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Buy-In: $4,800 + $200
Prize Pool: $2,497,050
Entrants: 537

$5,000 No-Limit Hold'em $2 Million GTD

  • Jul 17, '16 - Jul 22, '16


Updates on Final Day (Jul 22, 16)


Still Very Deep

In the first 15 minutes of this level there have not been any pots that have gone to showdown. Most pots are ending on the flop if not earlier.

The average stack of 3,356,250 is now worth 67 big blinds.


Level 27

Players are back to increased blinds of 25,000 – 50,000 with an ante of 5,000 for level 27.


Chip Counts At The Break

Seat Player Name Chip Count
1 Jon Turner 6,305,000
2 Artem Metalidi 1,065,000
3 Thomas Paul 3,890,000
4 Dan Heimiller 1,680,000


Players are now on break following the completion of level 26.


Jon Turner Four-Bets

Jon TurnerFrom the button Jon Turner raised to 90,000. Artem Metalidi three bet to 270,000 out of the small blind and it folded back around to Turner.

He thought it over for a moment before throwing in a four-bet to 540,000. Metalidi folded and Turner took down the pot preflop, growing his stack back to 7,350,000 after losing a few small pots in the middle of this level.

Here is a look at the chips counts after the hand:

Turner: 7,350,000
Metalidi: 1,150,000
Paul: 2,875,000
Heimiller: 1,490,000

Player Tags: Jon Turner

Dan Heimiller Shoves

Dan Heimiller raised to 100,000 on the button and JOn Turner three-bet to 275,000 out of the small blind. Heimiller moved all in for around 1,300,000, Turner folded, and Heimiller took the pot and continued his ascent from the short stack.

Dan Heimiller – 1,650,000
Jon Turner – 6,875,000

Player Tags: Dan Heimiller

Jon Turner Wins Another Pot

Artem MetalidiFrom under the gun Artem Metalidi raised to 80,000 and Jon Turner defended his big blind.

The flop brought the KClub Suit4Spade Suit4Heart Suit and both players checked.

The 3Diamond Suit prompted a 110,000 lead from Turner. Metalidi made the call and the 5Club Suit completed the board.

Turner bet 250,000 and Metalidi quickly grabbed calling chips. He held them in his hand with his arm raised above his shoulder as if winding up to drop in the call. He paused in that pose for about 20 seconds before eventually making the call.

Turner showed the KHeart SuitJClub Suit and Metalidi mucked.

Jon Turner: 8,200,000
Artem Metalidi: 1,300,000

Player Tags: Artem Metalidi

Dan Heimiller Back Over a Million

Down to his last 600,000 or so, Dan Heimiller raised to 100,000 from under the gun and Thomas Paul called from the big blind. The flop fell JSpade Suit3Club Suit2Club Suit and Paul checked to Heimiller, who bet 125,000. Paul called, then both players checked the JClub Suit on the turn. The river was the QClub Suit and Paul bet 225,000. Heimiller thought about it a bit, then called with KHeart SuitQDiamond Suit for a rivered pair of queens. Paul showed ASpade Suit4Heart Suit for ace-high.

“If I didn’t catch a queen, you got it,” Heimiller told his opponent.

Dan Heimiller – 1,000,000
Thomas Paul – 2,645,000

Player Tags: Dan Heimiller

Chip Update

There haven’t been much in the way of big clashes so far here in level 26, but chips are moving around the table a bit. Here is an update on the chip counts:

Seat Player Name Chip Count
1 Jon Turner 7,800,000
2 Artem Metalidi 1,900,000
3 Thomas Paul 3,300,000
4 Dan Heimiller 675,000

DeepStack Extravaganza Indeed

The average stack with four remaining is 3,356,250. That is worth 83 big blinds.

Jon Turner has by far the largest stack. If you remove him and his pile of chips from the equation the average stack between the other three players is still right around 2,075,000 which is good 51 big blinds.

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