Event 16: Marcus Stein Doubles Through Dylan Drazen In Yet Another Aces vs. Kings Showdown

$360 No Limit Hold’em Big Stack
Level 19: 3,000/6,000 with a 1,000 ante
Players Remaining: 8 of 87

Marcus Stein gets his last 96,000 into the middle preflop from the small blind against Dylan Drazen in the hijack.

Drazen shows KdKh and is on the wrong side of yet another cooler this level against Stein’s AhAs.

The board runs out QdJc8s8d5d and the whole table groans and verbalizes their disbelief at how many aces vs. kings showdowns there have been in this level.

Marcus Stein – 206,000 (34 bb)
Dylan Drazen – 138,000 (23 bb)

Event 16: Jay Klitzner – 9th Place ($783)

$360 No Limit Hold’em Big Stack
Level 19: 3,000/6,000 with a 1,000 ante
Players Remaining: 8 of 87

Jay Klitzner

Anthony Barbera raises to 15,000 from early position and action folds to Jay Klitzner in the big blind, who calls and is all in for 14,000.

Barbera shows AdAc and is in good shape to give everybody a pay jump against Klitzner’s Ts5h.

The board runs out AsJc7h3d6d and Klitzner hits the rail in ninth place, earning $783 for his efforts.

Anthony Barbera – 212,000 (35 bb)
Jay Klitzner – Eliminated 

Event 16: Mitchell Mantin Eliminated On The Bubble

$360 No Limit Hold’em Big Stack
Level 19: 3,000/6,000 with a 1,000 ante
Players Remaining: 9 of 87

Mithcell Mantin

Dylan Drazen raises to 15,000 from the hijack and action folds around to Michell Mantin in the big blind. Mantin tosses his last orange 1,000 denomination chip into the middle and is all in for 7,000.

Mantin shows 8s4d and needs help against Drazen’s Ac2c.

The flop is 8h5c3h, putting Mantin in the lead with top pair. The turn is the As and Drazen regains the lead with a pair of aces.

Mantin needs to hit an eight or a deuce on the river to stay alive, but the Th comes on the river and Mantin is eliminated on the bubble. Drazen takes the pot and secures the final nine players a payday.

Dylan Drazen – 265,000
Mithcell Mantin – Eliminated 

Event 16: Dylan Drazen Doubles Through Mitchell Mantin

$360 No Limit Hold’em Big Stack
Level 19: 3,000/6,000 with a 1,000 ante
Players Remaining: 10 of 87

Mithcell Mantin is under the gun and gets into a preflop battle against Dylan Drazen from the cutoff. Drazen is the all in player for 121,000 and the cards are tabled.

It’s another cold deck with Mantin showing KcKh and Drazen showing AdAs.

The board runs out 7h7d6c8dTh and Drazen’s aces hold up to double up. Mantin is left with just over a big blind and is going to be in the big blind the very next hand.

Dylan Drazen – 255,000
Mithcell Mantin – 7,000

Event 16: Anthony Barbera Doubles Through Nancy Thomas

$360 No Limit Hold’em Big Stack
Level 19: 3,000/6,000 with a 1,000 ante
Players Remaining: 10 of 87

Nancy Thomas raises from under the gun and Anthony Barbera moves all in for 61,000 from the hijack. Action folds back around to Thomas, who calls.

Thomas shows KsKd and is in trouble against Barbera’s AcAd.

The board runs out 9d7s2d5hTs and Barbera’s aces hold up to double up on the bubble.

Anthony Barbera – 141,000
Nancy Thomas – 93,000