Event #2: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em 8-Handed Deepstack

Negranu Gets Coolered, Eliminated by Mendez

AnthonyThompson • Level 33: 30,000-60,000, 6,000 ante
Daniel Negreanu

Daniel "dnegs" Negreanu open-jammed under the gun for 763,876 and got isolation from Matthew "Mendey" Mendez who came over the top for 2,002,612 from the small blind.

Daniel "dnegs" Negreanu: {9-Diamonds}{9-Spades}
Matthew "Mendey" Mendez: {10-Clubs}{10-Hearts}

Both players held made hands but Mendez held the better one and Negreanu couldn't find a set with the {j-Clubs}{6-Hearts}{q-Spades}{4-Diamonds}{3-Spades} runout, ending his tournament in 18th place.

Daniel Negreanu
Negreanu Eliminated in 18th Place ($5,849)
Player Chips Progress
Matthew "Mendey" Mendez us
Matthew "Mendey" Mendez
us 2,862,488 1,870,182
Daniel "dnegs" Negreanu
Daniel "dnegs" Negreanu