Event 1: Sheldon Gross Doubles Up

$400 Deep Stack No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 25:  20,000/40,000 with a 40,000 ante
Players Remaining:  134 of 7,703

Sheldon Gross

Sheldon Gross limped from middle position for 40,000, the player in the big blind raised to 140,000, and Gross limp-raised all in for 550,000.

His opponent called with 10s10h, and Gross turned over AdKh. Gross needed to improve to stay alive.

The board came As7h6d9h9d, and Gross paired his ace on the flop to win the pot and double up in chips.

Sheldon Gross  –  1,160,000  (29 bb)

With 126 players remaining from a field of 7,703, the average chip stack is around 1,225,000 (31 big blinds). The field is in the money, with the remaining players guaranteed at least $2,415 each.