Event 24: Rafael Reis and Valerie Novak Split the Money Bubble

$1,100 Deep Stack No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$100,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 18:  4,000/8,000 with an 8,000 ante
Players Remaining:  41 of 332

Rafael Reis
Rafael Reis

On the 15th hand of the money bubble, Rafael Reis was forced all in from the big blind for 5,000. Conrad Simpson raised from the cutoff and isolated the action, showing KdKs and leading Reis’ Js9s.

The board ran out 5c3c2hQs7d, eliminating Reis.

Meanwhile, Valerie Novak was all in for about 30,000 from the hijack against Jason Hickey in the big blind.

Novak:  Ac8s
Hickey:  10h7d

The board came Jh5h4h9sAh, giving Hickey a flush on the river to eliminate Novak, who chopped the 42nd-place payout with Reis.

Jason Hickey  –  300,000  (38 bb)
Conrad Simson  –  250,000  (31 bb)
Valerie Novak  –  Eliminated in 42nd Place  ($853)
Rafael Reis  –  Eliminated in 43rd Place  ($852