Event 12: David Shmuel Scores Double KO to Seize Sizable Lead

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$100,000 Guarantee | Structure | Payouts
Level 22: 8,000/16,000 with a 2,000 ante
Players Remaining: 26 of 1,027

Following the eliminations of Roidi Regaldo (30th – $629), and Julian Guimarares (29th – $629), Jeff Kessler raised all in for about 68,000 from middle position. Erik Guzman reraised all in from the hijack for about 155,000, and David Shmuel isolated the pot with a shove of his own with a covering stack from the cutoff.

Kessler: As2s
Guzman: AcAh
Shmuel: QdQh

The board came down Qc8s2h5d3s, giving Shumuel a set of queens to score the double elimination and take a sizable chip lead as the final 26 players redraw for seats.

David Shmuel – 1,240,000 (77 bb)
Erik Guzman – Eliminated in 27th Place ($739)
Jeff Kessler – Eliminated in 28th Place ($629)