David McGowan Eliminated in 2nd Place ($78,847 + Bounties)

Level 29
Blinds: 60,000/120,000/120,000
Total Entrants: 390
Players Remaining: 1

On a 654 flop, David McGowan ended up getting his remaining stack of roughly 4,800,000 in against Mario Navarro.

McGowan: 44
Navarro: 32

It was a huge cooler as McGowan flopped a set, but Navarro flopped a straight. The 8 turn and Q river failed to pair the board, and McGowan was eliminated as runner up for $78,847 + bounties.

Meanwhile, Navarro claims the trophy and $111,024 + bounties for his victory.

David McGowan Cracks Kings to Double

Level 28
Blinds: 50,000/100,000/100,000
Total Entrants: 390
Players Remaining: 2

David McGowan was all-in for 2,015,000 and at risk against Mario Navarro.

McGowan: Q10
Navarro: KK

McGowan was in rough shape but he picked up a straight draw on the J83 flop. That draw came in on the 9 turn, and the 2 river confirmed his double.

Mario Navarro – 11,470,000
David McGowan – 4,130,000

Jung Lim Eliminated in 3rd Place ($56,858 + Bounties)

Level 27
Blinds: 40,000/80,000/80,000
Total Entrants: 390
Players Remaining: 2

With roughly 3,500,000 in the pot on a K63710 completed board, Jung Lim moved all in from the small blind for 1,950,000. Mario Navarro thought about it in the big blind before he put in chips for a call.

Lim tabled K9, but Navarro showed KQ for top pair with a better kicker, and Lim was eliminated in third place for $56,858 + bounties.

Mario Navarro – 12,400,000
David McGowan – 3,200,000
Jung Lim – 0

Corentin Ropert Eliminated in 5th Place ($30,995 + Bounties)

Level 26
Blinds: 30,000/60,000/60,000
Total Entrants: 390
Players Remaining: 4

Corentin Ropert was getting up from his seat as the completed board showed 993J7.

Ropert had all of his chips committed to the pot and had tabled KK, but Jung Lim held 98 for trips to eliminate Ropert in fifth place for $30,995 + bounties.

Jung Lim – 4,600,000
Corentin Ropert – 0

Brian Hastings Eliminated in 7th Place ($18,022 + Bounties)

Level 25
Blinds: 25,000/50,000/50,000
Total Entrants: 390
Players Remaining: 6

A completed board showed Q105910 and Brian Hastings was getting up from his seat.

Hastings had gotten all of his chips in and held KJ for a straight, but Mario Navarro held Q10 for a boat to eliminate Hastings in seventh place for $18,022 + bounties.

Mario Navarro – 6,000,000
Brian Hastings – 0