Event 22: Michael Dreese – 4th Place ($2,820)

$400 Limit 2-7 Triple Draw (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 24:  25,000/50,000 Limits
Players Remaining:  3 of 97

Michael Dreese
Michael Dreese

In the second hand after the break, Michael Dreese raised from the cutoff to 50,000, and Aaron Kupin called from the small blind.

First Draw:  Kupin drew one, Dreese drew three. Kupin bet, and Dreese called all in for 5,000.

Second Draw:  Kupin stood pat, Dreese drew two.

Third Draw:  Kupin stood pat, Dreese drew one.

Aaron Kupin:  9c7h6d5d4h
Michael Dreese:  8c5c3h2sXx

Dreese needed a seven, a six, or a four to stay alive, but he turned over his last card to see the 9h for a 9-8 low. But it wasn’t good enough, and Kupin won the pot with his 9-7 low to eliminate Dreese in fourth place.

Aaron Kupin  –  615,000  (12 BB)
Michael Dreese  –  Eliminated in 4th Place  ($2,820)

With three players remaining from a field of 97, the average chip stack is around 485,000 (10 Big Bets). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $4,115 each.