Event 2: Michael Newman Spikes the River, Sends One Packing

$365 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$300,000 Guaranteed
Structure | Payouts
Level 17: 2,000/4,000 with a 500 ante
Players Remaining: 154 of 1,766

Michael Newman (right) and the small blind (left)

It folded around to the small blind pre and he open-jammed 53,000. Michael Newman — who occupied the big blind — asked the dealer to verify the all-in bet. After the stack was broken down, Newman called. The small blind was at risk.

Small blind: 5s5d
Newman: Ac3d

Runout: KdTh4sJcQs

The damage

Newman spiked runner-runner Broadway and scored the bustout as well as the pot.

Michael Newman – 103,500 (25 bb)