Event #8 $2,000 Main Event with $1,000,000 guarantee (one $10,000 WSOP seat added)
Level 27 – 25,000/50,000 with a 5,000 ante
Steve Nussrallah opens from under the gun for 110,000 and chip leader Eddie Ochana makes it 250,000 to go from his direct left. It folds to Kenneth Auker (pictured) on the button and he jams for 330,000. The blinds fold and it’s back on Nussrallah. Nussrallah re-shoves for 710,000 and Ochana snap calls.
The board runs out Kc-2c-2d-2s-8c and Nussrallah take the pot with twos full. Auker, meanwhile, hits the rail ninth.
Steve Nussrallah – 1,865,0000
Eddie Ochana – 4,630,000
Kenneth Auker – Eliminated in 9th place ($26,318)