event 1: 5th Place – Tom Nguyen

$560 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

Level 26:  Blinds 20k/40k/5k ante

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Ralph Dyer was all-in holding pocket Kings against Tom Nguyen’s AQ.  The Kings held up and Ralph doubled up to over 1.2 million, good for the chip lead.

Tom was left short and got all-in holding AQ again, this time dominating Konstantinos Pantaridis’ AJ.  The board fell K K 8 4 J and Konstantino paired his kicker on the river to take the pot, chipping up to ~675k.

Tom Nguyen finished in 5th place, earning $6,013.