High Roller: Thomas Boivin Eliminated in 33rd Place by Vikenty Shegal

$25,500 High Roller (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 11:  3,000/6,000 with a 6,000 ante
Players Remaining:  32 of 102

Vikenty Shegal
Vikenty Shegal

Thomas Boivin got it all in for about 40,000 with Ad2d, and he needed to improve to stay alive against Vikenty Shegal’s 5s5c.

The board came Qd9d2s4h7h, and Boivin paired his deuce on the flop, but improved no further. Shegal won the pot with his pocket fives to eliminate Boivin in 33rd place.

Vikenty Shegal  –  570,000  (95 bb)
Thomas Boivin  –  Eliminated in 33rd Place

With 32 players remaining from a field of 102, the average chip stack is about 319,000 (53 big blinds). The final 14 players will finish in the money, guaranteed at least $57,945 each.

Action is scheduled to continue tonight until there are nine players remaining for tomorrow’s final table.