Event 5: John McDonald Eliminated in 22nd Place by Scott Heiligman

Escalator VII Series Event 5
$1,700 No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$500,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 24:  15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 ante
Players Remaining:  21 of 559

Scott Heiligman raised to 65,000 from UTG+1, John McDonald three-bet to 190,000 from the cutoff and Heiligman called.

The flop was 8d6hTd, Heiligman checked, McDonald continued for 260,000, Heiligman raised all in for effectively 760,000 and McDonald called with JcJs, leading Heiligman’s 7h7s.

The 2s turn and 9d river completed the board, giving Heiligman a ten-high straight to eliminate McDonald in 22nd place.

Scott Heiligman  –  2,050,000  (68 bb)
John McDonald  –  Eliminated in 22nd Place  ($6,215)