Event 5: Jason Atherly Eliminated by Viktor Kovachev

Escalator VII Series Event 5
$1,700 No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$500,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 14:  1,500/3,000 with a 3,000 ante
Players Remaining:  125 of 559

Viktor Kovachev raised to 7,000 from under the gun, Event 4 champion Brett Bader called from the next seat over and Jason Atherly three-bet all in for 57,000 from the cutoff.

Kovachev four-bet all in for about 340,000 and Bader folded.

Kovachev:  AsKd
Atherly:  AdQd

The board ran out 8cQh6s4hKc, giving Kovachev a pair of kings on the river to eliminate Atherly.

Viktor Kovachev  –  415,000  (138 bb)
Jason Atherly  –  Eliminated