Event 16: Amelio Amato Out 7th

$1,100 Six-Max No Limit Hold’em (Freeze-out)
Level 23: 6,000/12,000/2,000 Ante

Amelio Amato
7th-Place Finisher Amelio Amato

Amelio Amato raises under the gun to 25,000, Matt Stout calls from the button, and Joe Serock raises from the big blind to 80,000. Amato moves all in for about 330,000, and Stout folds. Serock calls with AsKs, and Amato turns over AdJc.

The board comes 10d5c3h3c2s, and Serock wins the pot with his king to eliminate Amato in seventh place.

Joe Serock  –  875,000  (73 bb)
Amelio Amato  –  Eliminated in 7th Place  ($7,709)

A few minutes later, Matt Stout raises from the cutoff to 27,000, Joe Serock reraises from the small blind to 66,000, and Ricardo Alvarado calls from the big blind. Stout folds.

The flop comes 8h7s2s, Serock bets 65,000, and Alvarado calls. Both players check the 2d on the turn and the Ks on the river. Serock shows 6h6c, but Alvarado turns over 10h10d to win the pot.

Ricardo Alvarado  –  660,000  (55 bb)
Joe Serock  –  745,000  (62 bb)

Ricardo Alvarado
Ricardo Alvarado

With six players remaining, the average chip stack is about 438,000 (37 big blinds).