Event 8: Alton Mendleson – 3rd Place ($15,115)

$400 Deep Stack No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 28:  50,000/75,000 with a 75,000 ante
Players Remaining:  2 of 515

With a dead small blind from David Sandford’s elimination, Alton Mendleson raised all in for about 2,050,000 from UTG/cutoff. Jaya Anush Malapati reraised all in from the button with his chip-leading stack, and Jeremy Becker called all in from the big blind for 2,450,000.

Here were their cards in descending order of chip counts:

Malapati:  Kd10d
Becker:  AdKc
Mendleson:  Ac10h

The board ran out Qd9c4s6d5c, safe for Becker to double through Malapati while eliminating Mendleson in third place.

Jeremy Becker  –  7,025,000  (94 bb)
Jaya Anush Malapti  –  3,175,000  (42 bb)
Alton Mendleson  –  Eliminated in 3rd Place  ($15,115)

1st: $33,615 + LHPO trophy
2nd: $22,400