Level 8 (500/1000/1000)
Total Entrants: 60

Matt Ellis limps from under-the-gun and Brandon Elmore (pictured) raises to 2,500. The button calls, the blinds fold, and Ellis moves all-in for 21,700. Elmore calls and the button folds.

Matt Ellis - Q♥Q♦
Brandon Elmore - A♣K♠

It's the most classic of races and the board runs out clean for the pocket pair: 5♥2♠5♠9♥7♣.

With this hand, Elmore dips below 100k, but is still among the chip leaders.

Matt Ellis - 45,900
Brandon Elmore - 84,100

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