Event 16: David McGowan Eliminated in 9th Place by Steve Veneziano, Jr.

$2,200 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$200,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 24:  15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 ante
Players Remaining:  8 of 335

Steve Veneziano Jr
Steve Veneziano Jr

Steve Veneziano, Jr. raised from the button to 65,000, David McGowan moved all in from the small blind for about 350,000, and Veneziano called with QsQd.

McGowan turned over 10s10c, and needed to improve to stay alive.

The board came AdKsKh9c7h, and Veneziano won the pot with his pocket queens to eliminate McGowan in ninth place.

Steve Veneziano, Jr.  –  1,515,000  (51 bb)
David McGowan  –  Eliminated in 9th Place  ($14,035)

With eight players remaining, the average chip stack is about 840,000 (28 big blinds), and they are guaranteed to earn at least $20,180 each.