Main Event: David Jackson Doubles Thru Paul Balzano; Isaac Kempton Doubles Thru Paul Balzano

$1,700 WSOPC Main Event (Single Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 35:  150,000/300,000 with a 300,000 ante
Players Remaining:  4 of 1,162

David Jackson
David Jackson

Paul Balzano raised from the button to 600,000, David Jackson moved all in from the small blind for 7,750,000, and chipleader Balzano called with Kh9s. Jackson turned over 8h8d, and needed his hand to hold to stay alive.

The board came 10h6h3cJd7d, and the pocket eights held up for Jackson to win the pot and double up in chips.

David Jackson  –  16,100,000  (54 bb)
Paul Balzano  –  9,500,000  (32 bb)

Isaac Kempton
Isaac Kempton

The next hand, Isaac Kempton got it all in from the big blind for 5,025,000 with 6s6d, and he needed his hand to hold to stay alive against the Ac9d of Paul Balzano, who was UTG/cutoff.

The board came Ks7s5c10sJc, and the pocket sixes held up for Kempton to win the pot and double up in chips.

Isaac Kempton  –  10,500,000  (35 bb)
Paul Balzano  –  4,500,000  (15 bb)

With four players remaining, the average chip stack is about 8,725,000 (29 big blinds), and the next player to bust will earn $103,434.