Event 21: Shane Melert Doubles Up

$600 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 25:  20,000/40,000 with a 40,000 ante
Players Remaining:  72 of 3,989

Shane Melert
Shane Melert

A player raised from the cutoff to 80,000, Shane Melert moved all in from the button for 190,000, and the cutoff called with 7d7c. Melert turned over Ad10c, and needed to improve to stay alive.

The board came Kd9d9s9c10s, and Melert spiked a ten on the river to win the pot with a full house, nines full of tens, and double up in chips.

Shane Melert  –  480,000  (12 bb)

With about 72 players remaining from a field of 3,989, the average chip stack is around 1,110,000 (28 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $3,240 each.