Event 9: Arthur Boatman Doubles Thru Michael Tureniec; Updated Chip Counts

$600 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry)
$250,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27:  30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining:  6 of 826

With the blinds at 25,000-50,000, Hiroaki Harada raised from the hijack to 125,000, Justin Carey reraised from the small blind to 500,000, and Harada moved all in for about 3.7 million.

Carey thought for a while before he folded, and Harada took the pot.

Hiroaki Harada  –  2,450,000  (49 bb)
Justin Carey  –  1,950,000  (39 bb)

Jennifer Miller
Jennifer Miller

Arthur Boatman raised from the small blind to 125,000, and Jennifer Miller asked for a better look at his stack before she called from the big blind.

The flop came 9c7s5c, Boatman bet 125,000, and Miller called.

The turn card was the 10c, Boatman bet 250,000, and Miller thought for a while before she moved all in. Boatman snap-folded, and Miller took the pot.

Jennifer Miller  –  4,300,000  (86 bb)
Arthur Boatman  –  660,000  (13 bb)

Arthur Boatman
Arthur Boatman

A short while later, Boatman moved all in under the gun for 660,000, and Michael Tureniec moved all in over the top from the small blind with AhKs.

Boatman turned over QhQc, and he needed his hand to hold to stay alive.

The board came 8h4d2hJd5c, and the pocket queens held up for Boatman to win the pot and double up in chips.

Arthur Boatman  –  1,420,000  (28 bb)
Michael Tureniec  –  3,475,000  (70 bb)

A short while later, Level 26 came to an end, and Level 27 began with increased blinds of 30,000-60,000 with a 60,000 ante. Here are their approximate chip counts:

Seat 1.  Jennifer Miller  –  4,175,000  (70 bb)
Seat 2.  Hiroaki Harada  –  4,175,000  (70 bb)
Seat 3.  Tony Utnage  –  1,350,000  (23 bb)
Seat 4.  Michael Tureniec  –  3,600,000  (60 bb)
Seat 5.  Justin Carey  –  2,250,000  (38 bb)
Seat 6.  Arthur Boatman  –  1,270,000  (21 bb)

With six players remaining, the average chip stack is about 2,750,000 (46 big blinds), and the next player who busts will receive $19,700.