High Roller: Philip Shing Doubles Thru Marius Gierse; Ben Lamb Eliminated by Joe McKeehen

$25,500 High Roller NLH (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 15:  8,000/16,000 with a 16,000 ante
Players Remaining:  13 of 74

Philip Shing
Philip Shing

Philip Shing got it all in from the big blind for 313,000 with Ah5c, and needed to improve to stay alive against the Ad10s of Marius Gierse on the button.

The board came 8c5h4s2hKs, and Shing paired his five on the flop to win the pot and double up in chips.

Philip Shing  –  650,000  (41 bb)
Marius Gierse  –  655,000  (41 bb)

Shortly after Shing’s double up, Ben Lamb was eliminated in 14th place by Joe McKeehen at the other table.

Joe McKeehen  –  850,000  (53 bb)
Ben Lamb  –  Eliminated

With 13 players remaining from a field of 74, the average chip stack is about 569,000 (36 big blinds). The final 11 players will finish in the money, guaranteed at least $53,000 each.