Event 20: Paul Smerdon – 7th Place ($1,977)

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 25: 20,000/40,000 with a 40,000 ante
Players Remaining: 6 of 507

Paul Smerdon
Paul Smerdon

Jose Nigaglioni raised from the hijack to 100,000, Nathan Grow called from the cutoff, and Paul Smerdon moved all in from the small blind for 160,000. Nigaglioni and Grow both called.

Nigaglioni and Grow checked all the way down on a board of Kc5h4s9c4d, and all three players turned over their cards.

Nathan Grow:  8d7d  (eight high)
Jose Nigaglioni:  Ac8h  (ace high)
Paul Smerdon:  Qs10s  (queen high)

Nigaglioni won the pot with his ace high to win the pot and eliminate Smerdon in seventh place.

Jose Nigaglioni  –  790,000  (20 bb)
Nathan Grow  –  3,000,000  (75 bb)
Paul Smerdon  –  Eliminated in 7th Place  ($1,977)

With six players remaining, the average chip stack is about 1,275,000 (32 big blinds).