Event 40: Michael Graffeo Doubles Thru Carlos Chadha Villamarin

$1,100 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry)
$100,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 28:  40,000/80,000 with 80,000 ante
Players Remaining:  2 of 345

Michael Graffeo
Michael Graffeo

Michael Graffeo got it all in from the button/small blind for 680,000 with As9d, and needed his hand to hold to stay alive against the KcQd of Carlos Chadha Villamarin.

The board came 8h6c3cAh9c, and Graffeo paired his ace on the turn and his nine on the river to win the pot with two pair and double up in chips.

Michael Graffeo  –  1,440,000  (18 bb)
Carlos Chadha Villamarin  –  5,460,000  (68 bb)

1st:  $71,150 + Showdown Trophy
2nd:  $48,600