Blake Whittington Eliminated in 8th Place ($12,168)

Congratulations to Blake Whittington from Chattanooga, TN who finished 8th in our DeepStack Championship Event #83 $600 NLH NIghtStack $500K GTD winning $12,168.

Blinds: 40,000 / 80,000

John Whiteside moved all in for 790,000 from the button. The action folded to Blake Whittington in the big blind, who looked down at his cards, before snap-calling with more behind.

Whiteside: Q♦ 7♠
Whittington: A♦ Q♣

The board ran out 2♠ 6♠ 4♠ 3♦ 5♠, improving Whiteside to a winning flush, to stay alive in the tournament.

Two hands later, Whittington moved all in for 305,000 from the button, and was quickly called by Randy Campbell in the small blind.

Campbell: A♠ 2♦
Whittington: A♥ J♥

Again Whittington was infront, and again he would lose the hand, after the board ran out 5♠ 9♣ 2♥ 3♦ 2♠ improving Campbell to trip deuces.

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