High Roller: Frank Lagodich Doubles Thru Ren Lin; Thomas Boivin Doubles Thru Ren Lin

$25,500 High Roller NLH (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 21:  30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining:  5 of 105

Frank Lagodich
Frank Lagodich

Ren Lin moved all in from the cutoff, and Frank Lagodich called all in from the small blind for 880,000 with Ac8c.

Lin turned over As5d, and Lagodich needed his hand to hold to stay alive. The board came Jd6d4c10sJs, and Lagodich won the pot with his eight kicker to double up in chips.

Frank Lagodich  –  1,880,000  (31 bb)
Ren Lin  –  5,515,000  (92 bb)

Thomas Boivin
Thomas Boivin

A short while later, Thomas Boivin raised under the gun, and Ren Lin called from the big blind. The flop came 9c7d3h, Lin checked, Boivin bet 140,000, and Lin called.

The turn card was the 2c, Lin moved all in, and Boivin used one of his Time Chips to tank for nearly a minute before he called all in for 680,000 with 8h8d.

Lin turned over 5c4c for a club flush draw with a gutshot straight draw, and Boivin needed his hand to hold to stay alive.

The river card was the 4h, and Boivin won the pot with his pocket eights to double up in chips.

Thomas Boivin  –  1,980,000  (33 bb)
Ren Lin  –  4,535,000  (76 bb)

With five players remaining, the average chip stack is around 2,100,000 (35 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $140,000 each.