Event 40: Steven Langert – 6th Place ($4,435)

$150 Big Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 29:  50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining:  5 of 873

Steven Langert
Steven Langert

With the board showing 9c6d2cJh on the turn and about 800K already in the pot, Gonzalo Garcia got it all in from the button for 3,050,000 against Steven Langert in the big blind.

Garcia showed Jd9s for two pair, jacks and nines, and he needed it to hold to stay alive against Langert’s Qc2s (pair of deuces).

The river card was the 4h, and Garcia won the huge pot with his two pair to double up in chips.

Gonzalo Garcia  –  6,900,000  (69 bb)
Steven Langert  –  500,000  (5 bb)

The next hand, Andre Bryan moved all in from the button, and Steven Langert called all in from the small blind for 500,000 with Ah9d.

Bryan turned over Ac2d, and Langert needed his hand to hold to stay alive.

The board came As10d2h4d7c, and Bryan flopped two pair, aces and deuces, to win the pot and eliminate Langert in sixth place.

Andre Bryan  –  2,125,000  (21 bb)
Steven Langert  –  Eliminated in 6th Place  ($4,435)

With five players remaining, the average chip stack is about 2,625,000 (26 big blinds), and the remaining players are guaranteed at least $5,730 each.