Event 4: Tony Ruberto – 9th Place ($1,140)

$400 H.O.R.S.E. (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 19:  10,000/20,000 Limits
Players Remaining:  8 of 115

In the first or second hand at the final table, during a round of Stud, Tony Ruberto was up against Sal Pipitone. These were the hands:

Sal Pipitone:  (Qd9d)  9c2h3h7d  (Kh)
Tony Ruberto:  (KcQc)  5d4h10s4s  (Xx)

5th Street:  Ruberto bet 20,000, Pipitone raised, and Ruberto called all in for 26,000.

The rest of the cards were dealt, and Ruberto never fully showed his final card, mucking as he was eliminated in ninth place.

Sal Pipitone  –  405,000  (20 BB)
Tony Ruberto  –  Eliminated in 9th Place  ($1,140)

With eight players remaining from a field of 115, the average chip stack is about 172,000 (9 Big Bets). The next player to be eliminated will earn $1,300.