Event 6: Viktor Kovachev – 8th Place ($4,845)

$1,100 Eight-Max No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)
$100,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 22:  10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining:  7 of 160

Viktor Kovachev
Viktor Kovachev

Viktor Kovachev got it all in from the small blind for about 75,000 with Ah10h, and he needed it to hold to stay alive against the KcQc of Wasim Assaf in the hijack.

The board came 9c7d4cKhQd, and Assaf paired his king on the turn and his queen on the river to win the pot with two pair and eliminate Kovachev in eighth place.

Wasim Assaf  –  220,000  (11 bb)
Viktor Kovachev  –  Eliminated in 8th Place  ($4,845)

With seven players remaining, the average chip stack is about 455,000 (23 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $5,410 each.