Event 56: Stephen Russo Eliminated 16th ($27,199)

Event 56: $1,600 No-Limit Hold’em $2,000,000 Guarantee 

Level 28
Blinds: 30,000/60,000/10,000
Total Entrants: 2,216
Players Remaining: 15
Chip Average: 2,955,000


Stephen Russo

Stephen Russo managed to grind a stack of under 1,000,000 all the way to the final 18 of Event 56. Sooner or later, Russo was going to need a double up but Khiem Nguyen had other plans and sent Russo out.

Russo shoved for 675,000 in the small blind with 9♣8 and Nguyen called for most of his stack in the big blind A8♠. The Q63♣6♣7 board worked for Nguyen and he’s up to 1,700,000.

The shortest stacks all reside at that table with Eric Vallee and Scott Margereson both under 1,100,000.

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