Level 16 (3,000/6,000/1,000)
Total Entrants: 392
Players Remaining: 45
Average Stack: 174,000
The RG Main Event field is in the money but not without a few double ups to make things interesting.
The two largest doubles belonged to Jacob Seale (pictured above) and Craig Norals (pictured) below.
Norals shoved for 190,000 with K♦K♠ in early position and Ben Warlock called with A♠Q♥. The J♣6♦5♦ flop kept Norals ahead but Warlock picked up some outs on the Q♣ turn. No ace or queen hit the river, though, and Norals doubled. Warlock falls back to 550,000.
On another table, Adam Mirliss bet 50,000 on a flop of K♣6♠5♠ and Seale called all-in for 47,000 with 5♥5♠. The A♥K♦ of Mirliss was drawing nearly dead and a brick on the turn knocked him down to 80,000.
Two hands later, John Butler shoved the small blind with A♥4♦ and Seale called off with K♠J♠ in the big blind. An ace flopped and Mirliss is the bubble boy. Butler is the chip leader with 800,000.
The final 45 all receive at least $882 and are one step closer to the $43,057 first-place prize.