Event 1: Byron Johnson Doubles Through Massimo Dirienzo

$600 Double Stack NLH (Re-Entry)
$500,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 38:  250,000/500,000 with a 500,000 ante
Players Remaining:  5 of 2,433

Massimo Dirienzo open-shoved for 8,525,000 from the button and Byron Johnson quickly called at risk from the small blind. Juan Restrepo folded his big and we saw the hands.

Johnson: As7s
Dirienzo: 7d2d

Johnson was way ahead for the double and it was secured on the Ah5c2c8d9h board.

Byron Johnson – 9,050,000 (18 bb)
Massimo Dirienzo – 4,500,000 (9 bb)