RG Council Bluffs Main Event (Day 2): Sixth Place - Alex Candelaria ($5,560)

Level 27 (25,000/50,000/5,000)
Total RG Main Event Entries: 278
Players Remaining: 5
Average Stack: 1,110,000

Alex Candelaria was officially sent to "The Undertaker" in Phil Mader after a great run through Day 2. 

The trend of eliminations in Level 27 continues as Alex Candelaria is now on the outside looking in. Candelaria was among the chip leaders earlier in the Day 2 but became short at the start of the final table and met his maker in Phil Mader. 

Mark Fink opened for 110,000 from early position and Candelaria three-bet all-in for 400,000. Mader then re-jammed for 950,000 and Fink decided to fold rather than put his tournament life at risk. 

Mader showed Q♣Q and had the 8♣8 of Candelaria on the ropes. The A♣4♣3♣ flop nullified Candelaria's flush draw and the 7 turn was no help either. The 5 river confirmed the elimination and Mader overtakes Greg Jennings for the chip lead with 1,550,000.
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