Event 1: Paul Snead Doubles Up

$600 Deep Stack No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 20:  6,000/12,000 with a 12,000 ante
Players Remaining:  235 of 4,535

Paul Snead

Paul Snead got it all in from the hijack for 205,000 with 8d8c, and needed it to hold to stay alive against the big blind’s AdKc.

The board came 9d7c5c9s9h, and Snead won the pot with a full house, nines full of eights, to double up in chips.

Paul Snead  –  428,000  (36 bb)

With about 235 players remaining from a field of 4,535, the average chip stack is around 386,000 (32 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $1,350 each.