Event 1: Tuan Pham Eliminated in 31st Place by Willy Stadele

$400 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em
$500,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 29:  50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining:  30 of 3,730

Willy Stadele
Willy Stadele

Willy Stadele raised UTG+1 to 225,000, Tuan Pham moved all in from the big blind for 1,630,000, and Stadele tanked for a while before he called with 8h8c.

Pham turned over Ad10s, and needed to improve to stay alive.

The board came KdKc6hQd6d, and the pocket eights held up for Stadele to win the pot and eliminate Pham in 31st place.

Willy Stadele  –  4,725,000  (47 bb)
Tuan Pham  –  Eliminated in 31st Place  ($3,560)

With 30 players remaining from a field of 3,730, the average chip stack is about 2,475,000 (25 big blinds). The remaining players are all guaranteed at least $3,560, and the next pay jump is $4,430 for 27th place.