Event 19: Tongguang Sun – 5th Place ($24,750)

$2,200 Deep Stack No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$200,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 23:  15,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining:  4 of 257

Tongguang Sun
Tongguang Sun

Aaron Flores min-raised from the hijack to 50,000, Tongguang Sun moved all in from the cutoff for about 275,000, and Flores called with AsAh.

Sun turned over 8s8h, and needed to improve to stay alive.

The board came Kd9s6d10dQc, and Sun turned a gutshot straight draw, but improved no further. Flores won the pot with his pocket aces to eliminate Sun in 5th place.

Aaron Flores  –  1,275,000  (51 bb)
Tongguang Sun  –  Eliminated in 5th Place  ($24,750)

With four players remaining from a field of 257, the average chip stack is around 1,285,000 (51 big blinds), and they are guaranteed at least $34,050 each.