Event 28: Ray Qartomy – 8th Place ($11,355)

$5,000 Eight-Handed NLH (Re-Entry)
$200,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 20:  5,000/15,000 with a 15,000 ante
Players Remaining:  7 of 78

Ray Qartomy
Ray Qartomy

Jonathan Bussieres moved all in from middle position for about 165,000, and Faraz Jaka called all in from the button for 80,000 with 9s9c. Bussieres turned over Ah7c, and Jaka needed his nines to hold to stay alive.

The board came 8c7s2dKd6h — Bussieres paired his seven on the flop, but improved no further. Jaka won the pot with his pocket nines to double up in chips.

Faraz Jaka  –  195,000  (13 bb)
Jonathan Bussieres  –  85,000  (6 bb)

Ray Qartomy moved all in under the gun for 115,000, and Joe McKeehen called from the button with AsKd.

Qartomy turned over Ah8s, and he needed to improve to stay alive.

The board came Jd6c3d2h5h, and McKeehen won the pot with his king to eliminate Qartomy in eighth place.

Joe McKeehen  –  335,000  (22 bb)
Ray Qartomy  –  Eliminated in 8th Place  ($11,355)

With seven players remaining, the average chip stack is about 225,000 (15 big blinds), and the next player to bust will earn $15,385.