Allan Maloney in the small blind.

The board came Ac8h7c2s6s, and Ortiz won the pot with his king to double up in chips.

Pablo Ortiz  –  2,930,000  (37 bb)
Allan Maloney  –  3,500,000  (44 bb)

With 37 players remaining from a field of 3,730, the average chip stack is about 2,015,000 (25 big blinds). The remaining players are all guaranteed at least $2,890, and the next pay jump is $3,560 for 36th place.