Event 3: Wayne Brown Eliminated in 3rd Place ($3,990)

$400 H.O.R.S.E. (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 24:  25,000/50,000 Limits
Players Remaining:  2 of 88

Wayne Brown
Wayne Brown

At the end of Level 20, the final three players took a break, and these were their updated chip counts with the limits increasing to 25,000-50,000:

Seat 1.  Brandon Caputo  –  600,000  (12 BB)
Seat 2.  Wayne Brown  –  48,000  (1 BB)
Seat 3.  Michael Rosenberg  –  404,000  (8 BB)

The first hand back from break was Omaha 8, and Wayne Brown got it all in against Brandon Caputo.

Brandon Caputo:  AhAdQs10d
Wayne Brown:  Ks7h5c3d

The board came Jh9d8h9h6h, so there were no possible lows. Both players finished with straights, but Caputo’s queen-high straight beat Brown’s nine-high straight, and Brown was eliminated in third place.

Wayne Brown  –  Eliminated in 3rd Place  ($3,990)

Here are the approximate chip counts for the start of heads-up play:

Seat 1.  Brandon Caputo  –  650,000  (13 BB)
Seat 3.  Michael Rosenberg  –  400,000  (8 BB)