$350+$50+$100 Black Chip Bounty Deep Stack NLH
End of Level 18: Blinds 3000/6000/6000 BB Ante
Total Entries: 1,073
Players Remaining: 88
Average Stack: 304,000
Event 2 is in the money after several near knock-outs.
A big pot first went to Chris Caruso, who three bet an opener, got cold called and flatted by the original raiser. A pretty amazing flop came out for the , , and – just the old . A turn club improved Caruso to the nut flush. Chris won a big pot but no one was out.
Then, it looked like Lucas Braga was headed out the door without a prize. He got iin his drowning stack with against . Things looked bad on the all diamond flop which gave him nothing but a pair, but runner runner full boat cheered him up.
Still, no bubble can last forever. Soon Pete, who had in fact held the in the Caruso spot, was busted in 101st, losing with to .
Then, the drama ended. Down to just a bb and the ante, Carlos Figueroa-Fernandez was in rough shape. Maurice Hawkins opened, and Dan Walsh came along despite the all-in, meaning he was very likely in trouble. No luck, as Maurice sends out the bubble boy, flopping an ace with the inevitable from early position.
In the money.