Event 21: Zhen Cai Eliminated in 17th Place by Vladyslav Shovkovyi

$600 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 30:  75,000/125,000 with a 125,000 ante
Players Remaining:  16 of 3,989

Zhen Cai
Zhen Cai

With the board showing Qd7d4h2d on the turn, Zhen Cai got it all in from the big blind with Qs9d for a pair of queens with a nine-high diamond flush draw, and he needed to improve to stay alive against the AsQc (pair of queens, higher kicker) of Vladyslav Shovkovyi in the hijack.

The river card was the 7h, and Shovkovyi won the pot with two pair, queens and sevens with his ace kicker to eliminate Cai in 17th place.

Vladyslav Shovkovyi  –  10,500,000  (84 bb)
Zhen Cai  –  Eliminated in 17th Place  ($12,845)

With 16 players remaining from a field of 3,989, the average chip stack is around 4,975,000 (40 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $12,845 each.

Vladyslav Shovkovyi
Vladyslav Shovkovyi