Event 12: Jose Ruiz Doubles Thru Phillip Stuttman

$200 Big Stack NLH (Re-Entry)
$200,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 33:  125,000/250,000 with a 250,000 ante
Players Remaining:  9 of 2,325

Jose Ruiz raised to 500,000 from the cutoff, and Phillip Stuttman called in the big blind.

The flop was 10d9d2c, Stuttman checked, Ruiz bet 525,000, Stuttman raised all in with a covering stack, and Ruiz thought for about 90 seconds before he called all in for 3,325,000.

Ruiz:  Kd8d  (king-high flush draw)
Stuttman:  10s9s  (two pair, tens and nines)

The Kc turn gave Ruiz a pair of kings to go along with his flush draw, and the Jd river completed his flush to double up for the third time at the final table.

Jose Ruiz  –  8,025,000  (32 bb)
Phillip Stuttman  –  1,025,000  (4 bb)

With nine players remaining from a field of 2,535, the average stack is about 3,875,000  (16 bb). The players are guaranteed $6,085.