Event 1: Tony Ruberto Doubles Thru Victor Carrera

$400 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 34:  150,000/300,000 with a 300,000 ante
Players Remaining:  19 of 6,196

Tony Ruberto
Tony Ruberto

Tony Ruberto was all in UTG+1 for 2,325,000 with JsJd, and needed his hand to hold to stay alive against the As9d of Victor Carrera, who was under the gun.

The board came 6c5h4h2h7d, and the pocket jacks held up for Ruberto to win the pot and double up in chips, knocking Carrera down to just two big blinds.

Tony Ruberto  –  5,400,000  (18 bb)
Victor Carrera  –  600,000  (2 bb)

With 19 players remaining from a field of 6,196, the average chip stack is worth about 6,525,000 (22 big blinds). The remaining players are all guaranteed at least $7,361 each, and the next pay jump will be $8,792 for 18th place.