Samir Alquza Wins Event 15: $340 No-Limit Hold’em DoubleStack $80,000 Guarantee for $25,461

Event 15: $340 No-Limit Hold’em Double-Stack $80,000 Guarantee

Event: $340 No-Limit Hold’em DoubleStack
Guarantee: $80,000
Entries: 512
Prize Pool: $143,360
Places Paid: 54
Winner: Samir Alquza – $25,461

Samir Alquza won August Extravaganza Event 15: $340 No-Limit Hold’em DoubleStack $80,000 Guarantee for $25,461 after a three-way chop.

Alquza held nearly 7,000,000 of the 12,800,000 chips in play when the deal was made, while Mehrdad Ghiasvand and Terry Fleischer had 3.1 million and 2.9 million respectively.

The three agreed to a chip-chop to end the tournament and give Alquza the trophy and title of Venetian DeepStack Extravaganza champion.

Final Table Results 

1st Samir Alquza $25,461
2nd Mehrdad Ghiasvand $19,119
3rd Terry Fleischer $18,832
4th Vinicius Lima $10,322
5th Jesse Algranti $7,741
6th Jarrettt Jones $5,878
7th James Slater $4,588
8th Gaurav Kalvo $3,584
9th Jennifer Jones $2,724
10th Rodney Kim $2,150

 

Event 15: Chip Counts

Event 15: $340 No-Limit Hold’em Double-Stack $80,000 Guarantee

Level 26
Blinds: 80,000/160,000 w/ 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 3/512

Samir Alquza – 6,790,000
Mehrdad Ghiasvand – 3,145,000
Terry Fleischer – 2,980,000

Event 15: Vinicius Lima Eliminated 4th ($10,322)

Event 15: $340 No-Limit Hold’em Double-Stack $80,000 Guarantee

Level 26
Blinds: 80,000/160,000 w/ 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 3/512

Vinicius Lima

Down to about 100,000, Vivicius Lima moved all-in with 107 and Samir Alquza called from with K♣4.

Lima was eliminated 4th for $10,322 on a board of Q♣85♣2Q♠.

Event 15: Samir Alquza Versus Mehrdad Ghiasvand

Event 15: $340 No-Limit Hold’em Double-Stack $80,000 Guarantee

Level 25
Blinds: 60,000/120,000 w/ 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 4/512

Samir Alquza

Mehrdad Ghiasvand competed from the small blind and Samir Alquza checked from the small blind.

The dealer fanned K♣9♠4 and both players checked. The turn was the 7 and Ghiasvand bet 150,000. Alquza raised to 500,000 and Ghiasvand called. The river was the Q♣ and Ghiasvand checked. Alquza bet 1,000,000 and Ghiasvand called.

Alquza showed 94 for two pair. Ghiasvand showed one King.

Samir Alquza – 6,150,000
Mehradad Ghiasvand – 3,250,000

Event 15: Jarrett Jones Eliminated 6th ($5,878)

Event 15: $340 No-Limit Hold’em Double-Stack $80,000 Guarantee

Level 25
Blinds: 60,000/120,000 w/ 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 5/512

Jarrett Jones

From the small blind, Jarrett Jones moved all-in for about 1,100,000 and Vinicius Lima – with about 1,200,000 – called from the big blind.

Jones showed A♣5 and Lima tabled Q♣J.

Lima spiked a Jack on the turn and Jones never found an Ace to stay alive. He was eliminated 6th for $5,878.

Event 15: James Slater Eliminated 7th ($4,588)

Event 15: $340 No-Limit Hold’em Double-Stack $80,000 Guarantee

Level 25
Blinds: 60,000/120,000 w/ 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 6/512

James Slater

James Slater was down to his last 525,000 after losing nearly half his stack to Vinicius Lima. Just a few hands later, Slater was eliminated 7th for $4,588.

Event 15: Vinicius Lima Doubles Through James Slater

Event 15: $340 No-Limit Hold’em Double-Stack $80,000 Guarantee

Level 25
Blinds: 60,000/120,000 w/ 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 7/512

Vinicius Lima

Down to 485,000, Vinicius Lima moved all-in from the button. James Slater called from the big blind and showed AQ. Lima tabled J5♠.

Lima rivered a flush on an 8♠7♠74♠Q♠ board to double-up.

James Slater – 525,000

Event 15: Chip Counts

Event 15: $340 No-Limit Hold’em Double-Stack $80,000 Guarantee

Level 25
Blinds: 60,000/120,000 w/ 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 7/512

Mehrdad Ghiasvand

Mehrdad Ghiasvand – 4,300,000
Samir Alquza – 3,250,000
Terry Fleischer – 1,500,000
Jesse Algranti – 1,350,000
James Slater – 1,100,000
Vinicius Lima – 750,000
Jarrett Jones – 725,000