High Roller: Thomas Boivin Doubles Thru Joseph Cheong

$25,500 High Roller NLH (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 20:  25,000/50,000 with a 50,000 ante
Players Remaining:  7 of 105

Thomas Boivin
Thomas Boivin

Thomas Boivin got it all in from the button for 260,000 with 9h9d, and he needed his nines to hold to stay alive against the KhQd of Joseph Cheong, who was UTG+1.

The board came 10s5c3s5sJc, and the pocket nines held up for Boivin to win the pot and double up in chips.

Thomas Boivin  –  645,000  (13 bb)
Joseph Cheong  –  700,000  (14 bb)

With seven players remaining, the average chip stack is around 1,500,000 (30 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $85,500 each.