Event 61: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em Main Event

Merrifield Doubles Through Volpe


Steve Merrifield got his stack of 252,000 all in before the flop and was called by Paul Volpe. The hands were turned over to find that Merrifield was way out in front.

Merrifield: {J-Clubs}{J-Spades}
Volpe: {10-Hearts}{10-Diamonds}

The board fell {6-Hearts}{K-Hearts}{9-Spades}{8-Diamonds}{K-Diamonds} and Merrifield's jacks were able to hold, securing him a double close to the tournament bubble. He's currently sitting on about 510,000 while Volpe has fallen to 650,000 in chips.

Player Chips Progress
Paul Volpe us
Paul Volpe
us 650,000 -170,000
Steve Merrifield US
Steve Merrifield
US 510,000 230,000

Tags: Steve MerrifieldPaul Volpe