Event 15: Steve Buckner Eliminated by Christopher Lovett

$600 Deep Stack No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 22:  10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining:  149 of 4,259

Christopher Lovett

With the board reading out to the turn AsKh5s8h, Steve Buckner bet 100,000 to get one fold and Christopher Lovett moved all in for about 450,000. Buckner had 415,000 behind and called after a short think.

Buckner: Ah5h
Lovett: 8s8d

Bucker flopped aces up but Lovett turned a set of eights. Buckner had 11 outs to avoid the payout line but the 4c river did not give him the flush or boat he needed.

Christopher Lovett – 1,115,000 (56 bb)
Steve Buckner – Eliminated in 150th Place ($1,835)

Blinds increased to 10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante and the average stack is about 570,000 (29 bb).