Event 6: Johnson Doubles Through Zarcadoolas; Aldave Doubles Through Johnson

$400 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 24: 10,000/20,000 with a 3,000 ante
Players Remaining: 3 of 100

Pedro Aldave opened to 55,000 from the button and Matthew Zarcadoolas moved all in from the small blind with his chip leading stack. Kevin Johnson called for his last 430,000 and Aldave folded.

Zarcadoolas: 8h8d
Johnson: AsKc

It was a race and the eights stayed ahead on the QcJd6h. Johnson had a gutshot and overs and hit the Ad turn to take the lead. The river finished 5d and Johnson doubled.

Kevin Johnson – 924,000 (46 bb)
Matthew Zarcadoolas – 285,000 (14 bb)

On the next hand, Zarcadoolas folded his button and Johnson announced: “all in”. Pedro Aldave had 290,000 behind and called at risk.

Aldave: AdQc
Johnson: As6h

Aldave was in great shape but had some chop outs to avoid after the KcKs5d flop. The 8h turn and Th river finished the board and it was Aldave’s turn to double up.

Pedro Aldave – 589,000 (29 bb)
Kevin Johnson – 634,000 (32 bb)