Event 2: Tuan Nguyen Eliminated in 26th Place by Hector Pacheco

$400 Seniors 50+ No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 18:  4,000/8,000 with a 8,000 ante
Players Remaining:  25 of 272

Hector Pacheco
Hector Pacheco

A player moved all in from middle position for 26,000, and Hector Pacheco called from the big blind with Ac9d. His opponent turned over Jc8c, and needed to improve to stay alive.

The board came Kc7s6s5dAs, and the short stack turned an open-ended straight draw, but improved no further. Pacheco won the pot with a pair of aces to eliminate his opponent in 26th place.

Hector Pacheco  –  402,000  (50 bb)
Tuan Nguyen  –  Eliminated in 26th Place  ($705)

With 25 players remaining from a field of 272, the average chip stack is about 218,000 (27 big blinds). The field is in the money, with the remaining players guaranteed at least $705 each.