High Roller: Joseph Cheong Shoves the River Against Jonathan Jaffe in 1.34 Million Pot

$25,500 High Roller NLH (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guarantee | StructurePayouts
Level 15:  10,000/15,000 with a 15,000 ante
Players Remaining:  15 of 93

Jonathan Jaffe vs Joseph Cheong
Jonathan Jaffe (left) vs. Joseph Cheong (right)

Joseph Cheong raised UTG+1 to 35,000, Jonathan Jaffe reraised from the small blind to 120,000, and Cheong four-bet it to 335,000. Jaffe called.

Both players checked to the river on a board of Jc7c4h9c8d. Jaffe bet 320,000, Cheong moved all in for about 800,000, and Jaffe quickly folded. Cheong took the pot worth 1.34 million.

Joseph Cheong  –  1,820,000  (121 bb)
Jonathan Jaffe  –  1,000,000  (67 bb)

With 15 players remaining from a field of 93, the average chip stack is about 620,000 (41 big blinds). The final 13 players will finish in the money, guaranteed at least $57,430 each.

Action is scheduled to continue tonight until there are nine players remaining for tomorrow’s final table, which is scheduled to begin at 12:00 noon EST.