Level 21 (10,000/20,000/3,000)
Total RG Main Event Entries: 582
Players Remaining: 17
Chip Average: 685,000
Kyle Cartwright received maximum return for his pocket aces and is second in chips as the field hits dinner break.
The only WSOP bracelet winner remaining in the RG Main Event field, Kyle Cartwright knows have to navigate the late stages of a tournament. Cartwright has the experience, but picking up aces makes life a lot easier with two tables left.
Gary Bland opened to 45,000 in early position and Cartwright three-bet in the cutoff to 85,000. Bland shoved for 632,000 effective and Cartwright called with A♥A♠. Bland's K♥K♠ was drawing thin and an ace on the flop sealed the hand for Cartwright.
Cartwright is playing over 1,300,000 and Bland is down to 275,000. The field is on dinner break and play is scheduled to resume at 8:15 pm.