Event 16: Javier Zarco – 5th Place ($13,245)

$1,100 Eight-Handed NLH (Single Re-Entry)
$100,000 Guaranteed | StructurePayouts
Level 23:  15,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining:  4 of 219

Javier Zarco
Javier Zarco

Javier Zarco was all in from the button for 275,000 with AcJd, and he needed it to hold to stay alive against the Ah10s of Brian Altman in the big blind.

The board came Ad10c3d2h9d, and Altman flopped two pair, aces and tens, to win the pot and eliminate Zarco in fifth place.

Brian Altman  –  1,550,000  (62 bb)
Javier Zarco  –  Eliminated in 5th Place  ($13,245)

In a span of just 10 minutes, this final table has dropped from seven players to four. With four players remaining, the average stack is about 1,095,000 (44 big blinds), and the next player to bust will earn $17,615.