High Roller: Marius Gierse Doubles Thru Philip Shing

$25,500 High Roller NLH (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 16:  10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining:  13 of 74

Marius Gierse
Marius Gierse

In Hand #15 of hand-for-hand play two spots from the money, Philip Shing min-raised UTG+1 to 40,000, Marius Gierse moved all in from the big blind for 480,000, and Shing called with 9s9c.

Gierse turned over 6s6h, and needed to improve to stay alive.

The board came AcAd8d3s6d, and Gierse spiked a six on the river to win the pot with a full house, sixes full of aces, to double up in chips.

Marius Gierse  –  990,000  (50 bb)
Philip Shing  –  720,000  (36 bb)

With 13 players remaining from a field of 74, the average chip stack is about 570,000 (29 big blinds). The final 11 players will finish in the money, guaranteed at least $53,000 each.