Event 1: Veljko Lakusic Doubles Thru Arlon Berdos

$600 Deep Stack No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 31:  75,000/150,000 with a 150,000 ante
Players Remaining:  20 of 4,535

Veljko Lakusic
Veljko Lakusic

Arlon Berdos min-raised under the gun to 300,000, Veljko Lakusic moved all in from the cutoff for 650,000, and Berdos called with Ah10d.

Lakusic turned over As5s, and needed to improve to stay alive.

The board came Qs9s2d8h7s, and Lakusic rivered a spade flush to win the pot and double up in chips.

Veljko Lakusic  –  1,675,000  (11 bb)
Arlon Berdos  –  5,550,000  (37 bb)

With 20 players remaining from a field of 4,535, the average chip stack is around 4,525,000 (30 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $9,660 each.