High Roller: Joseph Cheong vs. Tim Capretta

$25,500 High Roller NLH (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guarantee | StructurePayouts
Level 19:  20,000/40,000 with a 40,000 ante
Players Remaining:  6 of 93

Joseph Cheong
Joseph Cheong

Joseph Cheong raised under the gun to 85,000, and Tim Capretta called from the big blind.

The flop came Ad5h3d, Capretta checked, Cheong bet 75,000, and Capretta called.

The turn card was the 2s, and both players checked.

The river card was the Qd, Capretta bet 225,000, and Cheong called. Capretta showed Jh2d for jack high, and Cheong turned over Qs10s to win the pot with a pair of queens.

Joseph Cheong  –  1,775,000  (44 bb)
Tim Capretta  –  1,760,000  (44 bb)

He’s not in the hand, but Jonathan Jaffe is solidly in the lead at this point.

Jonathan Jaffe  –  2,400,000  (60 bb(

With six players remaining from a field of 93, the average chip stack is about 1.55 million (39 big blinds), and the remaining players are all guaranteed at least $98,775 each.