Event #1: $565 Casino Employees No-Limit Hold'em

Hands #83-84: Jermel Stephens Eliminated in 4th Place ($20,629)

• Level 24: 12,000-24,000, 4,000 ante
Jermel Stephens

Hand 83: Josh Clanton limped in from under the gun, as did Chris Solomon from the small blind. Jermel Stephens was in the big blind and checked his option.

The flop came {k-Spades}{j-Hearts}{4-Clubs} and Solomon checked. Stephens bet 200,000 and Clanton instantly moved all in for 418,000. Solomon folded and Stephens called.

Stephens tabled {k-Diamonds}{5-Spades} for top pair and Clanton tabled {j-Diamonds}{j-Clubs} for a set of jacks.

The turn was the {6-Hearts} and Clanton celebrated as Stephens was drawing dead to the {10-Spades} on the river. Clanton doubled through, leaving Stephens with less than three big blinds.

Hand 84: Chris Solomon limped in on the button, and Jermel Stephens went all in for 52,000. Josh Clanton called from the big blind, as did Solomon. The flop came {8-Spades}{5-Hearts}{4-Diamonds} and both players checked to the turn, which was he {6-Spades}. Solomon led out for 100,000 and Clanton folded.

Stephens was drawing dead with {q-Spades}{2-Diamonds} as Solomon tabled {7-Hearts}{3-Clubs} for a straight. The river was the {a-Spades} and Stephens was eliminated.

All remaining players are guaranteed a payout of $29,372.

Spieler Chips Fortschritt
Chris Solomon US
Chris Solomon
US 2,500,000 270,000
Josh Clanton US
Josh Clanton
US 900,000 650,000
Jermel Stephens US
Jermel Stephens
US Ausgeschieden

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