Event 12: Manuel Amaro Alvarez – 5th Place ($15,585)

$200 Big Stack NLH (Re-Entry)
$200,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 35:  300,000/500,000 with a 500,000 ante
Players Remaining:  4 of 2,325

Manuel Amaro Alvarez

On the turn of a 4h7cAs5d board with about 2,500,000 in the pot, Jose Ruiz bet 1,000,000 from the small blind, Manuel Amaro Alvarez raised all in for about 4,500,000 from the big blind, and Ruiz called all in for a little less.

Ruiz:  5h3s  (pair of fives, double gutter)
Alvarez:  3c2d  (five-high straight)

The river was the 6s, giving both players a seven-high straight to chop the pot.

Shortly thereafter, on the turn of an Ah9d6dKc board, Ruiz was all in from the button for about 3,200,000 with AdKd against Alvarez’s Ks6s in the big blind. The river was the 7c and Ruiz doubled up.

Finally, Ruiz limped from under the gun, Alvarez raised all in for 2,400,000 from the button, and Ruiz called.

Ruiz:  Ad5s
Alavarez:  AcKh

The board ran out 8s7d5h7sJd, giving Ruiz sevens and fives to eliminate Alavarez in fifth place.

Jose Ruiz  –  11,000,000  (22 bb)
Manuel Amaro Alvarez  –  Eliminated in 5th Place  ($15,585)