Event 9: Donald Maloney – 3rd Place ($13,760)

$400 Deep Stack Pot-Limit Omaha (Re-Entry)
$100,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 28:  50,000/75,000 with a 75,000 ante
Players Remaining:  2 of 468

Donald Maloney
Donald Maloney

Donald Maloney (big blind) got his short stack all in preflop against Matthew Bretzfield (button) and Michael Newman (small blind).

Newman and Bretzfield checked all the way down on a board of Jd4d3cAd6s, and all three players turned over their cards.

Matthew Bretzfield:  QcJsJh6c  (set of jacks)
Michael Newman:  9d7s7c5c  (seven-high straight)
Donald Maloney:  10s9h8h2h  (ten high)

Newman won the pot with his seven-high straight to eliminate Maloney in third place.

Donald Maloney  –  Eliminated in 3rd Place  ($13,760)

Here are the approximate chip counts for the start of heads-up play:

Matthew Bretzfield  –  5,000,000  (67 bb)
Michael Newman  –  4,300,000  (57 bb)

1st:  $30,055 + Showdown Trophy
2nd:  $20,300