Event 11: Andrea Mastrogiovanni – 3rd Place ($7,625)

$600 Mixed Pot-Limit Omaha (Re-Entry)
Level 22:  15,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining:  2 of 139

Andrea Mastrogiovanni
Andrea Mastrogiovanni

After the elimination of Josh Thatcher in fourth place, there was no small blind the next hand as Andrea Mastrogiovanni got it all in preflop for 465,000 against Chris Tsiolis, who had him covered with a stack of 530,000.

Chris Tsiolis:  AcJc4h2c
Andrea Mastrogiovanni:  AsAhQc2s

The board came Jd7c3c9c9s, and with no possible lows, Tsiolis won the pot with an ace-high flush to eliminate Mastrogiovanni in third place.

Andrea Mastrogiovanni  –  Eliminated in 3rd Place  ($7,625)

Here are the official chip counts for the start of heads-up play:

Sam Sternfield  –  1,760,000  (70 bb)
Chris Tsiolis  –  1,020,000  (41 bb)

And here are the remaining payouts at stake:

1st:  $20,425 + SHRPO Trophy
2nd:  $12,800