RG Council Bluffs Main Event (Day 2): Alex Candelaria Goes Aces Over Kings To Eliminate Blair Hinkle

Level 21 (6,000/12,000/2,000)
Total RG Main Event Entries: 278
Players Remaining: 15
Average Stack: 371,000

Alex Candelaria is riding a rush on Day 2 and picked up yet another big hand and eliminated Blair Hinkle in a 850,000 chip pot to move over 1,000,000. 

Candelaria opened for 33,000 from the hijack and Hinkle three-bet to 100,000 from the small blind. Greg Jennings folded the big blind and Candelaria moved all in to put Hinkle at risk for 440,000 total. Hinkle called with K♣K and was helpless as Candelaria showed A♣A.

The 7♣5♣539 board was pristine for Candelaria and he stacks up to 1,050,000 and is the overwhelming chip leader. For his run, Hinkle earns $1,557 and it is now all up to his brother Grant to carry the family load. 


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