Event 17: Long Nguyen Knocks Out a Player

$1,100 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$100,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 12:  1,000/2,000 with a 2,000 ante
Players Remaining:  130 of 520

Long Nguyen
Long Nguyen

The player in the small blind got it all in preflop for about 60,000 with AcQs, but needed to improve to stay alive against the AhAd of Long Nguyen, who was UTG+1.

The board came 6c5c4h6dJh, and the aces held up for Nguyen to win the pot and eliminate his opponent from the tournament.

Long Nguyen  –  140,000  (70 bb)

With about 130 players remaining from a field of 520, the average chip stack is about 80,000 (40 big blinds). The final 65 players will finish in the money, guaranteed at least $1,740 each.