Event 5: Jorge Cuesta Eliminated by Mike Vela; Recent Eliminations

Escalator VII Series Event 5
$1,700 No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$500,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 18:  4,000/8,000 with an 8,000 ante
Players Remaining:  74 of 559

On the turn of an Ac3d4c7s board, Jorge Cuesta got his stack of 135,000-ish into the middle from the big blind with AhTh, but was drawing dead against Mike Vela’s 6c5d for a seven-high straight on the button.

The river was an inconsequential Jh and Vela scored the elimination..

Mike Vela  –  780,000  (98 bb)
Jorge Cuesta  –  Eliminated

Other recent eliminations include Pedro Palacio, Courtland Twyman, Jason Prest, William Merlino, and James Hughes.